Township sets special street light public hearing

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will hold a public hearing for a Special Assessment Street Lighting District on Claude Avenue 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the township municipal hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd. The Township Board of Trustees approved the public hearing at its Oct. 4 meeting. The hearing for the Special Assessment Street Lighting District is for three street […]

FYT presents Farragut North

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s staged reading of Farragut North will be performed at 6 p.m. Oct. 17. This timely and starkly realistic insider’s view of the American political process is written by Beau Willimon. The story revolves around Stephen, a wunderkind press secretary who has built a career to be envied by men twice his age. During a tight […]

Foundation gives community opportunity to invest in district’s future

FLINT TWP. — As a way to generate and invest supplemental resources to enhance the quality of education at Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools, the district has the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation to help provide expanded learning opportunities for students and staff. Established in 2001, the Carman- Ainsworth Education Foundation is a fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, and supports the […]

News Briefs

Getting it right SWARTZ CREEK — In the Oct. 7 issue, the story on the Crapo Farm Sesquicentennial Celebration had erroneous information in the cutlines. The cutline under the photo of the grandchildren should have read “Henry Crapo’s grandchildren stand next to a wreath placed at the old silo. The wreath was placed in memory of the farm’s four owners: […]

Celebrated pianist makes local appearance

Jerry Nelson to perform at Central Church of the Nazarene

FLINT TWP. — Internationally celebrated concert pianist Jerry Nelson will be in appearing in concert 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Chenoweth Family Center of Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. Nelson’s concert includes music from traditional to contemporary hymn arrangements, touches of jazz, moments of classical interwoven with hymns, inspirational, eclectic, ethnic and occasionally a dash […]


THOMAS DAVID DEBIEN, 49, of Gaines, died on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at University Hospital, Ann Arbor. .) Thomas was born November 1, 1960, in Detroit, the son of Leo T. and Mary (Whalen) Debien. He married Lynnette Rae Paro on October 8, 1988. He was raised in Grand Blanc and was a 1979 graduate of Luke M. Powers High […]

In Brief

Lap band support group FLINT — A lap band support group meets 5:30- 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Hurley Bariatric Center, 2700 Robert T. Longway Blvd. The support group is for people who have had weight loss surgery using a lap band. Details: Visit www.hurleymc.com.— N.B. Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar GRAND BLANC TWP. — “Achieving excellence in diabetes […]

Barron’s two punt returns lead Cavs

FLINT TWP. — Shane Barron doesn’t do a lot of talking, but the Carman- Ainsworth junior sure listens well. Barron had a brief chat with coach Nate Williams before last Friday’s homecoming game against Powers Catholic that went something like this: “Shane,” said the coach, “you’ve returned a kickoff for a touchdown and scored on the rush and the pass […]

“Get Away, Right Away” is more than just a great idea

FLINT — For the people of Genesee County, “get away, right away” is more than just a great idea. It’s the cornerstone of a new brand identity and marketing campaign promoting their Genesee County Parks. This fall, Michigan’s largest county park system — with more than 11,000 acres of woods, water and recreational amenities — is bringing a fresh new […]

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