In brief

Nominate your candidate for the 2016 Sybyl Award GENESEE COUNTY — We all know amazing community volunteers! And we all want to see them recognized for their outstanding service. Get writing the most persuasive and eloquent nomination ever. Make your nomination worthy of that amazing volunteer! Go to our website www.sybylaward.com and create your nomination masterpiece. The Sybyl Award Committee […]

Cavs draw Fenton in football playoffs

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 8:10 p.m. – FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth football drew Fenton in the Div. 2 football playoffs. Carman-Ainsworth 6-3 will travel to Fenton 7-2. Teams have until Monday morning to choose a Friday or Saturday playing date.

Road commission trucks to get new green lights

GENESEE COUNTY — In order to promote safer driving conditions this winter season, Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC) will be installing green lights, alongside its amber lights, to improve visibility of maintenance vehicles like snow plows. The green cone in the human eye is the most sensitive, and has the largest wavelength. This means green lights appear brighter and can […]

2016-10-20 E-Edition

The Jungle Book amuses children through lessons

FLINT — The Flint Youth Theatre is showing its own production of “The Jungle Book” Friday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. The play is taking place at the company’s Bower Theatre, located at 1220 E. Kearsley St. Like other Flint Youth Theatre productions, the blend of student […]

KISS and you, your brand will shine

There is nothing like hosting a yard sale to remind you just how much junk one can accumulate. My family and I were reminded of this fact recently when we hosted a two-day “everything must go” sale in an effort to make my parent’s empty nest a bit more empty. We sold and gave away about half of the items […]

Roads, senior center focus of block grant public hearing

FLINT TWP. — Making a wish list of township needs is hard when there are more projects that funds, but the township board and residents hammered out a proposed plan Monday during a Public Needs hearing for spending 2017 Community Development Block Grant funds. Block grant fund are provided by the federal government and can only be spent in low […]

Carman Cougars distributing winter gear for kids

FLINT TWP. — A child without snow boots or other winter gear cannot play outside during recess at school, nor make snow angels or enjoy many other winter activities. But that is less likely to happen to elementary school students at Carman-Ainsworth who will be properly outfitted for cold weather, thanks to Carman Cougars Charities Corp. The third annual Keeping […]

Halloween haunts

FLINT TWP. — Part of the fun of Halloween is having more than one place to show off costumes. Several spooktakular venues are brewing to do that this year. Coming up this weekend is a Halloween Celebration, a Barnes & Noble Bookfair fundraiser, sponsored by The Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at […]

In brief

Fish fry FLINT TOWNSHIP – The Swartz Creek VFW, 3131 S. Elms Road, will serve fish dinners from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. – L.R. Broasted chicken dinner GAINES TOWNSHIP – The Knights of Columbus will host an all-you-can-eat broasted chicken dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at the St. Joseph Parish Hall, […]