2014-07-31

Still recalling




FLINT TWP. — True to her word, township resident LaVonna Harris is not giving up on her effort to recall Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. For the fourth times since mid-May, Harris has filed a recall petition that first must have its wording approved as “clear and factual’ by the Genesee County Elections Board. The board has thrice rejected Harris’ prior […]

Tigers limping home

Fat Guy Corner

The Tigers return home from a seven-game West coast trip with a 3-4 record. They took two of three from the lowly snakes (Arizona Diamondbacks). They then traveled to the Big A and lost three of four from the Los Angeles Angels. The Tigers’ bats were stone silent against the Angels. Heck, the Angels only scored eight runs in the […]

Remember to vote



Voting machines were at the township hall this week being prepared for the roll out to precincts for Tuesday’s primary election. Voters will choose in races that include governor, U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representative, 5th District; the State Senate, 14th 27th, and 32nd districts; State House Representatives, 34th, 48th, 49th, 50th, and 51st districts; and Genesee County Commissioners […]

Sports Shorts



Physicals for Caman- Ainsworth players FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth High School will hold physicals for the upcoming fall sports season Wednesday, Aug. 6 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for girls and from 7:30-9 p.m. for boys at the high school. — K.W. Fastpitch softball tryouts GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Gladiators, a 14U fastpitch softball team, will hold tryouts on Thursday, Aug. […]

ZBA hearings to consider bigger business signs




FLINT TWP. — Three businesses wanting larger signs than allowed by the township’s sign ordinance are scheduled for public hearings before the Zoning Board of Appeals at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6 . The board meets at the township hall on Dye Road. Vehicle City Harley Davidson on Austins Parkway has spent the past year redeveloping a former car dealership […]

Elections website down, results may be delayed



GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Clerks Elections webpage is currently experiencing technical issues due to a recent update to the host program that manages changes to the entire Genesee County website. The elections results link is non- functional at this time. “Please know that we are working diligently to find a solution or an alternative method of communicating tonight’s Primary […]

Bed of Roses

Flowerbed brings beauty along Linden Road corridor


FLINT TWP. — Five rosebushes recently planted by the township’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee have added a beauty spot along the busy Linden Road retail corridor. The flowerbed is on the east side of the road just south of Lennon Road where the Genesee Valley Trail intersects Linden Road. “It is our fifth project,’’ said Jim McClung, parks and […]

5 C-A school board members seeking re-election




FLINT TWP. — Five of the seven members of the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education are uncontested in their bids for re-election but it appears that one seat may be left open by the retirement of long-time board member Peggy Anderson, who is not seeking re-election (see separate article). Joy Crane, Laura Garrison, Patrice Hatcher, James Johnson and Gloria Nealy all […]

In brief



Paperback Blowout FLINT TWP. — The Friends of the McCarty Library will host a used paperback book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and from 9 a.m- 12 p.m. Saturday, August 9 at the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 Graham Rd. They will be selling eight books for $1. — R.S. Smoke, carbon monoxide detectors available […]

Barber salon moves to bigger shop




FLINT TWP. — After five and a half years being located at Dye and Lennon roads, barbershop/salon owner Dawn Cataldo felt ready to spread her wings with a new name and a bigger space. DC Hair Works opened last month at G- 5391 Corunna Road, west of Dye Road. Formerly called Dawn’s Family Hair Care, the barbershop and hair salon […]