World’s Greatest Office Party moves to a new location

FLINT —The 34th annual World’s Greatest Office Party presented by Bossman Construction is moving to a new location at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 7 p.m. to midnight. It will be very similar to previous years and will still have the VIP corporate suites and a general admission area. The World’s Greatest […]

Cold weather, snow hamper deer hunters

Buck poles still celebrate big bucks

LAPEER COUNTY — Deer hunters awoke to very cold temperatures Thursday to begin the annual Opening Day of firearm deer hunting season across the state. A brisk southeast wind sent a bone-chilling blast across the area making it feel more like 23 degrees. The day also marked the annual buck pole contests, which saw slow numbers by mid-afternoon. The annual […]

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Swartz Creek Chamber, Financial Plus gearing up for 15th annual Whatchamacallit benefit for Old Newsboys

FLINT — The Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce and Financial Plus Credit Union have teamed up again to help make Christmas a little merrier for some needy children. The 15th annual Whatchamacallit business networking breakfast will raise money for Old Newsboys of Flint. Whatchamacallit brings area business leaders together for food, fun, fellowship and the chance to win gift […]

Looking for a Lions win on Turkey Day

Fat Guy Corner

The newspaper has early deadlines this week due to Gobbler Day on Thursday! I am actually writing this on Friday night, so no college games have been played! The one NFL game is final, though, as the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Green Bay Packers 27-24 Thursday night. It was a tremendous game and the Seahawks received the benefit of a […]

2018-11-22 E-Edition

In brief

Taxpayers benefiting from investment performance LANSING — More than 530,000 state and teacher pension participants are benefiting from state investments after recent reports noted one-year and 10-year gains larger than similarly sized state pension funds, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. From Sept. 30, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2018, the state Treasury Department’s Bureau of Investments reported that the […]

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Serving up ‘hot jobs’ in Flint & Genesee

A year ago, the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB) released its outlook for project job growth through 2024 for the East Michigan region, an area comprised of Genesee, Shiawassee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola and Huron counties. The demand occupations – or “hot jobs,” as labeled in the report – are those that show a favorable mix […]

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