Love lifts us up

Words have power. New-age thinkers constantly advocate that words have actual energy that can either be like bullets or seeds, based on the intent behind them. The word love is one deserving extra attention. Many songs and speeches have been written about the power of love. Here is my testimony. Back in early March this year, as I was battling […]



The Jeep Wrangler was named “Hottest 4×4-SUV” for the eighth consecutive year at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, cementing Wrangler’s position as a crowd favorite for customization. The “Hottest 4×4-SUV” trophy was presented at the SEMA Show Awards Breakfast on Tuesday morning. Ram pickup also earned SEMA recognition as a finalist in the “Hottest Truck” […]

Center Stage fall show offers musical blasts from the past

SWARTZ CREEK – A retrospective look at 37 years of musicals will unfold when Swartz Creek Center Stage presents “Thanks for the Memories,” its fall musical revue, Saturday and Sunday at the Performing Arts Center. The vocal talents of 23 performers of all ages, from veterans of the stage to newcomers, will spotlight songs and dances from shows like “The […]

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Security Credit Union branches gather to present donations to Operation Care Package

GENESEE COUNTY – In an effort to help support America’s troops while overseas, Security Credit Union has once again teamed up with Operation Care Package to collect items to send to the brave men and women serving in the military. Many of the items sent overseas are unavailable to the recipients unless mailed to them from home, which is the […]

C&L Ward gives back to the community

DAVISON – In an effort to give back to the community, C&L Ward will once again host their roof giveaway program, Shingles for Shelter, after which they will gift an installed asphalt roof to a homeowner who has fallen on hard times and cannot afford to replace their failing roof. ABC Supply Co. Inc. has partnered with C&L Ward, and […]


SPOOKTACULAR TURNOUT – Despite a spurt of rain and temperatures in the mid-40s, thousands of children and adults lined up for the first-ever Genesee County 911 First Responder Trunk-or-Treat event, hosted by the Michigan State Police on Corunna Road. Fire, police and EMTs from several jurisdictions around the county including Flint Township were on hand to help pass out candy […]

In brief

Old Newsboys need help FLINT — The Old Newsboys is in need of volunteers to help with its’ Annual Newspaper Sale on December 8, 2017. Contact the ONB office at 810-744-1840 if interested in assisting with the mission of “Let No Child Be Forgotten!”. They are looking for persons 18 years and older to captain a corner and or stand […]

Fundraiser for elementary student battling cancer

FLINT TWP. — Everyone is asked to come out to support a fundraiser for Tavares Mance, 11, a Dye Elementary student diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. A fundraiser is being planned from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, November 5 at Luigi’s Restaurant, 2132 Davison Road in Flint. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the […]

5th annual charity alumni basketball games coming up

SWARTZ CREEK – The 5th annual Swartz Creek alumni basketball games will take place Saturday, Nov. 25, at Swartz Creek High School. The women’s teams will face off at 3 p.m., with the men’s game following at 5 p.m. The games raise funds to help cancer patients, according to event co-organizer Andrea Moleski. “Proceeds raised go directly toward bringing comfort […]

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