C-A board holds reorganization meeting
FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth school board members Don Conway and Recco Richardson were sworn in for four-year terms at the board’s Jan. 8 organizational meeting. Both were re-elected in November after their previous terms were extended from June to November to comply with a change in school election times. The organizational meeting, normally held in June, also was needed because of the change n election dates. Conway and Richardson ran unopposed for re-election so no new members joined the board which agreed to maintain its current slate of officers — Patrice Hatcher, president, Gloria Nealy, vice president, Peggy Anderson, secretary and Anne Saunders, treasurer. — R.S.
Prosecutor issues statement about ongoing investigation of Grand Blanc student texting hoax
GENESEE COUNTY — In a Jan. 11 press release, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton said his office continues to be in communication with police officials regarding their ongoing investigation of false student text messages alleging active shooters being present at Grand Blanc High School on Dec. 19.
“We have met with Grand Blanc police officials several times over the past two weeks to review the investigation,” said Prosecutor David Leyton.
“We continue to have questions and each review of the case results in the circle of circumstance getting larger,” he said.
“When the police complete their investigation and are able to provide a complete picture of what happened on Dec. 19 , and in the days leading up to it, we will make a final decision as to whether, and against whom, charges may be filed,” he said.
“I take these allegations of false reports of active shooters in our schools very seriously. We need to place everyone on notice that false threats will not be tolerated and we will prosecute accordingly,” he said.
Carman-Ainsworth Schools were part of a countywide early closing of schools two days before the Christmas break in the aftermath of concerns raised by the Grand Blanc hoax. — R.S.
Township board meeting moved
FLINT TWP. — Township offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The regular township board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. — R.S.
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser to be held on January 19
SWARTZ CREEK — An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with salad bar and desserts will be held at St. Mary Queen of Angels in Swartz Creek on January 19 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family of 4 or more. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. The event is a fundraiser for the St. Vincent DePaul Ministry. For tickets, please call the parish office at 810-635-3240. — A.P.