WFBA gets update on KWA pipeline

FLINT TWP. — Construction of the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline will not only be a game changer for water costs and quality in Genesee County but also a boon for the state’s food processing industry, according to Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner and KWA CEO. Wright provided an update and longterm vision for the new KWA water pipeline, […]

Twp. supervisor proposes fewer board meetings

FLINT TWP. — Township board meetings could be reduced to once a month under a proposal made last week by Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. Citing bylaws that allow the board to elect once-a-month meetings, Miller said she is proposing the change in part because the clerk’s office will be “overworked and understaffed” leading up to the May 5 election. The […]

C-A Robotics team wins again

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 314 racked up more state qualifying points in competition against 39 teams from around the state at the Great Lakes Bay Region FIRST Robotics District Competition last weekend, according to a press release. It was their second competition of the year after also finishing first in a competition earlier […]

C-A Board supports Proposal 1

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education passed a resolution last week in support of state Proposal 1 which will come before voters on the May 5 ballot. “The success of Michigan’s economy rests upon its infrastructure, the education it provides its children and the roads and bridges that facilitate agriculture, commerce, industry and tourism in our state,” […]

Where in the world is Sam?

CAMS student competing this week in state Geography Bee

FLINT TWP. — The Louis and Clark expedition did not explore which state: Iowa, New Mexico, Montana, or Washington? Taylor Swift performed songs from her album “Red” last summer in Kuala Lumpur,the capital of which Asian country that borders the South China Sea? What is the term for the movement of air from a high pressure area to a low […]

In brief

See CAMS musical now FLINT TWP. — Performances of Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Theater annual musical began March 25 and continue for two more nights, March 26-27. This year’s show, “Rock Around the Block’’ features singing, dancing and a famous Rock Star. Showtime is 7 p.m. each night. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for C-A students. Senior Citizens and […]


Former Miller Road dealership finally meets wrecking ball

FLINT TWP. — Eight months have gone by since plans were announced to build a Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 4140 Miller Road. A bulldozer arrived last week and within a few days had reduced to a pile of rubble a long-standing building at the former Miller Road car dealership. Most recently operated as Jim Waldron Used Cars from 2012-2013, the […]

In brief

Century 21 team honored for achievements GRAND BLANC -— Century 21 Sabo Associates has announced that Century 21 Real Estate LLC, Franchisor of world’s largest residential real estate sales organization recently recognized Gina Yiannatji, Jackie Stratton, Eric McBride, Justine High, Lori Hackett and Jack Fox with prestigious awards which recognizes Production, Professionalism and Outstanding Customer Service. Century 21 recently presented […]

Child abuse to be highlighted next month

When we think about child abuse, some of the more horrific cases come to mind. Last year statistics released showed more than 3,000 reported cases of abuse in Genesee County over a five-year period. One of the worst, locally, was the case of 4-year-old Dominick Calhoun who was killed by his mother’s abusive boyfriend during a savage beating in their […]

Two Man Group coming to Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting proudly presents Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, Two Man Group as part of the Hap Night of Laughs Series at The Whiting on April 11 at 8 p.m. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy® nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their […]