MCC partners with VAAA on free dental care for seniors

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) Dental Hygiene Clinic is again partnering with the Valley Area Agency for the Aging (VAAA) to provide free dental cleanings and check-ups for area senior citizens as part of the 226 DDF Brighter Futures Community Grant through the Delta Dental Foundation. VAAA received the $1,500 grant which will be used to cover the costs […]


GOLF Payton Dixon led the Lady Cavs with a 106 during the Saginaw Valley League championship tournament at the Fortress last Wednesday. Carman-Ainsworth finished with a team-total 517, while Flint Powers took first with a 346, Davison second with 362 and Grand Blanc third with 372. Jamie Arnold added a 132 for the Lady Cavs, followed by a 137 from […]

Michigan residents encouraged to register to vote Deadline Tuesday, Oct. 9

GENESEE COUNTY — Michigan residents have until Oct. 9 to register if they want to vote in the Nov. 6 general election, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “This election is vitally important for all Michigan residents because of the number of offices being selected,” Johnson said. “I urge every qualified resident not yet registered to vote to do […]

Firebirds struggle, remain winless

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds’ season hasn’t started in ideal fashion, remaining win-less after a 4-2 loss to the London Knights in Saturday’s home opener at the Dort Federal Event Center. Flint quickly fell behind 2-0 in the first period before Jake Durham responded to cut the deficit in half. However, London added one more goal before the end of […]

Halo Burger joins team for for 10th Pink Night Palooza

GENESEE COUNTY — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which brings with it countless fundraisers, activities and events across Genesee County. And although tonight marks the 10th Annual Pink Night Palooza, when it comes to raising funds for breast cancer, Halo Burger is just getting warmed up. This month, all eight Halo Burger locations will host their annual Burgers for […]

Are you ready for some hockey? Wings kick off season tonight

Fat Guy Corner

The NHL season for our winged wheel Detroit Red Wings begins tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. It is a home opener at Little Caesars Arena. I hope the building has some fans sitting in the seats! The place always looks half empty and that’s because it usually is. What can we expect on the ice here in 2018/19? If […]

Dort Federal opens 8th branch in Owosso

GRAND BLANC — Dort Federal Credit Union celebrated the grand opening of its newest branch, located in Owosso, serving the residents of Shiawassee County. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Sept. 26. The event was held from 12-6 p.m. at the Owosso location, at 1006 E. Main St., it’s first branch in Shiawassee County. On hand for the event were […]

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Food Bank to hold all-male pageant

FLINT — The 4th Annual “Queen of Kings” all male Comedy Beauty Pageant at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan 2300 Lapeer Rd., Flint in the new building off Howard Street, Oct. 13, starts at 7 p.m. doors open at 6:30 p.m. The finest male contestants will compete in a comedy beauty pageant in four different categories with crowing of […]

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Energy assistance available to low-income Michiganders LANSING — As colder weather arrives, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is reminding low-income residents they can apply for emergency energy assistance either online or using paper applications. “MDHHS is making sure that residents who may need assistance to keep their homes heated and the lights on have access to […]