Whiting announces seven additional performances

FLINT — The 2015-16 Spring Lineup has been announced by The Whiting. The spring season includes plays, concerts, acrobats, dance, and comedy. Bram Stoker’s Dracula takes the stage on Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. In Charles Morey’s acclaimed adaptation, Count Dracula slips quietly into Victorian London with a cargo of his native Transylvanian soil, necessary for rest between his victims. […]

In brief

McLaren invites women to Breast Health Event FLINT – Area women are invited to a pre-breast cancer awareness month event at the McLaren Imaging Center on Sept. 24. Attendees can take advantage of free clinical breast examinations and ask clinicians questions. No appointment is necessary. A patient accounts expert will also be on hand to answer health insurance questions, or […]


Riders prepare to leave Harley Davidson’s Vehicle City on Miller Road on Sept. 12. It was 64 degrees and raining at 11 a.m. when the ride began.

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature It Lies Within and Darkness Divided, Sept. 18, with special guests A War Within, Meridians, Vicariant and Failed Society. Tickets are $20 in advance, $12 the day of the show. The Birthday Beard Fest featuring Burning Fair Verona, After the Minor Avenue […]

Board hears presentation about mosquito abatement services

FLINT TWP. — To spray or not to spray? That is the question when it comes to mosquito control in the township. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said she has taken calls from residents wanting to know if the township sprays to control the pests but she has also heard from residents who are against using chemical control methods. Deciding it […]

Cavaliers drop volleyball match to Lapeer

LAPEER — The Cavaliers lost to Lapeer 25-10, 25-11, 25-17 Tuesday. Sarah Thurston had 10 assists and eight digs. Sydney Cunningham had four kills and three blocks. “We really struggled at the service line and receiving serves,” coach Barb Hurand said. “It’s very difficult to gain momentum when we miss the amount of serves we missed.” The Cavaliers lost all […]

Police promotes two to sergeant

FLINT TWP. — Police officers Brett Cassidy and Michael Nemecheck now answer to the title sergeant. Both were approved for promotions by the township board last week after their names were submitted by the Civil Service Commission as the top two highest test scorers eligible for promotion. Officer Cassidy joined the police department in 2009. After serving as a patrol […]

Carman-Ainsworth inductees Hall of Fame Class

FLINT TWP. — The 2000 Carman- Ainsworth boys’ soccer team and the 1976 Carman baseball team are being inducted into Carman-Ainsworth’s sports hall of fame. Inductees include: • Stephanie Joseph (Long), 1984 Class B State Champion – Discus, eight Carman HS Varsity Letters, Central Michigan University Track Scholarship • Tim Fellows, 1982 State Championship Team – State Record Holder in […]

Gone but not forgotten

Flint Township Assistant Fire Chief Michael Burkley (left to right) and firefighters Greg King, Chad Wright and Jose Hernandez were among area firefighters who attended the Genesee County Fire Fighter Memorial Service on Saturday, September 12 at Flint Memorial Park, to honor fallen firefighters who died in the line of duty. See page 9 for a list of firefighters who […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavalier boys finished ninth with 276 points at the SVL Jamboree Tuesday. Saginaw Heritage finished first with 36, Bay City Western was second with 37 and Midland was third with 81. Juwan Willis was 54th in 19:47.23. Anthony Fisher was 66th in 20:29.47. Joe Chinkeefatt was 67th in 20:31.21. Wyatt Pangerl was 76th in 22:10.72. Justin Snider […]