2015-02-19

Hearing set for Miller Rd. rehab district




FLINT TWP. — About 10 new jobs, averaging $15 per hour pay, could be available by the end of the year, as part of the relocation of Sign-A-Rama. Sign-A-Rama, G3322 Miller Road, has requested a 12-year Commercial Rehabilitation District (CRD) Exemption Certificate for its new facility at 4297 Miller Rd., a former waterbed store that’s been vacant about eight years. […]

In brief



Mott Community College Board of Trustees to meet FLINT — The regular Committee of the Whole meeting of the Mott Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees will be on Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m., in Room 1301 of the MCC Regional Technology Center, located at 1401 E. Court St. on the MCC main campus in Flint. The regular Meeting of […]

Board OKs 2015 road projects




FLINT TWP. — With more roads needing repair than allocated dollars to fix them, the township board voted five to one to use money from its general fund to help pay for 2015 road projects. Trustee Barb Vert was absent. Trustee Belenda Parker cast the sole no vote. “My concern is taking $111,000 from the general fund,’’ Parker said. “If […]

Variety is key to local fish fry



While many restaurants and service organizations in the county are gearing up for fish fry Fridays this season, Lori Photiou, of Flint Township, and her fellow volunteers at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Grand Blanc are preparing for just another slew of Friday nights. That’s because for the past two years from September to June the church has hosted a […]

Convention Bureau to launch tourism ambassador program



GENESEE COUNTY — Ever been to one of those cities where everyone is just so helpful? You know, the baggage handler at the airport, the taxi driver, the hotel concierge, and the waiter – all beaming with pride as they tell you about the region’s mustsee list? Now picture those helpful folks in Flint, because a new tourism ambassadors program […]

Carman-Ainsworth wrestling qualifies six at districts




ALPENA – At individual regional No. 2-1 last Saturday, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity wrestling team took on area heavyweights like Davison and Lapeer on its way to qualifying six for regionals. Malik Dawkins was first at 160 pounds after slipping past Davison’s Brendan McRill 2-1 in overtime and Derrien Vaughn claimed second at 135 by falling to Davison’s Lincoln Olson by […]

Police report two area Craigslist robberies



FLINT TWP. — Arranging to meet in the police station lobby could have saved two local Craigslist robbery victims. Township police are reporting two recent incidents involving attempted IPhone 6 purchases, according to a press release. On Tuesday, January 27 at about 7:42 p.m., Flint Township Police Officers were dispatched to 3366 Corunna Road for an armed robbery that had […]

Williams steps down as football coach; Parker returns




FLINT TWP. – Nate Williams has stepped down as Carman-Ainsworth football coach, and the school has already hired a replacement in former Cavaliers coach Jerry Parker. Williams resigned to take a teaching job at Richfield Academy in early January and wanted to devote his full attention to his new position as a seventh-grade math teacher. He previously served as a […]

CAHS offers cooking class



FLINT TWP. — Students at Carman-Ainsworth High School and their parents will have an opportunity to learn about budget meal planning in a free six-week class offered March 19- April 23. Taught by an experienced chef and nutritionist, “Cooking Matters’’ is a Michigan State University Extension Service program where participants learn how to grocery shop on a limited budget and […]

Lady Cavs fall to Powers by two





FLINT – Carman- Ainsworth battled back from an early deficit but ultimately lost to Flint Powers Catholic 49-47 in a Saginaw Valley League-South girls’ basketball game last Thursday at Powers. The Lady Cavs were down 17-9 after one quarter but trimmed the gap to 30-23 by halftime and 39-35 after three quarters. A 12-10 edge in the fourth wasn’t enough. […]