C-A announces scholarships, honors

FLINT TWP. — More than $3 million in scholarships including several full-rides were announced at the Carman-Ainsworth High School Honors Program Tuesday night as 150 outstanding seniors from a graduating class of 345 took their bows. In his welcoming remarks, high school principal Rory Mattar pegged the scholarship tally at $3,307,696. He said he had every confidence the students have […]

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present the Summer Survival Show June 4 with Inhale Exhale, Judgment, Wilson, Suffer the Truth, Hillside Barrier and Exilius. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Taproot with special guests the Fabulous Miss Wendy, Long Reef and Avenue Sky […]

Efforts underway to beautify park

FLINT TWP. — He can tell you about the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and the butterflies and the weeds — all part of ongoing beautification and conservation efforts at the Flint Township Park on Norko Drive. Peter Mikelens, a local physician, addressed the township board at its May 16 meeting, giving a detailed nature […]


SA Soccer Camps are coming GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School. The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from […]

Residents bring road conditions to board

FLINT TWP. — A resident of the Hunters Ridge subdivision, spoke during public comments at the May 16 township board meeting, asking that something to be done about street conditions and traffic problems. Bobby Leflore, a 23-year resident of said the township, said he represented 200 residents in the subdivision off West Court Street, who asked him to bring these […]

‘Shakespeare in the Park’ comes to For-Mar

BURTON — For seven years, Flint’s “Shakespeare in the Park” in Kearsley Park has drawn rave reviews and enthusiastic crowds. Now for the third year the production is going beyond Kearsley Park to parks across the city and county, including For-Mar Nature Preserve. Admission to all performances (except the opening night gala at Kearsley Park) is free. Please bring your […]

Fire chief seeks approval for grant money

FLINT TWP. — Use it or lose it was the word from Fire Chief John E. Ringwelski about grant money available to help pay for needed lighting improvements at township fire halls. Saying that more than a month had already expired between township board meetings, Ringwelski stressed a 90-day time limit to use grant monies from the Consumers Energy Business […]


CARDS AND GAMESEVERY 3RD FRIDAYEuchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights ofColumbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., SwartzCreek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684.CHURCHTUESDAYSKnit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church.Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566.Revolution, Teen […]

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Alpha Phi Alpha to hold health fair FLINT TWP. — Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will present its second annual Take Your Dad to the Doctor Day Family Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. The Health Fair is designed to promote and increase awareness of health issues, particularly those affecting African-American […]

Cavaliers to tee it up in golf district

FLINT TWP. — Golf season will end for most of the Carman-Ainsworth boys’ team this week, but that doesn’t mean its trip to the district tournament will be a waste of time. The Cavaliers will journey to Bay City Country Club on Friday for a Div. 1 district featuring powerhouses like Davison, Bay City Western and Traverse City Central and […]

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