In brief

Getting it right A reference to the Hank Graff Chevrolet Tent Sale & Community Expo in Davison June 18-21 in a recent story regarding the Davison Festival of Flags should have said the expo hours are: June 18-20 from 8:30 a.m.- 8 p.m. and June 21 from 8:30 a.m.– 6 p.m. Their service, parts and body shop are open during […]

Carr draws 300 to inaugural football camp

FLINT TWP. – Brandon Carr plays most of his football now 1,200 miles from home in the most prestigious league in the world with one of its most popular teams. But he never forgets where he came from. The Carman-Ainsworth graduate, now in his seventh year in the National Football League and third with the Dallas Cowboys, was back at […]

Alexander misses Border Classic

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth graduate Jevonte Alexander was not able to participate in the Ohio-Michigan High School Border Classic football game last Saturday in Findlay, Ohio. Alexander had been selected for the Michigan team by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association, but he had undergone shoulder surgery in January and was not cleared to play by doctors, said Carman- […]

Sports Shorts

New organization to offer adult recreation league FLINT — Beginning in July, Genesee County residents will have the opportunity to participate in a new social sports club organized by StaynPlayFlint. The first league, flag football, is scheduled to begin July 6 with basketball starting on July 15. The mission of StaynPlayFlint is to create a network of residents actively involved […]


As the weather warmed up and the school year wound down, the urge to be outdoors was irresistible. Members of the Carman-Ainsworth High School marching band drum line enjoyed a perfect blend by holding their practice outside recently. A spokesperson said they were honing their skills in preparation for band camp in August.

Tee Time

SATURDAY, JUNE 21 Golf For Love 16th Annual Golf Outing at Rolling Hills golfers must report by 7:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. tee off time. $55 per person you get 18 holes with cart, donuts and coffee, hot dog brunch, and a full roast beef dinner after the tournament. Gifts and prize raffles, a photo of your foursome, trophies […]

City diner gets liquor license

FLINT TWP. — A tavern liquor license for the Vehicle City Classic Diner, 3142 Miller Road, won 6-1 approval from the township board of trustees Monday night. Trustee Belenda Parker voted against it because it includes an extended Sunday sales permit. She stressed that she has no objection to the business. A tavern license allows a business to sell only […]

Township seeking police, fire millage increase on Nov. ballot

FLINT TWP. — Township voters will be asked to approve a 3.85 mills increase for public safety on the November 4 ballot. Ballot language unanimously approved by the board of trustees Monday night seeks a ten-year levy from 2014-2024. The first year would generate about $3 million in revenue, according to the approved ballot resolution. That breaks down to about […]

Longtime firefighter hangs up his helmet

FLINT TWP. — After 38 years of service, Lt. Robert Lloyd of the township fire department, is retiring. He received special recognition during a cake reception at the township board meeting Monday night. Fire Chief John Ringwelski praised Lloyd for his firefighting and organizational skills. He was the kind of guy who, in the aftermath of a fire, would wipe […]

Township board amends soliciting ordinance

FLINT TWP. — An ordinance amendment placing new restrictions on operations of solicitors passed second reading and adoption at the township board meeting Monday night The changes respond to ongoing complaints about door-to-door sales. Under new provisions the township clerk will keep a file listing the addresses of those persons that do not want solicitors to enter or call upon […]