Flint Township calls special meeting

Hopes to raise money for Genesee Valley Trail

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will hold a special meeting 4 p.m. Aug. 31 in hopes of getting enough votes from the board to raise money for the proposed Genesee Valley Trail.  At the Parks and Recreation meeting Aug. 26, an update on the Genesee Valley Trail was given and at that time, township officials learned they needed to raise […]

Gaither Homecoming artist coming to Central Church of the Nazarene

FLINT TWP. — Fans of the Gaither Homecoming videos will want to make a note of Sept. 5 when Allison Durham Speer, a regular performer with the Gaither Homecoming, stops by Central Church of the Nazarene. A native Parksville, Kentucky, Speer was first introduced to Christian music at a concert of The Imperials. Watching Russ Taff perform ignited her passion […]

Parents warned of ‘bogus’ supplies list

FLINT TWP. — Parents of Carman- Ainsworth students need to be on the look out for “bogus” school supplies list, said Assistant Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff at the Aug. 17 meeting of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education. Tunnicliff brought up the topic, after saying he received two phone calls from parents, questioning the validity of flyers posted in area businesses. The […]

Haley not ready to accept state AYP decision for CAHS

FLINT TWP. — Supt. Bill Haley told members of the school board and audience that he was not ready to accept the state’s decision on Carman- Ainsworth High School’s AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) status at the Aug. 17 board of education meeting. Paul Robinson, director of research and assessment, presented the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) report for the district during […]



ART/THEATRE SUNDAY, SEPT. 12 Bridge to Terabithia at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237- 1530 or www.thefim.org. FRIDAY-SATURDAY, SEPT. 24-25 Backstage sale at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. […]

Genesys Sleep Disorders Center moving Sept. 2 to Grand Blanc

FLINT — Beginning Sept. 2, the Genesys Sleep Disorders Center staff at the Genesys West Flint Campus will see patients at its new location: Genesys Sleep Disorders Center, 8220 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 700, Grand Blanc. Patients will be seen at the West Flint Campus Sleep Disorders Center through Aug. 29. No tests will be conducted at this site Aug. […]

Baker College Online reports spring quarter enrollment increase

FLINT TWP. — Baker College Online officials recently announced a 5.8 percent increase in 2010 spring quarter online enrollment compared to the same period in 2009. A total of 4,957 undergraduate students attended online classes exclusively during spring quarter 2010, with new student enrollment up 10.1 percent over last year. “As the job market continues to change, a Baker College […]

Business Briefs

McLaren Health Plan welcomes Rogus as sales executive FLINT — John Rogus of Grand Rapids has joined McLaren Health Plan as a sales executive. Rogus previously served as a sales executive for Humana and brings over 20 years of experience in the health care industry. He attended Central Michigan University and earned a degree in business administration/marketing. “We are happy […]

Foxy’s Spa & Fitness Studio creates unique combination for clientele

MUNDY TWP. — When customers first walk into Foxy’s Spa & Fitness Studio, two things grab their attention: a large picture of Marilyn Monroe and three, giant chalkboards naming all of the services provided by the studio. Opened June 1 by Nicole Smith, Foxy’s Spa & Fitness is truly a unique experience for customers. Smith, a graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High […]