Proposal would enable public employees to collective bargain

GENESEE COUNTY — On Nov. 6, Proposal 2012-02 asks voters if they want to amend the Michigan Constitution and make it a fundamental law of the state to allow public and private sector employees to organize for the purpose of collective bargaining. An affirmative vote on the proposal would add Section 28 to Article I and amend Section 5, Article […]


SNAP Fitness reopens in Flint Twp.

FLINT TWP. — A Snap Fitness Center at 1381 W. Bristol Road has reopened under new ownership. When the previous operator moved out in August, George Zerka, who owns the strip mall where it is located, said he began making plans to reopen the gym. “It was a very busy gym,’’ said Zerka, who now owns the 3,750 square-foot gym […]

Lady Cavs’ impressive season ends at regionals

OAKLAND TWP. — It’s been quite a year for the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ golf team. Not only did they come out on top of several match ups this year, but they progressively continued to make improvements on the scorecard. Despite that great effort, the Cavaliers’ season came to an end at Thursday’s regional at Twin Lakes Golf Club in Oakland […]

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Cavs’ soccer ousted in Oxford

OXFORD — Carman- Ainsworth went down battling in its final soccer game of the season Tuesday night in the Div. 1 loaded district at Oxford. The Cavaliers got into a shooting match with Oxford and eventually bowed to the Wildcats, 7-2. The loss ended Carman- Ainsworth’s season at 3-16-1. Terance Green and Austin Yost both scored in the first half, […]

In brief

Farmer to address need for innovation and technology BURTON — How farmers are using innovation and technology to grow healthier food while using fewer resources takes center stage on Oct. 25, at the regularly scheduled Burton Rotary Club meeting. Mary Kelpinski of the Michigan Pork Producers Association will address the group at 12:15 p.m. at the IMA Brookwood Golf Club, […]

Cavaliers back on track with 49-0 romp

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth bounced back from its only loss of the football season to smash Flint Southwestern Academy, 49-0, in a Saginaw Valley League game last Friday at Atwood Stadium. Connor Storms passed for two touchdowns and ran for another as the seventh ranked Div. 1 Cavaliers shook off the previous week’s loss to No. 1 Div. 5 Flint Powers […]

Hurley welcomes new surgeon

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Linsey Gold, Breast Surgeon. Gold graduated from University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa, with a D.O. Degree. Gold completed Internship at St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit in 2001, and Residency in General Surgery at Michigan State University in 2005. Gold […]

Sports Shorts

UM-Flint hockey routs Northwestern twice FLINT— After beginning the season 2-0, the UM-Flint hockey team added two more wins over the weekend, both of which were over Northwestern. On Friday at Flint Iceland Arena, UM-Flint blasted Northwestern, 11-1. Nick Karstens was responsible for a hat trick and an assist, while Nick Manley scored twice and added a pair of helpers. […]