Oland family gives RICHES major boost with 660 acres of land
Gift supports Sherbrooke Village’s 50-year legacy project

By Helen Murphy

SHERBROOKE – Richard Oland decided that a morning breakfast with Premier Stephen McNeil and St. Mary’s council on Aug. 2 was a good time to announce his family’s donation of 660 acres of land to support rural sustainability efforts. The donation will boost the efforts of a new initiative called the Rural Institute for Cultural Heritage and Environmental Sustainability (RICHES).



Hometown hero
Borden brings home championship ring again

By Lois Ann Dort

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.

Chase the Ace case begins court process
By Lois Ann Dort

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.

Also in this edition...

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!





St. Mary’s Youth Council bridges gap
By Lois Ann Dort

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.

Anaconda just “scratching the surface” of Goldboro potential – CEO
By Helen Murphy

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.

Chase the Ace winners heading to court
By Lois Ann Dort

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.


Oland family gives RICHES major boost with 660 acres of land
Gift supports Sherbrooke Village’s 50-year legacy project

By Helen Murphy

SHERBROOKE – Richard Oland decided that a morning breakfast with Premier Stephen McNeil and St. Mary’s council on Aug. 2 was a good time to announce his family’s donation of 660 acres of land to support rural sustainability efforts. The donation will boost the efforts of a new initiative called the Rural Institute for Cultural Heritage and Environmental Sustainability (RICHES).



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