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March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Police Blotter

OWI nabbed with help of ambulance attendant More...

Business

Business bonus

At the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Friday Fun Fix networking luncheon, Barb Smith, coordinator of the FISH food and clothing assistance program, was the lucky recipient of $100 fr More...

GBHS students place third at the Chicago Virtual Enterprise Competition

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc High School’s new Virtual Enterprise International (VEI) class sent eight students to the Chicago Trade Show on Feb 18-20 to sell their “Living Shoe” and practice their marketing skills. More...

MARVAC Flint Camper & RV Show coming to Perani

FLINT —The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 38th Annual Flint Camper & RV Show, March 19-22, 2015, at the Perani Arena & Event Center (located just south of I-69 at the Center Road E More...

Living

Robotics expands into middle schools

GRAND BLANC — Robotics is what some people call “The sport of the mind”, and it seems to become more and more popular every year. More...

Catholic Charities ready for St. Patrick’s Day!

FLINT — Catholic Charities will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with their St. Patrick’s Day Box Lunch Sale, March 17. More...

Valley Area Agency on Aging to hold meeting

BURTON — The Valley Area Agency on Aging will be holding its 9th Annual Meeting on March 23, from 10 a.m.-noon at Brookwood Golf and Banquet Center on 6045 Davison Rd. More...

Auto View

DODGE ‘SHAKES’ UP MUSCLE CAR LINEUP

Dodge has put some muscle into its lineup with the return of “Shaker” muscle car models. More...

Consumers Energy warns customers about scam

GENESEE COUNTY — Consumers Energy is warning customers about a scam that includes a high-pressure demand for quick utility payments over the phone using a prepaid credit card. More...

Sports Update

Grand Blanc hockey eliminates Creek/Clio from regional

Goodrich beats Powers in district semis

   Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 9:39 p.m. - FLINT -- The Swartz Creek/Clio hockey team was eliminated from the Div. 1 regional in the pre-regional round this evening after Grand Blanc beat it 12-4 at Perani Arena. Full Story


News

Pothole perils

As if the potholes weren’t bad enough, winter weather is causing bumpy rides all over the state where the freeze-thaw cycle is creating upheavals in both roads and sidewalks —leading to a More...

Smiley invites residents to coffee hour

BURTON — State Representative Charles Smiley (D-Burton) invites residents to join him for coffee to discuss their thoughts and ideas about improving state government. In March, he will be joined by Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint). More...

County clerks oppose February elections

GENESEE COUNTY — John Gleason was joined in his Saginaw Street office in downtown Flint on Feb. More...

Viewpoint

Feeling like the wolves are surrounding us

The VIEW from here

As a kid I think one of my biggest fears was the threat of nuclear war. I grew up during the Cold War era and reached adulthood not long before the fall of Communism in the former Soviet Union. After the Berlin Wall fell, my fears were put at ease. More...

Prop 1 Transportation Package ballot proposal on May 5

Letters to the editor

You’ll be hearing plenty in the next couple months, for and against, what is generally referred to as the “Road Package”. More...

Sports

Martians crush Corunna in district opener

CORUNNA — Goodrich roared out of the starting gate to open the girls’ basketball tournament Monday night, piling up a 22-point lead in the first quarter and beating host Corunna 64-24 in the first round of a Class B district. More...

Bobcats claw Griffins

FLINT – Finishing off the regular season at Perani Arena on Saturday, the Grand Blanc hockey team slaughtered the Metro League Griffins (Fenton/ Linden), 8-0, on Senior Night. More...

Grand Blanc bowler qualifies for state

At Waterford Kettering The Grand Blanc girls’ bowling team fell just short of qualifying for the state finals, coming in fourth place with a 3,445 while the boys ended the day in 10th place with a 3,440. More...

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