2018-02-01

Township board facing serious sewer system repairs




FLINT TWP. — The township’s aging sewer system could be close to failure, according to a preliminary Capital Improvement Plan for Sewer and Water presented to the township board by Mike Pifer, president at Kraft Engineering & Surveying, Inc. Pifer walked the board through preliminary findings and proposed a comprehensive engineering study, at a cost of $40-50,000 to determine the […]

Art and music show to help increase addiction awareness



FLINT — Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Flint Recovery Arts & Music Show on March, 2, an addiction recovery awareness event hosted by the Recovery Community Organization (RCO) the Serenity House of Flint. The event is a $5 donation at the door. Kenneth Pops Jones, an Odyssey House therapist, will open the show. Shiba Palmer, a Certified Recovery […]

Organ donors make a difference in many lives

A new lease on life

Editor’s note: This is the fourth 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 the organ donor program. Right now, there are 115,805 people in […]

Hurley and Kohl’s Team Up for Free Day



FLINT – Hurley Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s will partner together for Kohl’s Healthy Kids Day from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, February 4, at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave. Kids can try fit boxing, make healthy graham cracker snacks, and enjoy free admission to the museum, which has more than 40 exhibits with hands-on experiences for children […]

Black History Month contest for C-A students returns for second year




FLINT TWP. — A Black History Month research and writing contest, inspired by posters created by a former Carman-Ainsworth student, is back for its second year. The contest, which offers cash prizes, was started last year by Recco Richardson, a former C-A school board member and the father of Randi Richardson, who graduated in 2016 and now attends Brown University. […]

Cavs boys’ basketball wins eighth straight game




FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team continued its eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, blowing out Hamady 82-54. The Cavs went on a 27-13 run in the first quarter and never looked back. As a team, Carman-Ainsworth shot 63% from the field and went 10-for-18 from behind the three-point line. The Cavaliers also won the rebounding battle 25-14. O’Mari […]

Planning Commission holding rezoning hearing




FLINT TWP. — A public hearing set for 6 p.m. Feb. 8 before the Planning Commission is to consider a request to rezone 3.72 acres of vacant land at 4142 Dye Road from single family residential to light industrial. The request from AeroTrain Corp. proposes to use the property for expansion, according to its filed zoning amendment application. The new […]

Lady Cavaliers edge Midland Dow by 8




MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team topped Midland Dow on Friday, 45-37. The win puts Carman-Ainsworth at 10-2 overall with a 4-1 league record. The Lady Cavs snagged a narrow 7-5 lead in the opening quarter and added a 10-6 second to lead 17-11 by halftime. Midand Dow tried to mount a comeback in the third, outscoring Carman-Ainsworth […]


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