Author: Owen Sound Sun Times

Nine new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday in Grey-Bruce

Nine new local cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by the Grey Bruce Health Unit. Four of the cases were from Owen Sound, while two were from Grey Highlands and single cases were reported from Saugeen First Nation, South Bruce Peninsula and Southgate. There are now 107 active known cases of the virus in Grey-Bruce […]

Off-duty police officer killed in crash south of Owen Sound

An off-duty York Regional police officer has been identified as the person killed in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning on Highway 6 & 10 in Meaford. The Grey Bruce OPP say 55-year-old Craig Heatley of Bradford-West Gwillimbury was pronounced dead in hospital following the collision. He was the driver of the motorcycle involved in the […]

Police called to two collisions at same time near Port Elgin beach

Saugeen Shores police were called to two collisions around 4 p.m. Sunday near Port Elgin’s main beach. Both crashes happened on Green Street between Harbour and Highland streets. Sgt. Andy Evans said one of the drivers involved in the second collision was seriously injured and airlifted to St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. The driver’s injuries […]

Funding to boost services, programs for businesses at Sydenham Campus

Grey County’s Sydenham Campus is getting an $845,000 funding boost from FedDev Ontario, which county officials say will help take the regional skills training, trades and innovation centre “to the next level.” The funding will be used to create a maker space and device lab with 3D printers and prototyping equipment at the centre, located […]

Wiarton woman facing cocaine trafficking charge

A 42-year-old Wiarton woman is facing impaired driving and cocaine trafficking charges after residents found a driver slumped over the steering wheel of a running vehicle in a west-side parking lot and called police. The residents said they had knocked on the window after seeing the woman at about 4 p.m. Sunday, but were unable […]

Grey-Bruce adds 13 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday

Another 13 cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Grey Bruce Health Unit Sunday. These cases were found in Owen Sound (5), Grey Highlands (3), Brockton (3), and there was one each in Georgian Bluffs and Southgate. The new cases were from the past 24 hours ended midnight Saturday. The health unit is managing 111 […]

Saturday night’s tornado warnings prompt investigations Sunday

Despite conditions which favoured tornadoes along parts of the Lake Huron shoreline Saturday night, Environment and Climate Change Canada had no confirmed reports of any by Sunday afternoon. However, Northern Tornadoes Project investigators were to visit the Bayfield, Ont. area of Huron County Sunday, then go to the Thornbury area in eastern Grey County to […]

Young man marks 10th anniversary of dad’s death with gruelling ride

Matthew Vokes said other people’s kindness helped him push though and complete a gruelling bicycle ride from Toronto to Owen Sound Saturday in honour of his dad. Despite two bike breakdowns and pelting rain which turned country roads nearly into rivers, the 25-year-old made the trip in 13 hours. The 216-kilometre trip was double his […]

Tornado warning for parts of Bruce County Saturday

Environment Canada issued the following tornado warning: Warnings 5:06 PM EDT Saturday 24 July 2021Tornado warning in effect for: Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County At 5:06 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm that is possibly producing a tornado. Damaging winds, large hail and locally intense rainfall are also […]

Grey-Bruce COVID update for Saturday

Grey-Bruce saw nine new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. Six confirmed cases were in Owen Sound, two were in Meaford and one was in West Grey, the Grey Bruce Health Unit’s daily situation report said. It reflects new cases in the 24 hours ended midnight Friday. Health unit staff are following 120 active cases of the […]

Symphony in the Barn presenting classical music on a working farm

Symphony in the Barn, where mostly urban classical music-lovers practically mingle with cows, pigs and chickens, is back in business starting Friday. All five Beethoven piano concertos and other music will be performed to in-person audiences in the open air, from a purpose built barn-like stage at this three-day event held at Glencolton Farm, near […]

Charges laid after driving draws complaints

A 19-year-old Scarborough driver faces stunt driving and dangerous driving charges after several traffic complaints were made to police. About 9:30 a.m. July 21, police responded to complaints that a car was passing aggressively and speeding on Highway 6 in Georgian Bluffs, a Grey Bruce OPP release said. Police say before stopping the car, it […]

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