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February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News Briefs

Church bazaar

BURTON — Beulah Land Christian Center, 3345 S. Genesee, announces its third Church Bazaar Fundraiser 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. April 17. More...

‘Pucks for Bucks’ at Van Y, AMS

BURTON — Those wanting to help out the Parent Groups at Van Y Elementary and Atherton Middle School, and also catch a Red Wings game, can participate in the “Pucks for Bucks” fundraiser. More...

ELGA offers free tax preparation software for everyone

BURTON — ELGA Credit Union recently announced it will offer a link to free state and federal tax preparation software through its website. This free service will be available to everyone that has access to the Internet and a printer. More...

Blotter

Pair arrested on suspicion of retail frauds

BURTON — A 40-year-old Flint man and 44-yearold Davison man are suspected of retail frauds in Burton and Davison after being taken into custody on Feb. 12. Police were called to the One Stop gas station, 6010 Davison Rd., around 2 p.m. More...

Damage to tanning business windows

BURTON — A window and door were damage after hours at Tropi-Tan, 1355 E. Bristol Rd., on Feb. 9. The manager of the business phoned police at 7 a.m. after noticing the glass on a front door and front window had been damaged overnight. More...

Malfunctioning equipment leads to OWI arrest

BURTON — A dangling headlight led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Flint woman for operating while intoxicated on Feb. 11 at 2:50 a.m. More...

Living

Fish frys available for Lenten season

BURTON — Residents have several opportunities around the city to enjoy some fried fish as the Lenten season gets under way. More...

In Brief

McLaren hosts health careers open house FLINT — McLaren Health Care hosts a Health Careers Open House 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9 at McLaren Regional Medical Center's Ballenger Auditorium, 401 S. Ballenger Hwy. More...

Engagement

Thomas Budae and Lori and Larry Morse of Davison are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter Amanda Kay Budae of Grand Blanc to Douglas Mark Olds II, also of Grand Blanc. He is the son of Douglas and Annette Olds of Davison. More...

Business

More than 40 years later, Auto Ad Onz going strong

DAVISON TWP. — What began as an auto parts store just north of town in 1968 has blossomed into a booming one-stop-shop automotive retailer. More...

HealthPlus names Crane director of new program management office

FLINT — Patricia Crane has joined HealthPlus of Michigan as director of the health benefit company’s new Program Management Office. More...

Business Briefs

Heidger joins HAP as senior account executive FLINT — Health Alliance Plan (HAP) recently hired Tom Heidger as senior account executive for eastern central Michigan. More...

Smiley to run for state representative

BURTON — Long-time Burton Mayor Charles Smiley has announced he will run as a Democrat for the 50th District State Representative position in the Aug. 3 primary. More...

Three candidates vie for two positions on Bendle Board of Ed

BURTON — One current board member and two newcomers are the three choices available for voters to fill two spots on the Bendle Board of Education during the May 4 election. More...

Special Sections

News

Committee agrees to move forward with resolution allowing chickens on property in city

BURTON — Legislative committee members asked Burton city attorney Richard Austin to write up a draft resolution with particular requirements for residents who may be interested in having chickens in their backyards. More...

Committee discusses abandoned structures, fees

BURTON — At least one city official is calling for a re-evaluation of the fees associated with the abandoned structures in Burton, with a possible raise in cost to cover staff time. More...

FAT TUESDAY

FAT TUESDAY — Contestants in the Davison VG’s Packzi Eating Contest devoured their way through as many delicious packzis as they could Feb. More...

Viewpoint

Atherton schools leaning on community support for Feb. 23 bond election

BURTON — On Feb. 23, residents of Atherton Community Schools will flock to Atherton Middle School, 3444 S. Genesee Rd., from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. to vote in a special election for a $14.070 million bond proposal. More...

Things my kids will never know

The VIEW from here

Iwas thinking about things from my childhood the other day and realized that there is a lot I experienced as a kid that my own children will probably never get to experience. More...

Scene

Gospel music will inspire audiences at Richfield Church of the Nazarene

OTISVILLE — Richfield Church of the Nazarene, 7524 Mt. Morris Rd., will be alive with the sounds of music when the Flint Eastside Mission’s Night of Gospel Music and Sweet Treat February Talent Showcase comes to town 7 p.m. Feb. 27. More...

Hot Tickets

Saturday Night Out DAVISON — Area seniors are invited to the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., 6-8:30 p.m. March 6 featuring a live variety band, Jim and Betty Hedrich. More...

Disney classic, Broadway musical coming to Flint

FLINT — A beloved musical love story comes to The Whiting when Disney’s Beauty and The Beast hits the stage Feb. 27-28. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers fall to Flushing

BURTON — In non-conference action, the Bendle girls’ basketball team hosted Flushing Tuesday, losing, 59-37. More...

Greater Flint Area Conf. teams selected

GENESEE COUNTY — A new mega conference, named the Greater Flint Area Conference, has been finalized with schools from the Big Nine, Genesee Area Conferences and others choosing to join the new league beginning with the 2011- 2012 fall season More...

Bendle wins in hostile territory

LAKEVILLE — In a crossover contest between the red and blue divisions of the Genesee Area Conference, the Tigers made the journey out to Falcon country Tuesday, winning, 61-52. “We played together and shared the ball pretty well. More...

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