2015-01-29

Surgery Center receives AAAHC Accreditation



FLINT TWP. — The Surgery Center of Genesee County, 5202 Miller Road, has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), according to a press release. Accreditation distinguishes this surgical center from many other outpatient surgical facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients, as determined by an independent, external evaluation. Status as an […]

In brief



Catholic Charities welcome volunteers during Catholic schools week FLINT — The media is welcome throughout the month of January, as Catholic Charities hosts hundreds of student volunteers from Catholic Schools throughout Genesee County, including: St. Robert, Flushing, on Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. The students are volunteering as part of Catholic Schools Week and will be working on several different […]

Cavaliers drop fourth straight nail-biter




FLINT TWP. – A missed free throw in the final seconds doomed Carman- Ainsworth to another close loss in boys’ basketball Tuesday night, this one by a 38-37 count to Owosso in a non-league game. The Cavaliers have lost four straight games by three points or less in falling to 2-8. Carman-Ainsworth took a 13-10 first-quarter lead and was still […]

Fast start carries Lady Cavs past Owosso




FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth charged out to a 17-point first-quarter lead and coasted to a 53-31 win over Owosso in a non-league girls’ basketball game Tuesday night at home. Sydnee McDonald scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Lady Cavs improved to 7-5. Chelsey Carpenter added six points and Nakiya Earley five. Carman-Ainsworth led 26-9 after the first […]

Winter Weary?



This old tree on Taft Road behind Sam’s Club and Lowe’s has seen many winters, probably dating back to when it was surrounded by nothing more than woods or farmland. Unable to seek shelter from storms or other environmental distress, this old warrior is showing its age but still standing strong. It serves to remind us that seasons of discontent […]

Sports Shorts



Card show scheduled LAPEER – A sports card, NASCAR diecast cars and toy show will be held Sunday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the American Legion Post No. 16, 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer. Eight-foot tables cost $25, and any donations will be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and needy families in the area. A concession stand […]

Police officer, assailant wounded in shooting




FLINT TWP. — The shooting of a township police officer last Friday night is one of three major incidents during the past week. Police also reported a teen sexual assault and a pedestrian fatality. The shooting occurred at about 10:35 p.m. on Friday, January 23, in the parking lot of the Hometown Inn, 3277 Miller Road, according to a press […]

Cavaliers cross county for wrestling tourney




MT. MORRIS — At the 10-team Panther Invitational last Saturday, heavyweight Grayden Hamilton and the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team battled against programs like Auburn Hills Avondale, Bad Axe, Carrolton and Marlette. While the squad does have several individually ranked wrestlers such as Demetric Hall, who’s currently fifth at 112 lbs. for Div. 1, the team lost to Caro 54-18. Also […]

CSC vacancies delaying police, fire personnel hiring




FLINT TWP. — Police and fire hiring recently hit a standstill while the township’s Civil Service Commission is being restaffed. The three-member CSC oversees testing, employment and advancement eligibility of township fire and police personnel under guidelines set forth by law. One commissioner recently resigned and one moved away, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, during a discussion about civil service […]

OHL to vote on Whalers sale Monday




FLINT – The ownership group at Perani Arena — Costa Papista and Rolf Nilsen — took its next big step on Monday showcasing its arena and the Grand Blanc and Genesee County area to the Ontario Hockey League Commissioner and other key stakeholders. That leads up to the Feb. 2 meeting in Mississauga, Ont., where the OHL will vote to […]