Still recalling

FLINT TWP. — True to her word, township resident LaVonna Harris is not giving up on her effort to recall Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. For the fourth times since mid-May, Harris has filed a recall petition that first must have its wording approved as “clear and factual’ by the Genesee County Elections Board. The board has thrice rejected Harris’ prior […]

Remember to vote

Voting machines were at the township hall this week being prepared for the roll out to precincts for Tuesday’s primary election. Voters will choose in races that include governor, U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representative, 5th District; the State Senate, 14th 27th, and 32nd districts; State House Representatives, 34th, 48th, 49th, 50th, and 51st districts; and Genesee County Commissioners […]

ZBA hearings to consider bigger business signs

FLINT TWP. — Three businesses wanting larger signs than allowed by the township’s sign ordinance are scheduled for public hearings before the Zoning Board of Appeals at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6 . The board meets at the township hall on Dye Road. Vehicle City Harley Davidson on Austins Parkway has spent the past year redeveloping a former car dealership […]

Bed of Roses

Flowerbed brings beauty along Linden Road corridor

FLINT TWP. — Five rosebushes recently planted by the township’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee have added a beauty spot along the busy Linden Road retail corridor. The flowerbed is on the east side of the road just south of Lennon Road where the Genesee Valley Trail intersects Linden Road. “It is our fifth project,’’ said Jim McClung, parks and […]

5 C-A school board members seeking re-election

FLINT TWP. — Five of the seven members of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education are uncontested in their bids for re-election but it appears that one seat may be left open by the retirement of long-time board member Peggy Anderson, who is not seeking re-election (see separate article). Joy Crane, Laura Garrison, Patrice Hatcher, James Johnson and Gloria Nealy all […]

In brief

Paperback Blowout FLINT TWP. — The Friends of the McCarty Library will host a used paperback book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and from 9 a.m- 12 p.m. Saturday, August 9 at the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 Graham Rd. They will be selling eight books for $1. — R.S. Smoke, carbon monoxide detectors available […]

Barber salon moves to bigger shop

FLINT TWP. — After five and a half years being located at Dye and Lennon roads, barbershop/salon owner Dawn Cataldo felt ready to spread her wings with a new name and a bigger space. DC Hair Works opened last month at G- 5391 Corunna Road, west of Dye Road. Formerly called Dawn’s Family Hair Care, the barbershop and hair salon […]

Longtime C-A board member moving on

FLINT TWP. — After 22 years of service on the Carman- Ainsworth School Board, Peggy Anderson has decided to step down. She is currently serving a n 18-month extension of her last elected term, which ended June 30, 2013. The extension resulted from a change in Michigan Election Law in 2012 that switched school elections from every May to the […]

In brief

Caring Community Credit Unions fight hunger GENESEE COUNTY — The 5th Annual Caring Community Credit Unions Campaign ran from June 16 – July 3 at several credit unions in the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan’s (FBEM) service area. Recognizing that “Hunger Does Not Take a Vacation,” credit unions across the state teamed up to help fight hunger in the community. […]

Cruise on in

FLINT TWP. — One lucky classic car owner will take home the “People’s Choice” Trophy – a snazzy neon-lit replica of the iconic Route 66 highway sign. That and more is on offer at the annual West Flint Community Car Cruise and Family Fun Festival, 4 -8 p.m. Saturday August 2 in the parking lot of West Flint Church of […]