Barons’ Summerfest heritage continues

GAINES — On any given day, Gaines is a quiet little hamlet where kids ride their bikes in the streets and the sounds of birds, frogs and distant tractors bounce in on the breeze. But July 28-29, the place will be bustling as the Barons Motorcycle Club hosts the annual Barons’ Summerfest. A pancake breakfast kick-starts the family-friendly festivities from […]

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Mall hosting special event tonight FLINT TWP. — The public is invited to a special event at Genesee Valley Center mall at 7 p.m. on July 19. It includes a special announcement via satellite by a celebrity guest at 7:45 p.m.; a Have A Cigar- Pink Floyd Tribute Band; chances to win up to $500 in giveaways, balloons and face […]

Wahlburgers coming to Genesee Valley Center mall

FLINT TWP. —A Wahlburgers restaurant will be opening some time in the fall at Genesee Valley Center mall.  That was the big announcement made Thursday by mall officials during its weekly concerts at the mall event. Owned by actor Mark Wahlberg and his family, the Boston-based casual dining burger chain has two other Michigan locations in Detroit and Taylor.Mark Wahlberg personally […]

International Day of Friendship has a wealth of value

You probably didn’t know it, but July 30 is International Day of Friendship; a popular holiday worldwide! The founder of Hallmark created Friendship Day and it was promoted in the 1920s. However, since many saw the day as a ploy to sell greeting cards, the celebration of the holiday dwindled in this country. It is still widely recognized in Asia. […]

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Tunes at Noon are back

FLINT — In case you’re wondering how Stella got her groove back… the answer is simple. She spent her summer at Willson Park in downtown Flint, enjoying free live music at the ever-popular Tunes at Noon Festival! And whether you are looking to get your groove back, or just give it some much needed maintenance, why not make plans to […]

Excellence in Governance awarded to Caya

FLINT — Jason Caya, the vice president of the Hurley Board of Managers, has just graduated from the year-long Excellence in Governance Fellowship through The Michigan Hospital Association (MHA). He walks in the footsteps of fellow board members Chris Flores, Charlotte Edwards, Carl Bekofske, Phil Shaltz and Frances Gilcreast. Through the Excellence in Governance Fellowship, board members are educated on […]

Get ready for Fall at MCC’s Saturday Registration Event July 21

FLINT — Fall is just around the corner and Mott Community College is looking for students who are ready to get more out of life. To help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment, Mott Community College (MCC) will be open July 21 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Flint Campus. Saturday hours give current and prospective students an opportunity […]

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Grand Opening planned for Hamady store FLINT — Hamady Complete Food Centers, 2629 W. Pierson Rd, in the Hallwood Plaza, plans to open its doors on July 25. A public viewing gala will be held room 6 -9 p.m. on July 24 and the Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 11 a.m. on July 25. — R.S. DHHS stresses vaccinations […]