Local impact mixed from “Grand Slam”

PICTOU — Some local businesses saw benefits from the recent Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Holiday Inn Express manager Alayna Munroe welcomed the event, which filled the hotel near the Wellness Centre. “It’s great to showcase Pictou County — we could have it every year,” she said. “The more...

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Subway now open

These friendly, smiling people are back and ready to serve their regular customers. Pictou Subway has re-opened, just a stone’s throw away from the former location in the strip mall that houses Sobeys and the NSLC. The new, modern Subway is located in the re-modelled building previously occupied by Herron Pontiac and before that, Kentucky...

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Chamber’s awards gala honours local business

PICTOU — It was a festive and sometimes rousing atmosphere last Thursday during the 2018 Pictou County Chamber of Commerce awards gala at the deCoste Entertainment Centre. Some of the loudest applause preceded the lifetime achievement award presented to Jim Shaw, which was one of 12 awards presented throughout the evening. Shaw received the award,...

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Starbucks making Pictou County debut this fall

Something big is brewing for coffee lovers to look forward to this year. Starbucks Coffee is coming to Pictou County this fall with a new location opening in New Glasgow on East Rover Road attached to Subway. “The building plans are just getting underway,” said Greg Burrows, owner and operator of the Subway Franchises, who is opening...

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Subway Cup female hockey keeps growing

The 2016 Subway Cup continues to grow. Nearly 40 teams took part in the 2016 edition of the tournament from Friday through Sunday, with preliminary games at Hector Arena in Pictou and Stellarton Memorial Rink as well as the two ice surfaces at the Pictou County Wellness Centre – where all the division finals were...

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Selects capture Bantam A banner

YARMOUTH – The Pictou County Subway Selects went undefeated to earn the Bantam A Division championship last weekend at the Chicks with Sticks female hockey tournament in Yarmouth. The Selects went 4-0 in the round robin while outscoring their opponents, Metro East Inferno Gold and Metro West Force Orange, 9-1 to earn a bye to...

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