African Nova Scotian Presence in Pictou County 1767-1900s
Digby arm wrestler lending a hand, and an arm, to help a dad battling cancer by organizing fundraiser
Donations from meters go to fuel fund
New Glasgow’s Thrift Store holding grand reopening
Stephanie Duggan: 30 years of providing support for Pictou County’s most vulnerable victims of family violence
Stillness brims with potential
Families With a Future - ‘This is where the tears will come and where the shoulders are to cry on’
MIDDLETON - Sweis Ubels is optimistic. He sees hope for struggling families even when things aren’t looking so good. He sees community support as key to turning lives around and putting people on a positive path. Bring people together and ...
Stellarton Olympian’s grandparents cheering her on from home
When Olympian Blayre Turnbull steps on the ice for Team Canada in Pyeongchang two of her biggest fans will be watching from their living room on Poplar Street in Stellarton. It won’t matter a bit to grandparents Leona and Sam Turnbull if the ...
When submarines prowled Pictou Harbour – Part 1
During the Second World War, the Port of Pictou became a crucial cog in the effort to defeat Nazi Germany. Many stories abound of the great activities in Pictou Harbour during this time in our history. This account involves stealth manoeuvres, a ...
Small Sandy Cove women's march drew big attention once again
SANDY COVE, DIGBY COUNTY, N.S. – A small women’s march in Sandy Cove has once again drawn widespread attention for its small size – even though it had doubled its numbers from the year before. But an organizer of the Digby County ...
BEYOND EXPECTATIONS: Fishermen donating more than $600,000 – and counting – to charities and causes through Live Well Challenge
SOUTHWESTERN, N.S. – The Live Well Challenge continues to exceed expectations, with people taking the plunge in one way or another in southwestern Nova Scotia and beyond, raising in excess of half a million dollars for numerous charities and ...
Art and Industry – how Taylor MacLean balances both
A few years back Taylor MacLean had a big choice to make – art school or a pipefitting course. He chose pipefitting but is happily pursuing art on his own time. MacLean, who grew up in Stellarton, currently has 10 paintings on exhibit at The ...
COLUMN: This is what your mind looks like without advertising
For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. 1 Corinthians 13:12 King James Version For over three weeks there has been an increased calm on the rainy ...
Jumping for Jordan - Supporters take bone-chilling plunge to help fund cancer treatment for Digby dad
DIGBY, NS - Andrea Smith jumped into freezing water Jan. 24 to help a guy she says hello to on the street in Annapolis Royal sometimes. No, she wasn’t rescuing a drowning victim. She was one of a number of people in Digby raising money to ...
Helping Morgan - Digby father of two needs funds to help treat rare cancer before it’s too late
DIGBY, N.S. - Sarah Yetman has been emailing anybody who will listen. She even emailed Ellen DeGeneres. She just wants help for Jordan Morgan. Jan. 20 she started a gofundme page to help raise money so he at least has a chance to continue to fight ...
Pictou County Home Care merges with Careforce
Two Nova Scotia worker co-ops have joined forces to provide quality home health care throughout the Annapolis Valley and Pictou County. Careforce Home Care Workers Co-operative Limited, based in Kentville, has purchased the assets of Pictou County ...