Save the date: Benefit planned for ill firefighter

FLINT TWP. — The Firefighter Paul Roop Benefit Spaghetti Benefit Dinner is being planned for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, January 21 at the VFW Hall-, G-4138 Corunna Road. Roop, a 20-year member of the Flint Township Fire Department, was diagnosed with Stage Four cancer in October and is currently undergoing chemotherapy according to a flyer posted on the Carman-Ainsworth Schools Facebook […]

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Next name change meeting is Dec. 8 FLINT TWP. — The fourth meeting of the Suggestion Committee which is exploring the idea of changing the township’s name will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 8 at the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Road. Representatives from the post office and an insurance agent are expected to attend to explain potential changes […]

Longtime biz seeking tax exemption for expansion

FLINT TWP. — The township board has set a public hearing at 7 p.m. on December 19 to consider an Industrial Facilities Tax Exemption (IFT) Certificate for Hougen Manufacturing, 3001 Hougen Drive. An IFT is a tax incentive offered to manufacturers to assist with renovation and/or expansion of aging facilities, building new facilities, and establishing high-tech facilities. Exemptions are granted […]

Restaurant supporting Toys for Tots campaign

FLINT TWP. -– Starting on Thursday, December 1, Capitol Coney Island, 4021 Van Slyke Road, Flint, began participating as an official Toys-For-Tots location. Owners Nick and Anastasia Pirkovic, along with the Capitol Coney Island team, invite patrons to spread some holiday joy. To help celebrate the holidays, Capital Coney Island will be offering 10% off the check to customers who […]

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Firefighters to ring bell at Walmart on Saturday FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Fire Fighters will be out ringing the bell for the Salvation Army from about 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 10 at Walmart on Corunna road. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Burkley invites everyone to stop by to say hello and donate to help others. — […]

Dort Federal announces 2017 scholarship program

GRAND BLANC —The Dort Federal Credit Union Board of Directors announces the start of the 2017 Student Scholarship Program, which will award seven scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to graduating high school seniors or current college students seeking to continue their education. “Dort Federal sees these scholarship awards as an investment back into our communities,” said Douglas Kidd, […]

Randy Wise helps raise $510 for Carter children

CLIO — On November 16, Randy Wise Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram partnered with Carter Middle School to raise $510 at a “Drive for the Kids” fundraiser held during the school’s Volleyball Game. Participants earned a $10 contribution to the school from the Chrysler brand by taking a brief test drive in the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivan during the event. […]

Lady Cavaliers edge Grand Blanc in opener

GRAND BLANC — The Lady Cavs eked out a one-point win, 41-40 over Grand Blanc on Tuesday. Carman-Ainsworth led 13-9 after one and 23-19 at the half. The momentum stayed in Carman-Ainsworth’s favor 31-27 at the end of the third and even though Grand Blanc outscored the Cavs in the fourth 13-10, Carman-Ainsworth had done just enough to preserve the […]

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Line dancing, lunch GRAND BLANC — Norma Rudkin from Dance My Way and dancers from her classes at the Senior Center in Grand Blanc, will present a program on line dancing Wednesday Dec. 14, 2016. A luncheon is served at 12:30 PM at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple Ave. in Grand Blanc. There is a cost of $12 […]

Cavaliers open season with victory

GRAND BLANC – The Carman- Ainsworth boys opened their season with a 60-46 win over Grand Blanc Tuesday at Grand Blanc. The Cavaliers led 13-7 after one and 34-15 at the half. Carman-Ainsworth had deficits of 13-10 and 18-16 over the final two quarters. O’Mari Duncan had 16 points and one assist. Michael Fletcher added 14 points, six rebounds and […]