2014-10-09

GM Flint Assembly receives 2 Quality Awards for pickups



FLINT — General Motors’ Flint Assembly plant was honored last week with the presentation of two quality awards from J.D. Power, according to a press release. The awards were based on customer feedback on initial quality and vehicle dependability and were announced earlier in the year. Flint Assembly hosted a celebration at the plant, where Roman Lesnau of J.D. Power, […]

In brief



Craft show at DSH 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 meeting Oct. 15 FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will […]

View Newspapers receive 54 MPA awards



LAPEER — The View Newspaper Group, publisher of The County Press in Lapeer County, and The Flint Township View here in Genesee County, as well as 10 other newspapers in Genesee, Huron, Sanilac and Saginaw counties, won 54 awards in the 2014 Michigan Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest. The accumulative work and awards bestowed on our journalists and graphic design […]

Short-handed Cavs enter tennis regional




MIDLAND – Bob Chunn always takes the right approach to this time of the tennis season. The Carman-Ainsworth coach is bringing another small squad of inexperienced players to a regional tournament loaded with talented, well-seasoned players from tennis powerhouses. The Cavaliers will play today in the Div. 1 regional at the Midland Community Tennis Center against the likes of Midland, […]

Friendly reminder



This fence sign at Flint Assembly on Van Slyke Road serves as a reminder that the United Way of Genesee County 2014 campaign is in full swing. Officials hope to raise funds to support 41 programs in Genesee County, serving over 50,000 individuals annually. One of the higher profile fund-raising drives is a raffle drawing for a Flint Assembly-built light-duty […]

Carman-Ainsworth looks to qualify individuals in golf




LAPEER – Unlike the No. 2-ranked Davison girls’ golf team that set goals to win their league, regional and state titles, Carman-Ainsworth continues building its program. Yesterday’s regional was to serve as a “what you be” moment for coach Bob Blaylock. At the beginning of the season, Blaylock had labeled his young squad as more good all-around athletes and recreational […]

Board approves industrial tax break for robotics firm




FLINT TWP. — The Township Board of Trustees officially welcomed 4D Systems to town with a ten-year Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement, after a public hearing Monday night. 4D Systems, a robotics, software and engineering manufacturer, moved its headquarters from Auburn Hills to 4130 Market Place earlier this year. It sought a 12-year abatement but township officials decided that ten years […]

HIGH SCHOOL GRIDIRON



MIDLAND 07714—28CARMAN-AINSWORTH142177—49 Passing: Tyler Minor 1-for-1, 21 yds, 1 TD Rushing: Minor 13 carries, 318 yds., 5 TDs Caleb Ruffin 12 carries, 58 yds. Receiving: Logan Banister 1 rec., 21 yds, 1 TD Defense: Banister 9 tackles, Jalen Lewis 9 tackles. Highlights: Quarterback Tyler Minor broke loose for touchdown runs of 66, 88, 76 and 79 yards, averaging 24 yards […]

Twp. board gets purchase offers for vacant lots




FLINT TWP. — The township board accepted one purchase offer on a vacant parcel it owns on Charter Drive and sent a second offer back with a counteroffer. They are among nine parcels on Charter Drive off Court and Linden roads that the township listed for sale last spring. All were required for free through the Genesee County Landbank, which […]

Daunting district slate awaits C-A boys’ soccer




LAPEER — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ soccer team faces a slate of area talent that stands in its way of a district title. Host Lapeer (13-5-2), which sealed its first-ever Saginaw Valley League title after leaving the Flint Metro League last year when Lapeer East and West consolidated, hosts No. 15-1 starting Monday. Also in the mix are Davison (5-10-1), Flushing […]