2017-03-30

Final name change meeting set for Thursday night




FLINT TWP. — How do you like the sound of Mott. Michigan? How about Genesee Hills, Landing View, Otterburn or Bishop Township. Those are just a few of more than 50 names that have been submitted for consideration by the township’s Suggestion Committee, which is charged with selecting a new name for the township. The group is scheduled to meet […]

Class A All-State Basketball



Player of the YearBrandon Johns, East Lansing, Jr.First-Team All-StateBrandon Johns, East Lansing, Jr.Xavier Tillman, Grand Rapids Christian, Sr.Isaiah Livers, Kalamazoo Central, SrHenry Speight, Saginaw, Sr.Greg Elliott, Detroit East English, Sr.David DeJulius, Detroit East English, Jr.Rashad Williams, Wayne Memorial, Jr.Amauri Hardy, North Farmington, Sr.Foster Loyer, Clarkston, Jr.Demetrius Lake, Holland, Sr.Coach of the YearAdam Smith, Flushing Second-Team All-State (Nominees receiving two or […]

NOW SHOWING



NOW SHOWING – After sitting vacant for nearly 10 years, the parking lot at the old Cinema 10 movie theater, 4425 Lennon Road, has been a beehive of activity for the past month or so, but that is not a sign of coming attractions at the long-idle property. Around the clock, several Consumers’ Energy trucks and equipment are filling about […]

Class All-State Basketball



Player of the Year Kierra Fletcher, Warren Cousino, Sr. First-Team All-State Kierra Fletcher, Warren Cousino, Sr. Ellie Taylor, Midland Dow, Sr. Moira Joiner, Saginaw Heritage, So. Destiny Strother, Carman-Ainsworth, So. Autumn Kissman, Mason, Sr. Maddy Watters, Rockford , Sr. Camree Clegg, Wayne Memorial, Jr. Deja Church, Southfield A&T, Sr. Jordan Walker, Muskegon Mona Shores, Sr. Lazurea Saunders, East Kentwood, Jr. […]

Dust control unsettled




FLINT TWP. — Around this time every year, the township board approves a contract with the Genesee County Road Commission to spray unpaved roads for dust control. The process hit a slight snag this year over contract terms. The contract calls for spraying roads with a chloride solution. The first application is done in late April or early May; the […]

Flint Junior Golf ready to tee off for the 2017 season



FLINT – Flint Junior Golf Association (FJGA) online registration is now open through May 7 for the upcoming summer season. Season play begins on June 26. Since its inception in 1939, Flint Junior Golf Association has provided an opportunity for young golfers to learn, play and enjoy a game that they can play for a lifetime. Flint Junior Golf Association […]

SPRING HOME & GARDEN SHOW

THIS WEEKEND

FLINT — Are you looking to spruce up your home for spring? Then head to this year’s Spring Home & Garden Show at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center this Saturday and Sunday. Home improvement professionals and lawn and garden experts are set to fill the Dort Federal Event Center for this year’s show, which is back and better […]

All-Saginaw Valley League-South



BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST TEAMJa’Kavien Lewis, 11, G, Carman-AinsworthOmari Duncan, 11, G/F, Carman-AinsworthCameryn Carpenter, 11, G, Flint PowersDarious Young, 12, G, Flint NorthwesternMichael Fletcher, 10, F, Carman-AinsworthAustin Roland, 11, G, DavisonJaylen Rutherford, 12, G, DavisonArron Williams, 12, G, Carman-AinsworthSECOND TEAMTheatrice King, 11, G, Flint NorthwesternChristopher Ballard, 11, C, Flint SouthwesternLeveon Greene, 12, G, Flint SouthwesternChanning Pearson, 12, G, Carman-AinsworthMakai Conner, 11, […]

CAMS students play, learn with DSO



FLINT TOWNSHIP — On March 13 and 20, 19 students representing Carman-Ainsworth Middle School were welcomed to the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Middle School Honor Band Orchestra and Honor Ensemble. Students had the opportunity to work with conductors from the DSO’s Civic Youth Ensembles program and play sideby side with […]

Firebirds bounce back to even playoff series at 1-1




SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Making their first-ever appearance in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) playoffs, the Flint Firebirds responded from their game-one loss in a huge way by taking game two 6-3 in Sault Ste. Marie over the Greyhounds on Saturday. The win tied the series up as it shifts to Flint for games three and four at the […]