2015-10-29

Wrapping up roadwork



After nearly three months of navigating orange barrels and dealing with traffic delays, regular motorists on Flushing Road between Mill and Warner roads will be happy to hear that the pavement repair and asphalt resurfacing project is wrapping up for the season. Flushing Road is scheduled to fully reopen to traffic on Friday, October 30, according to a Michigan Department […]

Police Blotter



Flushing man killed in Bristol Road crash FLINT TWP. — Britton Maddox, a 57-yearold Flushing man, was fatally injured on Friday, October 23, in an accident on West Bristol Road, according to a press release. At 3:21 p.m, Flint Township police officers responded to an area of W. Bristol Rd. west of Bishop Airport for a motor vehicle accident involving […]

Another assessor retiring




FLINT TWP. — Ronna Gettel, assistant assessor, has formally submitted her letter of retirement to the township board of trustees. Gettel said her last day of work will be December 3 but her employment will continue until she has used accrued vacation time and any other unused days. “Thank you for all the wonderful years at Flint Township.” Gettel said. […]

Last week for Roy Brown now at Genesys



GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Arts Council is featuring the watercolors of Roy Brown at Genesys Health Park through October, 2015. The memorial exhibit, curated by daughter Robin St. Onge, can be viewed on the second floor between the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork from the exhibit, call the Hospice Division of Reverence at 810-695-9878 where […]

Master planning underway




FLINT TWP. — The township board of trustees has authorized the Flint Planning Commission to begin the process of reviewing and updating the township’s Master Plan which state law requires to be done every five years. Besides taking a fresh look at the township’s long-range direction, demographics in the plan need to be updated to include 2010 census data, said […]

Reunion promises to be a trip back to the ’80s



Next weekend will be the 30-year reunion for the Davison High School Class of 1985. Looking back, it’s hard to believe it’s been three decades since I took that walk down the aisle in my cap and gown and received my diploma. As I sat here and thought back to those days, when it seemed like we had nothing but […]

Flint Bishop International Airport Authority hires new deputy director



FLINT — After a nationwide search, the Bishop International Airport Authority has selected Joseph J. Medici, A.A.E, to be the new Deputy Airport Director, Operations and Maintenance, according to a press release. In his new position, Medici will report to the Airport Director, and will plan, organize, and direct the day-to-day activities of all maintenance, operations, engineering, and public safety […]

Cavaliers will look to finish strong



FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ and boys’ cross country teams closed out their season by finishing in third and fourth place at the Cavalier Invitational Friday. It has been a trying season for the Cavaliers this year. Carman-Ainsworth’s kids are running hard, but they have yet to really have a good day heading into the regionals this weekend. “We are […]

Going ballistic




FLINT TWP. — Dangerous situations ranging from a homicide suspect armed and barricaded at a Flint motel in 2011 to a shootout on Casaloma Drive in 2012 are when the township police Incident Response Team (IRT) is called to the scene. Suiting up includes wearing headgear for protection from anything from flying bullets to thrown objects. Currently some members of […]

Cavs fall to Powers in football finale




FLINT TWP. – Josh Jackson passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns, but Carman-Ainsworth dropped its final football game of the season last Friday, 21-12 to Flint Powers Catholic at Cavalier Field. The Cavs trailed 14-0 at halftime and 21-6 after three quarters. A fourth-quarter score wasn’t enough as Carman- Ainsworth finished at 4-5 overall and 3-3 in the Saginaw […]