Bear Blast at MCC – A week-long Enrollment Fair

FLINT — To help current and future students get ready for the Fall Semester, Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting the Bear Blast – Enrollment Fair, beginning Aug. 11 and continuing for the week of Aug. 13-17. MCC is looking for students who are ready for more and ready to complete the necessary steps toward enrollment. Bear Blast kicks off […]

Exception to backcourt violation approved in prep basketball

INDIANAPOLIS – An exception to the backcourt violation and a clarification regarding specifications of the ball comprise the changes approved for the 2018-19 high school basketball season. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Basketball Rules Committee recommended the changes at its April 9-11 meeting in Indianapolis, and all changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of […]

Genisys Credit Union opens mortgage office

AUBURN HILLS — Genisys Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Genisys Credit Union Mortgage Office located at 2011 Executive Hills Boulevard. The building was acquired in 2018 and is across the street from the Genisys Headquarters. The new facility provides plenty of space for the growing Genisys Mortgage Operations Team and will also be used for […]


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Genesee County Fair coming Aug. 20-26

GENESEE TWP. – The Genesee County Fair returns to the E.A. Cummings Center, 6130 E. Mt. Morris Rd., Aug. 20-26 with a full line-up at the grandstand and much to do for the whole family. The fair will offer attractions daily, including Chase’s Racing and Swimming Pigs, the baby animal tent, Pure Pro Wrestling, the Mid American Shows Spectacular Midway, […]

2018-08-09 E-Edition

Sponsors still needed for 33rd Annual Whaley Golf Classic

GRAND BLANC — Three weeks ahead of the Ally Challenge, Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club will play host to the 33rd Annual Whaley Golf Classic. The event, which will raise funds for the Whaley Children’s Center in Flint, is set to tee off at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 27. The cost to field a foursome team is $1,500 and […]

Annual Hurley Trauma Center Fall Golf Classic Sept. 10th

FLINT — The Hurley Foundation is once again set to host Annual Hurley Trauma Center Fall Golf Classic, which will be held at Flint Golf Club on Monday, Sept. 10 and will benefit Hurley Medical Center’s Level I Trauma & Burn Center, as well as Hurley Children’s Hospital’s Level II Pediatric Trauma Center. These proceeds allow Hurley to continue to […]

In brief

Strong investor interest as State of Michigan sells more than $149 million in enviro bonds LANSING — State Treasurer Nick Khouri today announced that the state of Michigan successfully sold more than $149 million in General Obligation Environmental Program bonds. The sale came with strong investor interest as 10 underwriters submitted competitive bids to purchase $149.2 million in tax-exempt bonds […]

Why great customer service matters

I see and hear about exceptional customer service on a regular basis in Flint and Genesee County. Sometimes it’s as simple as the bank teller who makes a point to greet customers by name. Other times, it’s the grocery store bagger who grabs an umbrella and escorts a customer to her car during a downpour. That kind of attention and […]