Mall security guard convicted of felony

Man stole customer’s money

FLINT TWP. — A jury has convicted a 35-year-old mall security guard for stealing money from a customer’s wallet, according to a press statement from Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton. According to police reports and trial evidence, Eddie Lee Woods of Flint, was working in loss prevention for Burlington Coat Factory at the Genesee Valley Center mall on July 23 […]

Cavs’ boys, girls head to state bowling finals

GRAND LEDGE — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ and girls’ bowling teams secured a spot at the Michigan High School Athletic Association’s state finals on Friday and Saturday after coming up with stellar performances at regional No. 2-1 at Royal Scot Lanes, hosted by Grand Ledge, last Friday and Saturday. The girls qualified after placing second overall with a total of […]

Applicants sought for home repair for vets project

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) is seeking applicants for its Critical Home Repair for Veteran’s program. GCHFH is one of 84 Habitat affiliates nationwide chosen to participate in Repair Corps, a veterans-support initiative of Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation. GCHFH received grant funds for five projects in Genesee County, said Juan Zuniga, […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Super Bowl of races

The Daytona 500 race is over and the winner is none other than fivetime champion Jimmie Johnson. This was Johnson’s second Daytona win as he won back in 2006. Mr. Johnson is off to a good start in his chase for his sixth championship. Danica Patrick, the pole sitter, finished up in eighth place, the highest finish ever for a […]

In brief

Help salute the troops FLINT TWP. — The C-A Corps, a military prep club at Carman-Ainsworth High School is in the process of creating a salute to military service members who are graduates of C-A high school. This tribute will be displayed on a bulletin board at the high school. The group is seeking pictures of service member alumni along […]

Pinning time

Lions Club to offer free eye screenings

DAVISON TWP. — Davison Lions Club Free Eye Screening for children ages 1-5 and older children on March 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Free vision screening will be offered to your child by the local Lions Clubs in your community in conjunction with Lions Project KidSight, in partnership with Children’s Hospital of […]

Cavaliers eighth in Valley swim meet

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Carman-Ainsworth finished eighth in the Saginaw Valley League swimming and diving finals last Saturday at Saginaw Valley State University. The Cavaliers totaled 133.5 points. Midland Dow took the title with 600.5 and Saginaw Heritage was second in the 11-team field with 386.5. Patrick Sharp led the Cavs with a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle in 50.13. […]

Investment officer gives insight to business group

FLINT TWP. — Looking for a solid stock market investment tip? Create a plan and stick to it is one piece of advice from Steve Schiestel, chief investment officer for Citizens Bank Wealth Management, who spoke last week to the West Flint Business Association. Likening investments to making New Year’s resolutions, Schiestel said most investors start off with good intentions […]


Consumers who live in areas affected by wintry weather can benefit from improved control offered by all-wheel-drive systems. To meet this need, Chrysler is showcasing two vehicles equipped with the newest AWD system: The 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport, designed for performance enthusiasts, and, for the luxury car customer, the new 2013 Chrysler 300 Glacier Edition. Both vehicles have recently […]