2014-05-22

Church expansion site plans approved




FLINT TWP. — The Planning Commission approved site plans last week for an extension to North Baptist Church, 4004 Lennon Road. The church is planning an addition to the west end of the church to accommodate six classrooms and added gym space to the existing gym, said David McLane, architect with DMA Architects of Brighton. It is the first phase […]

King Par to hold annual golf benefit



FLUSHING — King Par LLC will hold the 4th annual King Par Classic for the benefit of the Flint Junior Golf Association, on June 23, at Flint Golf Club. Now, many in the community will experience this pristine course while benefiting the worthy cause of the Flint Junior Golf Association. This year’s event will entail an afternoon Pro/Am Handicapped Scramble, […]

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Stickler earns Professional Surveyors License FLINT — ROWE Professional Services Company employee Guy A. Stickler, PS, recently earned his professional surveyors license. Stickler is an assistant project surveyor in ROWE’s Mt. Pleasant office, where he performs topographic, boundary, right-ofway, and control surveys for private clients and government organizations. He received B.S. in surveying engineering from Ferris State University. Stickler, a […]

‘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 […]

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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 […]


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