Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Image via talltalesoutdoor.com.RUSSELL – A outdoors store in Warren County is implementing new COVID-19 precautions as new cases of the virus continue to increase in the area.Tall Tales Sporting Goods in Russell is moving to curbside pickup for all non-firearm purchases starting Saturday.They are urging customers to order online, choosing the in-store pick-up option.Once the order is ready, the store will call and let the customer know. When customers arrive, they are asked to say in their vehicles and staff will bring the order out to them. Additionally, the stores is not selling hunting or fishing licenses for the time being and all firearm purchases will need to be made on an appointment basis.“Customers can order online and choose in store pick-up,” said staff in a post on their website. “We will call you once we have processed your order and schedule an appointment for pick up and firearm transfer.”They say only one person will be allowed in the store by appointment.“You will not be allowed to browse or shop in the store during this time,” they furthered. “You must be wearing a face covering for your appointment. No mask, no entry, no exceptions.”
The Wellington boys and girls basketball teams had a great evening in Winfield tonight. The Crusader girls won a key win over Winfield 34-23. The boys pulled off a huge surprise with a 62-47 victory over the Vikings.We’ll have more details and pictures in the morning of Wellington’s big Tuesday wins.
Police Force’s 178th anniversaryAs the Guyana Police Force celebrates its 178th anniversary, a total of 307 ranks were promoted by Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud. These promotions took effect from Saturday.In a release issued by the Guyana Police Force, it stated that 66 ranks who were once Corporals were promoted to Sergeants, while 124 who held the position of Lance Corporals will now serve as Corporals and 76 Constables were promoted to Lance Corporals.In addition, five Corporals in the Special Constabulary (regular ranks) were promoted to Sergeant while seven Lance Corporals were bumped up to the post of Corporal. A lone Constable was ascended to the post of Corporal due to diligent work in the department.However, 12 Constables also moved up to the rank of Lance Corporal. With respect to the Special Constabulary (GUYSTAC) – two Corporals were promoted to the post of Sergeant; a Lance Corporal and a Constable were promoted to Corporal. Further, two Constables were elevated to the post of Lance Corporal in the GUYSTAC department.Finally, the Rural Constables were not left out of the promotion list as three Corporals were given Sergeant portfolios, while six Constables were promoted to Lance Corporals.Meanwhile, as the Force celebrates this milestone, ranks from all departments took to the streets of Georgetown on Saturday morning in a celebratory parade.Taking the salutes were Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan along with Police Commissioner Seelall Persaud. Also in attendance were the Commanders of the various divisions.It was indeed a spectacle as the lawmen and women displayed their drill skills.