Three Carman-Ainsworth Middle School students charged with making threats

FLINT TWP.—Three students at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School have been charged with making threats to the school in the wake of the deadly Nov. 30 shooting at Oxford High School. On Tuesday, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged seven local middle and high school students with making threats to shoot up their schools, including Carman-Ainsworth Middle School (three), Flint Southwestern Classical […]

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Bishop Airport hosts tree lighting ceremony

FLINT TWP. — For the first time in its history, Flint Bishop International Airport kicked off the holiday season with a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30. Flint Mayor Sheldon Neely, Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller and County Commissioner Dominique Clemons joined airport staff and the public to ring in the holiday season and light a 28-foot Christmas tree […]

Fourth Annual Ally Challenge raises more than $1.3 million for local charities

FENTON — For the second time in its brief history, the Ally Challenge has surpassed the $1 million mark in charitable giving totals. At a press event held in Fenton on Dec. 1, tournament officials announced that the 4th Annual Ally Challenge presented by McLaren raised more than $1.3 million in 2021. More than 20 charities benefited from the PGA […]

City sidewalks dressed in holiday smiles

GB Township to hire project manager for DPS, fire department project

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township will hire a project manager to help lead the way in planning, developing and constructing the new fire station and Department of Public Services complex on the old Playland Park on Dort Highway. “We have a fairly aggressive timeline, so we want to get moving on this,” said DPS Director Jeff Sears. “The […]

Township business owners to prioritize corridor improvement plans

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township officials and consultants will again engage the property owners in the northern commercial corridor as the next step toward advancing a comprehensive improvement plan. A previous meeting with stakeholders in the Saginaw Road-Dort Highway-Maple Road corridor produced a list of “their ideas and questions,” said township Supervisor Scott Bennett. “We’re going to go […]

And one in the park, as well

Save the Date

Goodrich tree lighting GOODRICH — Goodrich Festivals and Events will present a Goodrich Downtown Christmas from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9. Lighted golf cart parade and contest, Santa, tree lighting, caroling, book sale, bake sale, crafts, ugly sweater contest, special guests, coat collection, music, vendor booths, food and refreshments. — L.R. Santa visits GRAND BLANC — Santa […]

Davison community rallies around Oxford following shooting

DAVISON — Since the news last week about the shooting deaths of four Oxford High School students shocked Michigan and the rest of the nation, some in the community have been doing their part to help the victims and their families. Three Oxford High School students were killed Tuesday afternoon, and a fourth student, age 17, died Wednesday afternoon from […]