WFBA explores plan to offer township map




FLINT TWP. — A newly formed committee is on a mission to put Flint Township on the map. Literally. The committee formed by the West Flint Business Association (WFBA) in conjunction with township officials is working on printing a full-color map that will showcase township businesses and other points of interest. The multi-media maps will be used as a marketing […]

4G could net up to $1G for township, schools




FLINT TWP. — AT&T is shopping around for sites to expand its 4G wireless service and that could bring extra monthly income to both the township and Carman- Ainsworth School District. 4G is short for Fourth Generation, the latest edition of wireless technology, superceding 3G, to bring even faster speeds to users of smart phones, tablets and other compatible electronic […]

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National Seat Check Saturday finds many defective ones




FLINT TWP. — When it comes to proper use of child safety seats in vehicles, even parents who try to get it right often get it wrong. So the need is ongoing for child car seat safety inspections like one last Saturday conducted by Safe Kids Greater Flint and hosted by HealthPlus of Michigan at Linden and Corunna Roads. Similar […]

Outpouring of support for senior citizens ‘Pig Roast’




FLINT TWP — The second annual “Pig Roast” fundraiser hosted by the Flint Township Center Senior Center last Saturday was a roaring success thanks to support from several businesses, organizers said. The sold-out event included food and games including Bingo and Euchre. Tickets were limited to 100 people. Many area businesses donated gift cards as prizes. They included Tim Hortons, […]

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C-A gearing up for homecoming week FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools will celebrate Homecoming Week Oct. 7 -12. Floats are being prepared for the big pre-game parade on Friday, Oct. 11. Same as in past years, the parade will begin at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and proceed south to Maple Road then east to the Middle School. […]

Leadership coach gives ‘adult’ advice




FLINT TWP. — Gossiping, complaining, whining, criticizing and blaming are some negative adult behaviors too often found in the workplace and life coach Bill Diedrich has some advice for you. Grow up. “The average 40-year-old is a 12-year-old with 28 years of experience,” Diedrich said in his talk last week to the West Flint Business Association. “Because we are still […]

Building unveiled



Larry H. R. White, Co-Owner/Executive Vice President of Patsy Lou Auto Group, right, presents The Connection Center- Building 4 to the media on Sept. 20. From left, Building 4 Project Manager, Danielle Dikos, Don Williamson, Celeste Briggs, Director Women’s Retail Network for General Motors and Patsy Lou Williamson. The Connection Center is the first in the nation digital concept aimed […]

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28th Annual Whaley golf classic raises $67,000 FLINT — Whaley Children’s Center hosted the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic presented by Client Financial Services on Sept. 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The event was co-hosted by George Blaha, voice of the Detroit Pistons, and Mateen Cleaves, Flint native and former Michigan State University basketball star and Detroit […]

Mayor, city manager attend I-69 International Trade Corridor summit




FLINT — City Manager Paul Brake and Mayor Susan Soderstrom were among nearly 200 regional business, civic and education leaders who convened today during the annual I-69 International Trade Corridor Regional Summit to take advantage of opportunities in collaboration with each other. Various speakers discussed the unique advantages of the Corridor, including speaker Greg Burkhart, Managing Partner of investment firm […]


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