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AARP seeks nominations LANSING — AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2016 Michigan Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-and-older Michiganders who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP Michigan is excited to shine a light on those who are using what they’ve learned in life to make a […]

Some college students need a class on respect

I recently attended commencement ceremonies at the Dort Federal Events Center for the University of Michigan-Flint. Let me start by saying there were a lot of great young people there who did a great job with their college careers and my hat is off to all of them. Good luck! What wasn’t so great was the downright rudeness and lack […]

Rusty Wright Band performing live at C-AHS

FLINT TWP. — The hometown favorite Rusty Wright Band will perform at a political fundraiser for the Friends of the People slate of candidates for township office, at 7 p.m., Friday May 20 at Carman-Ainsworth High School, 1300 N. Linden Road. Tickets are $20 (or $10 in advance online with a sign up for the RWB newsletter). More information is […]

Wind ensemble celebrates 50 years

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Symphonic Wind Ensemble – formerly known as The Flint Civic Orchestra – will celebrate 50 years by playing an anniversary concert on May 15, 3 p.m., at the Faith Tabernacle on Center Rd. Four of the charter members – Don Clough, Nancy Wood, Jerry Johnston and Bruce Dunn – have been with the orchestra since […]

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Public hearing scheduled May 18 FLINT — A Public Hearing will be held May 18, at 7 p.m. in the Willard P. Harris Auditorium, third floor, Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach Street, as part of the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance meeting. This public hearing is an opportunity for you to review and comment on the following items: a proposed […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present the Sick Puppies, with special guests Red Sun Rising, Stitched Up Hearts and Hudson, May 12. Tickets are $20 in advance. The Texas Hippie Coalition, with special guests the Sons of Texas and Vicariant, will perform May 14. Tickets are $15 in […]

Cavs baseball splits road Valley doubleheader

BAY CITY – Cooper Betancourt went 3-for-4 with a run on Monday at Bay City Central as the Carman- Ainsworth varsity baseball team lost the first game of a Saginaw Valley League crossover doubleheader 3-2. Having charted eight hits against 13 allowed, Austin Jerome went 1-for-4 with a run, Lucas Shoffer was 1-for-4 with a RBI and Jawanza Edwards added […]

Cavaliers 17th in County golf

GRAND BLANC TWP. – Carman- Ainsworth finished 17th in the Genesee County Invitational golf tournament Monday, shooting 396 at Flint Elks Club. Aaron Floyd and Tyson Fields each shot 98 and Ryan Macko carded 99 to lead the Cavaliers. John Karbowski was close behind with a 101 and Noah Vanderhyde a stroke behind him at 102. Grand Blanc, ranked third […]


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SOCCER The Cavaliers defeated Northwestern 11-0 Monday. Brittany Young had three goals to lead the offensive attack. Nisreen Shukairy and Destinee Lester added two goals. Kara Yearby, Arianna Vantine, Payton Dixon and Ocean Cooper had a goal apiece. Shukairy, Lester, Vantine, Dixon, Jasia Caldwell, Tyne Smith, Kendall Bragg and Alexis House all had an assist. – K.W. SOFTBALL Carman-Ainsworth was […]

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