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February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Alleged peeper facing charges

SWARTZ CREEK – A 23-year-old Gaines Township man accused of window peeping has a history of the same behavior in two other mid-Michigan counties, state Department of Corrections records show. More...

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In brief

Eskew promoted to clerk SWARTZ CREEK – Connie Eskew has been named the new clerk for the city of Swartz Creek. More...

Viewpoint

Let no good deed go unpunished

True story: Years ago, I worked in an office where I had a view of a creek and a field and a house beyond it where there often romped a big German shepherd dog. More...

VIEWpoint

Letters to the editor

Thank emergency personnel’s efforts to save child from fire On Feb. 1, the Swartz Creek community lost one of its youngest members. My heart and sympathies go out to the family and friends of 9 year old Trey Coburn. More...

Living

3 SCHS art students accepted into FIA ‘Portfolio’ program

SWARTZ CREEK – When Allison Jenkins found out her art teacher wanted to have a word with her after class, she thought she was in trouble. Jenkins was wrong. More...

The Peking Acrobats celebrate 30th anniversary tour

FLINT — The Peking Acrobats, a troupe of China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts complemented by live musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments will bring their 2,000-year-old tradition of ac More...

In brief

Storytime at library SWARTZ CREEK – Storytime with Miss Carol will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Perkins Library. – L.R. Fish dinner More...

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Jeep Celebrates 75 Years of Legendary History With Full Lineup of New Special-edition Models

Born in 1941, the Jeep brand celebrates 75 years of 4x4 leadership, military history, and open-air freedom and adventure in 2016. More...

Breaking News - 2/4/2016 1:44 PM

Recall petition language approved

Citizen group hopes to unseat two Swartz Creek Board of Education members

ALL AREAS – The three-member Election Commission has approved petition language in a recall effort against Swartz Creek Community Schools Board of Education Vice President Brian Sepanak and Secretary Stacey Glynn. More...

Hill Creek Church steps up to help family in tragedy

MUNDY TOWNSHIP – Hill Creek church will host a spaghetti dinner and silent auction from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Interdenominational memorial service for Trey Coburn set for Feb. 20 at St. Mary’s

SWARTZ CREEK – A community-wide, interdenominational service entitled “A Memorial Service for Trey Coburn: A Community Mourns,” will take place Saturday, Feb. 20, at St. Mary Queen of Angels Church in Swartz Creek. More...

News

Gaines elementary recognized for student achievement

GAINES – Gaines Elementary School has been nominated for “Exemplary High Performing School” status, a national honor, as part of the National Blue Ribbon Schools program. More...

Fit to be Tai’d

Mary Ann Vandenberg performs Tai Chi at the Swartz Creek Area Senior Citizen Center. Tai Chi is one of many activities – from knitting and euchre to square dancing and yoga – that the center offers to help seniors stay active and social. More...

Get ready for Kindergarten roundup

Kindergarten roundup time

ALL AREAS – Swartz Creek Community Schools will host a district wide Kindergarten roundup from 6-8 p.m. March 8, and Wednesday, March 9, at the Cage Fieldhouse, 4110 Morrish Road. More...

Sports

Lady Dragons pick up back-to-back Metro wins

CLIO – The Swartz Creek girls’ basketball team went on the road on Tuesday and picked up a big league win over Clio, 69-56. More...

SCF knocks off Fenton/Linden; claims Metro League title

FLINT TWP. -- The Swartz Creek/Clio/Flushing hockey team picked up a big win in the Flint Metro League last Wednesday at Iceland Arena, winning the league title by knocking off Fenton/Linden, 6-1. More...

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BOWLING More...

Business

Hometown salsa cleans up at ZestFest awards

GRAND BLANC — Local residents Dan and Stacy Pillera have not only recently fulfilled their goal of getting their fresh-made salsa onto local Kroger shelves, but just announced another year of awards which their product has received from the Fie More...

The Oaks at Woodfield supports FISH, other charities

GRAND BLANC — The Oaks at Woodfield, a specialized senior healthcare center, donated over $10,000 to the FISH food pantry this past holiday season. More...

State Bank completes fundraising for Food Bank

GENESEE COUNTY — The State Bank recently completed their annual fundraising campaign for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. This marks the 13th year that the Bank has been involved with this local organization. More...

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