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July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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In brief

Bus wash decision held off SWARTZ CREEK – The Board of Education is expected to decide in August whether to spend $99,000 on an automated bus washer. More...

Viewpoint

Times like these make me happy to be in local media

Most news people aspire to one day make it to the big time — New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago. Covering big stories about important national and international events, that’s what most kids come up through college thinking. More...

Sports

Coaches talk football at Metro Media Day

CLIO — Football season is still a month away, but teams in the Metro League offered a sneak preview of their programs Tuesday night in the second annual Flint Metro League Media Day. More...

Facility upgrades bring high schools back to Atwood Stadium

FLINT — After a yearlong hiatus, high school sports will finally return to Flint’s historic Atwood Stadium this fall, following a series of upgrades at the facility. More...

Firebirds’ preseason schedule released

LAPEER — The Flint Firebirds announced Friday their preseason schedule for the club’s inaugural season in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). More...

Business

Publicom welcomes Lindsay Szecsodi as media director

EAST LANSING – Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm, has named Lindsay Szecsodi as media director. More...

Township to rule on special kennel permit

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – The township Planning Commission will grant a do-over for a man seeking a special use permit to operate a kennel. More...

In brief

Davison Farmers Market’s “Taste of the Market Day” DAVISON TWP. — Davison Farmers Market, 8110 East Court St., will have a “Taste of the Market” day, on Aug. 8, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. More...

Back to the Bricks Tune-Up:

Drive through the decades

FLINT TWP. — From the Fabulous Fifties, through the Sensational Sixties to the Sizzling Seventies ... More...

School district assembling team to consider building closures

SWARTZ CREEK – School leaders are currently assembling a team to study district facilities and recommend cost-cutting measures that could include the closure of an elementary school. More...

Sports Update

Locals selected to Flint vs Saginaw All-Star baseball squad

Perani Arena to be renamed Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center

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News

Get ready to use your imagination when ‘Seussical’ takes the stage

SWARTZ CREEK – Imaginations are running wild as the cast and crew of Center Stage get ready for “Seussical” at the Performing Arts Center. More...

Library ‘friends’ host used book sale

SWARTZ CREEK – The Friends of the Perkins Library will host a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at City Hall. This is a $5 bag sale. More...

Coneys, raffles and rock ‘n roll round out ’15 concert season

SWARTZ CREEK – The 2015 summer concert series draws to a close next week with a performance of the ‘50s and ‘60s rock band the FairLanes and the annual Bob Smeets Memorial Coney Nite. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. More...

Living

Artistic temperment

Artist Peggy Abrams hosts last show, will continue to paint

SWARTZ CREEK – Peggy Abrams always knew she would become an artist, but the Swartz Creek woman had no idea her journey would be an inspirational example of God opening the proverbial window. More...

Vacation Bible school runs from Aug. 2 through 6

SWARTZ CREEK – First Baptist Church will host a Vacation Bible School for children age 3 through fifth-graders from Sunday, Aug. 2 through Thursday, Aug. 6, at the church, 5372 Seymour Road. More...

In brief

Blood pressure checks SWARTZ CREEK – Professional Nursing Services Inc. will offer blood pressure checks from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Senior Center. The service is available on alternate Thursdays. – L.R. More...

Scene

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Toolology, July 31, playing two sets – one as Toology and the other a tribute to Rage Against The Machine. More...

Auto View

Dodge doubles down on Hellcats for 2016

Dodge will soon be opening the dealer order banks for 2016 model year Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats, streamlining the process and significantly increasing production to ensure that the fastest, most powerful muscle cars ever continue to m More...

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