Police on scene of incident in Churchville

Few details are available on why police are stationed at this location on East River East Side Road in Churchville. There was a report of shots fired, but that has not yet been confirmed by police. More to come....

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Cargo jet overshoots runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story comes from colleagues at our sister publication, Enfield Weekly Press, regarding the mishap at the Halifax airport this morning…   GOFFS – At 5:05 a.m. on Nov. 7, a Boeing 747-400 SkyLease cargo aircraft arriving from Chicago, Illinois, went off the end of Runway 32 upon its scheduled landing. Halifax Stanfield...

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Rally Friday in support of Dlamini

PICTOU — Rallies are being organized in Pictou and Halifax in support of Nhlanhla Dlamini this week. The local rally is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday in front of the Pictou Justice Centre in downtown Pictou. It follows a meeting at the Ward I Centre in New Glasgow that resulted in a march from there...

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Firearms, drugs seized

WATERVLE – A 59-year-old man from Pictou County is facing numerous weapon and drug charges following the search of a home in Watervale, Pictou County. On October 13, Pictou County District RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Craig Road. As a result of the search, police seized several firearms, ammunition and a quantity of...

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Nail gun incident at work site results in charges

PICTOU – Sweeping reaction has followed a work site incident where an employee was shot in the back with a nail gun. Nhlanhla Dlamini, 21, is recovering from surgery required to address the injuries he suffered. He has declined commenting on the matter since the social media storm that has ensued over it. However, his mother, Stacey Dlamini, said she...

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Two dead in single-vehicle collision

LINWOOD – Two people have died following a single-vehicle accident on September 2. At 6:51 p.m. on Sunday, a small car driving on Hwy. 4 in Linwood left the road, rolled, and a struck a tree. The two men in the front seats of the vehicle died at the scene, while a 19-year-old woman who...

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Pair arrested for breaking into a home

GARDEN OF EDEN – At approximately 5:50 p.m. on August 30, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter to a home in the Garden of Eden area. The caller later advised police that after breaking into the residence, the suspects left in a vehicle, and he was able to provide police...

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Multi-Agency response results in rescue of woman in medical distress

ANTIGONISH – Co-operation between multiple agencies in Antigonish County has resulted in the successful rescue of a woman in distress. On August 17 at 5:19 p.m., Antigonish District RCMP received a report of a woman in medical distress near Aulds Cove. Further investigation revealed that the woman had been kayaking, and could be located on an island off the...

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Guysborough RCMP working with community following weekend incidents

GUYSBOROUGH – RCMP in this fishing community are investigating a couple of weekend incidents. On May 13 at 6 a.m., Guysborough District RCMP responded to a complaint of one fishing boat being deliberately rammed by another. Although no one was hurt, one fishing boat was damaged. Following the initial investigation, police have determined that the...

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Nova Scotia RCMP to conduct checkpoints for Canada Road Safety Week

In an effort to protect drivers, Nova Scotia RCMP will conduct checkpoints on Canada Road Safety Week, May 15 to 21, and National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day, which falls on May 19 of the long weekend. Impaired driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving and improper seat belt use are the four behaviours that put road users most at risk for fatal...

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