2019-05-09 E-Edition

Carman-Ainsworth millage proposals voted down

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth school’s requests for an increase in its sinking fund millage and the setting of a higher millage rate to bypass annual Headlee Amendment losses to its budget were shot down by voters, Tuesday. Voters rejected a 1-mill increase in the district’s sinking fund, potentially generating $750,000 a year from 2019 to 2023; and a Headlee […]

Suspect charged in April 25 shooting

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a suspect in an April 25 shooting in Flint Township. The suspect, Michael Love, 46, of Flint Township, is charged with assault with great bodily harm less than murder, receiving and concealing a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition and three counts of […]

King awarded GCASBM scholarship

FLINT TWP. — Karyn King, a senior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, is one of six Genesee County students to be awarded a $500 scholarship by the Genesee County Association of School Board Members (GCASBM). The GCASBM scholarships are awarded to students who give back to their community. To be considered for the scholarship, high school seniors must have attained at […]

Winners of second annual Gleason Community Fund essay contest named

GENESEE COUNTY — The winners of the 2019 Gleason Community Fund Scholarship Essay contest were named May 6 during a luncheon at Hurley Medical Center in Flint. The ceremony at Hurley Medical Center was held where three scholarship winners were announced. They included Melina Smith of Atherton High School, first place ($1,500); Kaylee Czyzio of Flushing High School, second place […]

In brief

Spring into Summer Family Fun Fair FLINT TWP. — The Spring into Summer Family Fun Fair will be held May 18 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Resurrection Reformed Church, 5225 Calkins Rd. (at the corner of Calkins and Dye roads). They will have Yevettes Gourmet Taco Food Truck, a bounce house, Genesee STEM Academy, Hurley Medical Center, MSU Cooperative […]

Skaff collecting food for the Humane Society

MUNDY TWP. — Skaff is celebrating its 108th anniversary by partnering with CARS108 to help the Genesee County Humane Society. They hope to collect enough food to Feed the Furbabies at the Humane Society for 108 days. Bring in your donation of pet food for the Humane Society and Skaff will give you a $50 Skaff gift certificate. (One per […]

27th Annual Stamp Out Hunger is May 11

GENESEE COUNTY — With the help of sponsors, volunteer organizations and U.S. Postal Service employees in 10,000 communities nationwide, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 11. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single-day food drive. Last year’s drive resulted in carriers collecting 71.6 million pounds of […]

Ally Challenge announces 2019 charity beneficiaries

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren met with their tournament partner Ally Financial Chief Marketing and Public Relations Officer Andrea Brimmer, PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan and Dan Sullivan, President of HNS Sports Group last week to announce the two primary benefiting charities for the 2019 event. Chosen were United Way of Genesee County (UWGC), and […]

In brief

New director selected to lead Unemployment Insurance Agency LANSING — Steve Gray, 57, a professor and attorney with 30 years of expertise in unemployment insurance and administrative law, has been selected to lead Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA). “It’s an honor to have someone with such intense dedication and understanding of Michigan’s unemployment system stepping up to lead the Unemployment […]