Part-time officers among report’s recommendations

FLINT TWP. — There appear to be more opportunities for Flint Township to reduce operating costs internally than by combining services with Swartz Creek and Mundy Township, based on the results of a Municipal Shared Services Study presented at the township board meeting Monday night. Mark Nottley of the Ann Arbor-based Municipal Consulting Services summarized highlights from the 125- page […]


Hearing planned for proposed roundabout

FLINT TWP. — A fatal crash at the intersection of Dye Road and Court Street in 2010 is a primary reason it’s been chosen by the Genesee County Road Commission for its first traffic roundabout. Ken Johnson, program development engineer for the road commission, recently presented plans for the project to the Flint Township Board, its Road Advisory Committee and […]

Mid-Michigan SAE meeting notice

FLINT — The Mid-Michigan Section of the Society of Automotive Engineers — SAE International, will hold its October dinner and program meeting on Oct. 8, at the Kettering University Campus Center, 4th Floor Gold Room, 1700 University Ave. Social hour is at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. The program begins at 7:45 p.m. The dinner buffet cost […]

C-A celebrates Homecoming Week

FLINT TWP. — A powderpuff football game Monday night between the junior and senior girls kicked off Homecoming Spirit Week activities at Carman Ainsworth High School this week. As a warm-up for the Homecoming parade followed by the big game on Friday night at 7 p.m. against Flint Northwestern, students participated in Spirit Week by wearing weird get-ups on Monday […]

Cavs crush Flushing Raiders for fifth win

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth put up another big number last Friday in a 43-0 football rout of Flushing, but it was the zero that stood out in this victory. The Cavaliers twice denied the Raiders a score after Flushing had driven inside the five-yard line late in the first half. Carman-Ainsworth stuffed the Raiders on fourth-and-goal at the oneyard line […]

Gleason asks Gov. to remove GISD Board Members

FLINT — Senator John J. Gleason (D- Flushing) said he has sent a letter to Gov. Rick Snyder requesting the removal of Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) board members Lawrence Ford and Paul Newman. The letter sites Article 5, Section 10 of the Michigan Constitution which grants powers to the governor to remove public officers for “gross neglect of duty […]

Swim regular season reaching pinnacle

FENTON — Starting with today’s diving competition, Fenton will host the Genesee County Girls Swim and Dive Meet, which runs through Saturday and pits the Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing varsity team against some of the areas top squads. This includes local powerhouses like Grand Blanc and Fenton, as well midsize programs like Swartz Creek and Holly and other co-op teams such as […]