2019-05-02 E-Edition

Segment of Genesee Valley Trail opens

FLINT — A new segment of the Genesee Valley Trail opened Wednesday, running through the former Chevy in the Hole site and connecting with the Flint River Trail. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Joe Krapohl, president of the Genesee County Parks & Recreation Commission, said the new section at Chevy Commons is part of the largest nonmotorized trail system […]

Carman-Ainsworth robotics team ends season with world championship appearance

FLINT – It was a battle of the best high school robotics teams from around the world. It was an opportunity for Carman- Ainsworth High School’s Megatron Oracles (Big MO) Team 314 to build on their FIRST® in Michigan state championship finalist showing. Sadly, the team left the FIRST world championship in Detroit with no medals, banners or trophies, logging […]

Man arrested in recent shooting

FLINT TWP. — A 30-year-old man was shot Thursday afternoon in Flint Township, and a short time later, the suspect turned himself in to police. Flint Township police officers were called at about 3:39 p.m. to a home in the 3100 block of Devonshire Street, where they found the victim had been shot once in the chest with a pistol. […]

Police unveil updated website design

FLINT TWP. — Visitors to the Flint Township Police Department website will be seeing things a little differently. The department unveiled a revamped website April 5 that includes several new features, according to Chief Kevin Salter. The new website includes such features as a request form for vacation house checks, a request for radar speed signs and a form to […]

Ninth Annual Garden Tea Luncheon

GRAND BLANC — Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus is hosting their Ninth Annual Garden Tea Luncheon to be held at the St Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw Rd., Grand Blanc on May 11. Song of the Lakes Chorus recently competed in Region # 2 Competition in Dearborn, Michigan and came home with three awards (Region # 2 […]

In brief

Don’t forget to vote May 7 FLINT TWP. — Voters, remember to get to the polls on May 7 to vote in the Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools sinking fund millage increase and Headlee Override election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. To see a sample ballot containing proposal language, find your polling location or to check your […]

Michigan business, education leaders respond to Senate K-12 budget

LANSING — The following are statements from Michigan business and education leaders who serve on the School Finance Research Collaborative reacting to today’s Senate K-12 and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approval of a 2020 school budget plan. Dr. Randy Liepa, Wayne RESA superintendent “The state Senate’s K-12 budget represents a missed opportunity to begin fixing Michigan’s broken school funding approach and […]

MCC student leadership society inducts 48 new members

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi), inducted 48 new members for the Winter 2019 Semester, and awarded two National Engaged Leaders recognitions, and one Advanced and Executive Leadership Certificate at their Winter Induction ceremony April 20. The ceremony was the culmination of a years’ worth of work. […]

Ascension Genesys Hospital to host free heart and stroke screening

GRAND BLANC — Ascension Genesys Hospital is hosting a free heart and stroke screening event 7 to 10 a.m. this May 4. The event, dedicated to heart disease screening and prevention, will provide an electrocardiogram, a blood glucose screening, body mass index, blood pressure check and more. There is no appointment or registration necessary. Attendees are asked to enter through […]