2019-01-17

Lapeer man dies after being hit by semi

MUNDY TWP. — Police in Genesee County said a 29-year-old Lapeer man died of his injuries Jan. 10 after being struck by a semi while walking along Linden Road. Metro Police Authority Chief Matt Bade said the man was struck by a northbound semi on 5400 block of Linden Road between Hill Road and Maple Avenue at 2:45 a.m. Genesee […]

Unusual predicament puts sports departments in pickle

Sports VIEW


As the digital age continues to try to trump print media, sports departments across the nation are finding themselves in quite a predicament. Schools are outsourcing more and more of their stat keeping with those companies dictating 24 and 36 hour turnarounds. The problem is, newspapers don’t have that turnaround. With basketball games ending around 8 and 10 p.m. every […]

607 Homes for Rent

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In brief

Tax help for seniors at the Senior Center FLINT TWP. — Tax help for senior citizens will return to the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 S Graham Rd., just in the time for the 2018 tax season. Beginning Feb. 1 and every Friday through tax season, tax help will be available for senior citizens. Call the center at 810-732-6290 to […]

Give me Chiefs vs. Saints in the big game

Fat Guy Corner

The NFL No. 1 and 2 seeds from both conferences advance to the conference finals. That’s the way it should be, right? The four best teams battling it out on the gridiron with the winners headed to the Super Bowl. The AFC Championship will have the New England Patriots flying into Kansas City to play the Chiefs. The game has […]

610 Homes for Sale

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Mott Community College receives gift

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) received a gift of more than $2.1 million from the Dewaine V. and Jana B. Robinson trust to establish a perpetual trust in their names at Mott Community College. It is the second perpetual trust at the college, the first was a gift from the William S. Ballenger Trust in 1951. “This tremendous gift […]

10 Announcements

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641 Manufactured Homes

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Welcome to the new vernacular


Every year, the English language continues to expand with a slew of new words and phrases. In September 2018, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary added over 840 entries, ranging from abbreviated forms of casual speech to slang derived from digital technology, food, sports and just about any subject imaginable. It’s easy to adopt new words and verbiage, particularly when they’re floating around […]