CAMS students perform with Detroit Symphony Orchestra

FLINT TWP. — Four music students at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School had an opportunity to play in the big leagues last month. Chosen to perform in the third annual Detroit Symphony Orchestra Middle School Honor Band on March 16 were eighth-graders Cameron Johnson, trumpet; Anjewel Lenoir, French Horn; Tyne Smith, percussion; and Evans Pincomb, percussion. Students were nominated by each school […]

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WFBA to hear details about state ballot Proposal 1 FLINT TWP. — Linda Hoff, president of the Flint-Area League of Women Voters, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, from noon – 1:15 p.m. on April 15 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Rd. at Linden. Hoff will give an objective, non-partisan Power […]

Police seek help to locate missing man

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are seeking public help to locate an elderly man reported missing last week. Police were notified on March 30 when the family of Steve J. Marsh, 67, became concerned about not being able to locate him since he left an area motel where he was staying. Marsh is described as having gray hair and […]

C-A robotics team on winning streak

FLINT TWP. — They have done it again. For the third outing in a row, the Carman-Ainsworth FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 314 has finished first at a district competition, according to a press release. Competing last weekend with 40 other teams from around the state at the Lansing FIRST Robotics District Competition in Mason, Team 314 won the competition […]

A few things that are good for a chuckle or two

I love it when I hear something that just makes me laugh uncontrollably. All too often we go through life stressed out about things happening at work, at home and in our daily lives that we don’t take a step back and enjoy the funny things in life. Visually funny things are good for a laugh, but it’s also the […]

DSW opening, hiring by end of month

FLINT TWP. — The wait is almost over for shoe lovers eager to shop at a local Designer Shoe Warehouse store. Signs on the door indicate that the approximately 20,000 square-foot store at 4135 Miller Road will open on April 30. Job openings are posted on the company’s website at careers.dswinc.com. “We typically hire 30-35 associates for a new store,’’ […]

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“Starting a Business” workshop in Flint FLINT — A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on April 14 from 5:30- 8:30 pm. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process of […]

C-A students give helping hand at food bank

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth High School Varsity Softball team and members of the National Honor Society pitched in to help the Flint Township Senior Center do volunteer work at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan on March 31. “By volunteering, the center gets pounds of food credited to our account for when we shop there for our pantry,’’ […]

Senior Center is hive of activity

FLINT TWP. — To showcase all it has to offer and attract new members, the Flint Township/Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, hosted an Open House on March 23. Refreshments, demonstrations, information, music and prizes were part of the event. The Carman-Ainsworth Chorale singers and Band provided entertainment and Tim Horton’s on Linden Road donated donuts. “It was […]

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Everglades featured at Women’s Club meeting GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Women’s Club will meet Wednesday April 15, for a luncheon served at 12:30 p.m., at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple Ave in Grand Blanc. There is a cost of $12 for the luncheon. Everyone is invited to attend even if you are not a member. […]