It rained all day but the organisers of the 2013 Kingaroy Christmas Carnival weren’t deterred … they said it would clear, and it did!
John and Irene Flegg, from Murgon, have received an early Christmas Gift after winning a month’s worth of meet from a local butchershop.
Toowoomba Regional Council is urging Yarraman and Cooyar residents to “snap, send and solve” if they see any problems in their local area.
Drinkers beware … police across the South Burnett will be taking part in an integrated Australia / New Zealand-wide blitz against alcohol-fuelled violence this weekend as part of a special crackdown dubbed “Operation Unite” .
Police are still hunting an armed man who attempted to hold up the Kingaroy McDonald’s store on Monday night.
The Electrical Trades Union says the State Government has been “fattening pigs for market”, preparing Stanwell and CS Energy for privatisation.
The State Government will commission “scoping studies” by investment banks and financial advisers into the future of Stanwell and CS Energy, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today,
A group of young mothers – and their babies and toddlers – gathered at the Kingaroy RSL Club this week to share their experiences about giving birth at Kingaroy Hospital.
The resources sector contributed $142 million to the South Burnett’s regional economy in 2012-13
Queenslanders face electricity price rises of between 5.4 per cent and 13.6 per cent next financial year.
Former Swickers managing director John Coward – a director of producer group Australian Pork Limited – is pressing the State Government to adjust piggery licence fees.
Emergency services have launched a new smartphone app to help people call the right number for help in emergency and non-emergency situations.
The dates have been set for the first joint Vision 21 / Red Earth Community Foundation leadership training program in the South Burnett.
South Burnett tourism operators and small business owners have been invited to take part in a tourism industry “think tank” being organised by Southern Queensland Country.
Customer donations to the Royal Flying Doctor Service by regional Queenslanders’ contributions through their Ergon Energy power bills has reached a total of $7.5 million.
Kingaroy’s new recycling centre has officially opened for business but word-of-mouth has seen customers coming in for weeks ahead of the event.
Today is 11-12-13, an interesting date but also one that resonates in South Burnett history
Police are asking anyone who has information about the theft of diesel fuel at the weekend to contact CrimeStoppers.
Motorists have been warned to take care on the Wide Bay Highway east of Goomeri with smoke still in the area following fires earlier today.