2018-12-06

Silver and gold!


Local kids gather to decorate Christmas ornaments at Flint Township-McCarty Library Dec. 1. Amy Houser (not pictured), the branch librarian, chose the project of decorating with just two simple, easy ingredients – floor polish and glitter – for the best mixture of success, creativity, and cleanup for the 5-13 age group. A dozen or so kids had signed up for […]

Record breaking donations for breast cancer patients

FLINT — Pink Night Palooza, as a community, has set a record for supporting local breast cancer patients and survivors. This year, more than 15 local businesses held mini fundraisers to raise money for the Hurley Breast Cancer Navigation Program. Coupled with its annual event, where decorated bras are raffled off, they raised a grand total of $151,752.17. At a […]

526 Wanted

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MTA and the United Way grant bus passes to local charities



FLINT — The Mass Transportation Authority of Flint and the United Way of Genesee County have partnered to grant the wishes of those in need of bus passes this holiday season. Through the Emergency Bus Pass Program, the MTA and United Way will be giving away 13,000 bus passes to local charities and nonprofit agencies, who will then distribute the […]

Cavaliers survive Lapeer to stay undefeated



LAPEER – The Carman-Ainsworth basketball team narrowly escaped Lapeer 55-50 in Tuesday’s Saginaw Valley League opener. The Lightning cut the lead to within two points with less than a minute to play, but a pair of free-throws by Jayden Nunn iced the game, keeping the Cavaliers undefeated on the young season. “We knew they had some shooters coming back from […]

600 Real Estate

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Board balks at $40 an hour for election workers



FLINT TWP. — After months of debate and requests for recommendations, the board settled the issue of what the township will pay employees who work on elections – at least for this year – at its Dec. 3 meeting. The Flint Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 to pay two clerical workers who worked on the Nov. 6 election their […]

Cavs open season with rout of Lapeer



FLINT TWP. – There were no nerves, at least none that were visible, in Carman-Ainsworth’s blistering 67-19 season-opening win over league rival Lapeer at Carman-Ainsworth Monday night. The Lady Cavs wasted on time in putting Lapeer into a 19-9 hole after the first quarter and led 41-9 at halftime. Carman-Ainsworth carried the momentum into the second half outscoring Lapeer 15-5 […]

601 Open Houses

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The Mighty Thor!

Officer Meiser and his K9 partner Thor graduated recently from the Oakland Community College Police K9 Academy. K9 Thor is now in-service and will assist in apprehending suspects, tracking missing persons, and detecting narcotics in the Township of Flint.