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Looking for deals, Jason Sterling, of Toronto, visits the Regal Gift Corp. warehouse on Saunders Road on Tuesday as the former Barrie-based company's inventory and equipment was auctioned off. Regal Gift is in receivership.

Regal assets liquidated

Thousands of Regal Gift Corp. sales representatives across the country are out of pocket after the long-standing Barrie-based company closed its doors in August.

SUBMITTED PHOTO Burl's Creek event grounds in Oro-Medonte Township are pictured.

No end in sight for OMB hearing

Three days in May were originally scheduled to determine the fate of Burl's Creek. Some five months later, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is no closer to deciding on a temporary-use zoning bylaw, which would allow camping, parking, concessions and children's soccer on land associated with the 92-acre event park in Oro-Medonte.

OHL Barrie Colts players were serving up fresh slices Tuesday night to help the Pizza Pizza franchise at Dunlop Street West raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. Pizza Pizza district sales manager Ajmal Fezian was joined by, from left, forward Aidan Brown, Orillia native Kyle Heitzner and right winger Jaden Peca. Pizza Pizza's annual Slices for Smiles Fundraiser, which concludes Nov. 20, aims to surpass the $2.5 million raised so far. Donations can also be added to any orders placed by phone, online at or through the Pizza Pizza mobile app.

Colts support Children's Miracle Network

(STAFF) — OHL Barrie Colts fans smiled and said ‘cheese’ on Tuesday as they met players serving up slices to help Pizza Pizza raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network.

The Midhurst Ratepayers Association continues to object to development plans in Springwater Township. CHERYLBROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Deal not all-inclusive

SPRINGWATER TWP. - Count Midhurst Ratepayers Association out of the development deal struck there by Simcoe County and township councils.

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High miler

TAY TWP. - An Englishman faces stunt driving charges after being stopped by police on Highway 400 Sunday morning.

Georgian College in Barrie.

College connects dots

Georgian College officials told Barrie city council Monday it wouldn’t expect the final $1.5 million payment toward its health and wellness centre if it couldn’t deliver the promised downtown campus.

Barrie police are looking for a man and a woman after phoney US $50 bills were passed at Old Navy earlier this month. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Phoney bills

Barrie police are looking for two people after counterfeit $50 US bills were passed at the Old Navy store on Bayfield Street Oct. 18.

TV taken

MIDLAND – A TV was taken from a store and then into the bush Sunday before a local man was arrested and charged.

Barrie police are looking for a man after cologne was taken from a Shoppers Drug Mart Sunday afternoon. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Cologne theft

Barrie police are looking for a man after a bottle of Ralph Lauren cologne was pinched from a Shoppers Drug Mart Sunday afternoon.

Careless driving

A Barrie woman was charged with careless driving after her vehicle struck a stop sign and then a parked car before coming to rest on a front lawn Friday night.

Caleb Mills is one of thousands of Ontario students who were unable to write the EQAO tests last week because of what officials believe was a cyber attack.IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

EQAO tests hacked

Under the heading be careful what you wish for, Caleb Mills admits he didn’t want to take the provincial literacy test last Thursday.

Barrie Chamber of Commerce CEO Rod Jackson addresses business owners during Thursday's announcement of the names of this year's business award finalists held at the Barrie County Club. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Barrie Business Awards finalists

Susan and John Morton of Kwik Kopy Printing (KKP) were nominated for three Chamber of Commerce Barrie Business Awards this year and named a finalist in the Small Business of the Year category.