Financial Plus Credit Union’s Pink Bake Sale set for Sept. 29

GRAND BLANC — As the founding sponsor of Pink Night Palooza, Financial Plus Credit Union is aiming to increase their support of the 10th annual event with the Pink Night Palooza Bake Sale, set for next Friday, Sept. 29, at each of their seven branches from 9 a.m. until all of the baked goods are gone. All proceeds will benefit […]

Flushing’s finest on display at the A

The Flushing A hosted a Car Cruise on Saturday, drawing plenty of classic car owners and families out for a warm, sunny afternoon of fun.

In brief

Free meditation hour FLINT — Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute (GHCI) will host a mindfulness meditation hour Sept. 21 from 3-4 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Avenue, on the United Nations International Day of Peace. Everyone is welcome to participate in this simple, seated meditation practice and instruction, offered by Sue Kirby, a yoga and meditation teacher. This […]

German foreign exchange students gearing up for school year abroad

BURTON — Three German seniors at Kearsley High School are excited to step into a new school year in a land foreign to them. Til Ruedel, 15, participates on the soccer team both in the United States and back home. He also enjoys riding his bike, watching movies and meeting friends. His favorite subject in school is math. He likes […]

Work stoppage

The Genesee County Road Commission said construction operations on the Mill Road Bridge over the Flint River in Flint Township has been suspended due to an ongoing state-wide labor dispute. The Operating Engineers Local 324 and the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) are currently in negotiations over bargaining privileges. This lockout effects dozens of projects statewide, including Interstate 69 […]

Lady Cavs fall to Grand Blanc, falter in tournament

BAY CITY – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team was thwarted by Grand Blanc 25-9, 25-13, 25-8 at home on Tuesday. The loss moves the Lady Cavaliers to 0-2 in the Saginaw Valley League-South, while Grand Blanc improves to 2-0. Destiny Johnson led Carman-Ainsworth with seven kills and three blocks. Diamond Lester added five kills and nine digs. Mary Dollinger led the […]

Board votes to sell tax-reverted home back to occupant

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees voted Sept. 17 to sell a tax-reverted property back to the woman who was originally buying it on a land contract from the owner. The house, located at 2307 Utley Rd., was being purchased by Tammy Liversedge, who paid the landlord approximately $18.000 to purchase the home on a land contract and he […]

Football team drops second straight game

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team had no answer for an undefeated Grand Blanc offense in a 42-14 loss Friday. Grand Blanc opened the game with a pair of quick touchdowns, the first when Tyler Leedom found Nicholas Erlenbeck for a 49-yard score with 11:48 remaining in the first followed by a 52-yard connection with Ethan Aspberger with […]

Consumers rep details how to report burned out street lights

FLINT TWP. — For nearly two years, resident and business owner Kevin Stiff has come before the Board of Trustees twice a month to complain about street lighting in the community. At the Sept. 17 meeting, Consumers Energy sent a representative to address the concerns of Stiff and other residents. Kyle McCree, Community Affairs Manager with Consumers Energy, said the […]

Locals thrilled to have pro golf back in Grand Blanc

Broadhurst wins inaugural Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC TWP. – Fans of professional golf could not contain their excitement last week as the inaugural Ally Challenge presented by McLaren took place at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club Thursday-Sunday. A record 66,000 tickets were sold for the first-ever event. Paul Broadhurst of England won the first-ever event trophy after finish at -15 to mark his second […]