Police snag four impaired drivers in five hour span

HAMMONDS PLAINS: During an almost five hour stretch between Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, Halifax District RCMP nabbed four impaired drivers as a result of concerned callers who called 911 to let police known about the impaired drivers, helping to keep the roads safer, say police. On Sept. 26, at 9 p.m., RCMP responded to...

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The three C’s

Businessman Hay gives advice to business community By Raissa Tetanish, Hub Now TRURO: For his entire life, Bill Hay has been surrounded by business. He knows things don’t always work out. “But things that do work out are well worthwhile,” he told those gathered at a recent Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce luncheon following...

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Indian Brook man charged after evading police checkpoint

AMHERST: A 27-year-old man from Indian Brook is facing several charges after evading a police checkpoint on Highway 104, Exit 3 ramp in Amherst. Police say that on Jan. 5 at 10 p.m., N.S. RCMP Northwest Traffic Services in Amherst were conducting a checkpoint on Hwy. 104 on Exit 3 ramp. “A vehicle took the...

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Stewiacke woman arrested in bomb threats incidents

STEWIACKE: A 33-year-old Stewiacke woman has been arrested for making three bomb threats towards the Tim Hortons in Stewiacke. Colchester County RCMP made the arrest on Dec. 27 after executing a search warrant on a residence in Stewiacke. The woman was arrested at the site without incident. She is facing three charges of Uttering threats...

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VIDEO: Team Homan remains perfect at Grand Slam

Team Rachel Homan earned a hard fought, nail biting 8-7 extra end win to go to 2-0 at the Grand Slam of Curling in Truro on Oct. 25. They are tied with the Junior women’s team of Kaitlyn Jones, which includes Colchester County cousins Lindsey and Karlee Burgess. The curling continues all week until Sunday,...

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VIDEO: Grand Slam of Curling underway in Truro

Draw 5 of the Pinty’s Grand Slaw of Curling took place Wednesday night at the Rath Eastlink Centre in Truro. Here is a video of Jennifer Jones, fresh of a bronze emdal in China, curling in their game. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hvX1QaibwQ[/embedyt]...

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VIDEO: Blenkhorn wins Lucas Oil 150

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kes07q2gQiE[/embedyt]   Blenkhorn does burnouts after his thrilling win at Riverside on Sept. 8. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdgqi9BzeVQ[/embedyt]...

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Milestone night for women racers at SSW

SCOTIA SPEEDWORLD: Emily Meehan made the most out of what she termed was a “junk” car on Aug. 3 on Canadian National Autism Foundation Night at Scotia Speedworld. Meehan, of Rawdon Gold Mines, passed her brother Adam, driving the No. 58 of Robin Lowthers, late in the race before a a large crowd during CARSTAR...

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