SUNNYVILLE – Winning gold at a National Basketball Championship isn't something you get used to but each time Tyrese Borden of Sunnyville plays on the Nova Scotia Boys Basketball team at nationals, he's come home with a championship ring.
GUYSBOROUGH – The other side of the Chase the Ace dispute is now being heard. Through an affidavit presented to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court – in regards to the petition for an order of preservation of funds sought by Barbara Reddick of Sunnyville against her nephew – Tyrone MacInnis’s side of the story has been presented.
Our editorial looks at summer festivals in the area, not only as a source of entertainment but also as a sign of community strength and spirit. Summer school is in session for Murphy's Law with life lessons taught by a dog. We've got special coverage on the Annual Seamen’s Memorial which took place during the Canso Regatta. Gerry Madigan's "They that go down to the sea in ships" continues on its course this week. Guysborough County residents win big at a recent 4-H competition. And getting back to the topic of summer festivals – we've got plenty of photos from plenty of events, so grab a copy of the Journal today and check it out!
GOLDBORO – Anaconda Mining has received permits to extract a 10,000-tonne underground bulk sample at its Goldboro Gold Project. The company applied for provincial environmental assessment (EA) of its planned Goldboro Gold Project on Aug. 1.
SHERBROOKE – Last winter the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's launched a pilot project to engage local youth in municipal governance by instituting a Youth Council comprised of 10 students attending St. Mary's Academy.
GUYSBOROUGH – Anaconda Mining is launching a second phase of test drilling at its Goldboro property following excellent results of the first phase, which started May 2017 and wrapped up this past spring. The initial drilling expanded the breadth and depth of the known gold deposit at the site.
PORT HAWKESBURY – The declared winners of the $1.2 million Chase the Ace jackpot drawn last month in Margaree, Barbara Reddick of Sunnyville and her nephew Tyrone MacInnis of Glace Bay, will be heading to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court this month to resolve the dispute over who has a rightful claim to the money.
CANSO – Some people aren’t easily rattled. And that disposition comes in pretty handy when you’re inviting a few thousand people to spend the weekend in a field.