Double-crossing sours Knox

To mark the recent release of Hot Foot: Walter Knox’s Remarkable Life as a Professional in an Amateur World, The Packet & Times is running excerpts of

Health professionals advise people to get their flu shots. (FOTOLIA)

Flu cases rising: officials

With more cases of influenza showing up locally, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is advising residents to make sure they are taking precaution

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia Zehrs store manager Rob Goulter, left, and Joe Fresh department manager Chris Harvey are working to help a longtime employee who lost everything in a Gravenhurst fire that killed her roommate. Harvey drove to Gravenhurst to help the woman after learning of the fire.

Fire victim 'in shock'

An Orillia store is rallying behind a longtime employee who lost everything during a fatal fire in Gravenhurst this week.

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