2018-09-20

Work stoppage



The Genesee County Road Commission said construction operations on the Mill Road Bridge over the Flint River in Flint Township has been suspended due to an ongoing state-wide labor dispute. The Operating Engineers Local 324 and the Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (MITA) are currently in negotiations over bargaining privileges. This lockout effects dozens of projects statewide, including Interstate 69 […]

Lady Cavs fall to Grand Blanc, falter in tournament




BAY CITY – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team was thwarted by Grand Blanc 25-9, 25-13, 25-8 at home on Tuesday. The loss moves the Lady Cavaliers to 0-2 in the Saginaw Valley League-South, while Grand Blanc improves to 2-0. Destiny Johnson led Carman-Ainsworth with seven kills and three blocks. Diamond Lester added five kills and nine digs. Mary Dollinger led the […]

Board votes to sell tax-reverted home back to occupant




FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees voted Sept. 17 to sell a tax-reverted property back to the woman who was originally buying it on a land contract from the owner. The house, located at 2307 Utley Rd., was being purchased by Tammy Liversedge, who paid the landlord approximately $18.000 to purchase the home on a land contract and he […]

Football team drops second straight game




FLINT TWP. – The Carman- Ainsworth football team had no answer for an undefeated Grand Blanc offense in a 42-14 loss Friday. Grand Blanc opened the game with a pair of quick touchdowns, the first when Tyler Leedom found Nicholas Erlenbeck for a 49-yard score with 11:48 remaining in the first followed by a 52-yard connection with Ethan Aspberger with […]

Consumers rep details how to report burned out street lights




FLINT TWP. — For nearly two years, resident and business owner Kevin Stiff has come before the Board of Trustees twice a month to complain about street lighting in the community. At the Sept. 17 meeting, Consumers Energy sent a representative to address the concerns of Stiff and other residents. Kyle McCree, Community Affairs Manager with Consumers Energy, said the […]

Locals thrilled to have pro golf back in Grand Blanc

Broadhurst wins inaugural Ally Challenge


GRAND BLANC TWP. – Fans of professional golf could not contain their excitement last week as the inaugural Ally Challenge presented by McLaren took place at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club Thursday-Sunday. A record 66,000 tickets were sold for the first-ever event. Paul Broadhurst of England won the first-ever event trophy after finish at -15 to mark his second […]

Resource officer introduced to Board



Flint Township Police Chief Kevin Salter introduced the township’s new Community Resource Officer to the Board of Trustees, Sept. 17. Ofc. John Chisa, a 15-year-veteran of the department, 15 years, will be the new CRO responsible for neighborhood watches and more community events. His current task, Chisa said, is updating the department’s webpage.

Golf Outings



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Handle With Care Program begins this school year



FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Chiefs of Police Association, Genesee Intermediate School District, Weiss Child Advocacy Center, Easter Seals, Genesee Health System (GHS), Whaley Children’s Center and Michigan Department for Health and Human Services Genesee County office have all collaborated to launch a Handle With Care pilot program in Genesee County schools for the 2018-19 school year. The Handle […]

So long Zetterberg!

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg has announced he is walking away from hockey and retiring. No. 40 will be missed by Red Wings fans, and myself tremendously this season. The degenerative back issue is just too much for Henrik to overcome. Henrik knew last season around January that his playing days were dwindling due to the pain he was […]