Kelsey Hann go-karting feature at deCoste

MOUNT WILLIAM — Go-karting is pretty much Kesley Hann’s life. It has been for nearly 10 years and now Hann is the subject of the premiere of a documentary called Winning is a Close Second that will be screened starting at 7 p.m. on January 9 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. Black...

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Jon Garron named top golf club professional

ABERCROMBIE – Jon Garron has been the PGA of Canada’s Murray Tucker golf professional of the year. Garron, a Class A head golf professional at Abercrombie Country Club, was among eight finalists for the award after he was named the PGA of Canada Atlantic Zone club professional of the year in conjunction with the zone’s annual...

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Garron wins golf club professional award

ABERCROMBIE — Jonathan Garron says he is aware of many people who are worthy of a special golf award he has received. Garron, who is Abercrombie Country Club’s director of golf, was recently named the PGA of Canada Atlantic Zone club professional of the year in conjunction with the zone’s annual meeting and golf fair...

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County teen going for the crown

Mckenna Battist took part in this year’s Lobster Carnival for a bit of fun. What started as a fun time has now evolved into a new opportunity for the Pictou native. After being crowned Miss Volunteer and Miss Fitness in the Queen of the Sea pageant, Battist was approached and asked if she would like to...

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Invasion on volleyball map

LYONS BROOK – A new volleyball program is taking shape, called the Pictou County Invasion. It’s a recently formed under-14 female team featuring coaches Harold Williams and Leonard Thompson that has already competed while conducting practice session at the Pictou County Wellness Centre and at West Pictou Consolidated School. “They’re progressing every practice,” Thompson said....

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New Sobeys partnership means more food for hungry Nova Scotians

NEW GLASGOW – Sobeys has partnered with Feed Nova Scotia on a new retail food program that will get more food to those who need it. Thanks to new corporate guidelines introduced by Sobeys, surplus food that is close to or past its best before date but still safe for consumption or use, will now...

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Track athletes win banner

STELLARTON — Members of Pictou County Athletics combined to help the club win the championship banner on Saturday at Atlantic Indoor track and field championships in Moncton. The club’s men’s and women’s teams each finished first at the meet. The club won for the first time in the five years it has participated at the...

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Two charged with possessing cocaine

KEMPTOWN – A man and woman were arrested and charged with drug possession following an incident that occurred February 18. At approximately 3:30 p.m. on hat day, Colchester District RCMP stopped to provide assistance to a motorist after their vehicle slid off the Kemptown Road. Officers determined that both occupants had outstanding warrants and the...

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Midget Selects host Moncton in female hockey tilt

The Northern Subway Selects will host the Moncton Rockets on Saturday starting at 12:30 p.m. in their home opener in the Nova Scotia Female Midget AAA Hockey League. The Selects have finalized their roster after a rigorous training camp and three tryout games last weekend. Coach Troy Reid and his staff pared the roster down...

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