FYT starts new season with acting classes

FLINT — Students can build on their passion for theatre with Summer Acting Classes at Flint Youth Theatre. Summer Acting Classes meet for eight sessions beginning June 24 and are offered for students age four through grade 12. Class fees range from $70 to $95. Registration and information are available by calling 810-237-1530. Registrations are also accepted in person at […]

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Genesee County Literacy Coalition’s rummage sale DAVISON TWP. — The Genesee County Literacy Coalition will hold a huge rummage sale at, 7382 E. Potter Rd., in Davison, just west of Irish Road. The 2013 sale times: June 27-29: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and June 30 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. If you are interesting in donating any items or renting a space […]


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Township finances will get worse before they get better

FLINT TWP. — The shrinking revenue picture for Flint Township shows little sign of bottoming out for at least another two years but officials have made adjustments to curb costs. Taxable value of township property decreased about $450,000 — 7.4 percent — in 2012, according to Chrystal Simpson, a CPA at Plante Moran in an audit presentation to the board […]

Flint Jr. Golf swings into new season

BURTON — Kids all over Genesee County will be teeing up another season of Flint Junior Golf Association play next Monday. Competition will begin in three divisions: a 5- hole division for ages 8-11, a 9-hole division for boys up to 14 and girls up to 15, and an 18-hole division for ages up to 18. The divisions are split […]

C-A presents 2013-14 budget

FLINT TWP. — Assuming that all employee unions agree to a 10 percent salary cut and enrollment declines by no more than 100 students, Carman- Ainsworth’s budget picture for next school year is poised to meet its looming financial challenges. The school board held a public hearing last week to present the $43,889,348 proposed budget for 2013- 14, which is […]

Local sprinter continues progressing at GVSU

ALLENDALE — Having just finished her sophomore season with the women’s track and field team at Grand Valley State University, Carman-Ainsworth grad Brittney Banister proved to be a key cog for a team that placed third at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Div. II outdoor championship May 23-25 in Pueblo, Colorado. “Brittney is a fierce competitor. She understands that being […]