Teamsters, Genesys agree to contract extension

GRAND BLANC — With contract negotiations still on going between Genesys Regional Medical Center and Teamsters Local 332, a union official says both parties have mutually agreed on a contract extension. Union President Nina Bugbee said the contracts of more than 1,100 registered nurses were set to expire on May 9, but officials for both parties were able to agree […]


BASEBALL The Cavaliers’ varsity baseball team seemed all but done after Powers headed into the seventh inning of the first game of a Big Nine double feature with an 8-1 lead. Instead, Carman- Ainsworth shocked the Chargers by parlaying hits from Jamal Dixon, Brennan Gleason, Jake Weissend and Brandon Bobcean into a six-run rally, leaving the Cavs just shy of […]

In brief

BoRics to hold cancer fundraiser GRAND BLANC — BoRics, 6307 Dort Hwy., will hold its third Annual Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, June 3 from 9 a.m.-noon and 5- 7 p.m. Haircuts will be a minimum donation of $10 and there will be raffle tickets to purchase for door prizes. Every client through the door will get a […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 19 12th Annual Faith Christian Family Church Golf Outing at IMA BROOKWOOD GOLF & BANQUET CENTER. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. (rain or shine). Cost: $80 per person. (Non-golfer meal tickets are $30). Details: Harold at 810-441-3657 or Andrew at 810-338-0146. SATURDAY, MAY 19 The Lapeer County Hockey Association 11th Annual Golf Outing 4-person scramble at METAMORA GOLF […]

Residents coming together to forge connections at Neighborhood Summit

GENESEE COUNTY — There is no official count of the number of block clubs, associations and neighborhood groups in and around Flint. But neighborhood level organization, interest and activity, is on the rise. To help build connections between them, a neighborhood summit will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2111 Flushing […]

Cavs’ track locked and loaded for regionals

FLINT TOWNSHIP— Often regarded as one of the top track schools in the state, the Carman- Ainsworth Cavaliers are looking to make another deep run, and likely another appearance at the state meet. The Cavs will be competing at regional No. 10-1 at Bay City Western. Other teams competing include the host Warriors, Alpena, Bay City Central, Clio, Davison, Flint […]

Healing doesn’t happen in a straight line

(Managing editor Gary Gould will return next week.) Recently I planted a flower at the base of my dad’s gravesite, and for the first time saw his name on a plaque marker. I traced the raised letters of his name on an otherwise cold piece of metal. It kind of hit me again, he’s gone. My dad died in February. […]

NWTF nears 40-year mark

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation celebrated its 39th anniversary in March. Founded March 28, 1973, in Fredericksburg, Virg., the NWTF has a long history as North America’s most successful upland wildlife conservation organization. That’s thanks to many dedicated volunteers and fantastic partnerships with state and federal agencies, and corporate partners. Those partnerships have helped make the return […]

Hurley contest celebrating moms all month

GENESEE COUNTY — One mother is described as a selfless sacrificer who not only provided support and guidance when her daughter became a young mother but also is a caregiver for her own mother who has Alzheimer’s disease. Another mother is praised for her strength and courage battling the daily struggles of caring for a son with cystic fibrosis. Other […]

Lady Cavs to open postseason today

SAGINAW— The girls’ tennis season is quickly approaching its end, and will begin postseason play this week. Carman- Ainsworth will have its hands full at regionals, as they will compete in the Div. 1 No. 8 regional today at Saginaw Heritage. Those competing alongside the Cavaliers will be host Saginaw Heritage, Bay City Western, Davison, Grand Blanc, Grand Ledge, Holt, […]