CAHS students are winners

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School students continued their winning ways with two triumphs last week. On February 5, Leah Bailey, a senior, placed third in the Detroit Pistons Dream Big Scholarship Competition held at the Palace of Auburn Hills. On February 6, Mariel Hernandez, a senior, won the Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award at the Priority Children 20th […]


BOYS BASKETBALL Carman-Ainsworth stormed back from a 10-point first-quarter deficit to beat Flint Southwestern Academy 68-52 in a Saginaw Valley League-South game Tuesday night at home. The Cavaliers got back in the game with a 21-13 second quarter to trail just 29-27 at halftime, then took a 46-39 lead with a 19-10 third quarter and pulled away with a 22-13 […]

CAHS student fundraiser in memory of teacher’s son

FLINT TWP. — It was a somber case of hat’s on instead of hat’s off this week in a touching fundraiser organized by the Carman- Ainsworth High School Student Council on behalf of Navid Jamil Hamadeh, 3, of Grand Blanc, who passed away February 2, four days after his birthday. Navid was the son of Katherine Hamadeh, a CAHS English […]

Red Wings, Generals alumni to do battle

FLINT — Area hockey fans may be aware of the Flint Generals alumni games of the past. They even had one last November for several good charitable causes. There hasn’t been an alumni game quite like the one that will take place on Friday, Feb. 20, though, as the Generals alumni will lace up the skates to face off with […]

In brief

FANG commander to speak to WFBA FLINT TWP. — Patrick Richard, detective first lieutenant and section commander of the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, from noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, February 18 at Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at Linden. Richard will talk about […]

Sports Shorts

Tickets now on sale for new OHL team FLINT – With the recent announcement that the OHL approved the transfer of ownership and relocation of the Plymouth Whalers Hockey Club to Flint, Genesee County will, once again, be home to some of the best hockey in the region. “Hockey has long been a part of the Flint community, having the […]

New builds on Miller on a roll

FLINT TWP. — Fresh off an early December completion of the new Panera Bread Bakery & Cafe at 4477 Miller Road, construction crews moved in next door to begin work on another completely new build. This one will be serving up a different type of menu. It is the future site of an Eyeglass World superstore, a national vendor with […]

Sparty having sub-par year

The NFL season is finally over, so now it’s time to focus on some winter sports like the NBA, MLB news, NHL and college hoops. It won’t be long and March Madness will be upon us. The big question there is, what is going on with Michigan State, Michigan and the Big Ten Conference? Michigan State is 6-4 in the […]

‘Starting a Business’ workshop

FLINT — A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on Feb. 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process of starting and operating a business, evaluating market potential […]


The 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk was named “Four Wheeler of the Year” by Four Wheeler magazine. The editors of the opinion-leading off-road enthusiast magazine give the award annually, said Fiat Chrysler spokesman Todd Goyer. “The 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk marks the 13th time a Jeep vehicle has earned the prestigious title, Four Wheeler of the Year,” said Four Wheeler editor […]