Rooftop rally gives insight on health care millage before election

GENESEE COUNTY — This November, Genesee County residents are urged to vote a health care millage which will be called the “Genesee County Health Care Services Millage Renewal.” If the millage renewal passes, the Genesee Health Plan will be able to provide its coverage for an additional seven years. The millage would cost the average homeowner about $50 per year. […]

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Sybyl Award marks 10th anniversary, plans “Sunset” Celebration GENESEE COUNTY — The Sybyl Award Selection Committee has announced the 10th anniversary – and final installment – of the annual Sybyl Award. Since 2008, the Sybyl Award has recognized nominees and recipients from Genesee County who exhibit the qualities of the Award’s namesake, Sybyl McPeake Atwood. Atwood was regarded by many […]

MCC first to join 2019 Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is preparing to join the Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge. Mott is not only the first school in the state to sign up for the 2019 life-saving event, but representatives are already making plans to win the Campus Challenge trophy! “We are happy to be a part of this worthwhile endeavor. Our students, […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to kick of new academic year with Student Work

FLINT — The Mott Community College Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of work by Fine Arts and Design Students from the spring semester course Art 180-Art Practice and Production. Their work will be in the gallery from Sept. 4-18. Students enrolled in the Art 180-Art Practice and Production course developed an […]

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Bendle Class of 1948 to celebrate 70 year reunion BURTON — The Bendle High School Class of 1948 will hold its 70-year Class Reunion on Sept. 16 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Walli’s Family Restaurant, 1341 Center Road. — G.G. Search and Rescue Training COLUMBIAVILLE — Greater Michigan Search and Rescue will host an open training session for those interested on […]

Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute offers free meditation hour

FLINT — On Friday, Sept. 21 – United Nations International Day of Peace – Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute (GHCI) will host a mindfulness meditation hour from 3-4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to participate in this simple, seated meditation practice and instruction, offered by Sue Kirby, a yoga and meditation teacher who provides classes at GHCI for cancer patients, survivors and […]

MCC Making Strides Team to host La Loteria (Mexican Bingo)

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team is hosting La Loteria (Mexican Bingo) Saturday, Sept. 15 from 2 to 6 p.m. in the MCC Events Center on the main campus in Flint. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society Making Strides initiative. Cost for the event is $20 and includes five La Loteria […]

Lady Cavs fall to Lapeer, but rally back to beat John Glenn

LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ volleyball team lost to Lapeer 25-19, 21-25, 25-17, 23-25, 11-15 Tuesday night. Mary Dollinger led the Lady Cavaliers with a team-high 22 assists, 12 digs and 10 service points, including two aces. Diamond Lester finished with 15 kills, 15 digs and nine service points on two aces. Destiny Johnson added 10 kills and three blocks, […]

River cruise

Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller gets an up close look at the Flint River with Sarah Scheitler, the Flint River Watershed Coalition’s Corridor FRWC Alliance Manager, during a VIP paddle Sept. 4 from Tenacity Brewery in Flint to Riverview Canoe Landing at the end of Mitson Boulevard. For more information on this and other FRWC paddles in Genesee and Lapeer […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers hosted the Saginaw Valley League Jamboree on Tuesday with both teams placing fifth with 124 for the boys and 130 for the girls. Joe Chinkeefatt was the top boy in third in 17:31.19, Kielin Thompson was 38th in 20:18.15 and Keegan Maguffee 53rd in 21:06.37. Dalero McNeal took 58th in 21:24.21 and Ian Wickham 23:58.61. Rayven […]