Trail blazing

As leaf changes peak in a blaze of color, a walk or bike ride along the Genesee Valley Trail is a sightseeing treat of autumn’s natural beauty. Though some like to use the 2.6-mile recreational trail year-round, it traditionally closes Nov. 1 and reopens April 1.

Police dept. buys 2 vehicles

FLINT TWP. — Two vehicles are being added to the police fleet including one to transport Gunnar the police dog and his handler. The township board approved the purchases of a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle for canine patrol and a pre-owned 2013 Chevrolet Impala for Detective Bureau use. The Tahoe’s purchase price of $32,997 will be paid for […]

Cost-sharing plans move forward for repaving rutted road

FLINT TWP. — More than a year has passed since the township approved reconstruction of Health Source Boulevard off Linden and Corunna Roads and costs have gone up accordingly. Health Source Blvd. is a public access road between HealthPlus of Michigan and the Patty Lou Williamson dealerships, which motorists also use as a shortcut from eastbound Corunna to south Linden […]

A show of school spirit

FLINT TWP. — Political signs aren’t the only ones seen popping up in yards around the township. Carman-Ainsworth supporters are showing their school spirit by sporting Cavalier blue and white yard signs. The 18 x 24-inch corrugated plastic signs come with a 30-inch stand and are being sold for $15 each. For an extra $5, the signs can be personalized […]

Twp. OKs liquor license for Texas Roadhouse

FLINT TWP. — So far there’s been no sign of demolition or construction at the future Miller Road site of a proposed Texas Roadhouse restaurant but there has been some movement behind the scenes. On October 6, the township board unanimously approved a phase I and II Class C liquor license application for Texas Roadhouse. 4140 Miller Road. “All Texas […]

School safety notice issued

FLINT TWP. — Parents and community members are being asked to keep a vigilant eye out for student safety following a recent incident in which a middle-school student was approached by a stranger at a bus stop. The student reported on Oct. 8 about being approached that morning at a bus stop near Cambridge Square Apartments on Mill Road between […]

In brief

Trick or Treat at CAHS FLINT TWP. — Think you can outrun a zombie, ghost, goblin or other creatures of the night? Tie on your running shows and find out at the Halloween Scaredy-Pants Races — two fun run/walks to support the Cavalier Cross-Country Program, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Carman Ainsworth High School. Costumesareencouragedfora11/2- mile […]

Children’s award nominations sought

GENESEE COUNTY — Nominations are now being accepted for Priority Children’s 20th Annual Children’s Champion Awards. To nominate an individual, organization or business doing great things for children in Genesee County, visit the organization’s web site at Nomination categories are as follows: Outstanding Individuals — (Five Award Categories) James T. Dover, Jr. Outstanding Senior Award — Any senior adult […]

Friends of the Flint Public Library Fall Used Book Sale

FLINT — The Friends of the Flint Public Library’s Fall Used Book Sale will be held Oct. 21-25, at the Flint Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 1026 E. Kearsley St. Choose from thousands of paperback and hardbound books on hundreds of subjects. For movie lovers there’s a collection of videos and DVDs. Music lovers will find CDs and a […]

Mancino’s moves to Mill Creek center

FLINT TWP. — Looking to get your grub on, only to find the doors closed and dark at Mancino’s Pizza and Grinders in its familiar location of 10 years at Oak Brook Shopping Center on Linden Road? Never fear. It hasn’t closed for good. The restaurant has moved a few doors down the road to the Mill Creek Shopping Center, […]