Entries sought for ’17 Miss Hibernia scholarship pageant

GENESEE COUNTY – Young women of Irish descent are invited to enter the Miss Hibernia 2017 scholarship pageant. Entrants must be between the ages of 16 and 22 and never married. Contestants will be required to attend the screening interview at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Kathy’s Restaurant in Flushing, as well as the Pre-St. Patrick’s Day party where […]

I’m picking Clemson

Fat Guy Corner

The college football playoffs have found their four teams to compete for the National Championship. The debate of the four teams is open for discussion but it will not change anything. The No. 1 team is Alabama; no shocker with that selection. The Clemson Tigers are No. 2 and Ohio State No. 3. The fact that you have Ohio State […]

Baker College-Flint extends agreement to administer pro certification exams, GED testing

FLINT TOWNSHIP – Baker College’s Flint campus has extended its agreement with Pearson VUE, the computer based testing business of Pearson, to administer and provide accessible and secure testing for professional certifications and licensures and the GED credential. “Providing the administration and a top-notch testing facility for area residents and businesses to become more competitive in the workplace is in […]


BOYS BASKETBALL Coach: Jay Witham Years: 4 Losses to graduation: Five Key returning players: Ja’Kavien Lewis (SVL MVP, 12 pts. 4 assts.), O’Mari Duncan (First Team All-SVL, Honorable Mention All-State, 12 pts., 4 assts.), Michael Fletcher (Second Team All-SVL, 9 pts., 5 rbs.), Chad Pearson (Honorabe Mention All-SVL), Troy Brown (transfer from Northwestern), Arron Williams “If we play the right […]

MCC recognized for offering top 2-year beauty cosmetology program

FLINT — Mott Community College’s (MCC) Associate in Applied Science degree for Hair Care Salon Management has been recognized as one of the best Cosmetology programs in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org). As a leading resource for higher education and college accreditation information, the site released its annual ranking for the 2016-2017 school year, honoring […]


U.S. News & World Report names Ford as 2017 Best Truck Brand

U.S. News & World Report has named Ford the 2017 Best Truck Brand for the second consecutive year. Ford’s legendary F-Series continues to innovate – thanks to breakthrough towing technology, enhanced performance with updated powertrains, SYNC Connect with FordPass connectivity and alternative fuel capability. All-new segment-first features – such as BLIS with trailer tow technology – make driving and work […]

Mclaren health care taps Michael Lacusta as vice president of business development

FLINT — Michael P. Lacusta has been appointed vice president of business development for McLaren Health Care effective Nov. 14, 2016. “Michael’s breadth of successful leadership in the health care industry has spanned large, integrated academic health systems, physician management service organizations and stand-alone hospitals,” said Philip Incarnati, president and CEO, McLaren Health Care. “His expertise will guide McLaren as […]

2016-12-08 E-Edition

Giving tree

A warm and fuzzy Christmas is coming to area children who will be the recipients of a scarves, hats and mittens tree now on display at the Flint Township Hall and also one at the Flint Senior Citizens Center. The annual tree (depicted) at the township hall is decked with donations made by volunteers who have been busy all year […]

In brief

McLaren welcomes otolaryngology specialist FLINT — Cynthia Hayes, an otolaryngology specialist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Hayes is in practice at ENT & Plastic Surgery Associates. Hayes completed residency in otolaryngology and facial plastics through Genesee Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc. She earned her medical degree through Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. Hayes […]

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