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Some government services were disrupted for several hours Wednesday because of a hardware glitch.E-mails to and from government, Access Nova Scotia services and the novascotia.ca website were...

Post date: August 18, 2017

Jill Smith says she's very grateful to those who have supported her efforts so far to raise money to help kids with cancer and their families. Smith, from Argyle Head, says she's just $500 shy of...

Post date: August 18, 2017

A Yarmouth County village will receive the Lieutenant Governor's Community Spirit Award. The honour is going to West Pubnico for its exemplary civic and community spirit. The area was chosen by...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Shelburne County Lobster Pot Lottery is celebrating one year of supporting local charities. Organizers say it was a successful inaugural year thanks to the support and generosity of Shelburne...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Nova Scotia Legislature resumes sitting next month and thousands of people from the South Shore, Tri-Counties and the Valley are hoping the government will listen to their pleas. Nearly 19,000...

Post date: August 18, 2017

It's almost time to play ball! Ball hockey, that is. A new outdoor arena is nearly finished on the front lawn of Mariners Centre in Yarmouth near Jody Shelley Drive. Arena boards are now...

Post date: August 18, 2017

A Yarmouth man who lost everything in a vehicle fire last month is now back on his feet. 78 year old Red Newell, a retired cab driver was homeless and living in his van. The vehicle stalled and...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The hockey season is back for teenagers across the South Shore and Yarmouth.The UPS Store South Shore Mustangs open up training camp Friday at the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre.Thirty-four...

Post date: August 18, 2017

A little break at the pumps this morning. Gas dropped by 1.4 cents. A litre of regular self-serve is selling for $1.07.4 cents in parts of Yarmouth County. The cost of diesel also fell and...

Post date: August 18, 2017

The Barrington Municipal Agricultural Exhibition opened today and there's quite a line up of things to see and do.President Trevor Swaine says lots of new additions can be expected this year to...

Post date: August 17, 2017

A drought that began last summer in Barrington is nearly over.Chief Administrative Officer Rob Frost says last year about 300 households experienced drought conditions.This year he's only heard...

Post date: August 17, 2017

A day will be dedicated to celebrate the 80-year history of the Yarmouth International Airport. Several events are planned for Saturday September 9th. Coordinator Linda Deveau says those...

Post date: August 17, 2017

(Graphic- Canadian Hurricane Centre) While Hurricane Gert passed our shores without much effect, the professional weather-watchers are keeping a close eye on some other systems. Environment...

Post date: August 17, 2017

The Superintendent of the Tri-County Regional School Board is pleased that a tender has been awarded for construction of a new elementary school for Yarmouth. Paul Ash says it's no secret a new...

Post date: August 17, 2017

Barbeque season is starting to wind down and MLAs are preparing to head back to Halifax.The fall sitting of the Nova Scotia Legislature will get underway September 21 when the Lieutenant Governor...

Post date: August 17, 2017

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