2016-12-01

Raffle location delays gaming license app




FLINT TWP. — With questions about the location of proposed activities, the township board postponed taking action on a nonprofit’s request to support its state application for a charitable gaming license. The applicant, CMB Basketball provided proof of its tax-exempt status granted by the Internal Revenue Service. In a letter to the board, CMB organizers explained that they would like […]

Locals earn All-State in golf




BATH – The Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association lauded the area’s best players at its annual banquet on Sunday, Nov. 20 at Eagle Eye Golf Course at Hawk Hollow. Making the Div. 1 cut were Kamryn Johnston of Davison and Cammi Lucia of Grand Blanc. Flushing’s Kerri Parks landed on the Super Team and also earned Div. 2 All Academic […]

In brief



WFBA hosts annual prize drawing FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will host its 17th annual Holiday Scholarship Fundraiser from 11:30- 1:15 p.m. on Thursday December 8 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at Linden Road. For a $10 donation, each guest will receive five tickets eligible for winning an estimated 75 valuable prizes. Additional tickets […]

ALL-SAGINAW VALLEY LEAGUE



FOOTBALL FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Bruce Mann, QB, 12, Midland Dow Dustin Fletcher, QB, 9, Carman- Ainsworth Byron Gates, RB, 12, Carman- Ainsworth Dequez Weathers, RB, 11, Bay City Central Brendon Kuch, WR, 12, Midland Dow Donald Scott, WR, 12, Flint Powers Tanner Koth, WR, 12, Bay City Central Jakori Miller, OL, 12, Carman- Ainsworth Kevin Murray, OL, 12, Midland Dow […]

Food Bank, Pepsico open Help Centers for Flint residents



The Pepsico Foundation, Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and a number of local organizations and leaders, opened two community Help Centers to provide resources to Flint residents recovering from the city’s drinking water crisis on Tuesday at Bethel United Methodist Church in Flint. From left, William Kerr, president of the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan; Flint Mayor Karen Weaver; Faith […]

Firebirds fall twice on road trip after topping Saginaw




HAMILTON, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds were on quite a roll until this past weekend’s two-game road trip, which now has them on a two-game losing streak following Saturday night’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs. The Firebirds fell into a hole quickly as the Bulldogs recorded a pair of opening period tallies. Trent Fox scored less than four […]

The Fox and Old Newsboys Santa-Fox Radio-thon tomorrow to benefit area kids



FLINT – Over the past 92 years, the Old Newsboys have brightened Christmas morning for more than 800,000 needy children across Genesee County, and for the second year in a row, they’ll be getting a little help from their friends at 103.9 The Fox. The partnership between the organizations began when Flint Township enacted an ordinance that would prohibit the […]

Refs were ‘spotty’ in Big Game

Fat Guy Corner

The Big Game was played over the weekend and the result was another win by the Ohio State Buckeyes 30-27 over Michigan in double overtime. This game had numerous twists and turns similar to a roller coaster ride. The game lived up to its hype, which was a good thing for the college football fans. The game provided controversy and […]

World’s Greatest Office Party to celebrate 32nd anniversary



GENESEE COUNTY — Guests will “party for a purpose” at the 32nd annual World’s Greatest Office Party on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Center in Mundy Township. Presented by Rebecca Bartley with Icon Mortgage, the black-and-whitethemed fundraiser to benefit Whaley Children’s Center (WCC) is one of three major […]

FIVE STAR SAFETY RATING

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 Earns NHTSA top marks

The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4×4 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Five stars is the highest single rating in NHTSA’s vehicle-evaluation program. The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4×4’s five-star rating reflects performance in NHTSA tests that simulate a frontal collision with another vehicle, a side impact with another vehicle […]