Middle school students prepare for the future

FLINT TWP. — A College Fair was part of the High School and Beyond presentation last week at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. The annual event is designed to help eighth-graders and their parents to begin planning for high school and after graduation whether attending college, learning a trade or seeking other livelihoods. Presenters were Debbie Davis, C-A data tech coordinator, Karen […]

Bhrany named chief of staff at McLaren Flint

FLINT — Devinder Bhrany, MD, has been elected to the position of Chief of Staff at McLaren Flint. He succeeds Jagdish Bhagat, MD, who served a total of 16 years as Chief of Staff. Bhrany, a board certified neurologist, joined the McLaren medical staff in February 1975. During his tenure at McLaren, he has served in several positions of leadership […]

The FSO presents Holiday Pops

FLINT — The festive season brings us the uplifting concert, Holiday Pops, featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra. This musical extravaganza is replete with performances of your favorite carols and holiday classics. The Flint Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Enrique Diemecke present Holiday Pops, a display of delightful and festive musicality for all to enjoy at 7 p.m., Dec. 21 and at […]

In brief

Genesee Towers implosion still set for Dec. 22 FLINT —The demolition of Genesee Towers, Flint’s tallest building, is scheduled to take place Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. The 19-story building will be blasted using an implosion process designed to allow the building to collapse within its own footprint. The demolition of Genesee Towers is a significant first step in making […]

GM investing $600 million in truck plant paint facility

FLINT — Cheers, wolf whistles and several standing ovations welcomed news Monday that General Motors will invest $600 million to build a state-of-the-art paint facility and make other upgrades at the Flint Assembly Plant on Van Slyke Road. Gov. Rick Snyder and several area politicians attended a press conference where GM management announced a total investment of $1.3 billion in […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature the first Battle Christmas with Battlecross and special guests Wilson, Wulfhook and It Lies Within on Dec. 20. Tickets are $12 in advance. The annual Mushroomhead Christmas Concert is Dec. 21, with One Eyed Doll, Ionia and Unsaid Fate. Tickets are […]

Tuba or not tuba

That was never in question for Carman- Ainsworth High School Band Director Benjy Jones and several CAHS band members who were among 58 tuba and euphonium players from 17 area high schools and colleges who performed last Saturday in the annual TubaChristmas concert at Genesee Valley Center mall. 2013 marks the 40th anniversary for TubaChristmas concerts/events presented worldwide, sponsored by […]

Lady Cavaliers start fast in SVL-South

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball is off to a 2-0 start in the Saginaw Valley League-South, including a huge early win against Flushing last week. The Lady Cavaliers beat the Raiders, 44-42, last Friday to open SVL play, then whipped Flint Northwestern, 64-37, Tuesday night. Carman-Ainsworth, 5-1 overall, is emerging as a leading contender in the league and will […]

Snowplow contractor sought by board

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board is accepting bids for a snowplow contractor at six township properties — the township hall, police station, three fire stations and the senior citizens center/library. Clerk Kim Courts said she found out recently that Fick Excavating of Swartz Creek, which has handled the job for several years, is no longer available. Trustee Barb […]

Cavalier’s boys hoops dismiss familiar faces

FLINT — The Saginaw Valley League’s South division features a gauntlet of challenges that run directly through the city of Flint. Currently, Carman-Ainsworth seems to be the king of this hill after winning 64-37 at Flint Northwestern. The difference in the contest was the Cavs outscoring Northwestern, 28-14 in the second, after swiping a 13-7 lead in the first. Carman- […]