2016-06-02

GDL, Richfield Bowl to offer family Glow Bowling Night



FLINT — Genesee District Library will celebrate the kick-off of the Summer Reading Challenge with a family fun night of cosmic glow bowling at Richfield Bowl on June 10 from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Richfield Bowl’s Kids Bowl Free Family Fun Night is part of a partnership between Genesee District Library and Bowl Flint. “I’m all about community,” said Frank Pepp, […]

Whiting Auditorium announces diverse lineup for 2016-17 season




FLINT – The Whiting Auditorium has announced a fresh crop of old favorites and new shows for their 2016- 2017 lineup. Jarret M. Haynes, executive director at the Whiting, led the presentation in the auditorium by showcasing short previews of the various productions, which include everything from Broadway musicals to dance performances and comedy shows. “We spend months looking for […]

Local retirees honored by Mott Community College



FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) honored 23 retirees at a dinner May 26 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center. Retiring with more than 500 years of service amongst them, this year’s retirees represent every department from Health Sciences to Fine Arts, and Library Services to Workforce Development, and even include a married couple. “We truly appreciate the many years […]

In brief



Variety of events at GDL in June FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library will be hosting a variety of family events during the month of June. The Flint Township-McCarty Library will hold Go Fly a Kite on June 11 at 1:30 p.m. Participants (ages 4-8) will build and fly kites and spinners while investigating flight and the properties of […]

All cisterns go



Memorial Day weekend is a busy time at the Bristol Road cemetery, which is owned by the township. That means a water supply needs to be on tap for visitors to water plants and tend to their plots. As the holiday approached, Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley informed Clerk Kim Courts that he had completed her request to fill the […]

Cavaliers golfer qualifies for regional




TRAVERSE CITY – Aaron Floyd posted his best 18-hole score by nine strokes and extended his golf season at least one more week by finishing among the top six individuals in last Thursday’s Division 1 district tournament at Grand Traverse Resort. The Carman-Ainsworth junior shot 85 on the tight and challenging Spruce Run Course to tie for second among individual […]

Flint Assembly adding more jobs next year?




FLINT — Some General Motors truck buyers want a made-in-the- United States product. Some GM workers would like the option of not working on Saturdays. And no doubt, many area residents would jump at the chance to work for GM, even on a part-time basis. Reportedly, a plan is being set into motion that could be a win-win for all […]

Cavaliers lose to Flushing



OXFORD – Carman- Ainsworth’s season came to a close at the Oxford district Tuesday. The Cavaliers dropped an 8-0 decision to Flushing. Flushing moved on to face Davison, which received a bye, in the second semifinal Thursday. Lapeer, who defeated Oxford, faced Grand Blanc, ranked No. 5 in Div. 1, who defeated Swartz Creek 4-0, in the first semifinal. The […]

Police officers geared up




FLINT TWP. – Police officers stand armed, armored and ready to protect and serve, thanks to ongoing updates in equipment. Most recently, the township board approved a request to purchase ten bulletproof vests. “In order to comply with manufacturer recommendations and federal guidelines, it is the practice of the Flint Township Police Department to supply new vests to officers every […]

Cavaliers slain by Dragons in baseball playoffs




FLUSHING – Carman- Ainsworth had every reason to feel confident heading into its first round Div. 1 varsity baseball matchup against Flint Metro League and Genesee County rival Swartz Creek on Tuesday. That’s why it wasn’t surprising to find these teams in a scoreless deadlock heading into the fifth inning. What wasn’t expected was Swartz Creek driving in four runs […]


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