Nothing wrong with being musically diverse

For years I have been an avid fan of good old rock and roll. I like mostly heavy metal and alternative rock and have for the better part of the past two decades. I never had much of a taste for it when I was younger, preferring pop and rap when I was young – though I did find I […]

C&L Ward sponsors Ally Challenge Fan Zone

GRAND BLANC – With their strong affinity for golf and philanthropy, C&L Ward is set to be the official sponsor of the Fan Zone at the inaugural Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, a PGA Tour Champions event coming to Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club Sept. 10-16. “We are all so excited that professional golf is returning to Genesee County […]

In brief

Getting it Right: In last week’s article, “Witucki and Kelly announce candidacies for 7th District Circuit Court seat,” we incorrectly listed Attorney Tabitha Marsh as a candidate for the two non-incumbent positions in the 7th District Circuit Court race. Instead, Marsh is running against the governor’s appointment in the incumbent race. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. […]

7 candidates for the 49th District Rep representative seat

MUNDY TWP. — In the race for the 49th District State House of Representatives seat, there are seven candidates – six Democrats and one Republican – all vying for the seat being vacated by the outgoing Phil Phelps. Phelps, who is term limited, is seeking the 32nd State Senate seat. The Genesee Intermediate School District partnered June 18 with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]