C-A Dye Elementary received $10,000 from Burlington Stores

FLINT TWP. — Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, has donated $10,000 to Carman-Ainsworth’s Dye Elementary in celebration of its new store in Flint. Representatives from Burlington Stores presented the check to Dye Principal Detra Fields during an assembly at the school on April 30. A representative from AdoptAClassroom.org contacted school administrators and helped to secure the donation […]

Area girls honored by BCAM

AREAWIDE – The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan awarded several area girls, as well as their teams, for their accomplishments both on and off the court this past season. Almont’s Meredith Rinke was selected as an All-State Honorable Mention while Goodrich’s Maddie Voelker was selected as one of BCAM’s best. However, selected to the best of the best was Carman-Ainsworth’s […]

In brief

WFBA presents annual scholarships FLINT TWP. — Three education scholarship winners will be presented at the WFBA luncheon meeting from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 in the meeting room of the Golden Corral restaurant, 4200 Miller Road. Carman-Ainsworth Superintendent Eddie Kindle will be the guest speaker. He will present information on the University of Michigan-Flint Dual Enrollment […]


A nnounced last week, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the winner of the Best Environmental Performance and Best All-around Performance awards from the Automotive Science Group (ASG) in their 2018 Automotive Performance Index™ (API) study. “With 84 MPGe, the Pacifica Hybrid reveals new possibilities for fuel economy gains and emission reductions, earning the Pacifica Hybrid ASG’s coveted Best Environmental […]

College is becoming more accessible

Flint is recovering. That’s a simple and researchable fact. But lately, this fact has been masked by a resurgence of media headlines on if Flint residents and businesses have potable water. So, while our region works through this challenging issue, I want to turn your attention to some positive news about educational opportunities in Genesee County. Colleges and universities are […]

Healing Hands Run/Walk coming May 12

FLINT —The 23rd Healing Hands 5K Run/Walk, to support the Genesee County Free Medical Clinic, will be held May 12 at 10:30 a.m. at 1401 E. Court St. The (GCFMC) is a volunteer organization that serves the medical need of the uninsured working persons who are at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level. The clinic was established […]

Donations sought for start-up, bringing new vision to Flint

FLINT — When life gives you lemons, make lemonade is proverbial time-tested advice about making the best of a bad situation. In keeping with that formula, Genusee Eyewear, a start-up company, is planning to bring manufacturing jobs to Flint derived from the Flint water crisis. Employing a circular economy business model, the company will make democratically designed eyewear from recycled […]

Judge overrules dealership’s 15 day license suspension

FLINT TWP. – Circuit Court Judge Geoffrey Neithercut has overturned an order by Secretary of State Ruth Johnson which suspended the dealership license of Patsy Lou Chevrolet in Flint Township for 15 days. The dealership had its dealer license suspended for 15 days, Friday morning, which would not allow it to buy, sell or trade vehicles. Johnson imposed the suspension […]

New charity program announced for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today the details regarding its newest charity program, Birdies for Charity presented by Ally. This grassroots charity platform is an extension of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren’s mission to positively impact non-profit organizations in the greater Flint area. Birdies for Charity will createpositive opportunities for additional charities to get involved with the tournament […]

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