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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

‘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 […]


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 […]

Hot Tickets

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 […]

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 […]

MCC announces 53rd annual student art show

FLINT — An exhibition showcasing more than 300 works of art by students at Mott Community College will be on public display through June 17. The 53rd Annual Student Art Show features a broad range of art work by MCC students, located in the Fine Arts Gallery of the Visual Arts & Design Center on the Mott Community College main […]

Organizations record thousands of miles in competition

GENESEE COUNTY — More than 2,500 miles in active and alternative transportation were recorded by local organizations and companies during the Commuter Challenge, a county-wide competition led by the Safe and Active Genesee for Everyone (SAGE) coalition. Challenge participants walked, biked, carpooled and took public transportation to and from work or during workday errands from May 16-20 in an effort […]

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 […]