PAWS, PetCo team up for ‘kitty shower’

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Spring is known as kitten season because it’s the time of year when cats deliver litters of young, flooding the local shelters and rescues with homeless kittens. This year, PAWS Animal Rescue in Clayton Township and PetCo on Miller Road in Flint Township will join forces with the community to gather up the necessary resources for the […]

GM, UAW commit $3M to United Way of Genesee County child-health fund

FLINT – The United Way of Genesee County on Tuesday announced a joint effort made by General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW) to donate $3 million to support the increased health and education needs for the children of Flint who have been impacted by lead-contaminated water, according to a press release. The five-year grant will address immediate, ongoing […]

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‘Starting a Business’ Workshop in Flint Feb. 17 FLINT — A free workshop on “Starting a Business” will be presented at Kettering University in Flint on Feb. 17 from 5:30-8 pm. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process […]

Twp. church spearheaded water giveaway

FLINT TWP. — To help provide Flint residents with clean water, a local church joined forces with organizations in Michigan and across the U.S. to support the Flint Initiative H20 Project. For about three hours on Saturday, February 6, members of Empowered Believers Church, 2101 Mill Road, held a bottled water giveaway in the church parking lot. The church moved […]

Whiting presents The Kite Runner

FLINT — On March 1 at 7 p.m. The Whiting is presenting The Kite Runner, based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in […]

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Genealogical Society plans research trip GENESEE COUNTY – The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne from May 10 to 11. Bus fare is $45 for non-members, $40 for members. The cost does not include lodging at the Super 8, which is offering a special group rate, or meals. […]

Three more Cavs to play college football

FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth continued its long tradition of sending quality football players to the next level during National Signing day last Wednesday. The school that has produced the likes of Jon Runyan, Brandon Carr, Dan Skuta and Gerald Holmes saw three more players sign college letters of intent at a press conference in the school’s media center. Jaylen Bradley […]

Bowlers sweep Powers Catholic

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth swept a pair of Saginaw Valley League bowling matches against Powers Catholic on Monday night, winning the boys’ match 30-0 and the girls’ meet 22-8 at B’s Bowling Center. Milton Gibson rolled a 258 game, Jordan Nunn bowled a 238-210 series, Jordan Bair added a 199 game and Wanya Montgomery had a 195, as the Cavaliers remained […]

Thornton Township, Illinois, donates water to Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Two truckloads of bottled water collected in Thornton Township, Illinois, immediately south of Chicago, hit the highway early Saturday morning, bringing the precious cargo of compassion and relief to Flint Township. You read that correctly. To Flint Township, not Flint. No slight intended to Flint’s beleaguered residents, but Thornton Township’s generous gesture recognized that surrounding communities also […]


The Cavaliers lost to Midland 126-47 and 104-60 against Lapeer at Midland on Friday. Andrew Fox, Wyatt Pangerl, Carson Koegel and Brennan Robertson were second in the 200 medley relay in 2:02.64. Koegel then won the 50 free in 24.20 and was second in the 100 free in 55.49. Robertson, Pangerl, Conner Heaton and Koegel were third in the 200 […]