Beauty school abruptly closed

FLINT TWP. — For the second time in a month, a local specialty training schools has permanently closed without warning, leaving its students stranded. On Wednesday, September 28, Regency Beauty Institute closed all 79 of its campuses nationwide, including the one at 4205 Miller Road. Students arrived Thursday morning to find themselves locked out and a notice posted giving the […]

Firebirds roll to 3rd consecutive win

FLINT – After winning two of their first three games, the Ontario Hockey League’s Flint Firebirds picked up right where they left off this past weekend with another two victories, most recently a dramatic 5-4 overtime win over the Ottawa 67’s at the Dort Federal Event Center on Sunday. With less than a minute remaining in the first period, Ryan […]

More meeting dates set for township name change exploration committee

FLINT TWP. — A preliminary meeting last week to discuss changing the township’s name resulted in a plan to move forward including future meeting dates. Supervisor Karyn Miller introduced Jerry Preston as chairperson of a committee being formed to explore the name change suggestion. Preston previously headed a committee that led to passage of the township’s anti-panhandling ordinance in early […]

Hello October, goodbye Tigers

Fat Guy Corner

October baseball is here! The fact that the Detroit Tigers are non-participants is disheartening. The big free agent offseason moves of Jordan Zimmerman and Justin Upton were not enough to put the Tigers in the playoffs. The slow start of Justin Upton was a horrible watch all summer. I realize that the last two months he played very well, but […]

It’s C-A Homecoming Week

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth students and staff have been caught up in the festivity and pageantry of Homecoming all week, leading up to the parade on Friday and the big game and dance on Saturday. This year’s theme is Throwback/90’s Cartoons which will be represented in class parade floats. Seniors chose Scooby Doo; Juniors will have Teenage Mutant Ninja […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Lady Cavaliers were 17th with 449 and the boys were 19th with 570 at the Greater Flint Championships on Tuesday. Rayven Brantley led the girls in 84th in 24:25.22. Mikaiah Holbrook was 101st in 25:09.16, Bailey Curtis was 109th in 25:32.45, Mikayla Holbrook was 110th in 25:36.38, Arianna Vantine was 111th in 25:38.51 and Chante Boyd was […]

Police: Homeowner shot in his yard

FLINT TWP. — On Wednesday, September 28 at approximately 11:40 pm, Flint Township Police responded to a shooting in the 1000 block of W. Whittemore Ave. near Fenton and Bristol roads. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-yearold male Flint Township resident who had been shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in critical […]



Ford Motor Company, America’s truck leader, last week announced horsepower and torque ratings for the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor that will continue to position the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup in a class by itself. Equipped with the all-new 3.5-liter twin-turbo high-output EcoBoost engine, the Raptor churns out 510 lb.-ft. of torque and 450 horsepower across a wide power band. Mated […]

Home invasion suspect possibly in custody

FLINT TWP. –— Burton Police have apprehended a home invasion suspect who may be connected to four recently reported home invasions of occupied residences in Flint Township. On Wednesday, September 28 at approximately 4:30 am, Burton Police reportedly apprehended a home invasion suspect on Donovan Street in Burton. As part of its ongoing investigation, Flint Township Police are looking into […]

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