Flint Fatherhood conference at Riverside Tabernacle

FLINT — There are very few organizations and initiatives in the community that focus on fathers. The Genesee County Health Department and other agency partners have launched a fatherhood initiative, led by men from the community, which focuses on assisting fathers with building skills that help them to be better dads. If fathers are involved with their children, they tend […]

Free Fishing Weekend coming up June 11-12

STATEWIDE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone the annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12. That weekend, everyone – residents and nonresidents alike – can fish without a license, although all other fishing regulations still apply. This year marks the 30th year Michigan has celebrated the Summer Free Fishing […]

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Evan Baehr to speak on Small Business Funding FLINT — Best-selling author and entrepreneur Evan Baehr is coming to Flint! The author of “GET BACKED: Craft Your Story, Build the Perfect Pitch Deck and Launch the Venture of Your Dreams” will present tips for building a funding presentation that will capture the imagination of lenders or investors. The workshop will […]


June 20-23: Imlay City Summer Volleyball Clinic. Open to girls in grades 8-12 (in fall of 2016). Cost: $100. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (lunch provided). Instructed by SC4 players. Details: Coach Purvis at 810-614-2277 or Erin Wetzel at 810- 614-2467. June 20-25: Almont Annual College Camp. At the varsity field. College’s participating include Siena Heights, Lawrence Tech, Concordia, Rochester, Aquinas, Adrian, […]

Congratulations Class of 2016

C-A graduation held at Dort Event Center

FLINT TWP. — Nearly 300 Carman-Ainsworth graduating seniors walked across the stage last week at the Dort Event Center to collect their diplomas and take their final bows. Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff called the Class of 2016 “a class of champions” who have amassed an unprecedented $7 million-plus dollars in offered scholarships. Twenty-eight honor students graduated with grade point averages of […]


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GDL reading challenge FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) will kick-off its Summer Reading Challenge on June 11 with the theme Get in the Game: READ. Patrons may visit one of GDL’s 19 branches to pick up their log sheets and sign-up prize. “The Summer Reading Challenge is great because kids can take part in enrichment and learning, even […]


Thirty-nine Metro Detroit Dodge dealers, including Jim Riehl’s Friendly Automotive Group in Lapeer and Milnes Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Imlay City are running a “Tickets for Test Drive” promotion, now until July 11, giving away tickets to the “Dodge Presents The Hollywood Vampires” concert on Saturday, July 16 at DTE Energy Music Theatre to consumers who test drive a […]

Former C-A coach charged with criminal sexual misconduct

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Prosecutor Office has charged a former Carman-Ainsworth employee with six counts of criminal sexual conduct -third degree – involving a student. Jacob Thomas Weissend, 21, of Grand Blanc, a C-A graduate, was arraigned on May 25, according to documents filed in Genesee County 67th District Court. Original charges were made February 1, 2016. C-A […]

Sloan Museum announces 2016 Summer Event Schedule

FLINT —Sloan Museum, Flint’s premier destination for local history and hands-on science exhibits, announces a new special events schedule for summer 2016. Kicking off with a craft fair in partnership with Flint Handmade, the summer line-up includes kid-friendly activities, a lunchtime lecture about The Beatles’ “Paul is dead” conspiracy, Flint Handmade craft classes for adults, and more. Sloan Museum’s summer […]