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County athletes win Atlantic title

STELLARTON – Pictou County Athletics has won the Atlantic Track and Field Championship for the second straight year. There were many wins and personal best...

Trashy treasure hunt

It doesn’t seem to matter where you go, it’s difficult to find a stretch of road that isn’t spotted with a few fast food...
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Together again after 60 years

It was 60 years ago, a June evening in 1956. Fifty-one of us from New Glasgow High School's two Grade 12 classes were summoned...

Denis Savard hits right notes at annual Weeks event

ABERCROMBIE – Time marches on, but some things stay the same for the annual Weeks Celebrity Golf event. Items were well received and generated strong...

County trails get funding from Sobey Foundation

STELLARTON – Pictou County’s trail system has received new funding and a new name. Trans-Canada Trail announced a $400,000 gift from the Sobey Foundation on...

New champ in Olympic racing

MELMERBY BEACH – It was a time to crown a new champion at the Melmerby Triathlon. Corey Deveaux of Sydney River, who previoiusly won the...
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Drugs seized in New Glasgow residence

NEW GLASGOW - Police arrested several individuals after a search warrant turned up illegal drugs in a Temperance Street residence. As a result of...

Spirit awakens dragon boat festival

NEW GLASGOW – It was a splendid day and a splendid way to celebrate the Race on the River’s 15th anniversary. Race chairman Bob Rogers...

Morning coffee

June Williams and George Rae enjoy the Homecoming coffee party this morning (Friday) at Christ Anglican Church during Homecoming in Stellarton. (Steve Goodwin)

Volunteering interesting experience for local man

The smell of paint and the warm saltwater breeze hitting his face is what Watson Inglis looks forward to every morning. Lately, Inglis has been...