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 […]

Hurley receives six-year accreditation

FLINT — The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Committee on CME Accreditation recently awarded the Hurley Medical Center Institute for Continuing Medical Education six-years of Accreditation with Commendation as a provider of category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities. The accreditation will run through September of 2017. Of the 55 CME providers in the state, Hurley Medical Center is one […]


MID-MAY – BEFORE LABOR DAY Golf League for Senior Women is looking for more members. We are enjoyably competitive and love going out to lunch afterwards. We play at MULBERRY HILL GOLF COURSE in northern Oxford. Tee time is 9 a.m., Tuesday mornings. For more information call Linda at 810-796-3014. SUNDAY, JUNE 5 The Optimist International Junior Golf Championship Qualifier […]

With summer comes more vanity plates

The VIEW from here

I’ve noticed a resurgence of vanity plates, both here and abroad, with the coming of, well, better weather. I’m not going to go as far as to call our current weather trends “good,” but good enough that more cars are on the roads and with them, more personalized license plates. Here’s a few — some local and others from abroad […]

Brass ring

Fat Guy’s Corner

The decision to take his talents to South Beach has paid LeBron James and the Miami Heat huge dividends. The “Big Three” have accomplished what everyone thought they would by reaching the NBA Finals. This is what LeBron, Bosh and Wade envisioned six months ago. I know many thought earlier in the season that it didn’t look like it would […]

Lending a hand

School rallies around children, mother after father’s death

FLINT TWP. — David and Nicole Waite were the type of parents always at their child’s school, volunteering to help out. Their oldest daughter Tayler, 7, is a second grader at Woodland Elementary and their youngest daughter Chelsea, 4, will be going there once she’s past pre-K in Swartz Creek next year. David started helping out at the school from […]

Lady Cavs’ overpowered by Chargers

FLINT— The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ lacrosse squad entered the state regionals on Friday, as it traveled to Flint Powers Catholic to take on the Chargers. Unfortunately for the Cavaliers, they were not able to take down the mighty Chargers, as Powers advanced to the next round with a 19- 2 win. Powers, a perennial powerhouse in Div. 2 in girls’ lacrosse, […]

In Brief

Reynolds receives Alfred Humanitarian Award FLINT — Dr. Lawrence Reynolds, a local pediatrician who has dedicated his life to children and families in Genesee County, is the recipient of the 2011 Dr. Clement A. Alfred Humanitarian Award of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. The award was established in 1991 through a charitable Fund at the Community Foundation by the […]


BOYSBadar Classic at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School5-31-11GIRLS100 hurdles 2. Lariah Simpson (CA 15.94400 dash 2. Jalesia Johnson (CA) 60.98BOYS110 hurdles 1. Robert Yong (CA) 13.85400 relay 2. S. White, L. White, Alexander,Madison (CA) 1:34.074×100 3. S. White, L. White, Alexander, Madison (CA) 43.2400 dash 1. Shane Barron (CA) 50.15300 hurdles 2. Donald Cardwell (CA) 40.61Big Nine Championships5-26-11Davison 192; Carman-Ainsworth 149; Flushing […]