First water authority meeting taking place; soil testing complete in Lake Huron

GENESEE COUNTY — The Karegnondi Water Authority is moving ahead with plans for its first meeting later month, as the proposed pipeline idea moves forward in several counties and communities. Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner, said the regional water authority consisting of Wright, Lapeer County Drain Commissioner John Cosens, Lapeer City Manager Dale Kirbyson, Sanilac County Drain Commissioner Greg […]

Top programs stand in Cavaliers way for regional title

HOLT — In a loaded tennis regional that gets underway Friday or Saturday, Carman-Ainsworth has its work cut out if it has any hopes of qualifying for the state meet. Teams must win the regional or earn 18 points, while the winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles automatically qualifies. Grand Blanc won the regional title last season, its […]

World Martial Arts Academy opening branch location in Swartz Creek

SWARTZ CREEK — Students ages 3-103 interested in learning Tae Kwon Do can now take classes every Friday from 6-6:45 p.m. at 8048 Miller Rd., a branch location of World Martial Arts Academy. Grand Master David Weatherly, owner and director of World Martial Arts Academy, teaches all the classes, which are open to boys and girls, will run all year […]

5th Annual Women, Girls Day set for Oct. 19

FLINT — The 5th annual Flint Women & Girls Day, sponsored by the Flint Women and Girls Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, is 7:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at Sarvis Center. This year’s event will feature the presentation of the 2010 Libby Award, given to a deserving woman who exemplifies the philanthropic values of Olivia P. “Libby” Maynard […]

Sports Shorts

Hunter safety on the offering slate FLINT TWP. — Sponsored by the DNRE and Carman-Ainsworth Community Education, the free course on Oct. 11, 13, and 16 from 6-9:30 p.m. includes hunting laws, ethics and hunter responsibilities, first aid, bow and arrow and gun hunting safety, survival and range work. Students must be 12 years old or older to take this […]

Business Briefs

New Flint business, OnSite Energy, announces launch FLINT — OnSite Energy is pleased to announce the launch of its new business, OnSite Energy, LLC, in Flint and the availability of its three biodiesel processors. “These processors allow customers to reprocess used cooking oil or use home-grown vegetable oil to make biodiesel fuel,” reports Jeff Woolman, OnSite Energy Operations Manager. “With […]

YWCA hosts domestic violence awareness walk

FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint invites the community to help increase exposure of domestic violence by participating in its second annual “Strong Alone, Fearless Together: Domestic Violence Awareness 5k Stride” in honor of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Annually, the YWCA of Greater Flint serves more than 6,000 women and children impacted by domestic violence. The stride […]

Lady Cavs head to regional

FLINT TWP. — Golf season likely will end this week for Carman-Ainsworth as a team, but the Lady Cavs have hopes of being represented for one more week in the state tournament. The Cavs will play in the Div. 1 regional Thursday at Prestwick Village Golf Club, where two of the 15 teams are ranked and only three will advance […]


FRIDAY, OCT. 8 An evening with Jeff Daniels at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $12-35. Details: 810- 237-7333 or www.thewhiting.com. SUNDAY, OCT. 17 Farragut North written by Beau Willimon at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. […]

YWCA of Greater, MCC partner to raise awareness of domestic violence through film screenings

FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has partnered with Mott Community College (MCC) to sponsor showings of the documentary Sin by Silence. The showings are 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 14 in MCC’s Regional Technology Center, Room 1301. Sin by Silence is an emotionallypacked documentary that examines the stories of women incarcerated for killing an abusive partner. Yet, […]