2015-03-26

Child abuse to be highlighted next month



When we think about child abuse, some of the more horrific cases come to mind. Last year statistics released showed more than 3,000 reported cases of abuse in Genesee County over a five-year period. One of the worst, locally, was the case of 4-year-old Dominick Calhoun who was killed by his mother’s abusive boyfriend during a savage beating in their […]

Two Man Group coming to Whiting



FLINT — The Whiting proudly presents Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, Two Man Group as part of the Hap Night of Laughs Series at The Whiting on April 11 at 8 p.m. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, stars of the Emmy® nominated Whose Line Is It Anyway? have teamed up to present an evening of extraordinary improvisational comedy. Using their […]

Donors Help United Way surpass goals



GENESEE COUNTY — The United Way of Genesee County raised more than $11 million in its annual campaign, according to a press release last week. The completion of the county-wide campaign will allow the United Way to fund programs to help 57,000 men, women and children who need food, clothing, education, shelter and counseling. This exceeds a goal set last […]

C-A board lauds students




FLINT TWP. — President Barack Obama made an appearance near the main office of Carman-Ainsworth High School last month. Michael Jordan hung out in the athletic hallway, several famous scientists greeted students in the science hallway and other famous African-Americans were present throughout the school. Those specials appearances were in the form of 52 colorful educational posters for Black History […]

In brief



Magic Bus concert to benefit Genesee County’s needy children GRAND BLANC — Whether you grew up in the 60s or wish you did, “Magic Bus” will transport you back to an era of art, love, and psychedelic music. Join us on April 18 at the Jewel of Grand Blanc for a stage-show concert, dinner, costume contest, and silent auction to […]

Lady Cavs’ McDonald All-State




FLINT TOWNSHIP – A full season of high-scoring games has earned Carman-Ainsworth senior Sydnee McDonald a spot on the Associated Press Class A All-State girls’ basketball team. McDonald was among 10 players voted to the first team by a 10-member media panel from around the state. McDonald transferred to Carman- Ainsworth from Hamady in her junior year and sat out […]

Special Olympics team readies for World Games




FLUSHING – On Tuesday, they were just a small group of folks getting together in a cozy restaurant in downtown Flushing. But in four months, the 17 athletes and coaches representing Special Olympics Michigan will be part of a much larger gathering when the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games take place July 25-Aug. 2 in Los Angeles. More than […]

Sports Shorts



Warriors split pair FLINT — The Michigan Warriors split a pair of games with Keystone in North American Hockey League action Friday and Saturday. Michigan dropped the opening game of the two-game set 4-1. Keystone scored three goals in the third period to lock up th victory. The Warriors’ lone goal came off the stick of Anthony Parrucci. Dalton Skelly […]

WFBA gets update on KWA pipeline




FLINT TWP. — Construction of the Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline will not only be a game changer for water costs and quality in Genesee County but also a boon for the state’s food processing industry, according to Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner and KWA CEO. Wright provided an update and longterm vision for the new KWA water pipeline, […]

All-Saginaw Valley League-South



BOYS’ BASKETBALLFIRST TEAMFrank Vukaj, DavisonDylan Alderson, DavisonDaryl Jones, Flint NorthwesternRashad Johnson, Flint NorthwesternDennis Towns, Flint PowersTyrone Hunter, Flint PowersNeshua Wise, Flint SouthwesternQuavon Trawick, Flint SouthwesternSECOND TEAMJaylen Bradley, Carman-AinsworthJakavien Lewis, Carman-AinsworthJuwan Evans, Carman-AinsworthJohn Dipillo, DavisonEric McGeary, LapeerDeonte Hopkins, Flint NorthwesternTJ Edwards, Flint PowersJoshua Moore, Flint SouthwesternHONORABLE MENTIONGrant Rooker, DavisonTroy Brown, Flint NorthwesternSean Corcoran, Flint PowersTevin Taylor, Flint SouthwesternDrew Rubick, LapeerAaron Hutton, […]