SCF gaining momentum heading into tough regional

FLINT – Swartz Creek/Clio/Flushing (6-13-1) embarks on its postseason journey in next week’s pre-regional at the Dort Federal Event Center. SCF opens against the Alliance (LakeVille/Goodrich/North Branch/Imlay City/Almont) (14-9-1) at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The winner moves on to the pre-regional final at 4:30 p.m on Thursday against the winner of Grand Blanc (7-14-1) and United (Kearsley/Brandon/Holly/Lake Fenton) (9-11), who […]

Cavaliers boys’ hot streak continues on the hardwood

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Tuesday, defeating Saginaw Arthur Hill 76-51. No stats or details were reported in time to meet press deadlines. Last Friday, the Cavaliers beat Mt. Pleasant 54-37. Both teams came out of the gate on fire with Carman-Ainsworth taking a 28-25 lead after the first quarter. […]

Lady Cavs look to dominate districts

FLINT TWP.– The Carman- Ainsworth girls’ basketball team is heavily favored to take home the district title this season, sitting at a 16-2 record and ranked seventh in Class A. The Lady Cavs could very well face off against the reigning Class A champions Flushing in the district final, who could give Carman-Ainsworth a run for their money as the […]

Wolverines do huge favor for Spartans in Big Ten

Fat Guy Corner

The Big Ten basketball season is close to reaching its conclusion. The Michigan Wolverines beat the Ohio State Buckeyes Sunday afternoon at Crisler Arena. Who was extremely happy with that result other than the Wolverines? The Michigan State Spartans basketball team and its fans. The Ohio State loss left the Spartans all alone in first place with a 14-2 record. […]

CAHS senior wins youth award/scholarship

FLINT TWP. — Cameron Reaves, a senior at Carman-Ainsworth High School is the 2018 winner of the Priority Children’s Robert E. Weiss Outstanding Youth Award, presented on February 9 at the 23rd annual Children’s Champion Breakfast. The Weiss Award is presented each year to a high school student who has done something special to help make Genesee County a better […]



Ford has reinvented the van for Baby Boomers whose idea of rocking doesn’t involve a chair. Ford recently unveiled the redesigned Transit Connect Wagon at the Chicago Auto Show. The last Transit Connect Wagon won over Boomers-born from 1946 to 1964 that grew up driving vans-with its unique combination of affordable, fun and easyto use people mover attributes and cargo […]

Twp. board makes DDA opt-out decision

FLINT TWP. — In a close 4-3 vote, the township board decided not to opt out of its own proposed Downtown Development Authority and held the first reading of an ordinance to create the DDA. Faced with a Feb. 18 deadline for opting out of participation in a tax increment financing district (TIF) for the plan, the board held a […]

Carman-Ainsworth beats Grand Blanc in district semifinal

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 10:13 p.m. – FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team beat Grand Blanc 54-22 in the Class A district semifinal. C-A is ranked No. 7 in Class A. Flushing beat Swartz Creek 42-28 in the other semifinal. Finals are Friday at C-A at 7 p.m. For full high school sports coverage in your area check […]

Daly out as head of GCRC

GENESEE COUNTY – John Daly was given a severance package last week and is no longer manager-director of the Genesee County Road Commission. The road commission board voted Feb. 9 to approve a severance agreement for Daly. According to published reports, Daly’s performance was questioned by the commission for the past several months. The road commission voted 4-1 to approve […]

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