Roundabout plan moves ahead despite objections

FLINT TWP. — Residents at the township board meeting Monday night spoke against plans moving forward for a traffic roundabout the Genesee County Road Commission is planning to build at Court and Dye roads, despite objections from residents. During public comment, Alex Clark urged the board to actively work to see that residents wishes are met. “I would like you […]


Flint Township board attempts to curb ‘bad’ behavior

FLINT TWP. — Banning weapons from the meeting room is part of a Code of Conduct adopted by the board of trustees at its Monday night meeting. Tobacco use, soliciting, animals (with exceptions), non-silenced cellphones, and vulgar language were also on a list of no-nos approved in the 14-point code of conduct. But prohibiting weapons was the point that drew […]

Cavaliers look for success in new league

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team went undefeated in league play last season to win the final Big Nine title. This season, the Cavaliers joined the Saginaw Valley League-South along with Davison, Flushing, Flint Powers, Flint Northern, Flint Northwestern and Flint Southwestern. Bob Root returns for his 20th season at the helm of the Cavaliers and his 26th […]

Dumping ground changed for residents

FLINT TWP. — Residents now have a new place to take a dump. Once-a-month free dumping privileges have been arranged with Brent Run Landfill, 8335 Vienna Rd. in Montrose Township. The change was necessitated by a change in ownership of Flint Township’s garbage service provider. Since January 2011 garbage pickup services has been provided by Richfield Management LLC which went […]

Lady Cavaliers well seasoned for hoops race

FLINT TWP. — A lot of familiar faces are back on the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team this year, and that bodes well for the 2012-13 season. Coach Johnese Vaughn welcomed back seven returners from last year’s varsity, including five seniors. The rest of the 12- girl roster includes four juniors, and the only sophomore on the list played a little […]

C-A selling former school

FLINT TWP. — About six years after being shut down, the former Carman Park Elementary School building at 3375 Van Campen Drive is being sold. At its Tuesday meeting, the financially struggling Carman-Ainsworth school board gave authorization to Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff to sell the property. The board also gave approval to enter a lease arrangement for the building which currently […]

Sports Shorts

Local recognized state FLINT TWP.— Gerald Holmes, a 6-foot-1, 199 lb. senior running back for the Carman-Ainsworth varsity football team, was named First Team All State by the Associated Press for Div. 1 and 2. In 2012 Holmes led the Cavaliers to a record of 8-1 overall, 5-1 Saginaw Valley League-South in the regular season, as well as a playoff […]