Pictou Advocate sports

A new elevation for local curling

When The Chronicle Herald assigned me to open a Pictou County bureau in New Glasgow 60 years ago, my primary mandate was to cover everything newsworthy in the region. That meant reporting political happenings, police and fire stories, accidents of many types, murders and other crimes, local and Supreme Court trials, car orders for the...

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Fans, curlers eye Grand Slam

Enthusiasm in the curling community in Pictou County is revving up as momentum builds toward the fall and the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge. The event is scheduled for Pictou County Wellness Centre from November 5 through 10. Donalda Buckingham and Jim Nix are co-chairing the organization that is planning and promoting the...

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