The hub of first Black settlement in Sask., Shiloh Baptist Church, gets provincial heritage designation

The hub of first Black settlement in Sask., Shiloh Baptist Church, gets provincial heritage designation

Shiloh Baptist Church and Cemetery near Maidstone receives Provincial Heritage Property Designation. Shiloh Baptist Church is hallowed ground for Crystal…

N.S. recognizes Beechville as as historically significant black refugee settlement

N.S. recognizes Beechville as as historically significant black refugee settlement

Tony Ince MLA Cole Harbour – Portland Valley The Black Refugees were a large group of immigrants who settled in…

Rocky patch of land where infants were lost to time now consecrated ground

Rocky patch of land where infants were lost to time now consecrated ground

‘Everybody knew that there were babies buried in these little woods’ . . For generations, people in the community of…

Sports field named after North Preston community champion

Sports field named after North Preston community champion

Arnold D. Johnson was a Second World War vet and Halifax County councillor, among other achievements Allister Johnson said his…

Bedford United Church caretaker retires after 44 years

Bedford United Church caretaker retires after 44 years

Bill Parsons is still getting used to his new routine. There’s no more commuting to work from his home in…

Cornwallis Street Baptist Church chooses new name

Cornwallis Street Baptist Church chooses new name

The church will be known as New Horizons Baptist Church, pending approval of the Registry of Joint Stocks 116 Source:…

Gibson Woods United Baptist Church’s designation as educational tourism destination will help preserve community history

Gibson Woods United Baptist Church’s designation as educational tourism destination will help preserve community history

  GIBSON WOODS, NS – The Gibson Woods United Baptist Church is much more than just a space for worship…

Aleta Williams, trailblazing journalist with deep church connection, dies at age 94

Aleta Williams, trailblazing journalist with deep church connection, dies at age 94

Source: SUEANN MUSICK THE NEWS Published April 12, 2018 – 2:59pm Last Updated April 12, 2018 – 3:00pm   Pictou…

The unlikely life of an escaped slave in Saint John

The unlikely life of an escaped slave in Saint John

PHOTO: Cornelius Sparrow and an unidentified man — possibly his brother — stands in the doorway of his ‘dining saloon’ on…