Twp. board approves Emergency Operations Plan

FLINT TWP. — Should disaster ever strike, township officers are prepared. In one of his final actions before retirement last month, former Police Chief George Sippert oversaw the completion of a Support Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The 93-page document sets guidelines for use in the event of a disaster or severe emergency stemming from natural, wartime, technological or terrorist origins. […]

Lady Cavs soccer falls in district semifinal

LAPEER –The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer season came to a close on Friday after the Lady Cavs were defeated 8-0 by Davison in the Div. 1 district semifinal. Davison later fell to Grand Blanc 8-0 in the district title game. On the other end of the bracket, Lapeer was defeated 8-0 by eventual district champion Grand Blanc. Grand Blanc was the […]

In brief

Car rams house FLINT TWP. — Township police and fire departments responded about 2:22 a.m. on May 30 incident in the 3300 block of Southgate Drive. Initially reported as an entrapment, officers arrived to find that a vehicle traveling southbound had driven off of the road and crashed through the exterior wall of a residence, coming to rest in the […]

Carman-Ainsworth baseball season ends in district opener

SAGINAW – The Flushing baseball team was just one run short from a district championship in a 1-0 loss in the title game to host Saginaw Heritage on Saturday. The Raiders got to the championship game by toppling Swartz Creek, 1-0, in Saturday’s semifinal. Heritage was dominant in its semifinal win over Saginaw Arthur Hill, 20-1. Carman-Ainsworth lost an 7-6 […]

Ross takes over as president & CEO at Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

FLINT — With a vision focused on food security for all, Kara Ross will lead the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan as its president and chief executive officer. Following its national search beginning in February, the FBEM Board of Directors approved the search committee’s recommendation May 18. Ross, who was serving as interim president, has a 20-year history with the […]


6-2-18 Div. 1 at East Kentwood Top 8 in each event medal. BOYS Long jump – 14. Jamarius Davis 21-3.5 800 relay – 2. Carman-Ainsworth (Trent Barron, Marshall Brooks, Terrence Muex, Davis) 1:27.03 400 – 5. Trent Barron 48.11 200 – 10. Brooks 22.09 1600 relay – 9. Carman-Ainsworth (Brooks, Dakari Betts, Jaheem Billingsley, Barron) 3:24.11 GIRLS 400 relay – […]

Back to the Bricks will grant 7 scholarships

GENESEE COUNTY — Back to the Bricks, at its heart, is about community. The annual event brings out nearly half a million automotive enthusiasts each year throughout a number of communities around the state. In order to help foster continued interest in automobiles and to thank the community that hosts the main event each year, Back to the Bricks organized […]

Genesee Celtics win “SHOCKS” Canton Cup 2018

CANTON – The 2007 girls’ Genesee Celtics soccer team, made up of girls from Grand Blanc, Davison, Goodrich and Kearsley won the Canton Michigan Cup tournament over the Memorial Day weekend. The Celtics went 4-0 and scored 18 goals while allowing just three throughout the tournament. — L.P. Pole vault clinic open to all at Swartz Creek High SWARTZ CREEK […]

Randy Wise Auto Mall welcomes General Manager Joe Greene

GENESEE COUNTY — According to Randy Wise, “people, attitude and fun are what truly make the automotive sales industry work. Once you have the right people with the right attitude, everything else falls into place.” With these values in mind, the Randy Wise Automotive Team maintains their dedication to excellence in service, sales and serving the surrounding community. Since welcoming […]

NBA Finals full of drama

The NBA Finals are a solid 2-0 in favor of the Golden State Warriors. The Game-Two win by Golden State was decisive and quite convincing, as the Cavaliers were blown out by the Warriors. The controversy and mysterious finish to Game One was head scratching from a couple of perspectives. The first head scratcher was the charge that LeBron James […]