The top Wellington Advertiser Facebook posts of 2019

1. BREAKING: Arthur schools on lock down (later corrected to “hold and secure”) and some downtown businesses closed after armed robbery at Sussman’s of Arthur this morning. Dec. 2

2. Walmart in Fergus was evacuated this afternoon at approximately 1pm. Nearby St. Joseph Catholic School was placed into a “hold and secure.” Walmart staff have now been allowed back in the store. St. Joseph Catholic School has lifted the “hold and secure.”  More information to come. Nov. 19

3. Employee, 63, charged in Nov. 19 Bomb threat at Fergus Walmart. Dec. 11

4. Police arrest suspect in armed robbery at Sussman’s. Dec. 2

5. Highway 6 remains closed between Sideroads 9 and 10 after a serious two-vehicle crash at about 8am this morning north of Arthur. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Witnesses can call police at 1-888-310-1122. Dec. 18

6. Police aren’t releasing much information after a man died due to severe injuries sustained at the Fergus Zehrs last night. June 1

7. Police seek help to locate 19 puppies stolen from local farm. Dec. 14

8. Man now charged with manslaughter in Elora woman’s death. June 7

9. World championships – The Scottish Highland Games Heavy Event World Championships is coming to the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games to help celebrate the festival’s 75th anniversary from Aug. 7 to 9. Nov. 22

10. “There’s no good way for me to put a good face on this.” Wellington County officials say a senior employee shouldn’t have used a county vehicle and staff for personal business. April 25

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