2017-08-24

Flint State Police Post hosting second Citizens Academy



GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post is accepting applications for its 2nd annual Citizens’ Academy, which will begin Monday, October 2 and end Monday, November 20. The eightweek academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their awareness of law enforcement’s […]

Lapeer Tune-Up featured stiff competition






LAPEER – The Lake Orion girls’ golf team defended its Lapeer Tune-up title Friday at the Lapeer Country Club outscoring the field with a 348 for its fourth straight Tune-Up victory. South Lyon’s A team was second with 352 and Lapeer, last year’s runner-up, placed third with a 360. Twenty teams were in contention Friday and at least seven were […]

Former fire chief’s grandson pays visit




FLINT TWP. — As a boy, U.S. Congressman Dan Kildee spent a lot of time at the township fire station with his grandfather Jack Maxwell, who served as the first township fulltime fire chief for 25 years – from 1947 to 1972. Maxwell’s legacy lives on in photographs, documents and policies still in place at the fire department. That paved […]

NFHS adopts resolution regarding Friday night high school football



INDIANAPOLIS — In an effort to re-emphasize that Friday nights in the fall should be reserved for high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has adopted a resolution that urges schools and teams at the college and professional levels to honor that longstanding tradition and schedule games on other days. The NFHS membership, composed of […]

Linden Road reconstruction Stage 3 underway



FLINT TWP — The final leg of the Linden Road reconstruction project is underway. Work began on August 19 on Stage 3 of the four-stage project, which began April 1 in a work zone between Corunna and Calkins Road. Stage one targeted the west side of that’s section and stage 2 targeted the east side. Similarly, stage three, will focus […]

Boldin still has skills

Fat Guy Corner

The Buffalo Bills’ season is imploding before the season ever kicks off. Buffalo traded away Sammy Watkins, its No. 1 receiver a week or so ago. The Bills then signed Anquan Boldin. The savvy 14-year veteran would have been a tremendous fit for the Bills. However, after two weeks of training camp, Anquan has decided to retire from the NFL. […]

Prep work on I-69 reconstruction starts



GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will invest $34 million to reconstruct two miles of I-69, including work to eight bridge and ramp structures between Ballenger Highway and Fenton Road according to a press release. Beginning Monday Aug. 28, road crews will begin to stage and prep the work zone for the 2018 construction season. This work […]

ROUNDUP



SOCCER Carman-Ainsworth fell to Holly in a close 2-1 loss Monday. Holly’s Ethan Postma scored first in the ninth minute of the game to take Holly up 1-0, but Carman-Ainsworth tied it 1-1 in the 30th minute. Holly then scored the final goal of the game with just seven minutes left. Keeper Brijesh Kumar had eight saves in net for […]

In brief



Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is Saturday GENESEE COUNTY — A Genesee County Recycle Day is scheduled for Saturday, August 26 at Flushing High School, 5039 Deland Road, and another on Saturday October 22 at Bentley High School, 1150 N Belsay Rd, both from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Collections also will be held on both dates at the Flint […]

Football team loses 31 to graduation; looks to rebound




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth’s varsity football team will embark on its 2017 season with a depleted roster that lost 31 seniors to graduation. Carman-Ainsworth finished 6-4 overall last season, with losses coming to Grand Blanc, Davison and Lapeer over the regular season, which were followed up by a 49-19 loss to Fenton in the pre-districts. The Cavaliers will play […]


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