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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 […]

Segment of Genesee Valley Trail opens



FLINT — A new segment of the Genesee Valley Trail opened Wednesday, running through the former Chevy in the Hole site and connecting with the Flint River Trail. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Joe Krapohl, president of the Genesee County Parks & Recreation Commission, said the new section at Chevy Commons is part of the largest nonmotorized trail system […]

Carman-Ainsworth robotics team ends season with world championship appearance

FLINT – It was a battle of the best high school robotics teams from around the world. It was an opportunity for Carman- Ainsworth High School’s Megatron Oracles (Big MO) Team 314 to build on their FIRST® in Michigan state championship finalist showing. Sadly, the team left the FIRST world championship in Detroit with no medals, banners or trophies, logging […]

An Easter eve event


“Magic” Steve Schniers creates a balloon tiara for Alivia Latimer at the Easter Fair on Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Swartz Creek. Alivia attended the event with Aubrey Green and Carson Latimer. The church sponsors the fair every year to offer family fun and fellowship. One of the most popular attractions are the paper hats the church women […]

Bomb threat at Best Buy forces evacuation

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township police are investigating a bomb threat made Monday afternoon to the Flint Township Best Buy store, 3660 Miller Rd. K-9 units with the Michigan State Police and the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office searched the building. No bomb or other explosive materials were found. Employees could re-enter the building at about 6 p.m. Monday, and customers […]

Carman-Ainsworth to hold Town Hall Meeting regarding millage election



FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Community Schools is holding a Town Hall Meeting, April 29, regarding the May 7 millage proposals. The meeting will be held in the auditorium at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School at 6:30 p.m. Carman-Ainsworth schools will ask voters May 7 to approve a 1-mill increase in the district’s sinking fund, potentially generating $750,000 a year from 2019 […]


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