Reminder: Flint Twp. water is safe to drink

FLINT TWP. — Now that Flint’s water crisis has made national news, concerned calls about township water have been pouring in, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, in remarks last week at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association. Miller offered reassurance, just as she did last October when medical news first surfaced that lead content in Flint water […]

Looking forward to Super Bowl 50 matchup

Fat Guy Corner

Super Bowl 50 is locked in! The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will hook up on Feb. 7 in Santa Clara at Levi Stadium at 6:35 p.m. The two teams reached the Super Bowl by two very different methods. Carolina won a blowout game 49-15 over the Arizona Cardinals and the Denver Broncos won a hard-fought old fashioned defensive […]

In brief

Tickets selling for annual school parent dances FLINT TWP. — Dye/Randels and Rankin/ Dillon elementary schools are getting ready for their annual Daddy/Daughter & Mother/ Son dances. Dye/Randels will host its 9th annual dance on Friday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 pm. The Rankin/Dillon Elementary dance is on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 6-8 pm. Tickets are $20 per couple and $3 […]


BOWLING The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ team fell out of a tie for first place in the Saginaw Valley League last Saturday, beating Midland 30-0 but losing to Saginaw Heritage 19-11 in matches at Gerlach’s Bowling Center in Lapeer and Roll-AWay Lanes in Davison. The Cavaliers are tied for second at 6-1, one game behind 7-0 Davison. Milton Gibson had a 493 […]

Wedding Marketplace

helps couples plan their perfect day

GRAND BLANC — The Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) presented the fifth annual Wedding Marketplace noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. Future brides and grooms filled the Captain’s Club at Woodfield as they met with area vendors including bakers, DJs, bridal shops and more. The event benefited Wish Upon a Wedding, the world’s first nonprofit wish granting organization providing […]



History has repeated itself when it comes to the preparing the new NASCAR Fusion for its competition debut in February at Daytona Speedweeks. Much like three years ago when NASCAR allowed manufacturers to include more brand-specific characteristics, Ford once again used the talents of its designers to make sure the same eye-catching components that are included in the new 2017 […]

CAHS students attend Detroit auto show

FLINT TWP. — Business Management and Administration (BMA) students from Carman-Ainsworth High School participated in Education Day last week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. Students visited Cobo Hall, participated in career-related workshops and toured the auto show. Education Day began at the 2005 NAIAS as an opportunity for schools to participate in a positive and […]

WFBA accepting scholarship applications

FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association is now accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship awards. Each year, the business networking group awards $2,500 scholarships to three Flint area students as follows: • High School Community Service Scholarship • Curbco/Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce Scholarship • Adult Learner Student Scholarship The scholarships are not primarily based on financial need […]

HealthPlus presents “Water’s Extreme Journey”

FLINT – HealthPlus is the presenting sponsor of Water’s Extreme Journey, an exciting new exhibit at Sloan Museum that transforms visitors into raindrops on a quest to stay clean. From Jan. 23-May 8, adults and children can visit the museum and choose their route through an interactive maze of different water paths. Through play, scientific inquiry and art, Water’s Extreme […]

In brief

3rd Annual Flint & Genesee ‘Meet the Buyer’ for 2016 FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Region 6 PTAC and the I-69 Thumb Region, are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Flint & Genesee Meet the Buyer event. And the number of prospective buyers is up nearly 50 percent – from 21 to 31 […]