Drug charges after warrant executed

Two Severn Township men have been arrested on drug charges after police executed a warrant at a Port Severn Road address on Sept. 12, 2014.

Shortly after 7 a.m. members of the Orillia Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Street Crime Unit, in conjunction with the OPP Drug Enforcement Unit, Community Drug Action Team, Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit and members of the Orillia OPP executed the warrant at the address. Continue reading

Turtles need your help – in only three clicks

turtle hosp profile picBy Jeff Hathaway

Fall is here, and with the turning of the leaves comes another colourful event- the Aviva Community Fund – a chance to win $100,000 for turtle conservation. The Georgian Bay Turtle Hospital has competed in this online funding challenge for the last two years. It missed the finals last year by only 82 votes. If you are interested in conserving turtles we could use your support.  Continue reading

Severn man seriously injured after home-made zip line mishap

A 23-year-old Severn Township man was transported by air ambulance to a Toronto area trauma centre on Sept. 7, 2014 after falling approximately 50 feet from a home-made zip line. At approximately 4 p.m., Orillia OPP responded to reports of an injured male party at the Severn Township address.   Continue reading