2018-10-25

Voters to decide three 7th District Circuit Court seats, Nov. 6




FLINT — Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Genesee County Circuit Court, in the Nov. 6 election. In the first race, four candidates are seeking election to the bench replacing retiring Judges Geoffrey L. Neithercut and Judith R. Fullerton, both of whom have surpassed the 70-year-old age limitation. Candidates for those 6-year-seats are: Chris Christenson, Richard McNally, […]

Cavaliers soccer team falls in district semi




FLUSHING – The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ soccer team was upset in the district semifinals after being handed a 4-0 loss against Lapeer last Wednesday. Lapeer grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first half and extended it to 4-0 in the second half. Lapeer was defeated by Grand Blanc 5-1 in the district finals on Friday. Carman-Ainsworth finished the season at 12-5-3.

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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, […]