Think Pink

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Spotted recently as it was leaving Genesee Valley Center and heading east on Miller Road, this MTA bus sports a custom pink paint job and serves as a mobile billboard in memory of breast cancer victims, in honor of breast cancer survivors and in support of those fighting breast cancer today. The pink […]

Waza Flo soccer team to relocate to Flint

FLINT – Professional soccer is coming to Flint. Waza Flo, formerly Detroit Waza Flo, announced at a press conference Tuesday at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center that it is moving the franchise to Flint for the upcoming season. Team co-owner Dominic Scicluna addressed the media and invited guests following brief comments from Dort Federal Event Center General Manager […]

Police charge resident with animal cruelty

FLINT TWP. — As a result of a police investigation alleging animal abuse, Tromondae Lavelle Murphy, a township resident, has been charged with Abandoning/ Cruelty to 4 to 10 animals as well as Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, according to a police press release. Officers were called to a home in the 4400 block of Old Carriage, off Van […]

Swimmers make finals in County meet

FENTON – Natalie Cook placed in the championship finals of two events to lead Carman-Ainsworth at the Genesee County Invitational swim and dive meet last Saturday at Fenton. Cook, a sophomore, finished second in the 500-yard freestyle in 5:33.04, just over one second behind champion Zoe Rogers of Grand Blanc. Earlier, Cook was fourth in the 100 butterfly in 1:05.04. […]

C-A Homecoming Week is Oct. 5-10

FLINT TWP. — Batman? The Joker? Captain America? Superman? The Incredible Hulk? Who will save the day? Who will reign supreme? Those questions and more will be answered during Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Week festivities. Superheroes and Villains is the theme of the weeklong celebration that begins Monday, October 5 with daily dressup themes at the high school and ends October 10 […]


GOLF Carman-Ainsworth finished third in a Saginaw Valley League crossover golf jamboree last Thursday, shooting 209 at Swartz Creek Golf Course. Alanna Gleason shot 49, Madysen League 51, Mikaila Garrison 54 and Taylor Jarnigin 55 for the Cavaliers. No.1-ranked Div. 2 Midland Dow was first with 179, edging ninth-ranked Div. 3 Powers Catholic by two strokes. Mount Pleasant shot 229. […]

Township board OKs demolition contract

FLINT TWP. — Residents of Hatherly Avenue and three other streets may soon be seeing the last of several neighborhood eyesores. The township board has approved a construction services contract, funded by the Genesee County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The contract with L. Zellar & Sons Excavating is for demolition of eight houses not to exceed $62,800. Despite […]

Sports Shorts

Flint Hall of Fame to announce inductees GRAND BLANC TWP. – The Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame will announce its 2015 inductees next Wednesday, Oct. 7, in a press party at the Genesys Athletic Club/Banquet Center. The event starts at 5:30 p.m., and the public is invited. The seven new inductees, along with three teams, will be formally […]

Notes for your 2016 calendars

FLINT TWP. — Looking ahead to 2016, the township board has approved its calendar for township business including meeting schedules and days when offices will be closed. The calendar sets township board meetings for 7 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month, with exceptions. At the beginning of the year, the board will holds its second monthly […]

Cavaliers bury pesky ’Jacks in second half

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth let Saginaw Arthur Hill hang around for 2 ½ quarters but finally pulled away to a 34-8 victory last Friday in a Saginaw Valley League-Red Division football game at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School. The Cavaliers led just 12-8 at halftime but buried the Lumberjacks with three touchdowns in the last 18 minutes of the game to improve […]