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Air cargo park to create hundreds of new jobs

HALIFAX STANFIELD AIRPORT: A new air cargo logistics park at Halifax Stanfield International Airport will create hundreds of new jobs through construction of the facility on 25 acres adjacent to Gateway Facilities.

Eight impaired drivers picked up by RCMP

GOFFS: Eight impaired drivers were stopped by RCMP and Southeast Traffic Services during traffic stops over the Aug. 16 to 19 weekend in HRM. On Aug. 16, at 7:...

Waverley Museum in jeopardy of closing

WAVERLEY: Annie Blois Smith lived in Waverley for her entire life, and she was deeply passionate about its past. She founded the Waverley Heritage Museum to preserve its history.

Beaver Bank athlete competing at Box Lacrosse nationals

BEAVER BANK: A young Beaver Bank athlete will don the N.S. jersey this week to represent the province at a national championship in western Canada. The right-handed shooting...

Morneau tours riding with Samson, stops by Cheema

WAVERLEY: Finance Minister Bill Morneau may not have come bearing a cheque, but what he came away with from his visit to Cheema Aquatic Club was what their future expansion plans look...

Fall River’s Golden boys: Gravel, Cowan still on Cloud Nine

Baseball N.S. defeats Ontario to capture historic first-ever Canada Cup FALL RIVER: It was the strike heard across Canada, and especially loudly in Nova Scotia.

Fall River man charged with stunting

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 21-year-old Fall River man's need for speed has him in trouble with the law after being clocked going 164 kilometres/hour in a 100 km/h zone on Aug. 12.

Overnight Fletchers Lake fire determined to be accidental

FLETCHERS LAKE: An overnight fire at a residence in Fletchers Lake sent sirens sounding in the early morning air as crews responded. At 1:12 a.m. on Aug. 14, firefighters...
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UPDATED: Oakfield Beach reopens for swimming

OAKFIELD: The beach at Oakfield Park on Grand Lake has reopened Aug. 16 for swimming after a closure for much of the week due to high bacteria levels.

Kinsac man nabbed for stunting

LOWER SACKVILLE: A 23-year-old man from Kinsac, outside Beaver Bank,has been charged with stunting after being clocked going twice the posted speed limit on Highway 102 near Sackville on Aug. 11.