2013-11-21

Ribbon-cutting Ceremony



Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller (second left, front) and members of the Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce joined the staff at Salon Envy & Co. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 5.

That’s the Spirit!




FLINT TWP. — Parents having trouble getting teens out of bed to get to school on time might want to try dangling different bait. A hearty dose of school spirit worked just fine last Friday to rouse hundreds of Carman-Ainsworth High School students (and staff) for a Spirit Cup pep rally last week that started at 5 a.m. Spirit Cup […]

Baker College named ‘Best for Veterans’



FLINT — The Baker College system has been ranked among the nation’s top 20 online/nontraditional schools in the annual Best for Vets college rankings by Military Times, a family of newsweeklies that provides independent information to service members and their families. The designation includes Baker’s 12 campuses and three satellite locations across Michigan, including Baker College Online. “As with all […]

In brief



GAC presents Advanced Care Planning talk GRAND BLANC — Genesys Athletic Club, as part of its Lunch and Learn with Friends series for seniors, presents a talk on advanced care planning, Nov. 21 at noon. Advanced care planning is making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you were unable to speak for yourself. No one can […]

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 […]