Boys and Girls Club to enjoy recent renovations

BURTON — About 60 volunteers from the Burton, Flint and Saginaw Lowe’s home improvement stores worked four days to make renovations possible to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint. “I think it was a blessing and an honor to give back to the young people in this area,” said Terry Johnson, a millwork specialist at the Burton Lowe’s […]

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Nationally recognized speaker Eric Rowles to lead ‘Disruptive Innovation’ workshop GENESEE COUNTY – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce invites area professionals and employers to a high-energy workshop covering disruptive innovation. The session led by Eric Rowles, a nationally recognized speaker, will focus on what it takes to achieve radical transformation in the workplace. Rowles has conducted similar presentations […]

No rain on homecoming parade

FLINT TWP. — It rained Friday morning and again in the early evening but skies were clear and sunny for the annual Carman-Ainsworth Homecoming Parade on Vanslyke and Maple Roads. In keeping with the theme ““Under the Big Top” Cavalier Circus,” the freshmen parade float featured Circus Treats; the sophomores recreated the Big Top; a lion roared atop the juniors […]

Pink Night Palooza on Oct. 5

FLINT – Pink Night Palooza is the ultimate night out, and everyone’s invited to participate in one of the most dynamic breast cancer fundraisers around, raising money and celebrating a wonderful cause for the annual event. Just as pink has become a nationwide symbol of empowerment, Pink Night Palooza, hosted tonight at the Holiday Inn & Gateway Centre, gives you […]


HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN CROWNED — Ja’kavien Lewis and Brejae Gates were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during halftime festivities at the Carman- Ainsworth homecoming football game last weekend. They were chosen in voting by their peers. Ja’kavien is the son of Latoya and James Jenkins. He has been on the Varsity basketball team for 4 years, plays for A.A.U […]

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Used Book and DVD Sale FLINT TWP. — Friends of the Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a used book and DVD sale from 1 to 5 p.m. on October 13 and 14. Purchase great books and DVDs at low prices. –R.S. Get your Pig Roast tickets FLINT TWP. — Tickets for $10 each are on sale for the 6th […]

Township board takes no action on land purchase offer

FLINT TWP. — Despite increasing his purchase offer price to $216,200 from $173,200, local developer Pat Battaglia of Holly, failed to seal a deal with the township board to buy 86.65 acres of vacant land on South Dyewood, which the township acquired for free through tax reversion in 2011. Battaglia first presented a $173,000 purchase offer at the July 10 […]

Volleyball team on 2-game skid

BAY CITY – The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team lost to Bay City Western 18-25, 22-25, 6-25 on Tuesday. Morgan Sherrer had 11 digs and four aces for the Cavaliers. Katie Speaks had 11 dig, and Diamond Lester had 10 kills. Carman-Ainsworth also lost to Midland Dow 9-25, 12-25, 18-25 last Thursday. Destiny Johnson led the Cavs with a team-high six […]

Street lighting district delayed

FLINT TWP. — A public hearing at the township board meeting Monday night shed very little light on a proposal to formally establish the entire township as a special assessment district for street lighting. Township assessors who were expected to provide answers about the special assessment failed to attend the meeting. The assessment is being proposed to enable the township […]

Lady Cavs close out season at SVL championship

FRANKENMUTH – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ golf team competed in the Saginaw Valley League’s championship tournament last Wednesday and finished 11th with a 541. Midland Dow was first with a 321, Flint Powers Catholic was second with a 359 and Lapeer was third with a 376. Payton Dixon led the way for the Lady Cavs with a 115. Jamie Arnold followed […]