Sanders joins VIEW staff

Rhonda S. Sanders is the newest addition to the Genesee County View Newspaper Group reporting staff. She will cover news in Flint Township and Swartz Creek, particularly police reports from both municipalities and also the Carman-Ainsworth School District. Sanders worked as a daily newspaper reporter for 28 years at The Flint Journal where she covered everything from news to features […]

Hopes, dreams and the media on UM-Flint stage

FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presents The Ruby Sunrise, Feb. 11-13 and 18-20 at the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. The curtain goes up at 7:30 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances; Sunday matinees begin at 2 p.m. Set in 1927, ambitious Indiana farm girl Ruby craves more than a husband and […]

Lady Cavaliers fall to Flushing Raiders

FLINT TWP. — The Lady Cavaliers went into their basketball game against Flushing last Friday with a big piece of their artillery missing, and the results were predictable. Carman-Ainsworth dropped a 69-41 decision to the Lady Raiders and effectively fell out of the Big Nine Conference race at 1-3 with two games to go. The Cavs are 7-9 overall, still […]

C-A theater students receive accolades

FLINT TWP. — Four Carman- Ainsworth students who appeared in a theater production last month of “The Marvelous Wonderettes’’ sang and accepted accolades from the Board of Education at a recent meeting. They are Rolecia Looney, Paige Conway, Aris Campbell and Michaela Nogaj. Looney, Conway and Campbell are seniors who also announced higher education scholarships they were awarded in December […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Kristina Whitcomb’s 21st Birthday Bash on Feb. 11 with performances by It Lies Within, Givensix, Mindflaw and Sidetract. Doors open at 7 p.m. This is a low dough concert. One: The Only Tribute to Metallica, will perform Feb. 12. Doors open […]

Cavs winning close ones in Big Nine contests

FLINT TWP. — Nothing has come easy for Carman-Ainsworth in Big Nine Conference basketball this season. While the Cavaliers have five double digit victories in their 11-4 overall record, they’re 3-1 in the conference, with no win by more than nine points. The latest was a 53-46 victory over Flushing last Friday, in which the Cavs trailed, 9-7, after one […]

Miss Hibernia to be crowned this weekend

FLINT TWP. — The St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Flint officially kicks off Saturday with a fund-raiser party and the crowning of Miss Hibernia from 4-10 p.m. at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 Linden Road. Festivities will get underway with the Miss Hibernia Pageant from 4-6 p.m. when several young women, ages 16-22 and of Irish descent, will compete for the […]

Community Briefs

Wine, Women & Chocolate BURTON — The annual Wine, Women & Chocolate event returns to Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center, 6045 Davison Rd., 1-6 p.m. Feb. 12. The event, which is for women only, features a 5k track set up on the golf course for attendees to walk, snow shoe or cross country ski on. Hospitality tens will be set […]

Sports Shorts

Cavs cheer squad fourth at Bobcat Classic GRAND BLANC — The Carman-Ainsworth cheer squads competed at the Grand Blanc Cheer Classic on January 29, with the freshman squad placing first with 552.36 points, while the JV squad was first with 655.90 and the varsity placed fourth with 721.91. In total, 45 high school and middle school cheer squads competed at […]

Resident circulating petition to change tethering law

SWARTZ CREEK — With more than 2,000 signatures in total, Swartz Creek resident Annie Carlson is still pushing to change Michigan law regarding 24- hour tethering of dogs. Carlson, who began her online petition in August 2010, has been gathering online and written signatures to help change the current law. As a step closer to realizing her goal, she will […]