2015-10-15

Robotics tourney Saturday at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School



FLINT TWP. — Thirty-five teams of middle and high school students will descend upon Carman-Ainsworth Middle School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday October 17 for the Bee MO’ VEX Robotics Competition. Competing teams are from Flint, Pontiac, Grand Blanc, Port Huron, Bloomfield Hills, Haslett, Novi, Swartz Creek and East Lansing. They will come together for a non-stop, […]

Officer’s resignation reduces staffing level




FLINT TWP. — Despite a recent hiring spate, it could be the first of the year before the township police force gets up to full strength. A recent resignation of a probationary officer has dropped staffing levels back down to 36. The department is budgeted for 40 officers. Four new probationary officers were sworn in on October 5 and are […]

Area dealership rallying in response to water crisis



GRAND BLANC – In light of the current public health emergency for Flint City water customers, the Al Serra Auto Plaza has designated their service departments as drop-off locations for bottled water. In return for a donation of 12 or more water bottles in an unopened and sealed case or four sealed one gallon containers, Al Serra is offering free […]

C-A sleuths solving suspicious death mystery




FLINT TWP. — Whodunnit? Or whatdunnit? That’s what students are trying to figure out in a new Principles of Biomedical Science course at Carman- Ainsworth High School where they will spend the school year investigating a staged crime scene. In this case, it definitely wasn’t Col. Mustard with a candlestick in the billiard room or Professor Plum with a lead […]

1954 Skylark donated to Sloan Museum Collection



FLINT — Sloan Museum welcomes a 1954 Buick Skylark Convertible to its collection of more than 100 vehicles. There were only 836 Skylarks made in 1954, all made in Flint, and there are probably fewer than 100 survive today. At the end of September, Curator Jeremy Dimick drove from Flint, Michigan, to Grants, New Mexico, to add the 1954 Buick […]