2021-05-13

2021-05-13 E-Edition

Edwards to continue as Lady Cavs coach along with new WNBA job



FLINT TWP. — Despite accepting a new position at the professional basketball level, Carman- Ainsworth varsity girls basketball coach Tonya Edwards will continue to lead the Lady Cavaliers program moving forward. Edwards, who coached her first season at Carman- Ainsworth this year, accepted an assistant coaching position with the Chicago Sky of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) in March. […]

MDHHS loosens mask requirements for outdoor events, athletes



GENESEE COUNTY — Face coverings will not be required for most outdoor gatherings, following a recent change to the state’s mask mandate on May 6. Under a new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) order, masks will not be generally required outdoors unless a gathering has 100 or more people. Additionally, anyone who has been fully vaccinated and […]

Grand Blanc Boys Track & Field place in invitationals

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Boys Track & Field Team finished in third place in a field of 14 team on May 7 at Heritage High School in the Bay City Western Track Invitational. The Bobcat team scored 77.5 points and finished behind Frankenmuth (117), and Midland (86.5) points. The team won the Fenton High School 9th/10th grade Invitational […]

Grand Blanc soccer standout wins PAC-12 Freshman of the Year honors

PALO ALTO, CA. — Former Grand Blanc soccer standout Mark Fisher has been named the PAC-12 Freshman of the Year for 2020. Fisher, a redshirt freshman midfielder for Stanford University’s men’s soccer team, has started every match in his debut season for the Cardinal. He ranks fourth on the team with three assists and has provided a steady presence in […]

Camp Copneconic to plant apple orchard in honor of Jentery Farmer



MUNDY TOWNSHIP — As a camper, counselor and volunteer over the years, Jentery M. Farmer had a passion for Camp Copneconic. “Jentery was the person you’d want to have around camp,” said Executive Director Brandon Dreffs. “He was great with other staff, great with kids, great with the program. It was so shocking and devastating to lose him because he […]

Children’s Garden announces new Summer Camp & Care

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Community Schools’ onsite, award-winning latchkey and preschool program, the Children’s Garden, is excited to announce a new action-packed, tuition-based summer childcare option for children 5 to 12 years old. Childcare will be available from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June 21 through August 20, with the exception of July 5 […]

Yarlagadda named semifinalist in Presidential Scholars program

GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Community Schools is proud to announce that Grand Blanc High School Class of 2021 graduating senior Shriya Yarlagadda has been named one of only 625 semifinalists nationwide in the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Established in 1964, the program recognizes some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating seniors for their accomplishments in academics, leadership, and […]

In brief

Plan now for ‘Shred Day’ ATLAS TWP. — Community Shred Day is coming up so it’s time to start cleaning old paperwork out those desk drawers and closets. Community Shred Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Atlas Township hall, 7386 Gale Road. — L.R. Hill Road work expected to conclude Friday […]

MCC & Consumers Energy partner on Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program

FLINT — Mott Community College’s (MCC) Workforce and Economic Development Department has partnered with Consumers Energy to be a training site for the Electric Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. The program prepares students for careers as electrical power-line installers and repairers, working on cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. This job may also include erecting poles and […]