One of the unsung heroes of the South Burnett was rewarded for a lifetime of work by being named South Burnett Citizen of the Year at Kingaroy Town Hall on Sunday night.
A treasure trove of local history, long out of print, has been brought back to life by the Bunya Mountains Natural History Association.
If a child gets a head start in learning before school it usually sets them up for a terrific life … that’s why the staff at the Gundoo Day Care in Cherbourg have been brainstorming ideas on how to make their services even better.
It’s hard to believe that one of the greatest tennis players of all time went to school at tiny Nukku, just outside Blackbutt.
An ambitious plan to convert the former Nanango Butter Factory into a community museum, art gallery, cafe and theatrette was dashed at the weekend.
Any sceptics doubting Gina Rinehardt’s Hope Dairies means business in the South Burnett should check out the corn growing on the Unverzagt family’s Pella Farm near Kumbia.
Major Kingaroy employer Swickers has been given a shot in the arm from the “Royalties For Regions” program
Local residents heard the sound of smashing glass before a fire razed the Wondai State School library on Saturday night.
South Burnett Online will be taking a short festive season break between Wednesday, December 24, and Sunday, January 18.
The grass was looking greener – and everyone’s spirits were high – at the special Bush Kids Christmas Carnival held at Windera on Saturday afternoon.
Santa’s swing through the South Burnett continued with Christmas Carnivals at Goomeri and Hivesville
Former Brisbane Lord Mayor – and ALP stalwart – Jim Soorley ventured into Queensland’s conservative heartland on Thursday to be the guest speaker at the Mayor’s Charity Christmas Lunch.
It’s been almost two years since the last disastrous floods hit the South Burnett … would we be better prepared if disaster strikes again this summer?
The full economic potential of the new Wellcamp Airport won’t be unlocked across the local region unless “people get off their backsides”, Wagners’ chairman John Wagner warned a group of South Burnett businesspeople on Monday.
The postponement of Murgon’s annual Christmas Fair because of wet weather failed to dampen enthusiasm for the much-loved event … if anything, crowd numbers at the rescheduled Fair were up on last year
The weather gods may have been a little unkind to some other local Christmas Carnivals recently but they smiled on Kumbia on Sunday.
It was Nanango’s turn to celebrate Christmas and host a visit from Santa on Friday night.
It wouldn’t be a Kingaroy Christmas Carnival if it didn’t rain at some stage during the night, but this year the weather gods turned on the taps a little bit too early.
More than $3 million will be spent during 2015 on much-needed upgrades to the Kingaroy and Nanango courthouses.
Motorists tempted to put the pedal to the metal on South Burnett roads over the Christmas break will have a fresh hazard to deal with … a new brightly coloured police motorbike looming in their rear-view mirrors.