2013-06-27

Township resident launches e-book on entrepreneurism




FLINT TWP. — Many people who hate their jobs resign themselves to tough it out, never brave enough to quit or venture out. Hank Davis, a Flint Township resident, is one of those rare people who dare to do something about it. Last November, he quit his retail management job after 15 years to go after his dream of being […]

In brief



Boating for veterans to hold annual event FLINT — Boat4vets is having its 5th annual outing on July 13 with a 10 a.m. sign-in time, free to veterans, on Lake St. Claire on Harsens Island. The event is hosted by the Idle Hour Yacht Club. They will also have the second annual outing on Aug. 3, with a 10 a.m. […]

For-mar on the road teaches kids about nature




GENESEE COUNTY — For-Mar is going on the road this summer to educate kids about the outdoors. Seasonal Naturalist Karen Palmer has been working with For-mar for the past couple of years teaching kids about everything from bird calls to the importance of bees. Last week, she traveled to nine different parks to teach kids about sounds in nature. Kids […]

Mott Community College presents Music Tech Fest



FLINT — The Mott Community College Music Program is offering a unique opportunity for student musicians and performers to explore the multi-faceted music technology industry at its inaugural Music Tech Fest on July 19. The MCC Music Tech Fest, a daylong celebration of music technology, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on July 19 in the Mott […]

ONE LANE CLOSES, ANOTHER OPENS



Black tops Gold in boys’ Bruin Classic




FLINT — The annual battle of the area’s top high school senior basketball stars is always a fun game to watch, but in the end, someone has to come out on top. The 21st Bruin Club All-Star Classic boys’ basketball game turned out to be quite entertaining, however, the Black squad rolled onto a doubledigit victory, 95-75, over the Gold […]

Township board differs over voting to pay bills




FLINT TWP. — It briefly looked like the township bills might not get paid on time last week, when the township board took an unusual, but not unprecedented, 4-3 vote against approving payments. It is not unusual for trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert to vote against the motion to pay the bills, based on some objection to those submitted. […]

Lady Cavs clash as All-Stars




FLINT — Montreca Mull and Ashley Hall played together all winter as members of the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team, but they were determined enemies last Thursday in the Bruin Club All-Star Classic at Mott Community College. Mull played for the winning team, scoring four points to help the Black squad post a 38-33 victory over the Gold team. Hall got […]

Concessions required for C-A contracts




FLINT TWP. — Two more contract agreements reached between the Carman-Ainsworth school board with labor groups reached or exceeded a targeted 10 percent in concessions needed to meet budget deficiencies. At its June 18 meeting, after a brief closed session meeting, the board approved contract agreements with food service workers and administrators. The food service contract amounts to about $67,667 […]

Sports Shorts



Former Cavalier wraps up career BOSTON, MA — Carman-Ainsworth grad Jonathan Lee recently completed his senior season for the men’s basketball team at Northeastern University averaging 13.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.8 steals per contest in 24 games played. Having missed the first nine games of the 2012-13 season because of a pre-season injury after being named to […]