2016-04-21

Up, up and away



Allegiant Airlines’ first flight out of Flint’s Bishop International Airport, bound for Florida, lifted off last Wednesday afternoon, following a Floridathemed party for passengers that included a giant cake shaped like the Sunshine State. See inside for more photos and the full story about Allegiant, which is a low-fares provider and the fifth airline serving Bishop.

Comedian Jim Breuer taking the stage at The Whiting



FLINT– Comedian Jim Breuer will take The Whiting stage on May 11 at 7:30 p.m. With more than 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time” Breuer is one of […]

Prosecutor padlocks two after-hours clubs



FLINT TWP. — The fate of two trouble-prone after-hours club on Flushing Road will be determined at a court hearing scheduled Monday morning, April 25 in Genesee County Circuit Court, according to a press release. Two establishments that have hosted late night parties where violence erupted have been padlocked by Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton and the Flint Township Police. […]

In brief



Last chance for tickets to the C-A Auction & Raffle FLINT TWP. — The second annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Silent Auction and Dinner, honoring Mr. Richard (Dick) Lee will take place April 29, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center in Burton. A retired teacher/coach/thespian director extraordinaire and school board member, Lee has served the students and community […]

Labor agreement settled with on-call firefighters




FLINT TWP. — After months of negotiating including mediation, the township has struck a tentative collective bargaining agreement with its On-call Firefighters Association. Township board members voted 4-2 in favor of the contract which provides for a two percent raise for each year of the three-year contract. Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert voted no, Clerk Kim Courts was absent. […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present The Free Beer and Hotwings Night Show, April 23. Tickets are $17 in advance. Nekrogoblikon, with special guests Psychostick, Urizen & PLeThorA, will perform April 27. Tickets are $15 in advance. Devour the Day, with special guests Westfall and Coldville, will perform […]

Going, going, almost gone

Four vacant lots to be auctioned off


FLINT TWP. — Four vacant residential lots in the township are among bank-owned properties being auctioned off next week. Oxford Bank of Lapeer has authorized the sale of 22 properties including ten in Genesee County, five in Lapeer County, three in Oakland County, three in Tuscola County and one in Macomb County. All will be offered at the auction at […]

Cavs golfers 18th in packed Tune-up




METAMORA – A larger field made for tougher competition in the 25th Lapeer Tune-up golf invitational last Friday, and the always challenging Metamora Golf and Country Club course didn’t make it any easier for players involved. Throw in a bone-chilling start in 40-degree weather and golfers faced a stiff opening test in what is typically the first competition of the […]

Filing deadline passed for twp. board candidates




FLINT TWP. — There will be at least two new faces on the township board come November, based on the unofficial list of candidates who filed by the April 19 deadline with the Genesee County Clerk election division. The biggest race will be for the township clerk job being vacated by Kim Courts who will be running for county commissioner. […]

ROUNDUP



SOCCER The Cavaliers lost to Flushing 8-0 Monday. Carman-Ainsworth trailed 5-0 at the half. The match ended with 16:37 left in the second half. The Cavaliers hosted Mt. Pleasant Wednesday. – K.W. TENNIS Carman-Ainsworth 4, Davison 4 No. 1 Singles J’Lynn Corder def Davison’s Kylie Decker No. 4 Singles Dorothy Dollinger def Davison’s Katie Vokach. No. 1 Doubles and No. […]