2017-03-30

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 […]

GoFundMe donations sought to help CAMS robotics students participate in world tournament



FLINT TWP. — MO’ Peeps and Even MO’ Peeps robotics teams, based at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, have set up a GoFundMe drive to raise money to help them prepare for the VEX Worlds 2017 robotics competition in Louisville, Ky., April 19-25, according to a press release. Donations are being accepted through April 7 at: www.gofundme.com/3g758f4 The two Carman-Ainsworth Middle School […]

Fashionably Functional

EQUINOX BALANCES STYLE, EFFICIENCY

With more than 2.7 million sold last year, compact SUVs are the largest vehicle segment in the U.S., and customers want passenger and cargo space that fits their lifestyle without compromising on fuel efficiency. That was the task for the Design and Aerodynamic teams working on the shape of the all-new 2018 Equinox: to create an all-new compact SUV that […]

In brief



Egg hunt and other upcoming church events FLINT TWP. — Orpheus Choir of Olivet Nazarene University will perform in concert at 7 p.m., Friday, March 31 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Now in its eighth decade of annual performances, the choir represents Olivet Nazarene University at regional concerts in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. […]

2017-03-30 E-Edition

Keep Flint Township cleaner

Letters to the editor

I, as well as many other Flint Township citizens, am concerned about the amount of litter that is on our streets and highways. The snow has melted and we look like a third world country here. I have lived in seven foreign countries. I am embarrassed with our area when we have foreign visitor friends. The poor mentality of our […]

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 […]