Vendors wanted for Women’s Expo

FLINT – Are you a business owner and/ or marketer?! Vendor registration is now open for the Time of Your Life Women’s Expo set for Sept. 8 and 9 at the Dort Federal Event Center. “Planning has been in the works for our Women’s Expo for nearly a year and we are so excited that the date is fast approaching,” […]

Genesee Area Conference getting complete makeover

GENESEE COUNTY — Members of the Genesee Area Conference-Red – Goodrich, Lake Fenton and Corunna – were left on the outside looking in when they were informed that as of June 20, the remaining member schools, Durand, Montrose, LakeVille, Byron and Mt. Morris were leaving to form a new league. Joining the former GAC-Red schools in the newly created Mid-Michigan […]

Assistant Fire Chief thanked for service

FLINT TWP. — When former Fire Chief John Ringwelski retired in April 2015, Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley stepped into his shoes and wore two hats for the next 26 months. Last month, the township board promoted former Fire Captain Thomas Stadler as the new fire chief, based on the recommendation of its Civil Service Commission. At the township board […]

Mid-Michigan Hockey Conference to realign for 2017-18 season

LAPEER –The Mid-Michigan Hockey Conference (MMHC) has seen two teams leave and will welcome in two new ones for the 2017-18 winter season. The Alliance (LakeVille, Goodrich, Almont, North Branch, Imlay City), for which LakeVille High is the primary, the FNV Griffins (Freeland-Saginaw Nouvel-Saginaw Valley Lutheran), Fenton-Linden, the Bay Area Thunder and the Mid-Michigan Storm were part of the MMHC […]

In brief

Attend Senior Center yard sale tomorrow FLINT TWP. — A few vendor spaces still are available for the Parking Lot Sale at the Senior Citizens Center, this Friday, July 14 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Cost is $10.per spot. Everyone else is invited to come and shop. Also coming up this month at the center will be its Ice […]

Flint Junior Golfers compete in majors

ATLAS TWP. – On Monday, July 3, Flint Junior Golfers in the Jack Nicklaus group competed in their first major of the season, playing for the Henrickson Award at Atlas Township’s Atlas Valley Country Club. Goodrich junior Trent Barth took the title for the boys’ 18-hole championship, shooting a 71 during a round that included five birdies. Kerri Parks of […]

Senior Center repair bid awarded

FLINT TWP. — Jack Fick Excavating of Flint Township was the low bidder and has been awarded the contract for repairs at the Senior Center. Fick was one of two bidders on the project though bids were widely solicited, said Mike Pifer, of Kraft Engineering and Surveying, which wrote the engineering specifications for the project. The other bid was from […]

Creek grads compete in Amateur Golf Championship

ADA –Weller and Ben Zyber, both who graduated from Swartz Creek in 2014, recently competed in the Golf Association of Michigan’s 106th Michigan Amateur Championship, held on June 20-24 at Egypt Valley Country Club. The tournament was open to men with handicaps of 5.4 or lower and featured 36 holes of stroke play followed by the low-64 players advancing to […]

Patel named new CMO of McLaren Medical Center

FLINT — Binesh Patel, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer of McLaren Flint. He began the position on June 26. Prior to assuming this new position, Patel served as Tenet Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer for both Sinai-Grace and Huron-Valley Sinai hospitals. In addition to his experience as a physician leader, Dr. Patel has managed various hospital departments, including laboratory, […]


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