Job readiness program prepares teens and adults for success

FLINT TWP.— Job-hunting for the first time can be a challenge for many teens and young adults, especially when it comes to interviewing or handing in a resume. Fortunately, there’s a local program available to help young people ages 16-21 obtain employment and prepare for the next stage in life: It’s called HYPE, which stands for Helping Young People Employment. […]

McLaren Flint Auxiliary celebrates installation of officers

The annual installation of McLaren Flint’s Auxiliary volunteer leadership took place on Sept. 18, in Ballenger Auditorium at the hospital. McLaren Flint would like to thank all of its volunteers for giving of their time and talents to support the patients and their families who entrust McLaren Flint for their care. A special thank you to those who commit to […]

IMA presents awards to local doctors, educational leaders

SWARTZ CREEK — The Islamic Medical Association hosted its annual Fall Banquet last Wednesday to honor local doctors and educational leaders who are making a difference in the community. Healthcare professionals and civic leaders from around Genesee County attended the gala event, which was held at the Flint Islamic Center’s Al-Rayyan Banquet Hall in Swartz Creek. This year’s award recipients […]

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Pink Night Palooza— Tonight! FLINT — Pink Night Palooza, will be held Oct. 4 from 5 – 11 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 5353 Gateway Centre. This tenth anniversary event is the Ultimate Bedazzling Night Out, and one of the most dynamic breast cancer fundraisers around. Funds raised stay local, which means you can have a great time while showcasing […]

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End of strike means Mill Road bridge work underway FLINT TWP. — Supervisor Karyn Miller said the strike by the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, a collective bargaining union representing hundreds of companies who build and repair roads and bridges in Michigan, has ended. The tentative agreement reached between the state and the union restarted many road construction projects around […]

Coats for Kids celebrates 32 years

GENESEE COUNTY — The Salvation Army, ABC12, WJRT, WIOG 102.5 FM Radio, Suski Chevrolet Buick and Skaff Carpet are celebrating 32 years of Coats for Kids. The goal of the program is to collect new and gently used coats to help keep Genesee County children warm and to protect them from Michigan’s harsh winter weather. A child going to school […]

Genesee County Health Care Services Millage Renewal may help ensure critical health services

BURTON — This Nov. 6, Genesee County residents are urged to vote a on a health care millage renewal 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. Tax rates would stay the same. The millage […]

Lady Cavs top Flint for first conference win

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team swept the Flint Jaguars 25-14, 25-8, 25-10 Tuesday night, giving the Lady Cavaliers their first Saginaw Valley League win this season. Aniya Harmon was on fire serving the ball, going 18-for-19 with 17 aces, 16 points and six digs. Angel Eubanks added eight kills, seven aces and three blocks, while Destiny Johnson finished with […]

Davison Farmers Market presents October Fest & Pruning for Winter

DAVISON TWP. — On Oct. 6, the Davison Farmers Market will be having an October Fest from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. It will begin with a class on “How to Prune for the Winter” given by Jeff Knickerbocker, at 11 a.m. Many activities have been planned including a bounce house from 11-4 p.m. and a Corn Shucking Contest at 12 p.m., […]

Football team’s second-half rally falls short

FLINT TWP. – A fiery third quarter from the Carman-Ainsworth football team was not enough to hold off a fourth-quarter comeback from visiting Traverse City West. The Cavs ended up losing 19-13 Friday. The scoring for both teams happened mostly in the second half, with the exception of a 38-yard field goal from Traverse City West at the 1:21 mark […]