2014-03-20

C-A seniors leaving legacy projects




FLINT TWP. — Colorful sticky notes bearing prayer requests from students are taped to a cloth hanging in a hallway near the north entrance to Carman- Ainsworth High School. Next to the “prayer wall” is a table full of freebies accompanied by an inspirational message. One bin containing glow sticks says “Let Your Light Shine,’’ – Matthew 5:16. Another containing […]

In brief



UM-Flint, library to host acclaimed African author FLINT — A noted African writer is coming to Flint to meet with UM-Flint faculty, staff and students, high school teens, teachers, and the public. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will visit the University of Michigan-Flint and with the Flint community, March 26-28, as part of the African and African Diaspora Artists Series. At the […]

Panera Bread coming to Miller Road




FLINT TWP. — By Thanksgiving, if all goes well, fans of Panera Bread won’t need to travel to Grand Blanc or Fenton to buy their favorite baked goods. The township planning commission last week approved plans for the national bakery and restaurant chain to build a store at 4477-8 Miller Road, across from the Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. It […]

SIGNS BY CRANNIE applauded for economic growth




FLINT TWP. — Signs by Crannie, 4145 Market Place, was one of eight companies in Genesee and Lapeer counties recognized for contributions to the economic growth of the I-69 International Trade Corridor during the Next Michigan Development Corporations’ (NMDC) annual meeting last week. “Each of the companies recognized today has made a significant investment of dollars and jobs within the […]

In brief



Coggno training through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce FLINT — Build a more productive and skilled workforce with business training opportunities through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has expanded its business training offerings to include Coggno online training courses. “We’re excited to offer these affordable training resources to our members and the business community […]

Regional title eludes Carman-Ainsworth




MT. PLEASANT — Justice Green scored 22 points for the Carman- Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team on March 13 in the finals of regional No. 8-1, but it wasn’t enough to keep his squad from falling to host Mt. Pleasant, 64-61. Cameron Morse also came through for the Cavs to the tune of 19 points, Ja’Quin Jones had 11 points […]

Delay of season

MOTHER NATURE FLAGGED




LAPEER – Monday marked the first day of competition for boys’ golf and girls’ tennis in the Lower Peninsula. All other sports began competitions on Wednesday. We all know that wasn’t likely to happen with snow still covering all area playing fields. With the historic winter that we have all endured, this is going to be an unusual spring season […]

Mites team 2nd in nationals



MINNEAPOLIS — The Vehicle City Ice Hogs, a Mite AA hockey team playing out of Iceland Arenas, finished second in the AAU National Championships March 6-9 in suburban Minneapolis. The Ice Hogs went 2-2-1 against teams from Connecticut, California, Minnesota and Michigan. That put them in the semifinals, where they beat a Minnesota team, 5-2. In the final, they lost […]

Pothole season springing up



Unfortunately, with the return of warmer weather comes pothole dodging season like this pitted, nearly impassable mess on Dutcher Road between Lennon and Corunna roads. The Michigan Department of Transportation says it will be one of the worst pothole springs ever after one of the worst winters on record. MDOT spent about $8.8 million on pothole repairs last year, and […]

NCAA Bracket breakdown

Fat Guy’s Corner

Michigan State wins the Big Ten Tournament defeating their arch rival Michigan. The Spartans held the Wolverines to their second-worst shooting game percentagewise this season. Michigan State basketball looks to be in tournament mode after rolling through the Big Ten Tournament. The Spartans are healthy and playing good basketball. The month of March is upon us and that means it […]


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