2018-09-06

Johnson receives national award for promoting organ donation



GRAND BLANC TWP. — The national organ donation advocacy group Donate Life America recently awarded Secretary of State Ruth Johnson its DMV Innovation Award for her and her office’s efforts to promote organ donation and encourage people to join the state’s donor registry. Johnson praised and thanked Secretary of State staff, Aug. 28, during the announcement at the Flint Area […]

Ramp closure at Bristol and I-75



FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission is reminding drivers about a closure in Flint Township. Starting Sept. 4, the I-75 exit ramp to westbound Bristol Road (116B) closed for construction. The exit ramp closure for a bridge replacement project is expected to be in place until October 8. The road commission says drivers should exit off I-75 southbound […]

Board approves street and parking projects




FLINT TWP. – Projects to renovate the parking lots at the Flint Township offices, the Carman-Ainsworth Senior Citizens Center/McCarty Library and several streets in the Judd Road/VanSlyke Road area were approved Sept. 4 by the board. The board approved a $180,000 project to reconstruct the senior center/library parking lot, $37,000 to renovate the parking lot at the township offices, including […]

Volleyball team tripped in Romeo tournament




ROMEO – The Lady Cavaliers went 2-3 in the Romeo Varsity Volleyball Tournament on August 29. Carman- Ainsworth’s run through the tournament ended in the Silver semifinals, where it lost to Rochester 26-24, 7-25, 10-15. Opening in pool play, Carman- Ainsworth lost to Utica 8-25, 22-25 and Div. 1 top-ranked Lake Orion 12-25, 9-25. The Lady Cavs then beat Chippewa […]

Precious moments



Residents, family members and staff at Springvale Assisted Living enjoyed a special celebration marking the 1-year anniversary of the senior living facility in Swartz Creek. Springvale currently has 21 residents and is accepting applications for more. Residential units are available for independent senior living, assisted living and memory care for individuals and couples. Food service is available and activities are […]

Cavs defeat Midland to remain unbeaten




MIDLAND – The Carman- Ainsworth football team improved to 2-0 after a 21-7 win over Midland at Northwood University last Thursday. The game was originally slated to take place at Midland High School but was moved because a lightning strike rendered Midland’s field unusable days before the game. The Cavs found themselves playing from behind early on after falling behind […]

Medical memoir means to help patients, medical school students




FLUSHING – Flushing Township resident Darla Nagel thought this after a doctor’s appointment that left her frustrated: “Doctors shouldn’t be allowed to make people so miserable.” It was one of a string of appointments as she spent more than two years seeking a diagnosis for and relief from an illness that developed overnight when she was 19. To help other […]

Soccer team swamps Bay City Central



BAY CITY — Carman-Ainsworth defeated Bay City Central 6-0 on Tuesday. Wallace Hill and Tommy Taylor scored a pair of goals each. Zain Shukairy and Adonis Encarnacion added one each. The Cavaliers tied Clio 3-3 last Wednesday. Omar Abdalla found the net twice and Hill scored once. Carman-Ainsworth is 4-0-1 to start the season. The Cavaliers were at Bay City […]

MSP Flint Post to host 3rd annual Citizens’ Academy



FLINT TOWNSHIP — The Michigan State Police (MSP) Flint Post is pleased to announce their 3rd annual Citizens’ Academy, which will begin Monday, Oct. 1, and end Monday, Nov. 19. The free, eight-week academy will give citizens the opportunity to become familiar with the mission and operation of the MSP, understand the procedures troopers follow, increase their awareness of law […]

Clubhouse tickets for Ally Challenge near sellout



GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials announced last week that World Golf Hall of Fame members Vijay Singh and Colin Montgomerie, along with major champion and holder of 11 PGA TOUR Champions titles Tom Lehman have committed to play in the inaugural The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, scheduled for September 13 – 16 at historic Warwick Hills Golf & Country […]


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