Firebirds’ prospects take home OHL Gold Cup

KITCHENTER, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds were proud to have six prospects compete in the OHL Gold Cup May 5-6 with a pair of them taking it home. Michael Bianconi and Owen Power were key pieces for Team GTHL (Greater Toronto Hockey League) Blue taking home the cup. The six Flint prospects all played in four games over the weekend, […]

Lady Cavaliers swept by Bay City Western

BAY CITY – Carman-Ainsworth traveled to Bay City Western on Monday, dropping both ends of the twin bill, 15-0, 7-0. Morgan Sherrer registered the Cavs’ only hit in the opener while adding five put-outs. Sarah Roe chipped in with three put-outs. In the finale, Jada Black and Mykala Brooks each had a hit and Black had four put-outs. Abbigail Pelky, […]

Cavaliers set to contend in loaded regional

MIDLAND – Carman- Ainsworth has already seen many of the teams it will contend with in tomorrow’s regional, most recently at last Thursday’s Saginaw Valley League meet. No. 1 Div. 1-ranked Midland Dow won the meet. Host Heritage was second and Lapeer was fifth. Davison trailed Lapeer by half a point and Carman-Ainsworth trailed Lapeer by 1.5 points. Also in […]

Cavs key contenders entering track regional

MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth track program has historically been powerful, and this year is no different. The Cavaliers will compete at the Midland regional on Friday, with the host Chemics and Alpena, Bay City Western, Bay City Central, Davison, Flint, Flushing, Lapeer, Midland Dow, Mt. Pleasant, Saginaw Arthur Hill, Saginaw Heritage, Swartz Creek, Traverse City Central and Traverse City […]


Probably the widest if not longest dirt road in Flint Township (temporarily) is the westbound lanes of I-69 where construction crews have been busy since March 12 rebuilding the freeway from Fenton Road to Ballenger Highway. Initial plans called for westbound lanes to reopen in July when traffic will be switched over from the eastbound lanes. The project is not […]

Blueberry ambassadors keep making the world a better place

FLINT — Although approximately 1,400 students participated in the Blueberry Ambassadors program this year, promoting kindness in our community, the program’s founder wants the program to grow to 2,000 participants. Flint Mayor Karen Weaver was present at a 2018 award ceremony for the Blueberry Ambassadors May 4. Weaver said she remembered about five years ago driving around in her car […]

Ferris Wheel in Flint helps entrepreneurs from idea to startup

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Local business people and leaders were treated to an introduction to one of Flint’s newest creations to spur business in the area — the Ferris Wheel. Far from an entertaining ride, the Ferris Wheel is a business innovation network which offers unique ways to assist even the smallest of entrepreneurs ways to get their business from […]

In brief

Program provides opportunity for early driver responsibility fee relief LANSING — Individuals with outstanding Driver Responsibility Fees can receive early fee relief by participating in a workforce development program, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. In partnership with the Michigan Works! Association and Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, individuals with outstanding Driver Responsibility Fees can enroll in a 10-hour […]

My Comm. Dental Center

My Community Dental Centers hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony last Wednesday, offering tours of the newlyopened dental office. Dr. Jennifer Waller- Smith DDS and Office Manager Amy Short were joined by team members, family, friends and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce for the ceremony. My Community Dental Centers new location is found at 4007 West Court […]

Hurley Medical Center verified as mid-Michigan’s only Level I Trauma Center

FLINT – Hurley Medical Center has long been the leader in trauma care as the northern most Level I Trauma Center in the state. They have just maintained the only Level 1 Trauma verification and the highest Level II Pediatric Trauma verification in the area. The Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons examined five separate categories as […]