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Volunteers needed for annual park clean-up FLINT TWP. — Gleaner Flint Area Arbor will once again sponsor the annual Join Hands Clean-up Day at the Flint Township Park, 5200 Norko from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 2.. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to come out and help. Wearing sturdy clothing and gloves is recommended. It would also […]

About time, Mayweather

Fat Guy Corner

The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight will finally take place on Saturday night. All boxing fans (those of us who are still left) have been waiting for this fight to take place for a long time. I’m happy it’s finally going to happen in the ring. The only shame is it didn’t happen four or five years ago like it should […]

Township repeating free scrap tire round-up


FLINT TWP. — In case you missed it last year, the township will again be offering a free scrap tire collection day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 6, in the parking lot of the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Road. Funded by a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the clean-up is designed to […]


TENNIS Lapeer 7, Carman-Ainsworth 1 4-28-15 at Carman-Ainsworth Singles No. 1 J’Lynn Corder (CA) def. Blake Clements 6-0, 6-2 No. 2 Sara Morris (L) def. Briaunna Hughes 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 No. 3 Annette Williams (L) def. Ripa Khan 6-0, 6-0 No. 4 Alycia Kigar (L) def. Katie Speaks 6-1, 6-2 Doubles No. 1 Allie Campbell/Amanda Clor (L) def. Megan Speaks/Dorothy […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature Whitey Morgan, May 1. Tickets are $20 in advance. Whitey Morgan will perform again May 2, with special guests Pole Barn Rebels. Tickets are $20 in advance. The Agonist, with special guests A Sleepless Malice and Heartsick (formerly Know Lyfe), will perform […]

Sports Shorts

C-A grad Holmes helps White defeat Green EAST LANSING –Michigan State University held its annual spring game on April 25 at Spartan Stadium and drew 40,000 fans and 1,700 kids that took part in the youth clinics. That’s more than double attendance from past years where about 700 kids took part and breaks last year’s all-time attendance of 1,200 kids. […]

Drop off your hazardous waste at Saturday collection event

FLINT TWP. — Paint thinners, pesticides, fluorescent light bulbs, gasoline and old medicine are just some of the items environmentalists would like to keep out of landfills and the reason for periodic public collections of such harmful items. Carman-Ainsworth High School, 1300 N. Linden, is the designated drop-off site for Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection Day, from 10 […]


Carman-Ainsworth’s Mariel Hernandez (No. 4) makes the block. The Cavs were at Saginaw Nouvel on Tuesday, but no score was reported.

Clean water

Volunteers from Security Credit Union recently donated their time during the annual Flint River Trail Maintenance and Cleanup, April 25, to refresh the riverfront near SCU’s corporate headquarters by removing winter’s accumulation of brush and debris along the trail. The annual spring cleanup is hosted by the Friends of the Flint River Trail and provides the community an opportunity to […]


Distinguished by a new, more contemporary front-end appearance, the 2016 GMC Terrain and Terrain Denali were introduced at the recent New York International Auto Show. The 2016 Terrain lineup features new front and rear fascias, new grille designs, a power dome hood, light-emitting diode (LED) daytime running lamps and additional updates. Side Blind Zone Alert and Rear Cross Traffic Alert […]

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