Board approves township police contract

FLINT TWP. — A new option for retiree health coverage is one significant change to a tentative agreement with the Police Officers Association of Michigan labor union, approved last week by the township board. Negotiators agreed to most terms from a previous collective bargaining agreement that expired December 31, 2015. The new three-year agreement dates from January 1, 2016 to […]

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Child Welfare Society Provides Funding for Y Safe Places FLINT — The YMCA of Greater Flint has announced The Child Welfare Society provided Y Safe Places with a $5,000 grant. Y Safe Places is an offsite summer and after school program offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint and supported through the Ruth Mott Foundation and YMCA of Greater Flint […]


Patriotic backyard decor creates an all-American setting for an Independence Day celebration and barbecue.

Area seniors clash in Bruin All-Star hoops

FLINT – A crowd of almost 1,500 showed up on Thursday night to watch area high school senior boys and girls go toe-to-toe in the 24th annual Mott Community College Bruin Club All- Star basketball games. The girls held court first at 5:30 p.m. with the Gold squad overpowering the Black 76-69 and the Gold All-Stars held on to beat […]

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Business requests tax exemption

FLINT TWP.— A public hearing is set for July 5 to consider an application for an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption Certificate (IFT) for Shaltz Automation, 5190 Exchange Drive. Applicant Phil Shaltz wants to add an addition to his 18,000 square-foot existing building for the purpose of creating a robotics wing, said Tracey Tucker, township building director. If granted, the IFT […]

Weller medalist in Michigan Amateur

BATH – Jack Weller won medalist honors in stroke play and reached the round of 32 in match play in the 105th Michigan Amateur Championship last week at Eagle Eye Golf Club. The 2014 Swartz Creek graduate and current Ferris State University student shot 72-67-139 in stroke play Tuesday and Wednesday to finish first in the 163-player field by one […]

C-A board of education appoints new member

FLINT TWP.— Gary L. Cousins was prepared to serve long before an opportunity recently opened up for him to join the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education. Cousins was appointed to an opening on the school board last week, topping six other applicants for the seat vacated last month when Laura Garrison resigned to pursue career opportunities. “I was already planning on […]


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So long Sabo

FLINT TWP. — The township board has accepted the resignation of Detective Nicholas Sabo, a seven year member of the police force. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said Sabo was leaving police work to pursue interests in a less dangerous career. She also said that the board was not required to formally accept Sabo’s resignation but had been asked to do […]


July 11-14: Summer volleyball camp at theDavison Middle School Gym (entranceacross from Jack Abernathy RegionalPark).Kids entering grades 3-5 from9-11:30 a.m. Kids entering grades 6-9,12:30-3:30 p.m. This camp is designedto gain more knowledge about the sportof volleyball through drills, circuits, andtraining with help from the Davison varsityvolleyball team. Cost: $70 per player forgrades 3-5 and $80 for kids in grades 6-9.All […]