Prosecutor charges 17-year-old for bringing a gun to CAHS basketball game

FLINT – Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton has charged a 17-year-old Flint man with four felonies for bringing a gun to Carman-Ainsworth High School Dec. 13 during the boy’s varsity basketball game between Carman-Ainsworth and Grand Blanc High Schools. Elijah James Avery of Flint is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, receiving and concealing a stolen firearm, resisting and obstructing […]

Carman-Ainsworth to implement security measures in aftermath of gun incident

Friday incident still under investigation by Flint Township police

FLINT TWP. – Additional safety measures will be put in place at Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools athletic events after a 17-year-old boy brought a pistol into a basketball game Friday night at Carman Ainsworth High School. Superintendent Eddie Kindle said use of some type of metal detector and a no bags, no purses policy would go into effect immediately at all […]

2019-12-12 E-Edition

Judge Odette appointed as chief 67th District Court judge

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan Supreme Court has announced the appointment of Judge Christopher R. Odette as the Chief Judge of the 67th District Court. The 67th District Court encompasses all of Genesee County and includes 10 Judges. Judge Odette has served as a Judge for 25 years and has served as either Chief Judge or Presiding Judge for over […]

College visit

Carman-Ainsworth High School students participated in the UM-Flint High School Honor Band on Sunday. Pictured are, from left, Anastasia Shaw, Alex Pettiford and Alex Wickham. They were among nearly 70 students from 19 high schools that participated in the Honor Band, hosted by the UM-Flint Department of Music.

Man found guilty of assaulting girlfriend with a knife

FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township man has been found guilty of assaulting his girlfriend with a knife and threatening to kill her and her children. A Genesee Circuit Court jury returned the verdict against Jason Malik Maddox, 40, Dec. 5. He now faces up to 15 years in prison on two counts of felonious assault and one count of […]

Food Bank Council of Michigan responds to ABAWD rule

LANSING — The Food Bank Council of Michigan today called significant cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) harmful to the those with low-wage jobs, unpredictable schedules, or who are between jobs. “The Food Bank Council of Michigan believes people have the right to feed themselves with dignity,” said Phil Knight, executive director of the Food Bank Council of […]

Santas on the Run

FLINT — Over a thousand runners and walkers donned Santa suits and took to the streets of Flint for the 10th Annual YMCA Santa Fun Run last Saturday. The 5k road race led participants on a scenic route into the downtown area and through the University of Michigan-Flint campus, the Flint Cultural Center and the Applewood Estate. Families also gathered […]

In brief

Red Kettle Campaign FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Firefighters Association will be raising funds for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign. Firefighters will be ringing the bell from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 14 at the Corunna Road Walmart store. Stop in and say hello, check out a fire truck or ring the bell. All Red Kettle […]

MTA and the United Way grant bus passes to those in need

FLINT — The Mass Transportation Authority and the United Way of Genesee County have partnered to grant the wishes of agencies in need of bus passes this holiday season. Last Thursday, 10 agencies in Genesee County received bus passes courtesy of an Emergency Bus Pass Program. Recognizing the transportation barrier that the Genesee County community faces, the MTA and United […]