2016-09-08

C-A Open House Schedule



FLINT TWP. — Rankin Elementary School threw its doors open to the public two days ago but here is the schedule for remaining open houses to be held at the rest of the schools: • Thursday, September 8, 2016 Dillon, Dye & Randels Elementaries • 6 – 7:30 p.m. • Thursday, September 15, 2016 Atlantis High School/Under 16 • 4:30 […]

County attains certification with Connected Nation



GENESEE COUNTY — Connect Michigan has recognized the efforts of Genesee County for achieving certification under Connected Nation’s Connected Community Engagement Program. Connect Michigan presented Genesee County’s certification and its Technology Action Plan before the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, University of Michigan-Flint representatives, Genesee County Board of Commissioners, and community stakeholders. The release of this plan follows months […]

Live music and more part of View Brew Fest fun next weekend




LAPEER — Join beer lovers from across the state from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at Louie’s Sports Tavern for the fourth annual View Brew Fest. And if for some reason the 100+ craft beer sample selection isn’t enough to pique your interest, the live music, cigar tent and overall camaraderie will do the trick. View Brew Fest, […]

In brief



September events at the library FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a Family Coloring Party on September 15 at 4 p.m., offering coloring pages for the whole family to reduce stress or express creativity. Light refreshments will be served. The Headquarters branch of the Genesee District Library, 4195 Pasadena, will hold three computer training classes. Computers […]

Township danger zones



FLINT TWP. — Once again, a special-interest report has found that the intersection of Ballenger Highway and Corunna Road had the most car accidents in the Flintarea last year. This corner held the number one spot in 2014 and the number two spot in 2013 with a steady 25 to 26 wrecks annually, according to the report from Michigan Auto […]

Cavaliers fall at Swartz Creek



SWARTZ CREEK – The Carman- Ainsworth boys’ soccer team traveled to Swartz Creek on Tuesday and suffered a 5-1 loss at former Big Nine foe Swartz Creek on Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth trailed 3-0 at the half, registering their only goal in the final frame. The Cavaliers were back in action on Wednesday, following VIEW deadlines, at home against Midland for a […]

Dedicated highway



Whether headed up north or southbound, if you are driving on the interstate in Genesee County, chances are you are traveling on John Wayne Marcum Memorial Highway. Motorists on I-75 recently have noticed two brown highway markers signs placed without fanfare in mid-July. The signs are placed near the county line at the north and south ends of the county. […]

Cavaliers struggle to start the season



FLINT — The Cavaliers lost all five matches at the Linden Tournament Saturday, Aug. 20. Carman-Ainsworth then dropped a five-game match with Kearsley Monday, Aug. 22. The Cavaliers then went 2-3 at New Lothrop Wednesday, Aug. 24. The Cavaliers, 2-9-0 overall, lost to Morrice in the Silver Division finals. Diamond Lester leads the teams with 41 kills, 60 assists, 54 […]

ITT Tech shuttered

Students, staff given short notice of school closure


FLINT TOWNSHIP — Kenneth Hickey was two classes away from finishing his bachelor’s degree in cyber security at ITT Technical Institute in Flint Township when he found out the school had abruptly closed its doors Tuesday. “I was aware of ITT Tech’s issues with the U. S. Department of Education … it was my belief that I would be able […]

Firebirds welcome community to open house





FLINT – The Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds held an open house on Thursday, Sept. 1 to bring the community to meet the players and coaches, check out the facility and pick their seats for season tickets for the upcoming season, which begins Sept. 21 at home against the in-state rival Saginaw Spirit. There was a party in the lobby […]