Township board meeting canceled

FLINT TWP. — A Sunday liquor sales permit for Fuddrucker’s Restaurant, 2373 Austin Parkway, was among nine agenda items postponed Monday night when the township board meeting was canceled for lack of a quorum. Trustees Frank Kasle and George Menoutes and Clerk Kim Courts and Treasurer Marsha Binelli were absent. At least four members of the sevenmember panel must be […]


I-69 Trade Corridor Development discussion planned

FLINT TWP. — The first economic development plan to attract businesses and jobs for the I-69 International Trade Corridor near Bishop International Airport could be in the works. An informal workshop meeting is being planned for Jan. 30 at the township hall to discuss creating a tax-free renaissance zone for designated township properties near the airport , said Tracey Tucker, […]

Cavs swim to sixth in County Meet

FENTON — Patrick Sharp and Evan Snyder earned three medals apiece, and Tyler Pangerl picked up a pair to lead the Carman- Ainsworth/Flushing swim and dive team at the County Meet last weekend at Fenton High. Sharp was second in the 100- yard freestyle and fourth in the 50 free in 23.0, as the Cavaliers took sixth as a team […]

Elected officials react to Snyder’s State of the State address

GENESEE COUNTY — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder outlined a number of goals and plans for 2013 during his State of the State address, Jan. 16. Snyder, a Republican, who is in his first term as governor, praised the fact that under his administration Michigan’s budget is balanced and strides have been made to restore Michigan jobs and industry. State Sen. […]

Carman-Ainsworth wrestling fourth at Williamston tourney

WILLIAMSTON — The field at the Williamston Classic varsity wrestling tournament last Saturday went 23-teams deep and drew programs from all across the state. This included programs from as far away as Lansing, Okemos, Haslett and Newaygo, none of which were able to keep pace with Southgate Anderson, which placed first with 183.5 points. Taking second for this event was […]

Economy is better than you think

FLINT TWP. — Consumer confidence is lagging behind actual economic recovery, according to Paul Traub, business economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch, who gave a presentation at Baker College Monday night about the improving economy in Michigan and the United States. Stressing that his opinions were not necessarily those of the Federal Reserve, Traub guided the […]

Sports Shorts

Open to one and all FLINT TWP. — The Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Adult and Community Education program is offering programs that include Indoor Walking from Jan. 28- March 27 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. for no cost and Belly Dancing takes place on Mondays from Jan. 28-March 4, March 11-April 15 and April 22-May 20 from 6-7 p.m. for […]