Police arrest bank robber, seek gas station armed robbers

FLINT TWP. — Police have in custody a suspect from a bank robbery on Wednesday, April 18 at the Chemical Bank, 3501 S. Linden Road. Police responded at about 1:55 p.m. to a call about a robbery at the bank. They learned that one white male, wearing a blue hoodie over his head, a dark colored jacket and dark covering […]

C-A seniors recognized as Rotary Students of the Month

FLINT TWP. — Four 12th graders at Carman-Ainsworth High School, were recognized at a luncheon on April 17 as the Genesee Valley Rotary students of the month for March and April .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 […]

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10th annual park clean-up FLINT TWP. — The 10th annual Township Park Clean-up and Beautification will be held from 10-11 a.m. May 5 at the Flint Township Park, 5200 Norko Drive. It is being held in memory of Dr. Peter Mikelens, clean-up project leader, for the past nine years, who died last August. This year’s event is being scaled back […]

Renewing Flint & Genesee’s economic promise

The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program released a new report last week (April 19) that hits on a topic central to our revitalization strategy for Flint and Genesee County. The report, titled “Renewing America’s economic promise through older industrial cities,” compares 70 older industrial cities with other urban areas to gauge how well they are positioned (or not) to adapt to […]

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Hurley Children’s Hospital announces 28th annual bowlathon FLINT —The Hurley Children’s Hospital 28th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) Bowlathon will be held on May 18, at Colonial Lanes in Flushing. Squad times are at 6pm and 8 p.m. The cost is $30 per person or $120 per team. and includes two games, shoe rental, food and a T-shirt. Sponsorships […]

McLaren introduces 3D mammograms

FLINT — It does not take a genius to figure out many things in life, but it definitely takes a Genius 3D Mammography for earlier and better detection of breast cancer. The new Genius 3D Mammography System, recently installed at the McLaren Imaging Center, 301 S. Ballenger Hwy., is the first offered in this region and is FDA-approved as superior […]

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Attend CAMS 2018 Talent Show tonight FLINT TWP.— The Carman Ainsworth Middle School’s Music and World Languages Departments will present the 2018 Talent Show, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26. in the school auditorium. Admission is $5 per person, $10 for a family of 4, $3 for senior citizens and free for children under 5. About 20 acts will be […]

Swartz Creek Chamber, WFBA officially welcome The FURlough

Surrounded by family, associates and representatives from the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce and West Flint Business Association, Jodi Blackburn wields the ceremonial scissors to snip the ribbon at The FURlough dog daycare and pet resort Tuesday. The chamber and association teamed up to sponsor the ribbon-cutting to officially welcome the new business to town. Blackburn and her husband, […]

Cavs’ softball drops both games to Lapeer

SAGINAW – The Carman-Ainsworth softball team was scheduled to play at Saginaw Heritage on Monday, however, scores and stats were not reported prior to press deadlines. The Lady Cavaliers hosted Lapeer last Friday and lost both ends, 16-0 and 17-0. Registering hits on the night were Morgan Sherrer, Makala McDaniels and Jada Balck. Fanning three in the circle was Sydney […]

Cavs lose to Heritage in eight inning affair

FLINT TWP. — The Carman- Ainsworth baseball team lost to Saginaw Heritage 6-5 in eight innings on Monday. No stats or details were reported prior to press deadlines. Last Friday, Lapeer swept Carman- Ainsworth in a doubleheader, winning 1-0 and 5-0. In Game One, the Cavaliers outhit Lapeer 7-2, but still managed to tally the loss. In Game Two, Carman-Ainsworth […]