Church tattoo parlor garners worldwide interest

FLINT TWP. — Life became anything but serene after word spread that the Serenity Tattoo parlor is being operated at a storefront church in the Carman Plaza on Corunna Road. Two local TV news crews showed up the same day the article was published in The Flint Journal in early January, said Steve Bentley, pastor of The Bridge Ministries, a […]

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Brother Caine including Zack Myers of Shinedown and Chuck Garric of Alice Cooper’s band with special guests Dirty Americans and The Hangers On, March 2. Tickets are $15 in advance. Banana 101.5’s 2011 Top Local Bands Listener Picks with Tension Head, […]



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Fire dept. budget amendment headed to closed session

FLINT TWP. — It’s back to behind closed doors for the township Board of Trustees to make another decision about fire department business. Presented at its meeting last week with a proposal to amend the fire department’s 2012 budget, the board voted 5-2 to table the decision and schedule a closed session with its attorney to discuss it. With trustees […]

Cavaliers win final Big Nine title

FLINT — The Cavaliers were coming off of an emotional win last Friday when they captured the last Big Nine title with a 58-55 victory over Davison to finish 6-0 in league play. On Tuesday, the Cavs hosted Utica Eisenhower and struggled on offense en route to a 43-32 loss. Eisenhower led, 11-9, after one quarter and stretched its lead […]

Road commission director discusses transportation issues

FLINT TWP. — In his “annual pilgrimage” to talk road work to the township board last week, Genesee County Road Commission Director John Daly delivered the disappointing news that legislation signed that day by Gov. Rick Snyder will allow the dissolution of county road commissions. The township board was one of many municipalities that adopted a resolution in recent months […]

Lady Cavs’ season draws to an end

OWOSSO— Carman-Ainsworth’s girls’ basketball season came to its conclusion on Monday at Owosso High School. In the opening round of districts, the Cavaliers drew future Saginaw Valley Conference rival Saginaw. In one of the higher scoring affairs of the season, the Lady Cavs fell just short against the Trojans, 83-70. Saginaw broke out to a 22-15 lead early on, and […]

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