2018-03-15

The annual Flint Camper & RV Show is March 15-18



FLINT —The time is right to purchase a new RV and a great place to do so is at the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) 41st Annual Flint Camper & RV Show, March 15-18. The show will be at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road, located south of I-69 at the Center Road exit. […]

2018-03-15 E-Edition

DM Burr Group offers armed guards to 15 school districts



FLINT – As America grapples with how to keep U.S. schoolchildren safe in the wake of last month’s Florida school shooting that claimed 17 lives, Flintbased DM Burr Group is launching ‘Operation S.O.S.’ (Secure Our Schools) and donating armed or un-armed officers to 15 Michigan school districts. District administrators will decide whether they prefer an armed or un-armed officer. The […]

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Free income tax service kicks off GENESEE COUNTY – The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition has announced that the 2018 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has begun assisting residents by providing free income tax preparation for working families with low to moderate incomes along with free electronic filing through April 15. There are various locations, days, […]

Two MCC faculty to receive John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award



FLINT – Two MCC faculty members have been selected to receive the 2017 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College (League), a consortium of nearly 500 community colleges and technical schools worldwide. Bob Rentschler, Associate Professor of Photography, and Julie Steffey, Professor of English, were nominated for the award by Dr. Amy […]

Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute hosts Ribbons and Rhythm special event



GENESEE COUNTY – To help improve the quality of life for cancer patients, Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute offers a variety of free programs and activities throughout the year. Proceeds from Ribbons and Rhythm, an annual fundraising event, will go to support these programs. The third annual night of fun and music will take place at The Jewel of Grand Blanc, […]

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Check out the Senior Health Fair FLINT TWP. – The Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will host a Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 20. Up to 25 vendors will be on hand. Raffles and freebies will be offered. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. for $2 per person. No Tuesday programs will […]

Boys win district, advance to regional championship




MT. PLEASANT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team played Traverse City West in the Class A regional championship after press deadlines on Wednesday night. The regional champion will advance to the quarterfinals next Tuesday at Grand Blanc High School at 7 p.m. The Cavaliers blew out Davison 72-48 in the regional semifinals on Monday night. A backand forth opening quarter […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls fall in regional final




MT. PLEASANT – Saginaw Heritage proved to be too tough for the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team, as the Hawks put an end to Carman-Ainsworth’s season, handing the Lady Cavs a 63-40 loss in the regional finals last Thursday. This was Carman-Ainsworth’s second loss to Saginaw Heritage this season. Saginaw Heritage took an 18-8 lead in the opening frame and never […]

Board again considering state grant to buy Pirates Park




FLINT TWP. — A Public Hearing at the next township board meeting, March 19, will take public comment and consider a plan to apply for grant assistance from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to purchase Pirates Park, a 38.7-acre recreation center on Miller Road. Supervisor Karyn Miller said purchasing Pirate’s Park is in keeping with the township’s Master Plan […]