Twp. putting land up for sale

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a real estate listing agreement with Cooper Commercial to sell township owned properties. One parcel is 86.65 acres of vacant land west of South Dyewood. The second parcel consists of nine vacant lots on Charter Drive off Linden and Court streets. After some board members requested separate votes on the parcels, the sale […]

Tee Time

SATURDAY, MAY 10 14th Annual North Branch Athletic Boosters Golf Scramble 10 a.m. Registration at 9:30 am WASHAKIE GOLF COURSE Burnside Rd., North Branch. Four person scramble, men and women welcome. Cost $240 per team. Fundraiser for North Branch Boys Varsity Golf. Entry fee includes 18 holes of golf, cart included. Continental breakfast, hot dogs, brats at the turn. Cash […]

A Night to Remember

All that was missing was a red carpet as 12 Carman-Ainsworth seniors, dressed in their formal best, gathered at a Flint Township home Saturday evening to pose for photos before boarding a party bus to travel in style to their senior prom in Frankenmuth Saturday night. Cameras flashed and clicked away as a large crowd of parents, family and friends […]


GOLF The Cavaliers played in the Genesee County Invitational on Monday at Atlas Valley Country Club. Haywood Petty led the team with a 92, Garrett Wilson shot 111 and Alex Frank carded 136. Last Friday, the Cavs dropped a nonleague dual meet to Montrose, 177- 254, at Briar Ridge. Carman-Ainsworth will play Saginaw Valley Lutheran next Monday at Pleasant View […]

Clean-up project rain date set for Gateway Beautification

FLINT TWP. — The weather did not cooperate with plans for the first Flint Township Gateway Corridor Beautification Project clean-up scheduled last Saturday. Hundreds of volunteers including a group of local college students were expected to help pick up trash along I-75 entrance and exit ramps at Miller, Corunna and Bristol roads. Only a work crew from the Genesee County […]

Sports Shorts

Event for the whole family BURTON — On May 10 from noon-3 p.m. the IMA Brookwood Golf Club, 6045 Davison Rd., is hosting a Family Fun Day. There will also be free golf lessons, a putting green course, chipping and bunker station, a bounce house and a fit and fun zone. “We added a morning session for YouthQuest to accommodate […]

Rescheduled I-75 detour starts Sunday

FLINT TWP. —Northbound interstate traffic to and through Flint Township will need to take a roundabout approach for four days next week. Originally scheduled May 4-8, a construction detour on northbound I-75 has been rescheduled, due to weather, to begin Sunday May 11 and end Thursday, May 15, according to an MDOT press release. Construction work will close the northbound […]


Two new versions of the 2015 Corvette Stingray, the Atlantic luxury convertible and the Pacific performance coupe, will go on sale later this year. “One of the design goals for the Corvette Stingray was to provide customers with the flexibility to tailor the car to their personality,” said Kirk Bennion, Corvette exterior design manager. “The Atlantic and Pacific design packages […]

Rep. Dan Kildee files for reelection

GENESEE COUNTY – Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) has filed nominating petitions to be placed on the ballot for re-election as the U.S. Representative for Michigan’s Fifth Congressional District. According to a press release, his nominating petitions, signed by individuals from each county of the Fifth District, were filed at the Secretary of State’s office. “It is a privilege and honor […]

In brief

Hip Hop Extravaganza talent show at mall this weekend FLINT TWP. — For the second year, the Genesee Alcohol and Addiction Prevention (GAAP) Coalition is hosting a “Hip-Hop Extravaganza” on May 10 from 1:30-4 p.m. at Genesee Valley Center to promote substance abuse prevention. It will include a talent contest where Genesee County residents 12 and older will creatively show […]