2016-04-28

Roundabout construction to begin after July 4th




FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) plans to begin work July 6 on a traffic roundabout on Bristol Road near the I-75 interchange, with completion targeted for October 22. The $3 million project involves building the circular lanes to direct traffic in a controlled counter-clockwise movement onto and off freeway ramps and traveling east and west on […]

Cavaliers’ baseball wins twice




FLINT – With the duo of freshman Garrett Gleason and senior Jawanza Edwards hitting on all cylinders, the Carman-Ainsworth varsity baseball team dominated the first game of a Saginaw Valley League crossover doubleheader on Monday at home against Saginaw Arthur Hill winning 18-0 in three innings. “The first game was a little one-sided as the Cavaliers put up large numbers. […]

Court order permanently closes after-hours clubs




FLINT TWP. — The party is over for two troublesome after-hours clubs in the Diplomat Plaza on Flushing Road that have been permanently shut down under a court order issued Monday by Genesee County Circuit Court Judge Judith Fullerton. Under the Final Stipulated Restraining Order, the establishments known as “The Mansion,” 3434 Flushing Road, and “Tha Spot,” 3432 Flushing Road […]

ROUNDUP



SOCCER The Cavaliers defeated Pontiac 7-2 in a match on Monday. Nisreen Shukairy and Destinee Lester had three goals and an assist each. Kendall Bragg added the other goal for Carman-Ainsworth. Keeper Arianna Vantine made two saves. – K.W. TENNIS Carman-Ainsworth fourth at Heritage Quad 4-25-16 Heritage 21 pts., Traverse City Central 12 pts., Mt. Pleasant 11 pts., Carman-Ainsworth 4 […]

Vacant lots sold (again)




FLINT TWP. — After several tries, the township board has finally come to terms with a buyer for the sale of two vacant lots on Charter Drive. The board voted unanimously to accept an offer from Samir Elian M.D., of Flint Cardiovascular Consultants, to purchase the land for $55,000 without contingencies except an agreement not to resell the property for […]

Red Wings have some serious questions to answer

Fat Guy Corner

The NBA playoffs are over for the Detroit Pistons and the NHL playoffs are over for the Detroit Red Wings. Man, talk about a short stay for both teams! The Detroit Pistons were swept in four straight games by the Cleveland Cavaliers. I thought the Pistons played them pretty tough even though they came out on the short end of […]

WFBA introduces twp. board candidates




FLINT TWP. — Most candidates for township board offices introduced themselves and answered questions last week during a forum at the West Flint Business Association’s monthly meeting. Those present included both candidates for supervisor – incumbent Karyn Miller and challenger David N. Huffman. Two of the four candidates for township clerk attended – Kathy Funk and Shawn MacGillivray- Heston. Also […]

Fitted clubs are a good way to improve your golf game



Want a quick way to improve your golf game? Get fitted clubs. Around 80 percent of golfers say they can tell an improvement in their game the first time out after getting their clubs fitted. Club fitting normally takes around two hours. Measurments are taken of your existing clubs. Probably a brief interview about your golf game and goals. Club […]

Election signage ordered to handle high voter turnout



FLINT TWP. – Township Clerk Kim Courts has ordered new election signs to be placed outside of polling places to better direct voters and campaigners in the August and November elections where high voter turnouts are anticipated. Election signs and supplies costing $2,543.62, after a five percent discount, are being ordered from Election Source of Grand Rapids. Signs designating 100-feet […]

Golf Outings



Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]