CAHS choirs excel at district Choral Festival

Flint water crisis song gets a standing ovation

FLINT TWP. — An “unheard of” standing ovation thanked the Carman- Ainsworth High School Women’s Ensemble after a moving performance of an original song about the Flint Water Crisis, at the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA), Choral District Festival. March 27-28 at the Swartz Creek Performing Arts Center. The Women’s Ensemble performed “But a Flint Holds Fire.” a piece […]


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In brief

WFBA to hear about 911 surcharge proposal FLINT TWP. — Tim Jones, deputy director of the Genesee County 911 Center, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting from noon to 1;15 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at Linden Road. Jones will talk about the 911 surcharge increase […]


SOCCER The Lady Cavs defeated Mt. Morris 4-1 at home on Monday. Nisreen Shukairy and Brittany Young had two goals apiece. Jasia Caldwell and Shukairy each had an assist. Goalkeeper Arianna Vantine had two saves. Carman-Ainsworth, 1-1, traveled to Midland on Wednesday following press deadlines. The Cavaliers are at Bay City Central Monday. – K.R. TENNIS Carman-Ainsworth 4, Kearsley 44-13-17 […]

Prosecutor Leyton names new administrative appointments

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton, in a press release on Monday, announced the appointment of Tamara J. Phillips to Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney and of John R. Potbury to Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney as part of an office reorganization following the retirement of longtime Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Randall J. Petrides. Petrides retired Friday after serving […]

Firebirds already active during busy offseason

FLINT – A critical year in which the Flint Firebirds of the OHL were able to turn the organization around and make the playoffs for the first time has really benefited the team and its players, but they aren’t done yet. There has been no shortage of activity since the Firebirds were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs […]

Register now for Superhero 5K Run & 1K Fun Run

GENESEE COUNTY — Calling all caped crusaders. Your chance to run alongside Superman, Batman and a colorful assortment of comic book heroes come to life, is coming soon in the7th annual Superhero 5K Race and 1K Fun Run, on Saturday, April 22, 2017, In downtown Flint. Hosted by Friends of Weiss Child Advocacy Center, all proceeds from this family friendly […]

73rd time is the charm for Sergio Garcia

Fat Guy Corner

The Masters winner can be described in one word. Finally! Sergio Garcia, after many and numerous heartbreaks, finally wins the Masters and his first golf major! The green-jacket hopes for Sergio looked like toast trailing Justin Rose by two shots with six holes to play on Sunday. Sergio Garcia has always struggled putting the golf ball and he once again […]

Foundation for MCC hosts Black & Gold Affair

FLINT — It will be an affair to remember when the Mott Community College Alumni Association and the Foundation for Mott Community College (FMCC) host the “Black & Gold Affair” to support programs and scholarships at Mott Community College (MCC). The black tie Vegas-style event will be April 29 from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Event Center on the […]



The all-new Ford F-150 Raptor was named “Pickup Truck of the Year” in the 2017 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence awards. Having evaluated all the competitors over the course of the year Popular Mechanics editors chose the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor as the “vehicle that transcends the competition” across all classes of trucks. “We have only nine categories covering the […]