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Eleven members of the St. Vincent and Grenadines Pan Am Games team made a visit to Barrie City Hall, Tuesday, to meet community torchbearer Meghan Carlisle, and local dignitaries. The team will be staying at Georgian College while preparing for the Games. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

'We are Commonwealth buddies'

A flag showing the blue waters, yellow sun, green fields and three diamonds representing Saint Vincent and the Grenadines islands was presented at Barrie City Hall on Tuesday.

Highway 400

Wrong-way driver charged

GEORGIAN BAY TWP. - An 85-year-old northern Ontario man has been charged with driving the wrong way on Highway 400.

Man facing child-porn charges

PENETANGUISHENE - A 42-year-old Penetanguishene man is facing several child-porn related charges following an online investigation by OPP.

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES – From left: Brianna Liddard's stepmother Trina, father Brent, aunt Sheri-Leigh and grandmother Ellie hold her picture Saturday. Brianna was 18 years old when she died in 2014, a month after she was diagnosed with vasculitis.

Bri's strength

Brianna Liddard showed strength in the face of adversity, including the fallout from her parents divorce.

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES – Mary O'Farrell-Bowers, Georgian College Orillia campus principal and dean of human services, is pictured with Georgian College president and CEO MaryLynn West-Moynes and Brandon Roy of the students' association Monday night at city hall. The trio presented to council Georgian's plans to add a 35,000-square-foot addition to the main building on Memorial Avenue to house two new centres.

Georgian refining its ask

Georgian College expects it will need half as much money from the City of Orillia as originally requested to expand its Memorial Avenue campus.