Top web stories of 2012

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The arrest of Chris Falconer for the murder of Amber Kirwan was the story that drew the most web hits on for 2012.

2012 was a record year for with an increase in the number of unique visitors and hits on the site.

From tragedy to happy stories, we have strived to give you the immediate scoop on what’s happening in your community.

Here are the headlines that captured the most hits for on for 2012.


1. Falconer to be charged with kidnapping and murder – May 16

2. Naked woman rescued from East River in New Glasgow – Oct. 18

3. Salt truck crashes into house in Trenton –  Feb. 1

4. Police arrest three at gunpoint – Feb. 15

5. Pictou County Municipal Election Results –  Oct. 20

6. One killed in crash closes Highway 104 – Feb. 25

7. Pictou County teen dies from injuries in Sunday night crash – July 30

8. MacKay shares wedding story – Jan. 5

9. MacKenzie float in Canada Day Parade draws sharp criticism – July 3

10. County woman dies in crash – Feb. 26

Geographic location: Pictou County, East River, New Glasgow Trenton

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  • jason macdonald
    December 31, 2012 - 16:05

    what about your stories that had no facts behind them. i see you failed to mention that