6 ARRESTED IN SIMCOE DRUG BUST
9/22/2017 2:07:13 PM
A drug bust in Simcoe sends six people behind bars. On Thursday, a search warrant was executed at a Cedar Street address where $55,000 worth of drugs and a quantity of cash was recovered.

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NORFOLK MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING A BABY: WILL ANSWER TO HIS CHARGE IN COURT
9/22/2017 7:56:14 AM
An investigation is underway after police say a two-month-old baby was allegedly assaulted in Simcoe. It happened on Chapel Street late Wednesday morning.

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NORFOLK COUNTY TO BEGIN SPRAYING PHRAGMITES IN OCTOBER
9/22/2017 7:49:10 AM
It's almost time for Norfolk County to begin their annual fight with Phragmites. County staff will begin traveling along rural roadsides and spray the invasive species in October. Roads Manager Shawn Vanacker says after three years of spraying, they see results.

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NATURAL GAS CUSTOMERS ARE ABOUT TO GET A PRICE BREAK
9/22/2017 7:42:11 AM
Ontario natural gas customers are about to get a price break. The Ontario Energy Board has approved new rates for Enbridge, Natural Resource Gas and Union Gas, which come into effect October 1st.

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FIRE WIPES OUT 2.5 ACRES OF GINSENG IN WATERFORD
9/22/2017 7:36:26 AM
Officials with Norfolk Fire and Rescue Services say a fire destroyed about two and a half acres of ginseng in Waterford. It happened on Highway 24 near the intersection of Concession Road 8.

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FALL ARRIVES TODAY, BUT THE SUMMER-LIKE WEATHER CONTINUES
9/22/2017 7:29:48 AM
Fall officially arrives at 4:02 this afternoon but another stretch of summer weather is on the way. Today will mark the 10th straight day we hit 25-degrees or more.

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THE HUMANE SOCIETY'S WALK-A-THON GOES THIS SUNDAY
9/22/2017 7:21:11 AM
The Simcoe and District Humane Society knows you can talk the talk but can you walk the walk? Their annual Walk-a-Thon goes this Sunday at its Grigg Drive location. President Cathie Hoskin is hoping people will pay the $20 registration fee for the walk the begins at 11-am.

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BASS TOURNAMENT RAISES OVER $9-GRAND FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
9/22/2017 7:13:33 AM
Over $9,000 was raised during the Turkey Point Marina Bass Tournament. The money will be donated to the London Children's Hospital. Around 60 anglers took part in the 17th annual Tournament bringing the seventeen year total to $113,342 and counting.

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THE BELGIAN CLUB HAS BEEN SOLD
9/22/2017 7:06:35 AM
The Belgian Club in Delhi has been sold. But Club officials are not saying who bought it or how much it went for. The original asking price was $900-grand. It was later reduced to $650,000. Officials say they will release more details after they meet with its members.

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UPDATE: POLICE RELEASE NAME OF DRIVER WHO DIED IN HIGHWAY 6 CRASH
9/21/2017 2:29:06 PM
Police have identified the driver who died in a single vehicle collision on Highway 6. The collision happened late Wednesday night near Caledonia.

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WHAT A PARTY IT WILL BE IN NORFOLK COUNTY THIS WEEKEND
9/21/2017 10:17:13 AM
What a party it will be in Norfolk's Downtowns this weekend. The Norfolk 150 Celebration of Culture will feature music, food, visual arts and much more. Project Manager Adam Veri says it will be a great time with lots to see and do.

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HIGHWAY 6 CRASH LEAVES ONE MAN DEAD
9/21/2017 7:42:17 AM
An investigation is underway after a crash on Highway 6 left one man dead. The collision happened late Wednesday night near Caledonia. Police say a man lost control of his vehicle and rolled several times in the ditch. The crash also ejected the driver from his vehicle.

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ASSAULT CHARGES LAID AFTER AN ALTERCATION IN SIMCOE
9/21/2017 7:36:27 AM
A brawl on Colborne Street in Simcoe ended with a 27-year old facing weapon and assault charges. Late Tuesday night, officers on patrol spotted two men fighting.

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27-YEAR OLD CHARGED WITH STUNT DRIVING
9/21/2017 7:30:36 AM
A 27-year old Haldimand man will be cooling his heels for a week, and maybe longer, after a stunt driving incident near South Cayuga. Police clocked a vehicle traveling over 160 km an hour in an 80 zone on Haldimand Road 20.

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NORFOLK TO MAKE LIFE HARDER FOR PEOPLE WHO OWN EMPTY STOREFRONTS
9/21/2017 7:23:27 AM
Life is about to get tougher for property owners who have vacant storefronts. Right now, commercial and industrial property owners can apply for a 33 percent tax rebate if their properties sit empty for 90 days or longer in the previous tax season.

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CUSTOMIZED WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE PICKUP TRUCK STOLEN IN PORT DOVER
9/21/2017 7:16:20 AM
The Norfolk OPP is hoping people in Port Dover can tell them who stole a customized wheelchair accessible pickup truck on Thompson Drive. It's a black 2015 Ford F150 with a loud exhaust. It's worth $75-grand.

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NASCAR DRIVER ALEX TAGLIANI AT RONA THIS FRIDAY
9/21/2017 7:08:41 AM
Expect to see plenty of race fans at RONA this Friday. NASCAR driver Alex Tagliani will be making a pit-stop at the Simcoe location. The racer's No. 18 Chevrolet Impala is sponsored by Lowe's and is making trips across Canada.

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HUMAN FECES ARE BEING SMEARED ON VEHICLES IN SIMCOE, OPP CONFIRMS
9/20/2017 7:46:04 AM
Apparently, human feces are being smeared on vehicles in Simcoe.

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COUNCIL WANTS PROVINCE TO REJECT PROPOSED MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE
9/20/2017 7:38:53 AM
Our elected officials have made their voices clear: they are concerned about the pending minimum wage increase. Tuesday at Council, Ron Sadler gave a deputation on the matter asking for our elected officials to reject Bill 146.

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REC CONSULTATION MEETING HALTED IN WATERFORD DUE TO LARGE CROWD
9/20/2017 7:31:15 AM
Norfolk County was forced to pull the plug one its meetings regarding the proposed Community HUB in Simcoe due to a full house in Waterford. The meeting was booked in a conference room at the arena. It fits 35 and more than 100 people showed up.

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COLLEGES REASSURING STUDENTS AFTER STRIKE VOTE
9/20/2017 7:23:49 AM
The union representing Ontario's 24 colleges, including Fanshawe in Simcoe, are reassuring students just days after faculty voted in favor of a strike mandate.

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THE 129TH LANGTON FALL FAIR TAKES PLACE TODAY
9/20/2017 7:15:33 AM
One of Norfolk County's oldest traditions takes place today. The 129th edition of the Langton Fall Fair will showcase new and old favorites, including the classic car show and the Tobacco Hand Tying and Nail Driving contest.

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TOYOTETSU AND TOWNSEND BUTCHERS LAND "BIG TIME MONEY" FROM ONTARIO
9/20/2017 7:08:11 AM
The Province is sinking some serious cash into Norfolk County. Toyotetsu is getting over $1.1 million in funding to go towards an expansion while Townsend Butchers will get over $370,000 toward their development. This is thanks to the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund.

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SENIOR SLAMS VEHICLE INTO BUILDING IN PORT ROWAN
9/19/2017 7:34:21 AM
A 75-year old woman is facing charges after she allegedly crashed her vehicle into a building in Port Rowan. It happened Saturday evening on Centre Street when a vehicle drove into a laundry mat building causing extensive structural damage.

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MAJOR ANIMAL CRUELTY CASE BEGINS IN OCTOBER
9/19/2017 7:28:28 AM
Some witnesses will speak in court next month regarding an animal cruelty case involving the deaths of more than 1,500 pigs near Langton. A 27-year old Tavistock man was charged in February following an inspection of a farm he operated at Norfolk Road 28.

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CLARENCE'S CLEARANCES WON'T SHUT DOWN UNTIL IT'S SOLD, OWNER SAYS
9/19/2017 7:21:09 AM
The owner of Clarence's Clearances tells myFM unexpected health issues has forced him to put his downtown Simcoe business up for sale.

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FAIR ENTRIES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED BY SATURDAY
9/19/2017 7:12:04 AM
Time is running out to get your fair entries submitted for this year's 177th edition of the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show. The deadline is this Saturday at 5-pm.

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER A STABBING IN DOWNTOWN SIMCOE
9/18/2017 12:09:38 PM
The Norfolk OPP is investigating a stabbing incident in downtown Simcoe. Police say a man stabbed another man during a fight on Chapel Street on Friday.

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CLARENCE'S CLEARANCES IS UP FOR SALE
9/18/2017 7:43:31 AM
Well, that didn't take long. Clarence's Clearances is up for sale just a little more than a year after buying the former Budds store in downtown Simcoe. According to Realtor.ca, it's listed for $1.5-million.

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GROUP WANTS BETTER TREATMENT FOR OUR OFFSHORE WORKERS
9/18/2017 7:36:48 AM
According to Justicia for Migrant Workers, there has never been a coroner's inquest into the death of a migrant worker to date. This is one of the issues the group is fighting to change.

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BARRETT WANTS THE PROVINCE TO COMPENSATE BUSINESSES IN CALEDONIA OVER SIX NATIONS PROTEST
9/18/2017 7:29:12 AM
Where is the compensation? That's the question Haldimand-Norfolk MPP Toby Barrett asked at Queens Park in regards to the businesses and homeowners in Caledonia. He says the recent blockade not only gave consumers headaches but put the residents of Caledonia at risk.

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HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE GEARING UP FOR WORLD ALZHEIMER'S DAY
9/18/2017 7:21:54 AM
This Thursday is World Alzheimer's Day. While many people are aware of the Alzheimer Society located here in Simcoe, not a lot of individuals are aware of the programs and resources offered. That's why, on this particular day, there will be an open house at the Norfolk Street location.

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NORFOLK WANTS TO TAKE A PROACTIVE APPROACH REGARDING GAS WELLS
9/18/2017 7:13:01 AM
Norfolk County is looking to pick up some Provincial slack. Recently, Norfolk County evacuated six homes in an area between Silver Hill and Langton due to a hydrogen sulfide leak.

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