IMA community salute to honor C.S. Mott Foundation

BURTON — The C.S. Mott Foundation will be honored with an award from the IMA Recreation Association for their significant contributions to the Genesee County community at the 16th annual IMA Community Salute. The Salute will be held Oct. 3 at IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center in Burton. A 5:30 p.m. reception will be followed by a 6:30 p.m. […]

“Community of Angels” premier at the Capitol Theatre

FLINT — On Oct. 3, beginning at 6 p.m., at the iconic Capitol Theatre, 140 E 2nd St, a local filmmaker will be debuting three films featuring several community members, all with stories of trials and redemption. The event is complementary and open to the public. “As a filmmaker, it is a privilege to convey real life stories of compassion, […]

In brief

7th Annual Touch-A-Truck 2018 FLINT — Grand Blanc Township Police Department host a fun, kid-friendy event Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the University of Michigan parking lot at 5th Avenue at Saginaw Street, across from Rallys. In partnership with the University of Michigan-Flint Department of Public Safety, this free family event features face painting, bounce houses, […]

Genesee Health Plan to host free health events

FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) will host a several events this fall for current and former GHP members, community members and families to learn about GHP services and new programs they may qualify for. “We are excited to offer these events this fall because we want to connect with our current and former GHP members who may have received […]

End of an Era

Workers taking down the signs on the Sears store at Genesee Valley Center, Sept. 20. The store is now cleared out and closed.

Lady Cavs fall to Powers, remain winless in SVL South

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team fell to 0-3 in the Saginaw Valley League South, after losing to Flint Powers Catholic 21-25, 25-14, 13-25, 18-25 Tuesday night. “It’s disappointing to be 0-3 in the league and know that winning the league is not going to happen for us now,” said Lady Cavs coach Barb Hurand. “Some kids work hard out […]

Township voters in Creek schools will vote Nov. 6

FLINT TWP. — If you’re a Flint Township resident living in the Swartz Creek school district, you’ll be heading to the polls Nov. 6 to decide a 3.9 mill ballot proposal for safety, code compliance, technology and facilities upgrades. Rodney Hetherton, assistant superintendent of Swartz Creek schools, addressed the West Flint Business Association, Sept. 20, during its monthly meeting. During […]

Cavaliers bounce back against Arthur Hill

SAGINAW – The Carman-Ainsworth football team bounced back from two straight losses in a big way during a 44-6 win over Saginaw Arthur Hill last Friday. Chris Coleman opened the scoring early in the first quarter with a 20-yard touchdown run to give the Cavs an early 8-0 lead after a successful 2-point conversion with 9:44 remaining. Later in the […]

Lobbyists address pot legalization vote at recent WFBA meeting

FLINT TWP. — Recreational marijuana use could be legalized by Michigan voters when they go to the polls on Nov. 6. The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act will be on the ballot in November and, if approved, it will legalize the recreational use of marijuana, as well as establishing laws for growing, cultivating, regulating and taxing cannabis. Jenn […]


CROSS COUNTRY The boys and girls teams both finished in fifth place at the Saginaw Valley League-South Jamboree on Tuesday with scores of 148 and 134 respectively. Joe Chinkeefatt led the boys in 36th in 19:42.95, Dalero McNeal was 52nd in 20:58.30 and Keegan Maguffee 58th in 21:20.81. Kielin Thompson took 72nd in 23:20.96 and Quinton Brown 83rd in 25:28.14. […]