2018-03-08

CAMS robotics team repeat state championship, seeking donations for trip to World competition




FLINT TWP. — For the second year in a row, Mo’ Peeps, the VEX robotics team at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, has won the state championship and earned the right to compete at the World Championship April 25-28. in Louisville, Kentucky. MO’ Peeps shared the state championship title with alliance partner, the Steel Pigeons of Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills. The […]

Allegiant airlines announces two new routes from Flint



FLINT— Allegiant on Wednesday announced service to two new cities from Flint: Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering introductory one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $58, if purchased by Thursday. Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way […]

Twp. board approves DDA, CIAs, appoints members




FLINT TWP. — The township board on March 5, adopted an ordinance to create a Downtown Development Authority and passed resolutions to establish a Corridor Improvement Authority for both Beecher and Bristol roads. The ordinance and resolutions will take effect after publication in a local newspaper. Their content including district boundaries, can be read on the township website at www.flinttownship.org. […]

Lady Cavs win district, advance to regional final




DAVISON – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team set aside Davison 63-44 in the regional semifinal on Tuesday. The Cavaliers grabbed a massive 22-6 lead in the first frame and never looked back, extending it to 40-22 by halftime. Carman-Ainsworth then edged out Davison 23-22 in the second half to take the win. The Lady Cavs took down the reigning Class […]

District Champs!



The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ varsity basketball team clinched the Class A district title at home Friday after knocking out defending state champs Flushing 63-45. See the full story in Sports on Page 12.

Cavaliers boys advance to district semis in rout




FLINT—The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team advanced to the district semifinals after defeating Fenton 68-21 at home in the quarterfinals Monday night. The Cavaliers opened the game on a 25-3 run and never looked back, only allowing 18 points for the rest of the contest. Carman-Ainsworth shot 57 percent from the field, including 8-for-17 from behind the arc. The Cavs also […]

PEG money being disbursed to local school districts




FLINT TWP. — The township board approved the disbursement of $10,000 in public, educational, or governmental (PEG) funds for use by three local school districts. Carman-Ainsworth Schools will receive $5,000 and Swartz Creek Schools and Flushing Schools will each receive $2,500. PEG funds, which come from cable fees, are paid out to the school a couple of times each school […]

Firebirds heat up with back-to-back OT wins




FLINT – The Flint Firebirds’ two wins in a row made for an exciting weekend, most recently in a 3-2 overtime victory over the Sudbury Wolves at the Dort Federal Event Center on Saturday. Sudbury was the first to attack with Owen Gilhula scoring just three minutes in. Moments later, Fedor Gordeev evened things up for the Firebirds with a […]

Community Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday




FLINT TWP. — Parents with children up to age 12 are invited to hop on over to the township park, 5200 Norko Drive, March 10, starting at 10:30 a.m. for the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with Genesee Valley Center and support from numerous local businesses. The Easter Bunny will be on […]

Firebirds to host Whaley Night to help children



FLINT — The Flint Firebirds are hosting a special night for Whaley Children’s Center (WCC) on March 10, as the Firebirds face off against western conference rival the London Knights at 7 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. All attendees will receive a free admission with the donation of five personal hygiene items to the children at […]