Trail blazing

As leaf changes peak in a blaze of color, a walk or bike ride along the Genesee Valley Trail is a sightseeing treat of autumn’s natural beauty. Though some like to use the 2.6-mile recreational trail year-round, it traditionally closes Nov. 1 and reopens April 1.

In brief

Hurley Center offers free seminar Oct. 20 FLINT — Hurley’s Center for Joint Replacement, within Hurley Medical Center, is offering a free seminar on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre on Hill Road in Flint. Hurley’s Center for Joint Replacement is the region’s expert leader in joint replacement surgeries. Today, there are new, advanced, less […]

Police dept. buys 2 vehicles

FLINT TWP. — Two vehicles are being added to the police fleet including one to transport Gunnar the police dog and his handler. The township board approved the purchases of a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicle for canine patrol and a pre-owned 2013 Chevrolet Impala for Detective Bureau use. The Tahoe’s purchase price of $32,997 will be paid for […]

‘DISCOVER FLINT’ through its architecture

Baker College students organize free walking tour of downtown Flint Oct. 18

FLINT – The Baker College of Flint chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS-BCF) is presenting an architectural walking tour of downtown Flint, Oct. 18, in which participants will learn about the city’s history through its architecture. The public is invited. The free tour, entitled Discover Flint, is 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and is approximately one mile in length. […]

Cost-sharing plans move forward for repaving rutted road

FLINT TWP. — More than a year has passed since the township approved reconstruction of Health Source Boulevard off Linden and Corunna Roads and costs have gone up accordingly. Health Source Blvd. is a public access road between HealthPlus of Michigan and the Patty Lou Williamson dealerships, which motorists also use as a shortcut from eastbound Corunna to south Linden […]

Carman-Ainsworth eliminated in soccer

GRAND BLANC — After losing to Clarkston 6-0 in the first round of Davison district No. 15-1 last year, the Carman- Ainsworth varsity soccer team was looking for a better outcome during the 2014 postseason. Luck wasn’t on the Cavaliers side, though, because they drew a first-round matchup in Lapeer district No. 15-1 against Kensington Lakes Activities Association- West powerhouse […]

A show of school spirit

FLINT TWP. — Political signs aren’t the only ones seen popping up in yards around the township. Carman-Ainsworth supporters are showing their school spirit by sporting Cavalier blue and white yard signs. The 18 x 24-inch corrugated plastic signs come with a 30-inch stand and are being sold for $15 each. For an extra $5, the signs can be personalized […]

Cavs 14th at golf regional

LAPEER – The Div. 1 girls’ golf regional couldn’t have fallen on a worse day last Wednesday. Stiff winds that sometimes reached 30-40 mph dogged nearly all teams and took many of the girls out of their comfort zone at the Lapeer Country Club. When the competition started at 9:45 a.m., the temperature was barely at 50 degrees and the […]

Twp. OKs liquor license for Texas Roadhouse

FLINT TWP. — So far there’s been no sign of demolition or construction at the future Miller Road site of a proposed Texas Roadhouse restaurant but there has been some movement behind the scenes. On October 6, the township board unanimously approved a phase I and II Class C liquor license application for Texas Roadhouse. 4140 Miller Road. “All Texas […]

Sports Shorts

Hall of Fame Banquet FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth is holding its annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center, 1227 East Bristol Road. The event will begin with a social hour from 4:30-5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow. Sharon Brown, Jerry Parker, Nick Stapleton, Eric Wilson, Andrea Wolf, the swim teams from 1981-83 […]