2014-09-25

I-69 Thumb Region honors local exporters from seven counties



GENESEE COUNTY – CFI Medical, based in Fenton, with a warehouse and distribution center in Flint Township, was among six businesses recognized last week with an Exporter of the Year award, presented during the 2014 I-69 Thumb Regional Summit, according to a press release from the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The I-69 Thumb Region includes Genesee, Lapeer, Huron, […]

In brief



Speakers available from Flint & Genesee County Chamber FLINT — The Speakers Bureau is one of the key services that the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce offers to the Flint & Genesee region. It’s a great opportunity for the Chamber to keep the community abreast of positive news, new developments and opportunities. The primary goals of the Speakers Bureau […]

LIBRARY CORNER



From “Shhh!” to an energetic buzz Libraries ain’t what they used to be It’s 1975 and I’m walking into my local library in western New York. It’s quiet. Morgue quiet. I pass the card catalog on the way to the circulation desk where a librarian looks at me suspiciously, much like a store clerk eyes a shoplifter. She says nothing, […]

Lowe’s beautifies area “one island at a time”




FLINT TWP. — An unsightly patch of “worn down” grass at a traffic island on Taft Street was transformed last week by a beautification team from Lowe’s home improvement store. Lowe’s Heroes is a nationwide program in which a team of employees volunteer time and effort to making a difference in the community, said Dan Karpinski, manager of the Corunna […]

Huey Lewis and The News are coming kickoff The Whiting’s season



FLINT – Huey Lewis and The News are truly one of America’s greatest rock & roll bands and they are kicking off The Whiting’s 2014-2015 Season as part of the Diplomat Pharmacy Concert Series at The Whiting on Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. As they enter their 35th year together, their contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends, and […]

In brief



Craft show at Davison High School DAVISON — The 24th Annual Davison High School Arts and Crafts Show will be held Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The show benefits the Davison Wrestling Boosters. Details: Call 810-658-8080 daytime or 810-658-0440 after 6 p.m. – G.G. Kidney Cancer support group Oct. 15 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan […]

Cavaliers’ soccer wins own tourney




FLINT TWP. — After getting edged out at Lapeer 1-0 on Sept. 12 in a contest that was rescheduled from the day before because of weather, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity soccer team was looking for much better results at the Cavalier Classic last Saturday. The Cavaliers didn’t disappoint, either, defeating Mt. Morris 6-0 to win their opening game for the event. […]

Lady Cavs fall to Lapeer in SVL-South action



LAPEER — After a 10-day layoff, the Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team returned to action on the road on Tuesday, facing off with Saginaw Valley League-South foe Lapeer. The Lightning trumped Carman-Ainsworth in three sets, 17-25, 16-25, 20-25. Haley Fyfe was solid on the day with 15 digs, as was Deja Lester, who added seven kills and 12 digs. Jessica Smith racked […]

Proposed panhandling ordinance reworded




FLINT TWP. — It would become illegal to give or receive money from a vehicle in traffic under a proposed ordinance under discussion by an advisory committee formed to find solutions to the township’s street beggar problem. The committee was formed last month after objections were raised to a proposed panhandling ordinance amendment that passed first reading in early July. […]

HIGH SCHOOL GRIDIRON



FLINTNW6808—22C-A 7 14 21 0 — 42 Passing: Billy Hickey 4-for-8, 118 yds., 1 TD, 1 int. Rushing: Nate Williams Jr. 12 carries, 79 yds., 2 TD. Tyler Minor 7 carries, 82 yds., 1 TD. Caleb Ruffin 7 carries, 72 yds. Receiving: Tyler Minor 2 rec., 53 yds., 1 TD. Cahlil Brownlee 3 rec., 48 yds., 1 TD. Special teams: […]


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