The Whiting presents Romeo & Juliet

FLINT — On Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The Whiting is presenting Romeo & Juliet, one of the most beloved plays written by one of the most famous playwrights, William Shakespeare. Recognized world-wide as one of theater’s most iconic couples, Romeo and Juliet are the very archetype of tragic young lovers. Set against a backdrop of warring households, a young […]

Four more officers hired

FLINT TWP. — Four new police officers will start work on October 5, returning staffing levels to nearly full strength, said Police Chief George Sippert. The department currently has 33 sworn officers and is budgeted for 40, Chief Sippert said. The township board approved the hiring of four new entry-level officers at its Monday, September 21, meeting. They are Taylor […]

Hazardous waste collection date set

GENESEE COUNTY — The fall Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 17. Drop off sites will be at the (former) Showcase Cinema East, 5205 E. Court St. in Burton and at the Flint East – Water Service Center, 3310 E. Court St. in Flint. The event […]

Community ed lists ‘lifelong learning’ courses

FLINT TWP. — “Social Media Marketing for Entrepreneurs,” “Online Marketing Basics for Entrepreneurs,” and “Kindle Publishing Basics” are three new adult-computers classes being offered this year by Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Community Education. The newly released Fall 2015 course catalog also lists several new adult-special interest classes including “Dog Obedience,” “How to Design Your Own Kitchen” and “Essential Oils.” For those who want […]

Cavaliers compete in County golf

GRAND BLANC TWP. – Mikaila Garrison shot 95 to tie for 28th place and lead Carman-Ainsworth golfers in the Genesee County Invitational on Monday at Flint Elks Club. The Cavaliers had just three golfers present and therefore did not post a team score in the 12-team field. Madysen League shot 101 and Alanna Gleason 110. Davison won the team title […]

Quilting Math

FLINT TWP. — Quilts usually bring to mind thoughts of keeping cozy and warm on cold winter nights or of public exhibits of a cultural art form. But for fifth graders at Dye Elementary School, they were tied to a hands-on experience in art class that also enhanced their mathematical skills. The art/math lesson began with an extensive study of […]

Cavaliers volleyball team defeats Northwestern

FLINT — Carman-Ainsworth picked up a straight set victory over Flint Northwestern Tuesday 25-13, 25-15, 25-7. The victory raised Carman- Ainsworth’s overall record to 5-15-1 for the season. Sarah Thurston had nine aces and 21 assists for the Cavaliers. Che’Anne Hicks chipped in 10 kills and six digs. Eriona Chambers added 10 kills and five digs. Denayha Evans had seven […]

United Way 2015 Campaign gearing up to help 70,000

GENESEE COUNTY — Officials with the United Way of Genesee County kicked off the 2015 campaign on September 17 with an emphasis on expanding workplace giving throughout the county to help more than 70,000 men, women and children, according to a press release. United Way is hoping to raise and leverage funds to support 43 programs in Genesee County, said […]

Cavs win consolation soccer game


FLINT — As the host of their own tournament last weekend, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity soccer team came out and claimed an opening-game win over Lake Fenton 1-0. Clio then beat Birch Run 1-0 to set up a consolation game match up that the Cavaliers wound up winning 2-1. That just left Clio’s 3-0 championship game victory over Lake Fenton on […]

In brief

Free appliance recycling event at CAMS FLINT TWP. — On Sept. 26, from 9 a.m.-noon, Genesee County residents can bring unwanted, working and non-working appliances to the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School to be recycled at no charge. The Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (GCMPC) has organized this appliance collection in collaboration with Great Lakes Recycling (GLR), which is based in Flint, […]