Grant named president, CEO of McLaren Flint

FLINT — Chad M. Grant has accepted the position of president and CEO of McLaren Flint, effective Jan. 30. He brings an extensive background of health care leadership experience, including successful management of acute care hospital operations, strategic planning, new business development and change management. Grant is assuming the CEO position following the retirement of McLaren Flint’s current CEO, Donald […]

Girls’ Night Straight Ahead

We didn’t make it. Well, at least the passengers who’s roles we assumed as we entered the Titanic – The Artifact Exhibition at Sloan Museum didn’t make it. My friend Mary and I, not only made it, we enjoyed cocktails, a strolling dinner, an educational experience and an all-around great girls’ night out thanks to the Sloan’s Bon Voyage Party […]

Chrome & Ice promises ‘MORE’ for everyone

FLINT — Back to the Bricks and Buick is proud to announce the upcoming second annual winter indoor car show, Chrome & Ice, which is set for Feb. 10-11 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint. The theme for this year’s event is “MORE.” The 2017 Chrome & Ice event will be larger and more spectacular than […]

WFBA accepting applications for 2017 scholarship awards

GENESEE COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 West Flint Business Association (WFBA) scholarships of $2,500 each. Each year, the WFBA awards three scholarships to Flint area students. The scholarships are not primarily based on financial need and/or grade point averages. The awards are based on service to school and community, two letters of recommendation and a […]

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Stevens scholarship available for young women FLINT — Female entrepreneurs looking to further their education can apply for a college scholarship that honors the late Katharine Roat Stevens, a well-known Genesee County business owner and advocate for women in business. The scholarship, administered by the Genesee Chamber Foundation, will be awarded in the amount of up to $1,000 to at […]

Black History Month posters created by C-AHS student inspire contest

FLINT TWP. — Randi Richardson graduated in June 2016 from Carman- Ainsworth High School but her legacy lives on in the form of 52 Black History Month educational posters she created for a class project. Randi noticed that there were few Black History Month observances at the high school compared to her experiences in middle-and elementary school, said CAHS Principal […]

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MCC, Molina Healthcare team up to give students a warmer winter with coats FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) welcomed Molina Healthcare to the Flint campus Jan. 23 as part of the Molina HOPE Winter Coat Giveaway. The company donated 87 new winter coats in children’s and adult sizes to give to MCC students with children. The Molina HOPE coat […]



“The perfect formula for today’s busy families” T he all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has been named the 2017 North American Utility of the Year by a panel of automotive experts. The award is unique and considered by many to be one of the world’s most prestigious based on its diverse mix of automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada who […]

Police bid farewell to retiring detective

FLINT TWP. — Before there was Google, or Wikipedia or other readily accessible online information sources, the Flint Township Police Department had its very own fountain of trivia knowledge in the person of Detective Richard Pinter, said Police Chief George Sippert, in his lighthearted remarks at Pinter’s retirement ceremony Monday night. In addition to being an outstanding officer, “Ricki-pedia,’” who […]

Cavaliers knock off Saginaw

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball picked upped its most impressive win of the season to date with a 52-45 victory over Saginaw Tuesday night. The Cavaliers got off to a fast start by outscoring Saginaw 13-4 in the opening quarter. Carman-Ainsworth stretched its lead to 10 at 27-17 with a 14-13 scoring edge in the second. Saginaw trimmed its deficit […]