2014-05-22

‘LIVING in SOUTH AFRICA’

CAHS senior chronicles time spent as an exchange student in new book


FLINT TWP. — Rani Richardson had not been born when the South African system of racial separation called Apartheid ended 20 years ago. Now a senior at Carman- Ainsworth High School, Rani has chronicled her experiences as an African-American exchange student living in South Africa with a white host family for six months during her junior year. Her book, “Living […]

Rotary Club makes student scholarship awards



FLINT — The Rotary Club of Greater Flint Sunrise has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors. Kaylee Green of Bentley High School, Eriatta Bates of Mott Middle College High School, and Whitney Berry of E.A. Johnson Memorial High School in Mt. Morris were selected to receive scholarships from over 50 applicants. Each will be attending colleges in […]

In brief



Genealogical Society to meet on June 3 FLINT — The Flint Genealogical Society will meet June 3, 6 p.m., at The Masonic Temple, S. Saginaw Street, Flint. Speaker will be Jessica Miller, Archivist for the Archives of Michigan, Lansing, presenting on the holdings of Genesee County and the surrounding area. As this month includes a dinner, call for reservations, Jim […]

Township seeing new economic development




FLINT TWP. — Expect a major business to announce plans in the next few weeks to move into remaining vacant office space in the Bristol Office Park building on Bristol Road. So says Tracey Tucker, township economic enhancement director, in her annual report Tuesday to the Economic Development Corporation (EDC). The EDC meets annually, or as needed, is set up […]

Moratorium on seasonal sales includes fireworks




FLINT TWP. — Vendors hoping for permits to set up outdoor fireworks booths during Memorial Day and possibly even the Fourth of July may get their hopes dashed. At its Monday night meeting, the township board approved a moratorium on all seasonal sales applications which applies to fireworks, Christmas trees, produce and such. The action is in response to a […]

Cavs baseball to share SVL-South title




FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team swept Davison in a Saginaw Valley League-South doubleheader 3-2 and 3-1 last Thursday. The very next night, Powers split a SVLSouth twin bill with Flushing, which allowed the Cavaliers to claim a share of this season’s conference championship with Flushing. In game one against the Cardinals, Austin Jerome earned the decision after […]

Township board OKs new cell phone tower




FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved a lease agreement with Cingular Wireless to build a cell phone tower on Charter Drive, east of Linden Road and south of Calkins Road. This follows postponing the decision earlier this month in order to clarify terms that allow for an initial five-year agreement with an extension option lasting up to 25 […]

Carman-Ainsworth boys roll at regionals



DAVISON — The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ track team had a number of state qualifiers at the Division 1 regional meet Friday. Jaquin Jones took first in the high jump, Devonte Johnson claimed the top spot in the pole vault and Tyler Minor was first in the long jump. The Cavaliers also finished first in three of the four relay events. […]

HONORING THEIR MEMORY



The Marine Corps League Flint Detachment 155 will host a Memorial Ceremony, at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 24 at the Flint City Cemetery on Linden Road between Pasadena Avenue and Flushing Road in Flint Township. The public is invited to attend a 15-20 minute ceremony featuring Retired Air Force Col. Ken Kurowski as guest speaker, the Shiawassee County Young Marines […]

Cavaliers finish eighth at regionals



SAGINAW — Carman-Ainsworth finished in eighth place with four points at the Division 1 No. 8 regional hosted by Saginaw Heritage. Traverse City Central won the title with 27 points. Midland Dow was second with 25, Grand Blanc was third with 17, Grand Ledge was fourth with 10, Holt was fifth with seven, Traverse City West was sixth with six, […]