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March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Atlas Twp. approves fire hall bid

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News

Local students win Optimist contest

GRAND BLANC —The Grand Blanc Optimist Club held its 10th Annual Optimist International Oratorical Contest on March 4 at the high school, and two local students participated in the world-wide oratorical match based on the topic of “How My More...

Check out gdl.org for free downloads

If you’re one of the lucky ones to receive a new e-reader, phone or tablet during the holiday season, you’re probably wondering, “Now what?” Your first stop should probably be the gdl.org for free downloads. More...

Grand Blanc woman finalist in 7-11 contest

DALLAS — Ten military veterans or those soon to leave the U.S. Armed Forces are competing for the public’s favor and the opportunity to own a 7-Eleven® franchise without the expense of a franchise fee. More...

Viewpoint

Child abuse to be highlighted next month

The VIEW from here

When we think about child abuse, some of the more horrific cases come to mind. Last year statistics released showed more than 3,000 reported cases of abuse in Genesee County over a five-year period. More...

Living

Firefighters humble about honors

GRAND BLANC — “I think everybody deserves the award,” Captain Peter Alexander stated. “It’s not about an individual, but about the department as a whole. More...

Magic Bus concert to benefit Genesee County’s needy children

GRAND BLANC — Whether you grew up in the 60s or wish you did, “Magic Bus” will transport you back to an era of art, love, and psychedelic music. More...

McLaren to host A Girl’s Night in Pampering

FLINT — The McLaren Flint Foundation is hosting A Girls Night In extravaganza of fun, food, fashion, and fundraising to support the Hospitality House at McLaren. More...

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FORD MARKS PRODUCTION MILESTONE WITH 5-MILLIONTH ECOBOOST-EQUIPPED VEHICLE

Ford has hit a new production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine technology. Earlier this month, the 5-millionth vehicle with a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled off the assembly line at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. More...

Firebirds announce coach, general manager and more

FLINT — After unveiling their identity a week ago, the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League called another press conference at Perani Arena on Thursday to make another big announcement — the hiring of their hockey department, most notably the More...

Grand Blanc schools initiate new grading policy

GRAND BLANC — As Superintendent Dr. More...

Sonitrol exec named Flint Police Foundation director

Mike Buckel to help lead public-private partnership efforts

GRAND BLANC — Mike Buckel, vice president of operations for Sonitrol Tri-County, has been appointed to the Flint Police Foundation’s board of directors. More...

Sports Update

Waiting on the weather to break

   Thursday, March 26, 2015; 10:30 p.m. -- GRAND BLANC -- The high school spring season is officially underway, but as usual, Mother Nature has thrown up a challenge. More cold weather has postponed a lot of the Friday games. Full Story


News Briefs

In brief

Church to hold Pastie sale GOODRICH — The Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road, will hold a beef pastie sale March 27, Pre-order by March 26 by calling 810-636-2444. Pick up times Friday 1-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. More...

Blotter

Police Blotter

Police looking for Check & Go robber More...

Obituaries

CAROL L. KAPPAZ,

CAROL L. KAPPAZ, 71, of Naples, FL and long-time resident of Grand Blanc and Tawas City, MI, left us to join her Lord and Savior on March 16, 2015. Carol was born August 17, 1943, in Detroit, the daughter of Walter and Wanda Simans. More...

DOROTHY SEGAL,

DOROTHY SEGAL, aka “Dr. Doolittle” or “Dr. Hug”, 97, passed away March 7, 2015. Friends of Dorothy Segal are invited to attend a celebration of the life of Dorothy Segal at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene at 5366 S. More...

Business

Local stars limber up for Teddy Bear Patrol

GRAND BLANC — “Dancing is poetry with arms and legs,” said 19th Century poet Charles Baudelaire, and if so, then the arms and legs of the Dancing With the Local Stars dancers, will be working hard to raise money for teddy bears whic More...

Century 21 team honored for achievements

GRAND BLANC -— Century 21 Sabo Associates has announced that Century 21 Real Estate LLC, Franchisor of world’s largest residential real estate sales organization recently recognized Gina Yiannatji, Jackie Stratton, Eric McBride, Justine H More...

“Marketing Your Business” Workshop in Flint

FLINT — A free “Marketing Your Business” workshop is being offered by The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) at Kettering University C ampus Center on March 31 from 1-4 p.m. More...

Sports

Martians stunned by Garber in regional final

GOODRICH – Goodrich had little trouble with the Tri-Valley Conference- East champion in last week’s regional basketball tournament. It was the TVC-East third-place team that knocked the Martians out of the tourney. More...

Painful loss eliminates Lady Martians

EAST LANSING – Goodrich High’s fourth trip to the Breslin Center in five years turned into a dark day last Friday, when the Martians not only lost to Detroit Country Day 69-39 but saw star player Tania Davis knocked out of the Class B gir More...

Pair of Goodrich players earn All-State honors

Tania Davis, Alexis Sevillian and Isabella O’Brien handled most of the offense for Goodrich this season, and all three earned spots on the Associated Press Class B All- State girls’ basketball team. More...

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