This week we saw arrests for burglaries and possession of heroin, announced that the county has been granted federal aid following last month's storm and looked at next week's city council agenda.
Here are some highlights from the past week's news:
On Monday, we announced the summer musical "Curtains" at Absegami High School, took a look at the newest business in Historic Smithville, reported that Democrat Jim McElwee has announced his intention to run in November's special election and posted a police blotter.
On Tuesday, we reported that there will be another year of planning for proposed Atlantic City Charter Schools, listed five things you need to know, reported that the Lenox building is not fit to be an Amazon.com warehouse, saw Atlantic City Electric ask customers to conserve power and reported that a man and woman were arrested for possession of heroin.
On Wednesday, we reported on more police activity in Galloway, met the first female to hold the position of warden of the Atlantic County Justice Facility and announced that volunteers are available to help Atlantic County seniors with tree removal.
On Thursday, we reported on the South Jersey Economic Development District, saw a man arrested following a foot pursuit, reported on some burglaries, saw a home evacuated after a fire, saw a Galloway man charged in a fatal hit and run and announced that federal aid has been approved for Atlantic County following June's derecho storm.
On Friday, we reported on a new law that stiffens criminal charges in car accidents involving texting.