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Early bird gets the worm: Pictou County woman is Set for Life

WEST RIVER – Ericka Rauh of West River is set for Life. She plays Atlantic Lottery's Set for Life occasionally and, like many people, she...

Lasting impressions …

The image of a red Ford Tempo, four door, riddled with what resembled bullet holes sticks out in Bill Muirhead’s mind. Like a vague whisper...

Big plans in store for old buildings

A new face in the tourism industry has been welcomed to downtown Pictou and, while the name may be new, they are certainly not...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Anchor Motors transfers to new ownership

STELLARTON - Anchor Motors is changing hands. Shauna and Marc Comeau, owners of Anchor Motors, announced today that they have entered into a purchase and...

Skating his way to Disney

NEW GLASGOW – Rarefied air is what Brandon Bent is breathing these days. The local figure skater is on the cusp of joining Disney on...

No jail time for sex crimes

For sex crimes committed against teenagers, Amy Hood will not serve jail time. Years after she was initially arrested, Carolyn Amy Hood was sentenced Wednesday...

Plane makes emergency landing near Pictou

Pictou District RCMP is responding to a small plane that made an emergency landing in the community of Bay View today. Just before 11 a.m.,...

From darkness to light….

Allan Doyle had no idea when he went to work the back shift on May 8, 1992 the devastating loss he would suffer that...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Tire building project extended at Michelin in Granton

GRANTON - Good news for Pictou County from Michelin: Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced an additional two years of tire building at...

Early morning fire damages Water Street business

UPDATED: January 25, 4  p.m. PICTOU – No one was injured in an early-morning fire that destroyed the D’Eon Fishing Supplies store in downtown Pictou. Deputy...