Raising funds for statue

FLINT — ELGA Credit Union and Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy presented a check for $12,950 to Back to the Bricks founder Al Hatch at a press conference in downtown Flint at the Kearsley Street Lot, Oct. 24. The funds raised during the 2012 American Muscle Motorway event will enable the Bricks Automotive Pioneer State Fund to install the Walter P. Chrysler […]


Reports outlines progress of 2-1-1 call center

GENESEE COUNTY — Resource Genesee released an annual report to the community on the progress of its 2-1-1 call center on Oct. 30. By dialing 2-1-1, callers can receive confidential access to health and human service information and referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The 2-1-1 service provides callers with help on such issues as food, housing, […]

Carman-Ainsworth plays host to Class A district

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth, 20-23 on the season, will be in the stands Tuesday watching to see who comes out alive in the district opener when Lapeer East, 6-2 Metro takes on Flint Kearsley, 3-5 Flint Metro. Thursday begins the Lady Cavs’ quest for district hardware when they take on Lapeer West, 7-1 Flint Metro, at 5 p.m. Davison gets […]

In brief

Santa Claus coming to town FLINT TWP. — Santa Claus will arrive at Genesee Valley Center at 6 p.m. on Nov. 9, presented by the Genesee District Library. The Flint Township Fire Department will escort Santa to the Outdoor Village where the Flint Festival Youth Chorus will be on hand to herald his arrival. Santa will then proceed inside for […]

Sparkling football season ends in playoff loss

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth couldn’t beat the same team twice this year and saw its best football season in over a decade come to a premature end last Friday with a 30-26 loss to Grand Blanc. The Cavaliers had won their season opener at Grand Blanc, 27-12, on Aug. 24, but couldn’t repeat the feat in a Div. 1 first-round […]

Police car purchase OK’d

FLINT TWP. — Township police officers are getting two new sets of wheels. The township board on Monday night approved the purchase of two of two 2013 Dodge Charger police vehicles at a cost of $49,704 — $24,852 each. They will replace two aging police cars currently in use, said Police Chief George Sippert. One has 184,899 miles on it […]

Cavs come up short in quest for state meet

UNIVERSITY CENTER — The Carman-Ainsworth cross country teams traveled to Delta College last Saturday for the regional meet and fell short in their bid to advance to the state meet. The Cavs’ boys team finished 12th out of 15 teams with 339 points. Grand Blanc won the race with 39 points, Traverse City Central was second with 67 and Saginaw […]

Township board retains four-day work week

FLINT TWP. — An attempt to return operating hours at the township hall to five days a week was defeated in a 4-2 vote by the township board at its October 15 meeting. Trustee George Menoutes first raised the issue at the Sept. 17 board meeting, asking that it be placed for consideration on the Oct. 1 meeting agenda. That […]

Sports Shorts

Several former Cavs playing college football NATIONWIDE — The Carman- Ainsworth football team is currently on its way to the state playoffs, and as the program looks to reach new highs, it is easy to forget what the Cavaliers have already accomplished. There are several former Carman-Ainsworth football stars who are playing some level of college football across the country. […]