The First Tee of Eastern Michigan receives donation from MCDC

BURTON – The First Tee of Eastern Michigan is excited to announce a donation of $470 from Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC) on behalf of their employees was recently received. “We are very grateful to the Michigan Certified Development Corporation for their generous employee donation. These funds help us provide scholarships and equipment to students here locally and it also […]

Longtime Flint attorney seeks to become next 67th District Court Judge

FLINT – Torchio W. Feaster held a press conference Feb. 18 to announce he is a candidate for 67th District Court judge in Genesee County in the Nov. 3 general election. Feaster made his announcement in front of a group of supporters at the Quinn Chapel Church, 2101 Lippincott Blvd. Flint. After serving the Flint community for several years as […]

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Sales, use and withholding tax annual return deadline in two weeks LANSING — With two weeks left until all Sales, Use and Withholding (SUW) Tax annual returns are due, the Michigan Department of Treasury is encouraging eligible business taxpayers to consider using the new SUW Tax EZ Annual Return (Form 5801 EZ). Business taxpayers with less than $10 million in […]

McLaren Flint welcomes interventional cardiologist to medical staff

FLINT — Sreenivas Kamath, MD, a boardcertified interventional cardiology and cardiovascular disease specialist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Kamath is seeing patients at Cardiology Consultants of East Michigan, 2222 South Linden Rd., Suite A, Flint. Kamath completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Methodist DeBarkey Hospital in Galveston, Texas and his cardiovascular medicine fellowship at the Medical College […]

MCC’s Debra Gibes to receive Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award

FLINT — Mott Community College’s (MCC) Debra Gibes, faculty director of Experiential Learning, is one of three recipients of the 2020 Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award given by Campus Compact, recognizing the outstanding work of individuals and institutions in pursuit of the public purposes of higher education. The Nadinne Cruz Community Engagement Professional Award celebrates the ethical leadership and […]

Bipartisan group asks Legislature for resolution to help clerks get ballots to voters on time

STATEWIDE — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and a bipartisan group of clerks have called on the state Legislature to pass a joint resolution promising that no new questions will be placed on ballots within 75 days of an election. The current deadline for the Legislature to add ballot questions is 60 days, leaving only 20 subsequent days for numerous […]

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2020 Whaley Bowling Fundraiser FLINT — B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Rd. hosts Whaley Children’s Center and friends for a bowling fundraiser Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. You are invited to join them for a night of bowling to benefit the Whaley Children’s Center. Tickets are $20 per person and include two games and shoes, one pizza and one […]

Drone coalition flying high over court ruling

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County 7th Circuit Court Judge Joseph Farah issued a final ruling in a case pitting the Michigan Coalition of Drone Operators (MCDO) against Genesee County Parks who not only was refusing to allow unrestricted use of drones in the parks, but actually arrested one operator and seized his equipment. This even though new Parks Director, Barry […]

Music in the Heart of the City at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

FLINT — On March 29 at 4 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St. will present a concert entitled Art Songs. The program consists of works for flute, piano and voice. The trio is made up of Townes Osborn Miller, flute, Carol Angelo, piano and Brittnee Siemon, voice. Dr. Miller is a professor at Mott Community College and […]

Cavs’ wrestling season ends at districts

DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth wrestlers took part in the Div. 1 individual district tournament at Davison last Saturday. The top-four in each weight division advanced to the Div. 1 individual regional tournament, held this Saturday at Oxford High School. At 103 lbs., Jabril Muhammad lost his first match to Lapeer by fall. Brijesh Kumar, at 125, lost by fall […]