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End of an era after closure of Gray’s China Hall

first_imgIt didn’t take long for the shelves to empty out at Gray’s China Hall on Saturday.The historic business, located on King Street West in downtown Chatham, had recently closed but opened the doors so auction buyers could pick up their items.More than 700 antiques, dishware and animal figurines could be bid on through an online auction hosted by Storey’s Ltd.Amelia Farquharson, who owned the business and now resides in Toronto, said, “it’s time.”The business originally opened as The Ark in 1892 before it was sold to James Edgar Gray in the early 1900s.Gray’s China Hall moved to its final King Street location in 1930 and was passed down to two more generations.None of the items had a minimum bid since the building had to be vacated by Sunday.Farquharson said the response to the auction was “superb” and called Saturday an exciting day.“It all took place very, very quickly,” she said.Farquharson added she’s fortunate to have been a part of the Chatham community over the years and that the store was able to satisfy [email protected]/DailyNewsTTlast_img read more

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Lenovo Vibe X2 starts receiving Lollipop 5.0 update

first_imgLenovo Vibe X2 was supposed to get the Android Lollipop 5.0update on May 27 but the Chinese company could not stick to its plan. Theupdate is finally available after a week’s delay. The phone will startreceiving the update in phases.The Lollipop will be a huge upgrade to the current KitKatversion. The update will weigh-in at 1.1 GB and to download it one would require a steady Wi-Fi connection. The new update will introduce Materialdesign that will be a visual overhaul when compared to the previous KitKatversion. The company has not mentioned anything about the Lollipop 5.1 update.The Lenovo Vibe X2 is powered by a MediaTek MT6595mTrue 8-core processor that is clocked at quad core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A17 &quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A7. The phone sports a 5 inch 1080p display and housesa 13 megapixel camera which is paired with a 5 megapixel front snapper. The device waslaunched in September last year.last_img read more

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Governor Peter Beckingham Marked One Year in Office

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 23 Oct 2014 – Governor Peter Beckingham recently marked one year in office, and during my one on one with His Excellency we also addressed complaints from the electorate that the Rufus Ewing led administration is out of touch, sometimes inaccessible. The Governor responded to my question about his role in ensuring a government satisfactorily governs. QUOTE. The one year governor said he believes the relationship with the PNP Administration is excellent. QUOTE. The Official Opposition is also getting face time with the Governor; recently a two hour meeting was had with the PDM. QUOTE. Recommended for you Olive branch extended by Opposition Leader, says it is time for Turks and Caicos leaders to unite Related Items:governor peter beckingham, Pdm, pnp TCI Country Leaders condemn vicious memes Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Opposition Leader responds to Throne Speech  11 days later; says PDM Govt plan puts TCI in ‘deep doo doo’last_img read more

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After Zero failure Shah Rukh Khan gone on sabbatical

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People wont vote for BNP Quader

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