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Church bake sale today FLINT TWP. — A Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Take out will be available. For more information, call 810-732-0720. — R.S. Annual Transportation Day coming soon to C-A FLINT TWP. — A hot air balloon […]


COMMENCEMENT – The graduation ceremony for the Carman-Ainsworth Class of 2016 will be held at the Dort Federal Event Center, at 7 p.m. on June 1.

Business association awards 2016 scholarships

FLINT TWP. — After working for many years, Gregory J. Vanucci lost his job and had difficulty finding another one because of his age and lack of a degree. He ran out of money and even became homeless before getting his life back on track. Now a student at Mott Community College, where he is working on a bachelor’s degree […]

GCI principal talks career technical educational

GENESEE COUNTY — “What do you want to be when you grow up?” James Ply, principal at the Genesee Career Institute (formerly Genesee Skill Center), came up with the wrong answer to that question as a youth. That is one reason he is now dedicated to helping GCI students get it right the first time, he said, as the guest […]

In brief

FLINT Small Business Workshops in June FLINT — A wide variety of top level small business workshops scheduled in June are being announced by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC). Workshops are open to anyone but have been selected especially for Flint businesses that want to start or grow. Workshops are free or very low cost due to additional […]

Board spending general funds to pave residential street

FLINT TWP. — Once again this year, the township board has decided to dip into its general fund to pay for road repairs. The board voted 5-2 last week to add a milling and paving project on Woodkrest Drive to this year’s road repairs at an estimated cost of $50,941.48, to be paid entirely with township funds. The board has […]

Baseball districts begin next week

FLUSHING – While the rest of the district drew a bye for the opening round of the Div. 1 baseball district at Flushing, Carman-Ainsworth (8-16 overall) begins on May 31 at 4 p.m. against Flint Metro League rival Swartz Creek (5-6 Flint Metro League). The winner of that game advances to the semifinals against Kearsley (2-10 Metro) on June 4 […]

Golfers head to Traverse City for district

TRAVERSE CITY – Carman-Ainsworth traveled nearly 200 miles to play a tough course in a tough field for today’s Div. 1 district golf tournament. The Cavaliers joined 11 other teams on the tight Spruce Course at the Grand Traverse Resort, looking to earn one of six qualifying berths for next week’s regional. The top six teams and top six individuals […]

Softball districts begin next week

FLUSHING – Carman-Ainsworth (9-15) begins the postseason this coming week at the Flushing (2-17) district. Other potential opponents include Swartz Creek (3-9), Kearsley (18-6) and Saginaw Heritage (2-8). Although there are no state-ranked teams in the district, Kearsley is always tough and the rest of the field can’t be taken lightly, either. Carman-Ainsworth begins on Tuesday against Swartz Creek at […]

Cavaliers face tough district

FLINT Carman-Ainsworth (4-10) opens play at the Division 1 in Oxford Tuesday at noon against Flushing (6-2- 1). The winner of that match will face Davison (2-4-1) in one of the semifinals at 7 p.m. June 2. Grand Blanc (14-1-6) and Swartz Creek (8-5-2) also play an opening round match May 31 at noon and host Oxford (6-3-6) faces off […]

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