2016-03-24

All-Saginaw Valley League-South



BOYS’ BASKETBALL FIRST TEAM Ja’Kavien Lewis, 10, G, Carman- Ainsworth Terry Armstrong, 9, G, Carman- Ainsworth Tevin Taylor, 12, G, Flint Southwestern Ivan Warren, 12, F, Flint Southwestern O’Mari Duncan, 10, F, Carman- Ainsworth Eric McGeary, 12, G, Lapeer Antquan Cox, 11, F, Flint Northwestern Brian Morse, 12, G, Lapeer SECOND TEAM Darious Young, 11, G, Flint Northwestern Michael Fletcher, […]

More housing to be built for low-income seniors




FLINT TWP. — The Flint Service Agency of Mid-Michigan (FSAMM) has already built two three-unit apartment houses on Larchmont Street for low-income seniors and it now is planning to build two more. The township board gave unanimous support to FSAMM’s plan to acquire five more vacant lots on Larchmont from the Genesee County Landbank. FSA plans to combine the plots […]

Thought-provoking advice to live by

Sports VIEW



While following the BNP Paribas tennis open in Indian Wells and the Arnold Palmer Invitational that started last Wednesday I was struck by the advice coming from the 20-somethings in the fields at both events. It’s advice that every high school athletes can use. As I was catching up on the matches of the day at the BNP Paribas last […]

Carr, NFL cornerback, visits Dye




FLINT TWP. — Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr made a stop by Dye Elementary Monday afternoon to exercise third graders’ bodies and minds. Through a program called Play 60 Read 20, Carr, in cooperation with the United Way, stresses the importance of a well-rounded workout. The students went through an hour of obstacle-course training in the school’s gym followed by […]

HI -TECH HYBRID BRINGS EFFICIENCY, COMFORT AND CONNECTIVITY



Offering a segment-best EPA-estimated 46-mpg combined fuel economy rating, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid is an efficient midsize sedan driving Chevrolet into the future with uncompromising comfort, connectivity and driving dynamics. It leverages drive system components and software from the plug-in Chevrolet Volt to provide all-electric propulsion in some driving scenarios, along with power to assist the gas engine. Additional […]

In brief



Church hosting Good Friday “Stations of the Cross” FLINT TWP. — Make plans to participate in the Good Friday celebration of the Life of Jesus, hosted by the West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 S Dye Rd, from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25. The public is invited to come and walk the Way of the Cross, […]

2016-03-24 E-Edition

Baker initiative allows high school students to earn college credits



FLINT — A new Baker College initiative increases the emphasis on giving Michigan high school students a running start on their college education. The students earn college credit, at no cost to them, and graduate high school ready for college, careers and community. The new initiative, Running Start, bundles the state-sanctioned programs that allow high school students to earn college […]

State agencies outline goals to help move Flint forward



LANSING — The state has developed comprehensive action plans focused on improving public health, repairing infrastructure, supporting educational services and creating more and better jobs to make Flint a stronger city after the water crisis, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday. “We are committed to addressing immediate concerns and finding longterm solutions to improve the quality of life for the people […]

Expansion plans OK’d for growing business




FLINT TWP. — The township Planning Commission recently approved a site plan for Shaltz Automation to build an addition to its existing facility at 5190 Exchange Drive. Plans call for adding 10,000 square feet to the north side of the 18,000 square-foot facility to accommodate a growing assembly business. “It is a good problem to have,’ said Mike Pifer, of […]