Genisys celebrates 80 years

Credit union finds unique way to give back

FLINT — As residents in Flint continue to find alternative ways to cook and clean without the use of their water supply, one local company found a creative way to help. Genisys Credit Union is in the process of donating 5,000 8 ounce bottles of hand sanitizer at various locations in Flint to Flint residents who need a quick and […]

Baker College to hold car and motorcycle show

FLINT — Car and motorcycle lovers of all ages are invited to the seventh annual BakerCollege of Flint Car and Motorcycle Show, May 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Baker College’s Center for Transportation Technology (CTT), 1717 S. Dort Highway, Flint. “This event showcases Flint’s century long automotive legacy, and people come from all over to exhibit their vehicles and admire […]

In brief

‘Financial Management’ workshop set for May 26 FLINT — A “Financial Management” workshop for small business will be presented at Kettering University in May 26, 1-4 p.m. “Financial Management” is designed to help small business owners. It introduces basic accounting concepts and how to apply financial information that helps small business owners manage a business more effectively. Key documents reviewed […]

It’s our state, why have we let it come to this?

President Obama made an overdue point in Flint recently. He said, ‘I’m not here to go through the full history of what happened. Government officials at every level weren’t attentive to potential problems the way they should have been.” The larger problem, he added, is the “corrosive attitude that exists in our politics. It’s a mind-set that believes that less […]

Motus Historia

(Latin: history in motion)

AUBURN HILLS — Since September 2013, a bronzed statue of automotive pioneer Walter P. Chrysler has been on permanent display at Bishop International Airport, sponsored by the local Back to the Bricks car show organization. Now there is a small window of opportunity for vintage car fans and automotive history buffs to learn more about Chrysler’s car company with the […]

In brief

Talent Show Call FLINT — If you or someone you know has an outstanding talent (singing, instrumental, dance group, stand-up, etc.) and would like to be considered for our talent show, The UM-Flint Theater would like to hear from you. Their talent show is in the early evening of Sept. 17 at the U-M, Flint Theater and is a benefit […]

Police Blotter

Armed robber arrested FLINT TWP. — An 18-year-old male suspect is in custody following an armed robbery at a Linden Road store. On May 11, at about 11:30 a.m. Flint Township officers were dispatched to an armed robbery at Disc Replay, 3192 S. Linden Road, according to a police report. A store employee reported that he was robbed at gunpoint […]

Cavaliers look to continue success in regional

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth has been a force in boys’ track and field for a number of years now. And it looks like the Cavaliers have another great group this year. Carman- Ainsworth will compete with 15 other teams at the No. 10-1 regional at Davison Friday. The other teams in the field are Lapeer, Alpena, Auburn-Bay City Western, Bay City […]

Mayday! response

Bishop Airport holds ‘Live Disaster Drill’

FLINT TWP. — A call came out last Thursday morning that a plane had crashed on takeoff at Bishop International Airport and Flint Township firefighters were first on the scene. Fortunately, the call was only a “Live Disaster Drill” which is required to be held every three years to give emergency responders practice for a real event. To begin the […]

Cavaliers head to Midland to start regionals today

MIDLAND – Carman-Ainsworth will take a young team into the Div. 1 tennis regional today and it’s a loaded one that includes No. 1-ranked Midland Dow and No. 8-ranked Traverse City Central. The winner and runner up at No. 1 Singles automatically advances to the state meet. Teams have to win, place second or earn the 18 points to move […]