Auction ends era

TRENTON — Gregg MacDonald could not reconcile what he bought at an auction with what might have been at the former TrentonWorks. MacDonald was among those who attended an auction of more than 1,900 items that Corporate Assets Inc. offered for sale last week at the idle manufacturing plant. He used to work at the...

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Group still trying to buy DSME site

TRENTON — Local resident Brad Murray says he remains hopeful that a group he is a part of can purchase the idle DSME plant. The group would convert the massive property into a venture if the province approves its offer. Murray would not share the group’s offering price for the property but said only a...

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Hero’s sendoff for Roy Rushton

PICTOU — Roy Rushton was remembered for his human qualities and service in two wars during a formal celebration of his life last Saturday. Celebrating the Noble Life of Roy Rushton was the theme for the event held at Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Dignitaries attending included representatives of the Canadian and South...

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Hockey hero visits Wellness Centre

Pictou County’s Olympic hero Blayre Turnbull delighted the crowd Tuesday night at the Pictou County Wellness Centre where she dropped the puck for the Crushers versus Bearcats Junior A hockey game. Turnbull has just returned to Pictou County after winning a silver medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Here, Turnbull...

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Rings of excitement

Liz Munro, left, and Alex Skoke sensed the rings of excitement on Wednesday during the televised hockey game featuring Blayne Turnbull and her Canadian teammates against the U.S. in women’s Olympic action in South Korea. (Goodwin photo)...

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Wishing our Olympian luck

EDIT: extra video added to this post.See below. Stellarton resident Blayre Turnbull is off to the Olympics in South Korea on the women’s hockey team. The Advocate gathered well wishes from the county for our very own Olympian. FEB 8 UPDATE: Oh dear! in the scramble to assemble everything for our big feature it appears that...

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