2019-12-19

Kish named new branch operation manager of the GDL

FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Liz Kish as the new Branch Operations Manager. She is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, supervising and implementing of branch services for all GDL libraries. Kish, who has been with GDL for 12 years, served as Branch Librarian at the Headquarters library for four years, as a Library Assistant at […]

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Genisys Credit Union awarded Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce Excellence Award AUBURN HILLS — On Dec. 9, the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce recognized individuals and companies for their achievements in the areas of innovation, leadership, and community involvement at the Silver & Gold Awards Holiday Brunch. Genisys Credit Union was awarded the Atlas Copco Excellence Award and extends their […]

Roll out the holiday hits


It’s that time of year again. Everywhere you turn, Christmas music is taking center stage and playing over the airwaves. For better (or worse, depending on your perspective), the holiday hits season is in full swing. From my point of view, nothing sets the mood for the season quite like a collection of classic Christmas carols. Somehow, the annual Christmas […]

Flint Township Police host Shop with a Hero for local kids

FLINT TWP. — On Dec. 4, the Flint Township Police Department and the Target store on Miller Road hosted “Shop with a Hero.” This year, 15 children from the Boys and Girls Club were selected to go on a Holiday Shopping Spree at Target. Proceeds to pay for the event came from a Target Corporation Grant requested by the Flint […]

St. Paul’s Flint features Music in the Heart of the City

FLINT — An organ recital, “A Russian Journey” will be presented on Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. by internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 Saginaw Street. With over 80 ranks of pipes the Dalton Memorial Organ at the church will produce wonderful music under Archer’s superb musicianship and masterly technique. The […]

Good Samaritan donates gold to SA



GENESEE COUNTY — Two generous donations of one-ounce gold coins were placed in the Salvation Army Red Kettles, one located at Bueche’s in Flushing and one at the Walmart in Grand Blanc. This completely anonymous gift from the heart is the first-time gold coins have been placed in two different Genesee County Kettles on the same day. The coins have […]

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2nd annual BobStock 2019: Rage for a Great Cause FLINT — Indi-Grace Promotions (et al) host a fundraiser Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. – 1 a.m. at The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy. to support FAN: Families Against Narcotics – Genesee County Chapter to support those in the fight with addiction. This is the second annual celebration of the […]

Back to the Bricks unveils details on 2020 Chrome & Ice car show



FLINT — Classic car enthusiasts can beat the winter blues when the 4th Annual Chrome & Ice Indoor Car Show heats up in February. Chrome & Ice, a classic winter car show presented by Back to the Bricks, will be returning to the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center on Feb. 7, 8 and 9. More than 125 cars will […]

Cavs’ hoops suspended at halftime after gun incident



FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball game against Grand Blanc on Friday was suspended at halftime after a 17-year-old male in a possession of a gun was spotted in the stands. After police approached the man, he fled the scene, sending officers in pursuit. No shots were fired, but the sold-out crowd of 1,300 spectators was put on lock down […]

Lady Cavs win fifth straight



BELLEVILLE – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team notched its fifth-straight win on the season as it beat Grass Lake 58-55 at the Best of Michigan Classic at Belleville High School on Saturday. The win also keeps Carman-Ainsworth undefeated on the season. The Cavaliers fell behind 19-14 in the first, but closed the gap for a 30-29 score in Grass […]