2018-03-15

Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute hosts Ribbons and Rhythm special event



GENESEE COUNTY – To help improve the quality of life for cancer patients, Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute offers a variety of free programs and activities throughout the year. Proceeds from Ribbons and Rhythm, an annual fundraising event, will go to support these programs. The third annual night of fun and music will take place at The Jewel of Grand Blanc, […]

In brief



Check out the Senior Health Fair FLINT TWP. – The Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will host a Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 20. Up to 25 vendors will be on hand. Raffles and freebies will be offered. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. for $2 per person. No Tuesday programs will […]

Boys win district, advance to regional championship




MT. PLEASANT — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team played Traverse City West in the Class A regional championship after press deadlines on Wednesday night. The regional champion will advance to the quarterfinals next Tuesday at Grand Blanc High School at 7 p.m. The Cavaliers blew out Davison 72-48 in the regional semifinals on Monday night. A backand forth opening quarter […]

Carman-Ainsworth girls fall in regional final




MT. PLEASANT – Saginaw Heritage proved to be too tough for the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team, as the Hawks put an end to Carman-Ainsworth’s season, handing the Lady Cavs a 63-40 loss in the regional finals last Thursday. This was Carman-Ainsworth’s second loss to Saginaw Heritage this season. Saginaw Heritage took an 18-8 lead in the opening frame and never […]

Board again considering state grant to buy Pirates Park




FLINT TWP. — A Public Hearing at the next township board meeting, March 19, will take public comment and consider a plan to apply for grant assistance from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to purchase Pirates Park, a 38.7-acre recreation center on Miller Road. Supervisor Karyn Miller said purchasing Pirate’s Park is in keeping with the township’s Master Plan […]

NFHS Foundation Provides More Than 400 AEDs to High Schools, State Associations



INDIANAPOLIS — Continuing with its focus on the health and safety of high school student-athletes, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), through the NFHS Foundation, is equipping schools with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). In an effort to ensure that every high school in NFHS member state associations is equipped with an AED, state associations were able to […]

Township set to finalize ordinance for Medical Marijuana facilities




FLINT TWP. — After a second reading at its March 19 meeting, the township board will consider adoption of its Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing ordinance. The ordinance aims to bring the township into compliance with new state laws but also to establish where and what facilities can operate in the township. It is to provide “reasonable restrictions to protect the […]

Getting it right



In our March 8 edition, we attributed a wrong photographer to the team trophy photo of the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team. The photo was taken by Todd Boone. – L.P.

EGGS-TRA, EGGS-TRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT



EGGS-TRA, EGGS-TRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT — A large crowd of families with children turned out last weekend for the township’s first Community Easter Egg Hunt, at the park next to the police station on Norko Drive, sponsored by the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in partnership with Genesee Valley Center, with support from numerous local businesses. Volunteers distributed more than […]

MCC will not compete in 2018 basketball regionals



FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Men’s Basketball team will not participate in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) regional tournament due to findings from an NJCAA eligibility audit. The team previously forfeited three games due to missing a re-certification deadline. This resulted in an eligibility audit, per NJCAA regulations. During that audit it was determined the […]


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