Silent nights

FLINT TWP. — For anyone who has a stash of fireworks left over from your Memorial Day celebration, if you were planning to finish stetting them off this weekend, be warned that you would be in violation of a township ordinance. A notice to that effect is posted on the township website as a reminder. A township fireworks ordinance states […]

Cavaliers well represented at All-Star Game

FLINT – Four players from Carman- Ainsworth will take part in the Flint Area All-Star football game at Cardinal Stadium in Davison at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11. The game will feature some of the top seniors from teams across the area. Davison varsity head football coach Kyle Zimmerman in association with the Brandon Carr Foundation, was the driving force […]

Econ board reviews annual progress report

FLINT TWP. — The long-stalled Bay Mills casino was among topics for review during the annual meeting of the township’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) The group typically meets annually to secure its fiduciary status as an entity that encourages industrial and commercial development through its ability to purchase, construct, improve and maintain commercial and industrial projects and to borrow money, […]


BASEBALL Carman-Ainsworth lost at Clarkston 5-1 and 11-0 in their final non-league road doubleheader of the 2015-16 regular season last Friday. With just three hits for the first game compared to 10 allowed, the Cavs went up 1-0 in the first inning of game one before the Wolves tied the score at 1-1 in the third and claimed a 3-1 […]

In brief

Getting it Right FLINT TWP. — Information about Ray and Ryan Macko was mistakenly deleted during editing from an article in the May 26 issue about Carman-Ainsworth students who participated in summer programs such as Accelerated Graduation Opportunity (AGO) and Dual Enrollment Educational Partnership (DEEP), where they earned early college credits. The missing paragraph said: Identical twins Ray and Ryan […]



Ford Fiesta is one of the Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 of 2016, according to Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. This is the sixth time in seven years that KBB has named Fiesta to the list. The uniquely designed Ford Fiesta – starting from $14,090 (excludes destination and delivery) – shows that cool and affordable really can coexist. As […]

Trying out a different look

There’s no reason to adjust your eyeglasses. I didn’t use Photoshop and no, it’s not a broken printing press. My photo used for this column is accurate – I’m bald. I wish there was a funny story about a dare or something similar I could tell you about my decision to shave my head, but there isn’t. I simply wanted […]

2016-06-02 E-Edition

Going out of business

Sports Authority sale underway

FLINT TWP. — The Sports Authority store, 4095 Miller Road, is closing as part of a nationwide going out of business sale. Once one of the leading full-line sporting goods retailers, Sports Authority filed for bankruptcy protection in March, stating plans to close underperforming stores but remain in business. By early May, the company’s assets were being auctioned to the […]

Al Serra earns dealer of the year award

GRAND BLANC — Sixteen years ago, in 2000, General Motors introduced the Dealer of the Year Award to recognize the top GM dealerships in the nation. And ever since the award’s inception, Al Serra Chevrolet is one of the very few dealerships in the country to have earned Dealer of the Year honors each and every year. This year, what […]

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