Carman-Ainsworth girls down Bay City Central

BAY CITY – The Lady Cavaliers’ basketball team cut its two-game losing streak short after toppling over Bay City Central in a dominant 57-20 win on Tuesday night. Carman-Ainsworth had been handed its only two losses of the season in the two games prior to Tuesday night. Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to an 18-6 lead in the first and added a […]

Carman-Ainsworth hoops continues to dominate

FLINT – The Cavaliers’ boys basketball team dominated Bay City Central 77-35 on Tuesday night. Carman-Ainsworth jumped out to a 24-12 lead after the opening quarter and never looked back, holding Central to 12 total points for the entirety of the second half. Ja’kavien Lewis was on fire for the Cavs, as he outscored the entire Central team with 36 […]

Fire Chief issues report

FLINT TWP. — The new year got off to a busy start for the township fire department. Township firefighters responded to 40 alarms since late December, said Fire Chief Thomas Stadler. Most recently, the department had calls on Jan. 2 for two fires happening almost at the same time. One was a residential structure fire at 2100 Bernice Avenue and […]

Classic Albums LIVE:Pink Floyd – The Wall

FLINT – Some of the world’s greatest musicians are taking the stage on Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. at The Whiting Auditorium in Flint. Classic Albums Live is performing Pink Floyd’s The Wall album, note for note, cut for cut. Classic Albums Live has earned their reputation of performing rock music’s most influential albums live on stage. Featuring a roster […]

Cantrell awarded scholarship in honor of MLK

FLINT – Estin Cantrell, a student at Baker College of Flint, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the 39th Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Jan. 11. Cantrell, a junior at Baker College, is working toward his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. His next step is to work on earning his master’s degree in […]

MCC launches STEM Scholars program with possible four-year degree tuition free

FLINT – Students interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) field of study in college can potentially receive a four-year STEM degree tuition free. This is possible through a partnership between Mott Community College (MCC) and Michigan State University (MSU) as part of MCC’s new STEM Scholars program. The program launches this month and offers students pursuing […]

Waiting for the phone call, disappointments and success

A new lease on life

Editor’s note: This is the second in a five-part series where I will recount my battle with cirrhosis of the liver and the life changing transplant I received in September. My story is an account of how I overcame my illness, but mostly I hope to heighten awareness about organ donation. I will be a lifelong advocate for organ donation […]

Meet with the BEST in Michigan at Wedding Marketplace

GENESEE COUNTY – With more than 30 local wedding vendors, the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) Wedding Marketplace, set for Sunday, Jan. 28, is the best place for area couples to seek expert advice when planning their big day. This year the list of wedding vendors is even more impressive said Jessica Brown, owner of Centennial Image Photography and a […]

Exhibition of bead art from South Africa tells far reaching story at FIA

FLINT – The Flint Institute of Arts begins its 90th year with the Jan. 21 opening of Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence, which showcases a new form of bead art, ndwango (“cloth”), developed by a community of women living and working together in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The plain black fabric that serves as a foundation for […]

A look into my musical world

Sometime long before I had kids and was a little trimmer, Long Cool Woman by the Hollies became my personal theme song. Up to the age of 15, I was really only exposed to a lot of my foster mother’s favorites such as Glenn Campbell, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Cher, and Glenn’s songs still hold a lot of nostalgia […]