Volunteer registration now open for The Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today that volunteer registration for the inaugural playing of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is now open to the public at www.theallychallenge.com/volunteers. The 2018 Ally Challenge will be held Sept. 10-16 at historic Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. “We are extremely excited to open volunteer registration and begin working with a very […]

SpartanNash, VG’s Grocery and Miller Poultry donate chicken to FBEM

FENTON – Since 2008, SpartanNash, VG’s Grocery and Miller Poultry have made it a tradition to partner together and donate chicken to the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) during the holiday season. That custom of giving continued this year, with Miller Poultry delivering 5,000 lbs. of chicken to VG’s Grocery in Fenton last Wednesday. Representatives from FBEM were on […]

In brief

Church offering money management classes FLINT TWP. — Looking for financial peace in 2018? A place to start is by enrolling in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – a nine week workshop created by well-known financial advisor Dave Ramsey, to be offered starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. Ramsey is […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls remain undefeated

YPSILANTI – The Lady Cavs improved to 6-0 on the season after defeating Ypsilanti Arbor Prep in overtime on Saturday, 63-59. Arbor Prep jumped out to an early lead, giving Carman-Ainsworth the difficult task of completing a come-from-behind win. Arbor Prep put up a pair of 19-point quarters to open the game, while holding Carman-Ainsworth to 11 and 20 for […]

Police promotions requested pending Chief’s retirement

FLINT TWP. — Hoping to facilitate a smooth transition when he retires some time next year, Police Chief George Sippert has asked for promotions of a lieutenant and sergeant. The township board approved his request for the Flint Township Civil Service Commission to provide a certified list of the highest scoring candidate eligible for promotion. The sergeant candidate will replace […]

Boys play basketball tonight

The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team travels to Swartz Creek tonight at 7 p.m. The Cavaliers, 2-1, have been off since Dec. 9 when they defeated Renaissance 61-57 at Cass Tech in the Tip-Off Classic. – J.O.


They have decked the walls outside the township administration building, the police station, and the Corunna Road bridge with red-ribboned wreaths and swags. Festive greenery is also hung on the three township border signs on Corunna, Bristol and Miller Roads, near the freeway. More greens and ribbons bedeck utility poles throughout the township. All of it is due to initial […]

SCF narrowly edged out by Tri-Valley

FLINT TWP. – Swartz Creek/Clio/Flushing’s varsity hockey team lost Saturday’s game at Iceland Arena 6-5 in a game that was truly up and down. Dylan Stankewicz was the first to score for SCF on a feed from Kam Houle, which was followed up with a Seth Crompton tally, assisted by Stankewicz and Jake Castles. Castles got back into the assist […]

Board approves substantial 2017 budget amendments

FLINT TWP. — In a five to one vote, the township board approved about $435,635 in amendments to the 2017 budget. Trustee Barb Vert voted no and Trustee Frank Kasle was absent. The largest general fund expense of $265,135 for the purchase of breathing equipment for the fire department will be offset by a $275,910 federal grant from the Federal […]

Carman-Ainsworth finishes with two top-six wrestlers at County Meet

DAVISON – The Carman-Ainsworth wrestling team had two wrestlers finish in the top six in their respective weight classes at the Genesee County Meet at Davison High School on Saturday. Nathan Peterson was fourth overall at 130 lbs., and Dominique Horton was sixth place at 160 lbs. Peterson was pinned by Davison’s James Johnson in the 130 third-place match. Horton […]