2015-03-12

Keep Public Notices in Public View



State Rep. Amanda Price (R-Holland) is once again beating her drum in the House Committee on Local Government to remove public notices from Michigan’s newspapers. Public notices are legally required notices from our villages, cities, townships and counties that advise the public on such things as requests for bids, zoning board meetings and tax tribunals. House Bill No. 4183, introduced […]

A church on a mission




FLINT TWP. — A church, a plan, a trip — Panama! lacks the lyrical appeal of the well-known palindrome – a man, a plan, a canal, Panama! – but it aptly describes a worthy new endeavor of the Central Church of the Nazarene on Bristol Road. Pastor Rob Prince was among 23 volunteers who left March 6 for a nine-day […]

In brief



Senior center Open House FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township/ Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will be hosting an Open House on Monday, March 23 from 4- 6 p.m. Bring yourself and a friend to become a member (ages 60 and older). There will be refreshments, demonstrations, information, music and prizes. Questions? Call 810-732-6290. — R.S. Community Basic […]

GCBA donates to Wish Upon a Wedding



FLUSHING — Facing a terminal illness and planning a wedding are not two things that go together. But love doesn’t stop because an illness is present and that’s where Wish Upon a Wedding comes in. Founded in 2010, Wish Upon a Wedding is the world’s first nonprofit wish granting organization providing weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness […]

Cavaliers roll to victory in district opener




DAVISON – Carman-Ainsworth’s second-half surge on the basketball court continued Monday night as the Cavaliers won their opener in the Class A district tournament 65-53 over Lapeer. Juwan Evans poured in 22 points, eight of them in an incredible 12-second span of the third quarter, and the Cavs, 8-12, advanced to Wednesday’s semifinals against Kearsley, 12-8. Davison, 14-6, met Swartz […]

Dawkins, Hall earn All-State wrestling honors




AUBURN HILLS — The field was deep and the tension was thick at the individual state wrestling finals at the Palace in Oakland County last weekend, none of which kept Carman-Ainsworth’s Milik Dawkins (53-2) from placing fourth in Div. 1 at 160 lbs. The top eight competitors in each weight class are issued All-State accolades. Dawkins started this event by […]

Wearing o’ the green



WEARING’ O’ THE GREEN — John Potbury, Genesee County Assistant Prosecutor, is the 2015 Grand Marshal of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Flint. Events on Tuesday, March 17, include, at noon, a Mass of St. Patrick at St. Michael’s Church on Fifth Avenue and Saginaw immediately followed by the Irish Family Walk to the McFarlan Park on Saginaw Street, […]

Lady Cavs win district, lose regional thriller




FLUSHING – Carman-Ainsworth had undefeated Flushing on the ropes for the entire second half before finally losing to the 10th-ranked Raiders 59-52 in a Class A girls’ basketball regional semifinal game Tuesday night at Flushing. Before a packed house of 2,500, the Lady Cavs were within 3-5 points of Flushing for most of the last two quarters and pulled within […]

Prosecutor shuts down Hometown for 3 months




FLINT TWP. — Owners of the troubled Hometown Inn motel on Miller Road have avoided a one-year padlocking and struck a deal with Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton to close for three months while making several mandatory improvements. The Hometown Inn has been closed for business since Feb, 26 when Prosecutor Leyton filed a Complaint for the Abatement of Statutory […]

Sports Shorts



Warriors take three-game series FLINT — The Michigan Warriors took all three games of a series with Keystone last weekend. Michigan took the opener Friday 3-2. Tyler Groat’s goal at 12:03 of the second put the Warriors on top 1-0. After Keystone had tied the score at 1-1 heading to the third, Alex Berardinelli netted a pair of goals to […]