Whaley Children’s Center hosts the Summer Kickoff

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Church hosting euchre tournament FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, is sponsoring a Euchre tournament on Friday, July 13. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. There will be food available for purchase and cash prizes. Entry fee is $5. Details: 810-732- 0720. — R.S. July events at the library FLINT TWP. […]

Old Newsboys receives grant from the Child Welfare Society of Flint

GENESEE COUNTY — Old Newsboys of Flint, Inc. announced recently it has received a $10,000 grant from the Child Welfare Society. These funds will support the 2018 Christmas Box Program. The Old Newsboys of Flint (ONB)’s Christmas Box Program provides Genesee County’s low- income children with a sweat suit, two pairs of socks and underwear, a winter hat, a warm […]

Flint Jr. golfers compete for Henrickson Award

GRAND BLANC – The second week of the 2018 Flint Jr. Golf Association’s summer league is in the books after golfers in the Jack Nicklaus group made their way to Atlas Valley Country Club to compete for the coveted Henrickson Award Monday. The league, which is divided into a 5-hole, 9-hole and 18-hole divisions, features junior golfers from across the […]

Public open house discussed I-75 reconstruction plans in Genesee County

FLINT TWP. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) held a public open house last week in the process of developing a long-term plan to rebuild I-75 from US-23 to Court Street and at the I-75/I-69 interchange. MDOT has identified this corridor as a potential site for future improvements to address aging infrastructure, increasing safety, and the existing and future […]

MHSAA adopts revised transfer regulations

Baseball regional winner will win Super Regional trophy

EAST LANSING – The adoption of major changes to the Michigan High School Athletic Association transfer regulation was among notable actions taken by the Representative Council during its annual Spring Meeting, May 6-7, in Gaylord, in addition to the selection of the Association’s next executive director announced in a previous release May 8. The Spring Meeting of the 19-member legislative […]

GC Board of Commissioners present $8 million for Animal Control transformation

FLINT TWP. — The space available to each individual animal is being expanded at the center, according to Paul Wallace, director of the Genesee County Animal Control. The facility is 40 years old and was state of the art in 1975 but needs transformation. “The animals will have larger cages,” Wallace said. “There will not be one cage on top […]


The new transfer rule will make transferring student-athletes ineligible for one year in any sport played during the previous year at the previous school – unless that student-athlete’s situation fits one of the current 15 exceptions that allow for immediate eligibility. However, the revised transfer regulation also allows that transferring student athlete immediate eligibility in any other MHSAA-sponsored sport not […]

A soaring Eagle

FLINT TWP. — Joshua Neal Orrison, 16. a sophomore at Carman Ainsworth High School, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in a June 16 ceremony but he has gone even further to achieve an Eagle Palm which requires earning 5 badges over Eagle Scout requirements. For his required Eagle Scout project, Joshua designed, built and installed an outdoor seating area […]

Cavs’ Fletcher commits to MSU for football

FLINT TWP. – Michael Fletcher, a three-star defensive end from Carman- Ainsworth, committed to continue his football career at Michigan State University this past Friday at Carman- Ainsworth High School. Fletcher, who will be a senior this season, was an Associated Press Division 1 All-State selection last season, recording 11.5 sacks to help lift the Cavaliers to the playoffs. After […]