Threatening rain on Saturday did not dampen community support for the C-A Football Car Wash fundraiser held in the parking lot of Patsy Lou Williamson dealership at Linden and Corunna Roads. Organized by the C-A Football Parent Club, team members pitched in with a goal to help support their off-the-field activities. Proceeds are used to feed the high school football […]

In brief

Third Annual Burgers & Brews FLINT — Burgers & Brews will be back on June 29 from 5-8 p.m. Join the fun in Buckham Alley, 114 W. First St. for the ultimate burger competition. Vote on our celebrity burger creations to name the best burger in town. Featuring last year’s winner Timothy’s Pub aiming to win 3 years in a […]

Tweaks to sign ordinance coming

FLINT TWP. — Dimming some of the bright LED storefront lights framing windows and doors on some township businesses may be addressed in pending changes to the sign ordinance. The Planning Commission recently reviewed several sign ordinance amendment changes suggested by the building department. Randy Stewart, building director, said he developed some tweaks to the ordinance after working with code […]

McLaren Flint nurse reunites with man she helped to revive on airline flight

FLINT —Three months ago, registered nurse Kathryn Yombik boarded a morning flight out of Detroit, taking along her three-year-old son, niece and mother for a fun-filled vacation at Disney Land in Orlando. Little did Yombik know that the unexpected was about to occur. As the Spirit Airlines plane was taxing on the runway, a fellow passenger began to experience a […]

Firefighters getting new turnout gear

FLINT TWP. — After reviewing three estimates for Turnout Gear, the fire department has chosen to purchase nine new sets from Apollo Fire Equipment Company of Romeo for $17,658.72. Apollo, which also provided a recent purchase of breathing apparatuses, was the low bidder. Competing bids were from Moses Fire Equipment Inc. of Lawrence for $20,106 and from Lion First Responder […]

Flint Cultural Center breaks ground on K-8 academy

FLINT — Local and state leaders gathered at the campus of the Flint Cultural Center Tuesday morning to break ground on a public, nonprofit charter school that will serve kindergarten through eighth grade students. City of Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, along with State Senator Jim Ananich, were among the dignitaries who performed ground-breaking honors on the Flint Cultural Center Academy. […]

Big MO recognized by the Carman- Ainsworth Board of Education

FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday, June 19, the Carman-Ainsworth School Board recognized the high school robotics team 314, Megatron Oracles aka “Big MO” for their outstanding season this school year. The team competed this season in three district competitions in Flint, Livonia, and Forest Hills and earned enough points to move onto the State Championship in Saginaw and then earned […]

Black team beats Gold in Mott All-Star game

FLINT — Mott Community College hosted its annual Bruin Classic All Star softball game Wednesday at Mott’s softball field and the 10-inning showcase ended with a 6-5 win for the Black team. Swartz Creek’s Rachel Mackey pitched three innings of scoreless ball to lead the Black team. Mackey, who will be toeing the slab for Mott CC beginning this fall, […]

Fire death reported

FLINT TWP. — An elderly resident who died in a house fire last week was the township’s first fire fatality since March 2017, according to Fire Chief Thomas D. Stadler. The victim has been identified as Eugene Gasparich, 62. The house was well involved, with fire through the roof, when firefighters arrived, Stadler said. The victim was found once firefighters […]

Bruin Classic All-Star volleyball showcases area seniors

FLINT – The Mott Community College Bruin Club hosted its annual Bruin All-Star Classic volleyball game Tuesday dividing invited area high school seniors into a Black and Gold Squad. Fans were not disappointed as the match went to five games with the Gold team coming away with the trophy after dropping the first two games, but taking the final three. […]