2015-03-26

C-A Board supports Proposal 1



FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education passed a resolution last week in support of state Proposal 1 which will come before voters on the May 5 ballot. “The success of Michigan’s economy rests upon its infrastructure, the education it provides its children and the roads and bridges that facilitate agriculture, commerce, industry and tourism in our state,” […]

FORD MARKS PRODUCTION MILESTONE WITH 5-MILLIONTH ECOBOOST-EQUIPPED VEHICLE



Ford has hit a new production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine technology. Earlier this month, the 5-millionth vehicle with a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled off the assembly line at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. EcoBoost was launched in 2009 on Ford Taurus SHO with the 3.5- liter EcoBoost V6. That year, 14,439 EcoBoost engines were manufactured. In 2010, […]

Where in the world is Sam?

CAMS student competing this week in state Geography Bee


FLINT TWP. — The Louis and Clark expedition did not explore which state: Iowa, New Mexico, Montana, or Washington? Taylor Swift performed songs from her album “Red” last summer in Kuala Lumpur,the capital of which Asian country that borders the South China Sea? What is the term for the movement of air from a high pressure area to a low […]

MSU finding magic in middle of tournament

Fat Guy Corner

Michigan State says, here we come, Sweet Sixteen once again! The Spartans have once again found March madness magic. The Spartys disposed of No. 2-seeded Virginia 60-54 and sent them home from the tourney for the second consecutive season. I know I predicted the Cavaliers to defeat the Spartans and once again my prediction was wrong. I am used to […]

In brief



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 […]

Yeehaw!

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 […]

In brief



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 […]