Murgon residents have no chance of getting extra police until after the Commonwealth Games, Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington warned on local radio on Friday morning.
Blackbutt Timbertowners celebrated their first year back in the South Burnett cricket competition by taking a decisive win over Cherbourg on Saturday in the B Grade Grand Final.
Did you catch Jason Ford on TV at the weekend? The well-known Kingaroy resident is not only the South Burnett’s own celebrity chef, he’s also a guru about everything connected to World Expo 88.
The South Burnett Wine and Food In The Park Festival delivered a $500,000 economic boost for Kingaroy and nearby towns on the weekend, despite rainy conditions.
Volunteers organising this year’s Wine and Food In The Park Festival didn’t turn up for work on Friday.
Over the past few years, the South Burnett Regional Council has had to organise both Drought Recovery and Flood Recovery barbecues and information sessions to help ease the pain of natural disasters in the area.
Queensland Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford presented awards on Saturday to the firefighters involved in battling the Swickers’ fire in Kingaroy in November 2016.
A charity dinner to help “Lift the Lid” on mental health issues – as well as the career of retiring Police Prosecutor Sgt Wayne Bushell – filled Kingaroy Town Hall on Saturday night.
A plan to use parts of the South Burnett Rail Trail to carry coal from a Kingaroy mine to port would create three new rail crossings on the Bunya Highway between Kingaroy and Murgon, according to the Kingaroy Concerned Citizens Group (KCCG).
A Powerlink electricity substation being built on Niagara Road at Boyneside should be handling the output of the Coopers Gap Wind Farm within a year.
Nanango Race Club officials breathed a collective sigh of relief last Saturday when their first race meeting of the year managed to avoid the rain.
Farmers hosting turbines at AGL’s Coopers Gap project are going to be slugged an extra $470 per turbine every year for the 25-year life of the wind farm.
Wooroolin and other locations around the South Burnett will feature in a new $15 million Hollywood movie about the Battle of Long Tan.
Construction work on the new Kingaroy Hospital is likely to begin in either January or February next year.
Storm clouds towered over the arena – and some rain fell during the campdraft – but the 69th Cooyar Show went off almost without a hitch at the weekend.
When the Cooyar Show Society reimagined their traditional Show Ball as a cocktail party last year, they held it in the middle of a record-breaking heat wave.
The safety of the road surface on the Bunya Highway near the Moffatdale turn-off has again been called into question after the third serious truck incident on the short stretch since the New Year.
Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin dropped in to the South Burnett Regional Council’s monthly meeting on Wednesday to outline his company’s plans for the Peanut Company of Australia.
Well-known Ellesmere resident – and former QCWA State President – Marian Mudra OAM died on February 14 after complications from recent surgery.
The memorial service for Bill Roberts – “a Murgon man through and through” – attracted a large crowd of family members, friends and former council and political colleagues to Murgon Town Hall on Monday.