2018-06-14

Summer provides excellent springboard for job seekers



The official start to summer is fast approaching. While this is often considered a season of respite and relaxation, it’s also an ideal time to give your job search a mid-year boost. After all, there’s no “offseason” for hiring. And according to the Department of Labor, for the first time since 2000, there are more job openings in the United […]

Carman-Ainsworth Class of 2018 top 10 graduates



FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Top 10 seniors in the Class of 2014 are all graduating with highest honors. Only a few decimal places separate them in grade point average. Three tied for the No. 1 spot with a perfect 4.0 g.p.a. Two more tied for the fourth and fifth spot with 3.989 g.p.as and the tenth student clocks in with […]

Back to the Bricks promo tour begins



Back to the Bricks began their annual Promo Tour last Friday in Davison, with hundreds of participants showing up for the six-day tour, which left Davison on June 8 and had overnight stops in Mt. Pleasant, Gaylord, Petoskey, St. Ignace, and East Tawas.

Inclusive kayaking coming to Flint and Genesee County



FLINT — Inclusive kayaking for people with disabilities is making its way to Flint and Genesee County waterways this summer. The Disability Network (TDN) in partnership with Rocky’s Outdoors and Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) are launching iKayak, a kayaking program that was made possible by an ecotourism micro grant from the I-69 Thumb Region. “We chose kayaking because of […]

Paving on Court Street gets rave reviews




FLINT TWP. — After years of being a potholed mess, Court Street is now a smooth black ribbon of flat asphalt, thanks to a recent milling and resurfacing project that is drawing rave reviews from both residents and township officials. The road work extends the entire length of Court Street -about three and half miles from the Flint City limits […]

In brief



Save the date: Church car show and special service FLINT TWP. — The annual God & Country Service & Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 2 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Road. Classic, exotic and sports vehicles will be displayed from 9 -11 a.m. before the service. Free […]

Township seeking hydrant maintenance bids




FLINT TWP. — Maintaining 1,249 fire hydrants is a huge, time-consuming job, so the township board has taken bids to see if the work can be farmed out at a reasonable cost. The fire department currently maintains the hydrants but it is “a daunting responsibility for them’’ because of staff size, said Randall Stewart, township deputy supervisor who requested that […]

Andiamo Catering & Event Management announced as official caterer for The Ally Challenge



GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced today an agreement that positions Michigan based Andiamo Catering & Event Management as the official concessionaire and caterer for The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. “We are thrilled to be a part of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren and feel that our brand is perfectly aligned with this prestigious premier event on the […]

Two Salvation Army officers reassigned to Chicago area



FLINT — After serving in Flint for three years, Captains Caleb and Stephanie Senn have been reassigned within the ranks of The Salvation Army. In their new roles, the Senns will serve as the ecumenical and administrative leaders for The Salvation Army’s work in DuPage County Illinois. The Salvation Army in DuPage County is headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, a […]

All-Star game brings competitive, low-scoring affair




FLINT – The third-annual Flintarea high school All-Star football game had a bit of a different feel this year, and not just because of the new venue. Things got extremely competitive in what turned out to be a 10-0 win for Team Rise over Team Grind on Saturday at Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium in Flint. The ball was moved up […]