Auto auction site plan approval on hold

FLINT TWP. — Citing unresolved issues, the Planning Commission in a unanimous vote tabled approval of site plans for a proposed auto auction at 3088 S Dye Road. A stop work order at the site remains in effect. Commissioners cited concerns about drainage and road issues on the formerly vacant property. Genesee County Storm Water has approved the plans but […]

Boys’ hoops closes season on 7-game streak

FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth hosts the district playoffs in the Class A state tournament starting on Monday. The Cavaliers (17-2) host Fenton (8-10) at 5 p.m. Monday night. The victor will take on the winner of the Flushing (14-5) vs. Flint Jaguars (4-14) matchup, which takes place at Flushing on Monday at 6 p.m. On the other side of the bracket, […]

Former CAHS student writes second book

FLINT TWP. — Rani Richardson, a 2014 graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High School, is a published author for the second time in her young life. Now a senior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior. Richardson, has written “Pre- Med Diaries: How This College Student Navigated the Journey from Pre-Med to Medical School.” The book targets high […]

Swimmers 10th at Valley meet

FENTON – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ swim team placed 10th at the Saginaw Valley League meet at Fenton High Saturday. The meet ran Feb. 22-24 with prelims in diving on Thursday, swim prelims on Friday and finals on Saturday. Midland Dow won the title with 1,245 points, Saginaw Heritage was second with 775 and Bay City Western was third with 570. […]

Rotary selects February Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. — Jada Black and Alexandra Fairbrother. both 12th graders at Carman-Ainsworth High School, have been selected as the Genesee Valley Rotary students of the month for February. Each month during the school year the Rotary selects two outstanding students nominated by their teachers, who become eligible to win a $1000 scholarship at the end of the year. Jada […]

Carman-Ainsworth boys advance to Div. 1 state meet

FLINT – The Cavalier boys finished second at Friday’s team regional, sending them to Friday and Saturday’s Div. 1 state meet at Sterling Lanes in Sterling Heights. They totaled a 3,793, finishing only second to Davison. The girls finished the day in ninth with a 3,446 pinfall total. At the individual regional, Charles Hall, Jr. qualified for the state meet […]

EDC finalizing Brownfield Redevelopment application

FLINT TWP. — Needed: Developers for vacant trailer parks, contaminated sites such as the former Glove Factory on Flushing Road or perhaps an upgrade of obsolete features such as the water slide at Pirate’s Park, the former recreational site on Miller Road. All were mentioned at the Feb. 13 Economic Development Corporation meeting as possible projects for the township’s soon-to-be […]

Educators can register for Wondrous Wetlands, Waterfowl classroom program

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers free educational opportunities to help educators looking for a fun way to integrate the state’s unique flora and fauna into their classroom, while still meeting required educational standards. The newest addition to the DNR’s wildlife curricula is Michigan’s Wondrous Wetlands and Waterfowl. Michigan’s Wondrous Wetlands and Waterfowl, developed for sixth-, seventh […]

In brief

Police offering more seminars to teach churches self-protection FLINT TWP. — Based on demand, the township Police Department has scheduled two more sessions of its “Responses to Violent Intruders in Places of Worship,” a two-hour seminar to train church people how to protect themselves. Two sessions previously held drew a good turnout, according to Police Chief George Sippert. The next […]


Ram and Mopar Customize the All-new 2019 Ram 1500

The Ram Truck and Mopar brands teamed up recently at the Chicago Auto Show to debut an outdoor-sport-themed 2019 Ram 1500 modified with a selection of the more than 200 Mopar parts and accessories available for the all-new truck. The customized show truck highlights the large menu of Mopar products, created through thousands of hours of testing and validation, available […]