2017-01-05

MTA receiving 32 new compressed natural gas buses and gaining nationwide attention




Thirty-two compressed natural gas buses will be delivered in lots of 11 vehicles in the next 18-24 months to the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) of Genesee County and were made possible by a federal and state grant. Ed Benning, general manager and chief executive officer of the local MTA said the agency was extremely appreciative to be able to receive […]

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Yoga instructor class GRAND BLANC TOWNSHIP — Are you passionate about yoga? Ever thought of teaching this transformative practice? Jennifer Whipple, BA, ERYT of Prana Yoga in Grand Blanc will be starting a teachers’ class beginning January 8. Payment plans are available. For more information contact Whipple at 810-965-0184 or visit prana-yoga center.com/ for more information. — P.S. Ford to […]

Registration event Jan. 7 at Mott Community College



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is looking for students who are ready to get more out of life. To help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment, Mott will be open more hours on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Flint Campus. Saturday hours give current and prospective students an opportunity to complete enrollment […]

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to ‘rock’ the Whiting




FLINT — The Whiting Auditorium presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. Ashley Schoen, marketing and communications manager of the Whiting said audiences are in for a real treat. “This is a unique and high energy performance that will resonate with those familiar with contemporary dance, as well as offer an exciting introduction to those new […]

38th MLK tribute dinner coming up



FLINT — “The Past Is Behind Us — Where Do We Go From Here?” is the theme for the 38th annual citywide tribute dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Riverfront Banquet Center. This year’s keynote address will be given by Dr. Steve Perry, educational advocate, founder of the Capital Preparatory Schools and […]

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Roast of Chris Hamilton CLIO — Clio Chamber of Commerce and Clio Senior Center, 2136 W. Vienna Rd., will host a roast for long-time fundraising machine Chris Hamilton, who has been personally responsible for supporting The Old Newsboys in their efforts to provide for thousands of Genesee County children for many years. The event is Jan. 12, doors open at […]

Brookwood Winter Bridal Show provides ‘big day’ inspiration



BURTON — What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first bridal show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center. Tickets cost $5 and […]

Cavaliers lose first game of season



FLINT – A big third quarter deficit proved to be Carman-Ainsworth’s downfall in its 60-47 loss to Clarkston Tuesday. The Wolves came into the game ranked second in the state in Class A. The Cavaliers trailed just 30-29 heading into the third period. But Clarkston outscored Carman-Ainsworth 17-7 in the period to take a 47-36 lead into the fourth. “We […]

Gearing up for 29th auto show in Detroit



DETROIT — The 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is roaring to life this weekend in downtown Detroit, starting this Saturday with The Gallery, a private event featuring fine food and an up-close look at the world’s most exclusive automobiles. Tickets are $500 per person to join the guest list of movers and shakers attending the event held at […]

WRESTLING



Carman-AinsworthMontrose Holiday Duals12-28-16 LAKEVILLE 30, CARMAN-AINSWORTH 42 103: Double forfeit; 112: Brijesh Kumar (CA) over Irene Pyonk (LV) by fall 1:08; 119: Jacob Yost (CA) over Zach Young (LV) by dec. 7-4 ; 125: Cheng Yang (CA) over Jaden Rankin (LV) by fall 1:15 ; 130: Scott Williams (LV) over (CA) by forfeit ; 135: Nathan Peterson (CA) over Jacob […]