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Two unopposed in Carman- Ainsworth board race FLINT TWP. — Two candidates will run unopposed for the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election. Incumbent board members Gary Cousins and Gloria Nealy, whose terms end Dec. 31, will appear unopposed on the Nov. 6 ballot. Cousins is currently vice president of the board, while Nealy is a trustee. […]

Game honoring first responders can’t stop Firebirds’ bleeding

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds hosted Dort Federal Credit Union First Responders Night, its third annual, on Oct. 13. The Firebirds teamed with Dort Federal to honor emergency medical personnel, firefighters, police officers and sheriff’s deputies. Before puck drop the Firebirds hosted the Save A Life Expo, which gave the public the opportunity to meet first responders while checking out […]

A looks at the proposals on the Nov. 6 ballot

GENESEE COUNTY — When Genesee County voters take to the polls, Nov. 6, they will be asked to consider several ballot proposals. Here is a brief summary of each state proposal: A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial […]

Busy week in sports

Fat Guy Corner

The World Series kicked off Tuesday night and it’s two storied franchises with tons of history wanting to win the fall classic: The Boston Red Sox of the American League and the Los Angeles Dodgers of the National League. It’s a tremendous match-up and must-watch television, baseball fans. The Dodgers went a grueling seven games before disposing of the Milwaukee […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber’s ‘culture’ of purpose and responsibility

Last week, Flint & Genesee was privileged to host the annual convention of the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals (MACP), which is the industry alliance for chambers of commerce in our state. The gathering, held Oct. 17-19 at the Holiday Inn Flint-Grand Blanc Area, brought to Flint & Genesee nearly 200 chamber professionals – including representatives from the Michigan, Grand […]

Cavs looking to rebound at regionals

SAGINAW – Although it hasn’t been the easiest season for Carman-Ainsworth’s cross country team, it does have some solid runners who will be looking for redemption at Saturday’s Div. 1 regional at Delta College, hosted by Saginaw Heritage. Along with the Cavaliers and Hawks, also competing will be Alpena, Bay City Western, Bay City Central, Davison, Flushing, Lapeer, Midland, Midland […]

Walgreens and McLaren Health Care announce health services and pharmacy collaboration

DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC — Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans to open a combination of several different types of health service offerings in Walgreens retail […]

Lady Cavs close out regular season with win streak

FLINT – The Carman- Ainsworth volleyball team defeated Bay City Central 25-19, 25-15, 26-24 in Monday’s Saginaw Valley League crossover match, in which the fifth-place teams from the North and South divisions square off. Hannah Thurston had a big night for the Lady Cavaliers with 16 digs, 10 service points, five assists and two aces. Aniya Harmon posted 11 assists, […]

HAP names Selinsky associate vice president of business sales

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan has appointed Steve Selinsky to the position of associate vice president of new business sales. In this position, he is responsible for the sales and enrollment of all new employer group, individual and Medicare members. Prior to this appointment, Selinsky served as director of new business sales at HAP. Throughout his 25-year career, he held […]

‘Do Not Eat’ Advisory Issued for Deer Taken within five miles of Clark’s Marsh, Oscoda Twp.

OSCODA TWP. — The Michigan departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Natural Resources (DNR) on Oct. 19 issued a ‘Do Not Eat’ advisory for deer taken within approximately five miles of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda Township. The advisory is due to high levels of PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid) found in a single deer taken about two miles from […]