Families invited to free STEM night event

FLINT TWP.— Want to try your hand at building a glider or creating a painting tool? Sign up for a free family STEM night coming up at 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 10 in the cafeteria at Carman-Ainsworth High School. This family fun night will showcase some of the projects students have completed in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) classes […]

MCC recognizes Top Achievers for 2016

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) will honor its outstanding academic achievers at the 2016 Graduate Honors Reception, May 1 in the Applewood Café on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street, Flint. Top honors awarded by MCC include the Phil Braun Award, the Paul Karr Cup, MCC Honors Program Diplomas, and academic division awards. The Phil Braun Award […]

In brief

Flushing School bond vote coming Tuesday FLINT TWP. — Those township residents who live in the Flushing School District are headed to the polls on Tuesday, May 3 to vote for a $20 million School Improvement Bond Proposal. The bond would cover the costs of erecting, equipping and furnishing additions to the high school which will include a community education […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present Devour the Day, with special guests Westfall and Coldville, will perform April 28. Tickets are $10 in advance. It Lies Within, with special guests Meridians, Hour 24, Our Vices, Through Our Eyes and Stella Polaris, will perform April 29. Tickets are $10 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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