Pipeline manufacturing jobs coming to Flint area

FLINT TWP. — Welding skills in particular could help land one of 50-60 manufacturing jobs coming next year with the opening of an pipe making plant on the site of the old Buick City complex in Flint. American Cast Iron Pipe Co., based in Birmingham, Alabama, announced at a press conference Nov. 13 that it will build a 200,000 square-foot […]

Mannheim Steamroller will perform Dec. 15 at Whiting

FLINT — Mannheim Steamroller and Pandora Jewelry, the tour sponsor, will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one spectacular performance only in Flint at The Whiting on Dec. 15 at 3:30 p.m. To order tickets to this highly-anticipated performance, simply visit TheWhiting.com, call 810-237-7333 or 888-8-CENTER, or visit the Ticket […]

Go Mo’ Peeps!

Carman-Ainsworth Schools’ Rankin Elementary Robotics Team (Mo’ Peeps) took two first places at a Nov. 9 First LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Tournament. They earned first place in Robot and Overall and qualified for the state tournament Dec. 14 to be held at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School.

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Country Night with Love and Theft, with special guests Blackjack Billy and Canaan Smith, Nov. 21. Tickets are $22 in advance. The Machine Shop celebrates Banana 101.5’s Maggie Meadows 40th birthday with Royal Bliss, and special guests Wayland and American Hitmen, […]

Twp. board upgrading zoning map, ordinance

FLINT TWP. — A Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance, revising language that blocks the selling or rebuilding of damaged properties, passed first reading at the township board meeting Monday night. The board also approved an updated zoning map. Both actions were based on unanimous recommendations from the township Planning commission, said Tracey Tucker, township economic enhancement director who coordinates […]

Cavs make history with regional crown

FLINT TWP. — Someone asked Carman-Ainsworth football coach Nate Williams last week to sum up the season by his history-making Cavaliers. “I don’t want to sum it up,” Williams said. “I want to keep this journey going.” The Cavaliers did keep the journey going and took their season into new territory Saturday by beating Hudsonville, 27-20, in a Div. 1 […]

Catholic Charities, Well of Hope offer Thanksgiving dinner

GENESEE COUNTY — Well of Hope and Catholic Charities are partnering again this year to offer the fifth annual “Blessed to Be a Blessing” dinner, serving up turkey and all the trimmings for Flint-area residents in need. The event will be held on Nov. 26, from 4-6:30 p.m at Catholic Charities’ Center for Hope gym,, 517 E. Fifth Ave., Flint. […]

All-Saginaw Valley League

Golf FIRST TEAM Kharissa Carras – Midland Dow Amanda Walsh – Midland Kristen Wolfe – Flint Powers Stephanie Carras – Midland Dow Tara Schneider – Davison Meghan Borgerding – Carman- Ainsworth Kerri Parks – Flushing Brooke Thomas – Flushing SECOND TEAM Karsen Johnston – Davison Shelbe Cahill – Davison Lauren Lyon – Mt. Pleasant Morgan Zloto – Flint Powers Gabby […]

Mundy Twp. police chief gets recognition from C-A Board

FLINT TWP. — Mundy Township’s new Police Chief Dan Atkinson received a special recognition from the Carman- Ainsworth School Board at its meeting last week. Atkinson was accompanied by Mundy Twp. Officer Randy Gage, school resource officer at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, who was cited for a communications upgrade at the middle school that will increase the effectiveness of radio frequencies […]

Three Lady Cavs dive into regionals

MACOMB COUNTY — With 32 other teams to compete with at Macomb-L’Anse Creuse North diving regional No. 2-1 on Tuesday, the Carman-Ainsworth/Flushing varsity swim team was well aware of what lay ahead. “We had three girls that went, Jennifer Messina, Kassidy Lord and Taylor Wheaton. We finished 30th, 31st and 32nd out of 33,” said coach Kevin McGlashen. “We were […]