2018-01-18

Barnett Financial & Tax helping keep resolutions



GRAND BLANC — While many have made financial and health resolutions for the new year, one local firm is committed to helping keep them. Barnett Financial & Tax, a firm that focuses on helping people prepare their finances for retirement, is offering a “Get Healthy, Wealthy and Wise in 2018” event designed to get participants on track for this year […]

Cavs wrestling sweeps tri-meet




FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team swept a tri-meet last Wednesday, defeating Powers Catholic 60-6 and Bay City John Glenn 49-9. Against Powers, Trevon Bennett at 285 was the only Carman-Ainsworth wrestler to earn a win, pinning Parker Wynn at 3:25. All other Cavaliers won by forfeit. In the victory over John Glenn, Bennett won an 8-3 decision over […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber partners with experts for training



FLINT – Whether you want to get your finances in order or bring a business idea to fruition, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce offers the resources to help make your goals a reality. In 2018, the Chamber will provide more than 60 workshops and seminars, starting Jan. 24, relevant to a variety of industries and skill levels. “These […]

23rd Women In Sports Leadership Conference set



EAST LANSING — The first, largest and longest-running program of its type in the country, the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Women In Sports Leadership Conference will take place Feb. 4-5 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing West. The 23rd edition of the conference again will feature three keynote speakers and a variety of workshops. The program annually attracts upwards of […]

Portland Federal Credit Unions and Sagelink announce intent to merge



GENESEE COUNTY – Portland Federal Credit Union and SageLink Credit Union, jointly announced their intent to merge subject to regulatory and membership approvals. As part of the merger agreement SageLink Credit Union will merge with Portland Federal Credit Union, who has applied for state charter and will be changing their name to become PFCU. The combined credit union will have […]

Stay off the ice if fishing



LAPEER COUNTY — Though ice fishing is on, it is hard to say what impact the rain and above freezing temperatures this week will have on ice conditions. Anglers will need to use caution and watch for pressure cracks. Windy conditions could also impact ice conditions. Several anglers had to be rescued off Saginaw Bay earlier this week. The Dept. […]

In brief



Michigan Women’s Commission to meet in Lansing on January 23 LANSING – The Michigan Women’s Commission will hold a regular business meeting at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 23 at the Radisson Hotel, Capitol I Room, 111 N. Grand Avenue in Lansing. The guest speaker will be Ed Sarpolus, founder and Executive Director of Target-Insyght. The Commission will also hear […]

SCF hockey topped by FNV Griffins



FLINT TWP. – Swartz Creek/ Clio/Flushing’s hockey team lost to the FNV Griffins (Freeland/Saginaw Nouvel/Saginaw Swan Valley) 11-3 at Iceland Arena Saturday. Kam Houle was able to light the lamp with the help of Mitch Carlson before Nik Calugaru scored SCF’s last two goals. He got helpers from Jake Castles and Dylan Stankewicz. SCF was at Saginaw Swan Valley following […]

A look into my musical world



Sometime long before I had kids and was a little trimmer, Long Cool Woman by the Hollies became my personal theme song. Up to the age of 15, I was really only exposed to a lot of my foster mother’s favorites such as Glenn Campbell, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Cher, and Glenn’s songs still hold a lot of nostalgia […]

Cavs’ boys first, girls third at SVL Jamboree



FLINT TWP. – At the third Saginaw Valley League Jamboree at Grand Blanc lanes last Wednesday, the Carman- Ainsworth boys placed first with 29 and the girls were tied for third with 28. Individual stats were not reported. Carman-Ainsworth travels to Alert Lanes today to take on Bay City Central. – B.P.