2018-06-14

In brief



Save the date: Church car show and special service FLINT TWP. — The annual God & Country Service & Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 2 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Road. Classic, exotic and sports vehicles will be displayed from 9 -11 a.m. before the service. Free […]

Inclusive kayaking coming to Flint and Genesee County



FLINT — Inclusive kayaking for people with disabilities is making its way to Flint and Genesee County waterways this summer. The Disability Network (TDN) in partnership with Rocky’s Outdoors and Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) are launching iKayak, a kayaking program that was made possible by an ecotourism micro grant from the I-69 Thumb Region. “We chose kayaking because of […]

Back to the Bricks promo tour begins



Back to the Bricks began their annual Promo Tour last Friday in Davison, with hundreds of participants showing up for the six-day tour, which left Davison on June 8 and had overnight stops in Mt. Pleasant, Gaylord, Petoskey, St. Ignace, and East Tawas.

Paving on Court Street gets rave reviews




FLINT TWP. — After years of being a potholed mess, Court Street is now a smooth black ribbon of flat asphalt, thanks to a recent milling and resurfacing project that is drawing rave reviews from both residents and township officials. The road work extends the entire length of Court Street -about three and half miles from the Flint City limits […]

Summer provides excellent springboard for job seekers



The official start to summer is fast approaching. While this is often considered a season of respite and relaxation, it’s also an ideal time to give your job search a mid-year boost. After all, there’s no “offseason” for hiring. And according to the Department of Labor, for the first time since 2000, there are more job openings in the United […]

In brief



Real estate offices merge GRAND BLANC — Century 21 Prestige has announced its merger with Century 21 Signature, based in Saginaw. “Building relationships is our goal,” said, Wendy Sabo, broker/owner of Prestige. “This merger will enhance our service offerings and commitments to these lifelong relationships with our clients. Our philosophy is that quality blended with excellent service is the foundation […]

Recital marks 50th year in dance for Terry Matlock



FLINT — The Terry Matlock School of Performing Arts Dance School is set to host a recital performance in celebration of owner Terry Matlock’s 50th year in the dance business. The landmark event is set for tomorrow, June 15, at The Whiting in Flint at 6:20 p.m. The two-hour recital will feature several alumni from the school, along with current […]

A new ‘Twist’



Liz Granger, holding scissors, surrounded by family, friends and member of the Flint Genesee and Swartz Creek Area Chambers of Commerce, cuts the ribbon during the official grand opening of her new yogurt shop, Twist in a Dish, located at 4270 Miller Road, in the Somerset Town Center in Flint Township. Twist sells classic vanilla and chocolate nonfat yogurt, two […]

MacDonald Chiropractic Ribbon Cutting



MacDonald Chiropractic Clinic held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their office in Flint last Tuesday in celebration of their grand opening. Dr. Adam MacDonald and his wife, Jen, were met by friends, family and colleagues, as well as the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce for the event. MacDonald Chiropractic is located at 5154 Miller Rd., Suite J, in Flint. […]

HAP donates bike helmets to support annual bike giveaway, promote fitness



FLINT — More Flint students will get to bike safely this summer thanks to bike helmets donated by HAP as part of Krystal Jo’s Diner 4th Annual Bike Giveaway. HAP donated bike helmets to supplement the 1,000 bikes collected by Tony Tucker, Krystal Jo’s owner. On June 9, from 12-4 p.m., students who pre-registered online picked up their bikes and […]