2019-05-09

In brief

New director selected to lead Unemployment Insurance Agency LANSING — Steve Gray, 57, a professor and attorney with 30 years of expertise in unemployment insurance and administrative law, has been selected to lead Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA). “It’s an honor to have someone with such intense dedication and understanding of Michigan’s unemployment system stepping up to lead the Unemployment […]

Join us in a community dialogue about creating an economic vision for Flint & Genesee


Genesee County, the City of Flint and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce have partnered in an unprecedented, community-driven effort to establish a common economic vision that will drive our region forward through the years ahead. This collaborative, yearlong process – called ‘Forward Together’ – launched in February and is being led by a 24-member, citizen Steering Committee. To […]

Underground Café Concert showcases local talent



FLUSHING — The Flushing United Methodist Church hosted an evening of music, fellowship and ministry at its 3rd Annual Underground Café Concert on May 1. Over 130 concertgoers were in attendance for the show, which featured a line-up of group and solo musical acts performing in a low-lit, coffeehouse-style atmosphere. Among the concert headliners was Flushingbased Christian Rock band “1 […]

Genesee County leads the fight against cancer through Relay for Life

GENESEE COUNTY — On May 18, 2019, participants will join together at the annual Relay for Life of Genesee County at Carman Ainsworth Middle School track to help the American Cancer Society attack cancer from every angle. The event starts at 10 a.m. Relay for Life is a family friendly day where we celebrate survivors and remember those we have […]

Ascension Genesys doctor promotes exercise with Walk with a Doc program

GRAND BLANC TWP. — For the second year in a row, Dr. Lyndsi Davenport is encouraging Genesee County residents to take a step toward better health with Walk with a Doc, a health program that brings doctors and patients together to walk twice per month; Wednesdays in Grand Blanc and Saturdays in Downtown Flint. The 2019 Walk will kick off […]

In brief

DAR to hold ceremony FLINT — The Daughters of the American Revolution will mark the grave of a Revolutionary War solider on May 11 at 11 a.m. in Glenwood Cemetery, located at 2500 W. Court Street. The Sons of the American Revolution will also participate and a small reception will follow. The ceremony will feature cannons being fired, a presentation […]

Baseball team downed by Bay City Central



FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth baseball was handed a 12-7 loss against Bay City Central last Thursday. The game was held at an even 1-1 in the first inning. The Cavaliers then added two in the second, one in the third and three in the sixth. Bay City Central scored one in the third, four in the fourth and six in […]

Lady Cavs swept at Bay City Central

BAY CITY – The Cavaliers traveled to Bay City Central, taking consecutive losses, 15-0 and 15-2, last Thursday. Kayli Holbrook, Hannah Thurston, Kendall Brown and Kloelyn Shann all registered a hit in the nightcap of the twin bill. Tuesday’s game at Mt. Pleasant was postponed due to field conditions. The Cavs were at Midland Dow following Wednesday’s deadline, host Powers […]

Cavaliers compete in Genesee County Tourney



GRAND BLANC – The Carman- Ainsworth varsity golf team traveled to the Flint Elks Lodge #222 to compete in the Genesee County Tournament on Monday. The Cavs only had three golfers available for the contest, meaning they were unable to post a team score. Powers won the event with a 321, Grand Blanc was second with a 328 and Fenton […]

Lady Cavs shut out by Powers

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team swallowed a 10-0 loss to Powers at Atwood Stadium on Monday. Last Saturday, the Cavaliers were at the Birch Run Tournament, opening with a 2-0 loss to the host Panthers. Their second game ended in a 1-1 draw with North Branch as Destinee Lester buried the Cavs’ only goal of the game, assisted […]