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 […]


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 […]

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McLaren welcomes IM specialist FLINT — Madhavi Gadiraju, MD, an internal medicine specialist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Gadiraju is in practice with the McLaren Internal Medicine Residency Group Practicee. Gadiraju completed residency at McLaren Flint through Michigan State University. She received her medical degree through Gandhi Medical College in India. — L.R. Rowe wins asphalt awards […]

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Where there’s smoke…

Author and inspirational speaker John C. Maxwell states, “Leaders become great not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” In my humble opinion, having covered multiple boards and councils, including the Goodrich Area Schools Board of Education, since 2012, I can say in all honesty, that Goodrich school board has a long way to go. […]

Halo Burger presents check for Hurley fundraisers

Hurley Medical Center and Halo Burger held a press conference at Hurley’s Charles White Conference Center last Tuesday, Nov. 22 to announce their Pink Night Palooza and Beefy Double Fundraiser totals. These events helped to raise money for Hurley’s Breast Health Navigator Fund, which assists women in filling financial gaps and other needs during their breast cancer journey.

Holiday Walk set for Dec. 6

FLINT – Next Tuesday, Dec. 6, the community is invited to enjoy the 2016 Flint Cultural Center Holiday Walk at their beautifully decorated 33-acre campus in Flint. The event includes holiday light displays, festive music, holiday theater performances, seasonal craft demonstrations, holiday planetarium samplers, refreshments, and, of course, Santa Claus. The event will last from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., […]

Look for Old Newsboys sale next week at these off-road locations

FLINT TWP. — Flint Old Newsboys (ONB) is setting sites for its annual newspaper sale fundraiser. For the second year, the ONB will no longer be conducting its annual fundraiser in the public roadway in the township but will continue doing so on most street corners countywide with some exceptions noted below. The Flint Township Board of Trustees passed a […]

‘Nutcracker’ ballet brings joy, memories to Flint

FLINT – Five Flint Township dancers will take the stage when the Flint Institute of Music presents the “Nutcracker” ballet this weekend at The Whiting. Chelsea Bishop, Allisiah Edwards, Ashton Edwards, Jada Givens and Lily Liu will perform in the holiday classic at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. The annual production is a collaboration […]

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Christmas concert tickets now on sale FLINT TWP. — Tickets are now on sale for the Celebrate Christmas Tour with Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey, a concert presented at 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Central Church of the Nazarene.1261 W. Bristol Road. Grant is a four-time Grammy nominee and five-time Dove Award-winning Female Vocalist of the Year. She […]