2014-10-02

Seeing green as bank changes hands




FLINT TWP. — Temporary signs draped over the door and ATM machine were the first indication that Bank of America, 4584 Miller Road, was changing brands. On September 16, Ohio-based Huntington Bank announced the completion of its acquisition of 24 Bank of America locations in Central Michigan including branches at Miller Road, G-1160 N. Ballenger Highway; 12890 S. Saginaw St., […]

Donahue brings experience to C&L Ward



DAVISON TWP. — C&L Ward has announced the addition of a new event marketing manager within their company. David Donahue has been hired into the marketing department as the company’s new Event Marketing Manager. He has extensive marketing, sales and customer service background and has managed several events in his career. He most recently worked for Serve Pro of Grand […]

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Flint & Genesee Chamber celebrates Chamber Month FLINT — October is Chamber Month and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is celebrating with a 2014 New Member Meet & Greet Coffee. The event will take place Oct. 9 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Chamber offices at 519 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. Throughout October the Chamber will highlight the […]

3-2-1 BLAST OFF

Middle school students explore STEM-ulating career path


FLINT TWP. — Who knows? A future career at NASA might have launched last week alongside model rockets blasted 200 feet into the sky by students at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. About 30 students attended a free rocket-building workshop offered by Stemnetics, a Grand Blanc-based educational company with a mission to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. […]

Vertigo Theatrics to hold Vampire Ball



FLINT — The Haunted Halls of the Historic Masonic Temple shall play host once again to Vertigo Theatrics’ Vampire Ball on Saturday, October 25, 2014 with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Vampire Amir Ayish Mayit Minalibar (a.k.a. Ted Valley) will rise to host the Ball, enchanting audiences with an array of entertainment full of mystically erotic enchantment. This year’s featured […]

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McLaren to offer free breast screenings FLINT — Many breast cancers can be treated successfully, but the chances for success in treatment are highest when cancers are found early. Clinical Breast Exams are one way to spot breast cancer early. To aid area women in caring for their breast health, McLaren Cancer Institute Flint is offering free physician-conducted clinical breast […]

CAHS robotics team wins award



FLINT TWP. — Take a look at the great Top Dog trophy won by Big MO, the Carman-Ainsworth High School robotics team, at the 2014 Kettering Kickoff, Sept. 19-20. Forty-two of the best high school robotics teams from across the state participated in the popular annual contest that matches last season’s FIRST Robotics with this year’s high school teams, according […]

C-A Middle School student won AARP essay contest



FLINT TWP. — Jikira Robbins, 13, an eighth-grade student at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School, won the grand prize in the 5th annual statewide AARP “Why I love my grandparents” essay contest. Robbins won an iPad for her essay that detailed how her grandparents played an important role in raising her and her sisters. Judged by a panel of AARP volunteers, […]

Liquidation sale now underway at Kmart




FLINT TWP. — Time to say goodbye to Blue Light specials. After 50 years of serving the community, the Kmart store at 3083 Miller Road will be closing for good in early December. Open since 1964, it is the oldest remaining Kmart store in Genesee County and the second longest operating behind the Dort Highway store, which opened in 1963 […]

Carman-Ainsworth soccer downs Knights




FLINT TWP. — Tyler Springer had two goals and an assist on Sept. 24 in Saginaw Valley League-South action to help lead the Carman-Ainsworth varsity soccer team to an 8-0 victory at Flint Southwestern. Brandon Moore and Yahya Abdelhay were next on the charts for the Cavs with a goal and an assist a piece, Leon Bell scored twice and […]