C-AHS announces winner of poetry recitation contest

FLINT TWP. — Olivia Van Duyne, a tenth grader at Carman-Ainsworth High School, won the school’s Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest and will advance to the state competition on Friday, March 13, according to a press release. Van Duyne was one of 15 high school students who participated on January 27, in the Poetry Out Loud school contest at […]


Quality counts – and JD Power has counted GM’s quality quite high. Among all nameplates, and for the first time, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac all rank in the top 10 among brands in the JD Power 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study, said GM spokeswoman Susan Waun. Based on survey responses from more than 34,000 original owners of 2012 model year […]

Township officially welcomes Panera Bread

FLINT TWP. — Everyone knows that a ribbon-cutting ceremony is a traditional way to celebrate a new business but Panera Bread on Miller Road introduced a unique twist at its grand opening event last weekend. In addition to using a gigantic pair of scissors to snip a traditional cloth ribbon, shop managers also presented a bow-shaped French baguette for a […]

It’s official: New Flint OHL team to be called Flint Firebirds

FLINT — After a few long months of awaiting the identity of Flint’s new Ontario Hockey League franchise, a press conference was called for 10 a.m. in the lobby of Perani Arena on Monday morning to unveil the team name, logo, colors and uniform design. Franchise ownership chose to go with a name that was submitted to the naming contest […]

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