2016-02-04

GDL sponsors 15th annual Black History Month Brunch



GENESEE COUNTY — Awardwinning gospel singer, J Moss will be one of several featured artists at the Genesee District Library’s 15th Annual Black History Month, Brunch, from 10 a.m. to !2:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 6. at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. This annual community event recognizes people who are making a positive impact in Genesee County. GDL […]

Helping hand



On Tuesday, Financial Plus Credit Union presented a $2,500 check to the United Way to help with the Flint City Water Crisis. All funds donated will be used to purchase water filters, bottled water, emergency support services and other prevention efforts.

In brief



“Let’s Talk” Town Hall DAVISON TWP. — The second in a series of meetings in Genesee County to engage elected officials and residents together, in a discussion of the issues facing the community in the year ahead.This will be Feb. 27 from 2-4 p.m. At the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. The public is invited to share its thoughts […]

Lady Cavaliers climb into tie for second




LAPEER – Carman-Ainsworth avenged a loss from six weeks earlier and stayed alive in the Saginaw Valley League-South girls’ basketball race by beating Lapeer 54-45 last Friday. Destiny Strother scored 17 points on five 3-pointers and Harmany Williams added 12 points as the Lady Cavs improved to 9-4 overall and climbed into a second-place tie with Lapeer at 4-2 in […]

Efforts made to clarify who outside Flint uses city water




FLINT TWP. — Sunridge Apartments on Flushing Road, Bishop International Airport on Bristol Road, the McLaren Hospitality House on Beecher Road and a couple of restaurants on Ballenger Highway were included on a list of water customers outside of the City of Flint that were publicly posted on the city’s website on Friday January 29. Turns out that most of […]

Cavaliers see Lapeer fade in the stretch




FLINT – The first game the Carman-Ainsworth varsity boys’ basketball team played at Saginaw Valley League-South rival Lapeer on Dec. 15 was a close affair that didn’t get settled until the final session of play. Last Friday’s rematch at Carman-Ainsworth followed a very similar pattern as the Cavaliers were only up 16-12 in the first quarter and 23-22 at the […]

Police Sgt. promoted to lieutenant



FLINT TWP. — Township Police Sergeant Kevin Salter was sworn in Tuesday to the rank of lieutenant. Salter’s promotion was approved Monday night by the township board. Salter’s name was submitted by the Civil Service Commission as the next candidate eligible for promotion, said Police Chief George Sippert. He scored highest on a recently administered test for promotion to lieutenant. […]

Bowlers’ title hopes dimmed with loss



SANFORD — Carman-Ainsworth’s title hopes in the Saginaw Valley League boys’ bowling race took a blow last Saturday in an 18.5-11.5 loss to Bay City Western at Northern Lanes. The Cavaliers fell to third place at 7-2, two games behind Davison with three to play. Jordan Nunn, who has the second highest average in the league at 221.6, led the […]

Ceremony honors police officers involved in January 2015 shooting




FLINT TWP. –Six township police officers, two Swartz Creek police officers, three Michigan State Troopers, two Sheriff’s Deputies and one county 911 police dispatcher received special recognition and hearty applause at a recent police department ceremony. Each was cited for the roles they played during an incident on January 23, 2015 in which Flint Township Officer Michael Schuyler was shot […]

Wrestlers fourth at Allen Park



FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth wrestlers finished fourth in the Allen Park Invitational last week. The Cavaliers had two champions and four other wrestlers place in the top three. Grayden “Cookie” Hamilton won the 285-pound championship, and Ronald Roland took first at 215. Jacob Yost was second at 112, Damien Wilkes was runner-up at 119 and Clifford Boxley was second at […]