Flint & Genesee Chamber tout area’s growth, success

GENESEE COUNTY — Despite the challenge that the Flint water crisis has posed to business and economic growth in the city and surrounding areas, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce reported continued growth and success in a number of critical areas. During the organization’s 2017 Annual Meeting last Wednesday, the Chamber and a number of their associates pledged their […]

Hurley marketing team wins ADDY Awards

FLINT — American Advertising Federation’s Greater Flint ADDY Awards were held on Feb. 24, marking the 40th anniversary of the event. Throughout the course of the evening Hurley Medical Center’s marketing team won nine Addy awards in a variety of areas, including design, broadcast and video creation. The team also took both Best in Show awards for broadcast and print. […]

In brief

State income tax returns due in less than a month LANSING — Michigan taxpayers are reminded state individual income tax returns are due in less than a month, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). By 11:59 p.m. on April 18, state income tax returns must be submitted by e-filing or postmarked through the U.S. mail. Individuals are encouraged […]

C-A Board applauds outstanding students, teacher

FLINT TWP. — Eight outstanding students and one teacher received special recognition from the Carman-Ainsworth School Board at its March 21 meeting. Garrett Ebert and Bailey Curtis were recognized for having 4.0. grade-point averages while active in several extracurricular activities. Garrett played varsity football as an 11th- and 12th-grader. He earned four college credits in the Accelerated Graduation Opportunity (AGO) […]

Stars of tomorrow shine in CAMS talent show

FLINT TWP. — It has been said that all the world is a stage. For some, it begins at an early age, as demonstrated by students who performed in the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Talent Showcase, last Friday in the middle school auditorium. Time will tell if the piano soloist, or the individual singers or dancers go on to professional greatness. […]

In brief

MCC joins consortium to advance men of color in community colleges FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) has joined the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) National Consortium on College Men of Color (NCCMC). Participation in the NCCMC will enhance the College’s commitment to improving the success of historically underrepresented and underserved students, including men of color. Despite programs designed […]

Fine Art of Performance

The Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Instrumental Music Sixth Grade Strings & Bands at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School held a concert last week in the CAMS auditorium to showcase its talents. C-A offers instrumental music classes to students in grades 5-12. Musical events still to come include the Rankin Elementary Fifth Grade concert, at 6 p.m. on April 12, in the middle school […]

Lady Cavs drop season opener

FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ soccer team kicked off its season on Monday against Kearsley with a 2-0 loss. The score was tied 0-0 after halftime, but Kearsley was able to net two goals early in the second half to take the win. Kearsley outshot Carman-Ainsworth 13-1. Carman-Ainsworth hosted Byron yesterday following press deadlines. The Lady Cavaliers are […]

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 […]