Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By, July 12th

Georgian is hosting a series of events to support interested mature students by offering one-on-one help, after work hours. “Get Help to Go Back”, the events offer an opportunity to connect with college admissions, financial aid and recruitment staff. Participants can get help with college applications, financial aid requests, program research, and more. Anyone interested in taking part, should RSVP online, to ensure adequate staffing. “Get Help to Go Back” will take place at the Barrie, Orillia, Owen Sound, Orangeville and South Georgian Bay campuses, from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 17th and August 14th. The July event at the Barrie Campus will feature a special session with Financial Aid Officers for anyone who needs help with their OSAP application. When you RSVP for July lth, select “yes” when asked whether you want to sign up for help with OSAP. You will receive an email from the financial aid team telling you how to prepare for the session. At each event, Georgian will cover the application fee for the first 20 people (across all participating campuses) who apply for college. Participants are welcome to bring family and friends. Parking will be free. Space is limited. (Source: Georgian College)

July 5th, just after 5:00 p.m. a red, 2013 Ford Focus, Ontario license plates CEKR 586, with VIN 1FADT3ST1DL192109, was stolen from the Rockford Restaurant parking lot located at the corner of Highway 6&10 and Grey Road 18 in Meaford. The suspect male, who had a European accent, was described as being about 5’10”, being blonde and partly bald hair and a slim build. He was wearing blue jeans, a yellow T-shirt and running shoes. Anyone with information can call Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). (Source:
Don’t miss the epic event Battle On The Bay, at Harbourfest, Saturday, July 14th in the City of Owen Sound. This event will happen ‘On the Bay’ with you and 9 of your friends on the water in the Owen Sound Harbour. You don’t have to be a professional athlete, weight-lifter, or track-star. You just need to be a person who loves fun, excitement and some personal ‘bragging-rights’. Join now to get your name on the trophy. It gets underway, Saturday 1 pm. To register and find out more, go to owen (Source:


FIFA World Cup action, a goal in extra time completed Croatia’s comeback from 1-0 in the game’s opening minutes to defeat England 2-1 and advance to their first FIFA World Cup Final.

And in baseball, the Atlanta Braves beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-5 last night to move back into a tie for the NL East lead.
Colorado’s routed Arizona 19-2.
Boston got their ninth straight victory, 4-2 over the Texas Rangers.
The New York Yankees beat Baltimore 9-0 for a split of the four-game series.
And a 13th inning sent the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 5-4.
The Jays are on Boston’s home turf tonight; game time 7:10.


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