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Carman-Ainsworth football loses to Lapeer

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 12, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, 11:03 a.m., — The Carman-Ainsworth football team lost to Lapeer 49-12 at Lapeer Friday night.

Blessing of the therapy dogs at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

GRAND BLANC — Therapy dogs work hard every day to help those they serve, but even man’s best friend sometimes needs a little help from above. St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, G-9020 S. Saginaw St., welcomed the Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. for a blessing of the pets on Oct. 5. Many dogs of different breeds and their owners attended the service […]

Flint Township man arraigned on murder charges

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT TWP. — A 19-year-old Flint Township man was arraigned last week on multiple charges in connection with a murder at a Flint Township apartment complex. Erion Dashawn-Rashe Parker was arraigned last week before Genesee District Judge Jennifer J. Manley on one count each of first-degree premeditated murder, felony murder, armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon and three counts […]

ServPro begins $3 million expansion

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT TWP. — ServPro of Northwest Genesee County, a water and fire damage restoration and mold remediation company, is in the beginning phases of a $3 million expansion on Linden Road near Genesee Valley Center. According to General Manager Ken Patterson, the business, which is owned by Josh Ingersoll, purchased the 5-acre property in September and began Phase 1 of […]

Flint Firebirds and McLaren Flint Partner for ‘Pink Out for Mamms’

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT — In an effort to create awareness about breast cancer and raise funds for area women in need to receive 3D mammograms, the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club and the McLaren Flint Foundation are partnering for the fifth time. This year’s hockey game fundraiser is called “Pink Out for Mamms” and takes place on Oct. 12. The puck drops at […]

Halloween event returns Oct. 26

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT TWP. — Trunks & Treats, a free community event, will be Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Genesee Valley Center. Trick-or-treat will be held in the mall, and those in attendance should check in at Center Court for bags and goodies. Trunk or Treat will be in the Outdoor Village between Barnes & Noble and Bar […]

Police to receive new uniforms, duty belts

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police officers will be getting new uniforms and duty belts. The Flint Township Board of Supervisors voted Monday to approve the purchase of three pairs of pants, two long-sleeved shirts, two short-sleeved shirts and a duty belt for each officer at a cost of $28,548.45. Police Chief Kevin Salter said the officers have worn the […]

Clerk awarded IIMC certification

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Clerk Kathy fund has been awarded the International Institute of Municipal Clerks’ designation of certified municipal clerk. County Commissioner Kim Courts presented Funk with a plaque at Monday’s Flint Township Board of Trustees meeting. Courts said the three-year course is very demanding with weeklong sessions that run from morning until evening. She said there is […]

In brief

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

Annual Pig Roast at the CA-Senior Center Oct. 19 FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will holds its eighth annual pig roast Oct. 19 from noon to 2 p.m. The menu includes a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and a dessert. Cost is $10 per person in advance, and tickets are […]

Diamond Jubilee for Big Brothers Big Sisters on Nov. 2

By wsmith@mihomepaper.com | October 10, 2019

BURTON — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint & Genesee County would like to announce its “75th Diamond Jubilee Big Celebration” presented by Big John Steak & Onion; celebrating 75 years of defending potential in Genesee County. The event will be held on Nov. 2, from 6-9 p.m. at The Sloan Museum; 4190 E Court St., in the Courtland Center. […]