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See CAMS musical now FLINT TWP. — Performances of Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Theater annual musical began March 25 and continue for two more nights, March 26-27. This year’s show, “Rock Around the Block’’ features singing, dancing and a famous Rock Star. Showtime is 7 p.m. each night. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for C-A students. Senior Citizens and […]

Firebirds announce coach, general manager and more

FLINT — After unveiling their identity a week ago, the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League called another press conference at Perani Arena on Thursday to make another big announcement — the hiring of their hockey department, most notably the head coach and general manager. “We are continuing to build our OHL organization into something that this community can […]


Former Miller Road dealership finally meets wrecking ball

FLINT TWP. — Eight months have gone by since plans were announced to build a Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 4140 Miller Road. A bulldozer arrived last week and within a few days had reduced to a pile of rubble a long-standing building at the former Miller Road car dealership. Most recently operated as Jim Waldron Used Cars from 2012-2013, the […]

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Century 21 team honored for achievements GRAND BLANC -— Century 21 Sabo Associates has announced that Century 21 Real Estate LLC, Franchisor of world’s largest residential real estate sales organization recently recognized Gina Yiannatji, Jackie Stratton, Eric McBride, Justine High, Lori Hackett and Jack Fox with prestigious awards which recognizes Production, Professionalism and Outstanding Customer Service. Century 21 recently presented […]

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 […]

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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 […]