News Briefs

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 […]


Woman threatened with a gun at mobile home park FLINT TWP. — Police were dispatched to the 2400 block of Gena Ann Lane in the Pasadena Mobile Home Park at 8 p.m. May 15 in response to a complaint from a 26-year-old female who said she had been threatened with a gun. The complainant said she was visiting a friend […]

District semifinals await Carman-Ainsworth ball teams

SWARTZ CREEK — Host Swartz Creek set the table for the semifinal rounds of the No. 3-1 baseball and softball districts with the Dragons losing both contests to Flushing. That puts Flushing baseball up against Flint Northern at 10 a.m. on Saturday, with the Carman-Ainsworth vs. Flint Northwestern semifinal at noon. The championship game takes place at 2 p.m. For […]

Township outlines upcoming projects

FLINT TWP. — A major facelift for a local dealership and an extended-stay facility for a multi-million-dollar cancer treatment center are among new economic development projects slated for the township. “Even though the economy has been lagging for the past few years, the Charter Township of Flint has been able to attract new business,’’ said Tracey Tucker, economic enhancement director, […]

Sports Shorts

10 to skate in State Games FLINT TWP. — Ten Flint-area students have been chosen for the District 5 State Games of Michigan 14U Hockey Team. From Genesee County forwards Zac Grunkenmeyer, Brendan Smith, Joshua Hill, Andrew Belllant and Lance McClean, defensemen Brandon Orth, Mitchell Hards and Mark Vansaw, and goaltenders Ricky Gonzalez and Parker Nevicato were selected. The District […]

Business Briefs

Haywood named CFO for Genesys Health System GENESEE COUNTY — Nancy Haywood has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Genesys Health System. Reporting directly to Betsy Aderholdt, president and CEO of Genesys, Haywood will lead the system’s financial operations, including Accounting, Accounts Payable, Health Information Management, Payroll, Real Estate, Patient Registration, Revenue Cycle, and Financial & Strategic Planning. A […]

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Sports VIEW

The Grand Blanc girls’ tennis team competes for the state title in Div. 1 Saturday at Midland Tennis Center. While the season for Almont, Imlay City, Goodrich, Carman-Ainsworth, Swartz Creek and Davison is officially over after regionals pared down the field on May 19-20, tennis is alive and well for the Div. 1 Grand Blanc program. The going won’t be […]

Citizens Bank announces new vice presidents

FLINT — Citizens Bank Wealth Management, N.A., is pleased to announce that John A. Ransom II has been named vice president and business development officer and Loretta A. Baker has been named vice president and IRA specialist. Ransom specializes in the growth and development of the wealth business working with a team of trust professionals in the administration, and relationship […]

Soccer team bows out in opening round

GRAND BLANC — The Carman- Ainsworth soccer team knew it was up against a more superior team when it took the field in the opening round of districts on Tuesday. The Lady Cavs would not back down and tried to play its game, but Saginaw Heritage was too skilled and won the game, 9-1. Heritage would score six goals in […]