Trial for accused in nail gun incident ends

The trial for a case that garnered the attention of not just Pictou County but African Canadian activists and Nova Scotians took place last week with the decision expected to come later this week in Pictou Provincial Court. Shawn Wade Hynes of Trenton was accused of two indictable charges of criminal negligence causing bodily harm...

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Mom of man shot with nail gun wants incident considered hate crime

PICTOU — Exactly one month to the day that he was shot with an air compressed nail gun, Nhlanhla Dlamini, 21, stood up and, along with his family, held a peaceful protest in both Halifax and Pictou. Although Nhlanhla and his father were in Halifax, his mother, Stacy Dlamini, was at the protest at the...

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Residents opposed to new seniors complex

NEW GLASGOW – Not everyone is in favour of a proposed seniors complex at the site of the former rink. A public hearing was held in New Glasgow Council Chambers on Monday evening in regards to the development agreement of the John Brother MacDonald Stadium. A number of residents opposing the development were present to...

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