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February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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In brief

Officers testing cruisers SWARTZ CREEK – Residents may have noticed a lot more police patrol cars stamped “Mundy Township” cruising through the city recently. More...

Viewpoint

Clothing drive to help victims of abuse, homeless

Back when I attended high school, you just had to have enough credits to graduate. There were no tests, no projects, no community service required to get your diploma. Today things are different. Students have to work harder to graduate. More...

Sports

Dragons pummel Flushing hockey team

FLINT – A solid 9-1 win over Flushing on Saturday set the Swartz Creek/Clio hockey team up for Senior Night yesterday, when it hosted Grand Blanc after press deadline. More...

Mullins advances to state wrestling final for Dragons

SAGINAW TWP. – J.T. Mullins won two close decisions to keep his hopes alive and will represent Swartz Creek in the state high school wrestling finals next week. More...

Girls’ hoops season winding down; districts start next week

LINDEN — With just two games left in the regular season, the Swartz Creek varsity girls’ basketball team hit the road last Friday for a Flint Metro League game at Linden and fell 49-42. More...

Auto View

NEW CHEVY EV – BASED ON BOLT CONCEPT – TO BE BUILT IN MICHIGAN

What was a concept car just a month ago at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit will soon be a production car. Well, maybe not exactly the car that was the concept, but certainly based on the Bolt EV. More...

Swartz Creek officers return to work after shooting

SWARTZ CREEK – Two Swartz Creek Police officers could receive commendations for their work in stopping an armed man suspected of shooting a Flint Township officer in January. More...

Police chief looks for ways to raise money to replace K-9

SWARTZ CREEK – For nearly eight years, K-9 Officer Ike has tracked more than 100 felons, sniffed out thousands of dollars worth of marijuana, cocaine and heroin, and helped teach local youngsters how to be safe, responsible citizens. More...

Sports Update

Creek girls reach bowling state finals

Friday night basketball scores

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News

Hams and ‘Taters

Audience in on the act when ‘Po’ Taters’ takes the stage

SWARTZ CREEK – A new crop of talent is sprouting at the Performing Arts Center, where some local elementary students are in rehearsals for “Heaven Help the Po’ Taters.” More...

Get ready for kindergarten registration

SWARTZ CREEK – Kindergarten registration for the Swartz Creek Community Schools 2015-2016 school year is coming up. Registration is open to all children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. More...

LIBRARY CORNER

If you’re like most everyone across this state, you’re battling cabin fever. More...

Living

Chili cook-off a success for Tears Foundation

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – It may have been chilly outside, but the chili inside American Legion Post 294 warmed the tummies and the hearts of many who attended the Saturday benefit for The Tears Foundation. More...

In brief

Friday fish fry FLINT TOWNSHIP – The Swartz Creek VFW Post 3720 will host a fish fry from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the hall, 3131 S. Elms Road. Cost is $7 for a small meal, $9 for a large. More...

Scene

Hot Tickets

Entertainment at Louie’s Sports Bar LAPEER – Louie’s Sports Bar, 3301 Davison Rd., will have live entertainment Feb. 27 with the Harmonic Shakedown. All performances are from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Details: Call 810-667- 1500. More...

Business

Dave’s Pizzeria under new ownership

Updates to include larger servings, expanded hours and new decor

SWARTZ CREEK – The clowns are gone, and that’s just one of the many changes taking place at Dave’s Pizzeria. More...

SILVER MEDAL

On Friday, February 20, Dave Perry, of Townsquare Media, received the coveted American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award at the Addy Awards ceremonies held at the Flint Farmer’s Market. More...

In brief

38th Annual Flint Camper and RV Show FLINT — The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 38th Annual Flint Camper & RV Show, March 19-22, at the Perani Arena & Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd More...

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