MTA purchases former Baker College building

FLINT — The Flint Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has purchased the former Baker College Center for Transportation Technology located at 1717 S. Dort Highway. This site provides five buildings for a total of 76,000 square feet, with the largest building along the Dort Highway corridor at 23,000 square feet. This building will house the Rides to Wellness program currently operated […]

Guelph skates past winless Firebirds

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds win-less streak remains in tact and extended to six in a 6-2 loss to the Guelph Storm at the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday. Guelph grabbed the lead with the only goal of the opening period and then added to it with two goals early in the second. Flint captain Ty Dellandrea cut into […]

Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County 911 will hold a Halloween Trunk or Treat Spooky Trail, Oct. 27 from 12-4 p.m. at the Genesee Valley Center, 3341 S. Linden Rd. The event will take place between Bar Louie and Barnes and Noble. The event is free, safe and will have family fun for all. Also that day at the Genesee Valley […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Lady Cavs placed 16th with a 465 and the boys 20th with 568 at Saturday’s Genesee County Invitational. Rayven Brantley led the pace in 38th in 21:37.27, Mikaiah Holbrook was 90th in 23:33.76 and Mikayla Holbrook 132nd in 26:10.34. Emma Thorpe took 152nd in 29:19.18 and Rachel Allen 158th in 33:18.97. For the boys it was Joe […]

Stage 3 of the Bristol Road Bridge replacement is underway

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission began replacement of Bristol Road Bridge over Call Drain, between Torrey Road and I-75, in Flint Township on Aug. 23. Phase 3 of the project began Oct. 6. A traffic shift on Bristol Road will provide one eastbound and one westbound lane. The eastbound Bristol Road entrance ramp to southbound I-75 will […]

Cavs struck down by last-second field goal

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team held the lead right up to the final minute before falling 31-28 to undefeated Lapeer last Saturday. The opening quarter saw Lapeer strike first on a seven-yard touchdown pass from Brady Apple to Drew Johnston for a 7-0 lead with 5:39 remaining. Carman- Ainsworth responded at the 3:12 mark in the first […]

In brief

WFBA to hold monthly meeting at Woodhaven FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will be holding its Oct. 18, Nov. 15, and Dec. 13 meetings at Woodhaven Senior Community Center, G-5201 Woodhaven Court. It is in the back of the Woodhaven Community off of Dye Road (by Corunna Road). There will be a buffet for $8. (please pay […]

Swing and a miss on MSU

Fat Guy Corner

I predicted in last week’s column that the Michigan State Spartans would roll the Northwestern Wildcats last Saturday afternoon. The Fat Guy whiffed big time on that prediction, as the Wildcats came in and pulled off the 29-19 upset. The Wildcat quarterback, Clayton Thorson, threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns. The Michigan State football team does not look that […]

Laura Love in concert at Unitarian Universalist church

FLINT TWP. — Laura Love returns to the stage after a nearly 10 year hiatus living off grid and raising her daughter, Nov. 8, 7 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy. Love is returning to the stage to continue where she left off true to her colorful style. Love embraces blues, bluegrass, jazz, folk, […]

Ally Challenge announces 2019 tournament dates

GRAND BLANC – Tournament Officials have announced the dates for the second annual The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club will once again play host to an elite field of 78 PGA TOUR Champions professionals, Sept. 9-15, for the 2019 tournament. The inaugural edition of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren concluded Sept. 16, at […]