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Senior center hosting Open House on March 23 FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township/ Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will be hosting an Open House on March 23 from 4- 6 p.m. Bring yourself and a friend to become a member (ages 60 and older). There will be refreshments, demonstrations, information, music and prizes. Questions? Call 810- 732-6290. […]

Healthcare helps job growth in Genesee

GENESEE COUNTY — Employment in Genesee and Shiawassee counties edged up slightly by 1.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, with 2,889 more individuals employed than in the third quarter, according to a press release from the Flint & Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce. Also, annual employment was higher by 3,000 individuals in 2014 compared to 2013, according to […]

Donations sought for fire victims

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Middle School family is rallying to help three students whose family lost everything they owned in a March 7 house fire. The Middle School is accepting donations for Brooklyn Palmateer, 14, and twins Alexandria and Victoria, 11 and their parents Greg and Destanie Palmateer. Checks should be made payable to “Carman- Ainsworth” with “Palmateer […]

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CAHS teens write book

FLINT TWP. — Since stepping down from the Carman- Ainsworth school board in 2013, Recco S. Richardson is keeping busy helping district students. A state of Michigan licensed professional counselor, Richardson heads up the schoolbased Adolescents for Better Learning Endeavors (ABLE) program that provides resources, support, motivation and guidance to help students improve their academic and social life, emotional maturity […]

Police vehicle purchased at Patsy Lou

FLINT TWP. — A 2014 Chevrolet Impala being added to the police fleet will be purchased from a local car dealer instead of through a collective bidding process. Encouraged earlier this month by the township board to buy from local dealerships, police officials made a deal to buy the used police service vehicle from the Patsy Lou Williamson Chevrolet dealership. […]

Signarama gets rehab exemption

FLINT TWP. — After eight years, Signarama has outgrown its current building on MIller Road in the Yorkshire Plaza and is looking for growing room. Owners Gordon and Deana Wallace found it in another MIller Road building that has been vacant for at least seven years. They expect to spend about $322,000 over the next two years bringing that 10, […]