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Free homecoming dresses offered starting Sept. 13 GENESEE COUNTY — My Dreams do Come True, 940 S. Grand Traverse in Flint, will be offering free Homecoming dresses starting Sept. 13, by appointment only. Since 2010, the non-profit has been providing the free dress service to high school girls in Mid-Michigan and is now extending it to include Homecoming dresses too. […]

C-A board ratifies two contracts

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education settled contracts with two groups of employees. A ratified contract with the Transportation union (school bus drivers) is similar to ten-percent cost savings reached in contracts with other bargaining units earlier this year. It calls for a 9.89 percent in concessions overall which includes an 8 percent salary reduction. The contract […]

School board examines bullying data

FLINT TWP. — Bullying behavior is not bad in Carman-Ainsworth Schools but data shows that it has not been totally routed by policies and programs to discourage it. Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff presented data to the school board last week about the number of bullying incidents last school year, based on detailed records kept of all reported incidents. With a total […]