On the roads around Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — A report on the record-breaking impact of Winter Storm ION last year is included in the “2014 Genesee County Road Commission Performance Dashboard”, being presented to increase transparency and accountability in government. Approved at the January, 2015 meeting of the Board of Genesee County Road Commissioners, the report provides a snapshot of road commission performance last year. […]

Cavaliers drop both ends of swim dual

SAGINAW — Carman-Ainsworth lost 134-33 to Heritage and 125-42 to Powers in a dual swim meet Tuesday. Tyler Pangerl, Katie Speaks, Carson Koegel and Wyatt Pangerl were fourth in the 200 medley relay in 2:01.85. Tyler Pangerl was third in the 200 free in 2:03.70. Koegel was fifth in the 50 free in 25.38. Tyler Pangerl was fourth in the […]

In brief

WFBA hearing weather report at monthly meeting FLINT TWP. — John McMurray, president of Commercial Weather Services of Flint, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, noon-1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Valley Family Restaurant on the southwest corner of Miller and Linden roads. McMurray, a meteorologist, will talk about 50 year changes in […]

Cavs wrestling hits the road

MACOMB COUNTY —Carman- Ainsworth’s wrestling team traveled to compete at the Warren Woods Tower Invitational last Saturday, where Malik Dawkins continued his unbeaten streak at 160 lbs. by placing first in his weight class. Currently Dawkins is ranked third by michigangrappler.com for Div. 1. Also placing first for the Cavalier’s included Darian Vaughn at 135 and Demetric Hall at 125, […]

Tips to successfully work with wedding vendors

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Planning a wedding can be stressful, especially when it comes to getting your dream wedding on your dream budget. Too often couples overlook haggling for better prices because they may be intimidated by the process or simply want to plan the most memorable day regardless of cost. There are many ways to successfully work with vendors so […]

Perani owners purchase Plymouth Whalers

PLLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League announced Wednesday, Jan. 14 at a press conference at Compuware Arena the sale of their franchise to IMS USA, Inc. The Whalers will relocate to Perani Arena in Flint for the 2015- 16 season. The sale will be complete pending OHL approval at its Feb. 2 meeting in Toronto. Whalers […]

PLANET FITNESS celebrates grand opening

FLINT TWP. — A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday marked the grand opening of the Planet Fitness health club, 3333 S. Linden Road, at Genesee Valley Center mall. Heather Kale, director of member services for the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, was on hand to assist with ribbon-cutting duties and to personally thank club managers for investing in Flint Township. […]

Economists to present economic forecast

FLINT — Two economists from the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will present an economic forecast for 2015, at 6-8 p.m., Jan. 22, at the Baker College of Flint Center for Business, 1050 W. Bristol Rd. The event is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary. The Fed presenters, Paul Traub, senior business […]

In brief

Bridal Alliance enters fourth year of helping couples & businesses GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Bridal Alliance is entering its fourth year of assisting local professional wedding vendors build their businesses in addition to making it easier to find and contact professional wedding vendors for couples planning weddings. With that goal in mind the Board of Directors of the […]

Flint water problems are not those of the county

Since the city of Flint went to using water from the Flint River for consumers to use for drinking and sewer, there have been misgivings about safety. Last week residents were advised not to drink the water after the strong scent of cleaning solution was found in the water treated at the Flint water plant. The city is, of course, […]