County gets ready for MORE

STELLARTON — Several hundred people attended a rally at the Nova Scotia Community College on Tuesday for the annual Marathon of Respect and Equality. Deputy Mayor Bryan Knight spoke on behalf of the local municipalities whose representatives formally signed a proclamation for the MORE run that is scheduled for May 8. Students from many local […]

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Most memorable Christmas gifts …

“Maybe Christmas, he thought… doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps…means a little bit more!” –The Grinch. ^ What about those Christmas gifts that don’t come tied up in bow? Discussing our ‘theme’ for this year’s Christmas edition of The Advocate, we settled on focusing on something more than the brightly coloured boxes sitting […]

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County stays true blue

Pictou County stayed true to Progressive Conservative blue on Tuesday night in the 40th Provincial General Election. All of the Progressive Conservative incumbents in the ridings of Pictou East, Pictou Centre and Pictou West were resoundingly re-elected. Nova Scotians elected a Liberal majority government with 27 districts electing Liberals, 17 electing Progressive Conservatives and seven […]

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