Country music legend Chad Morgan paid a flying visit to Blackbutt on Sunday afternoon, and a big slice of the town’s business, community and sporting leaders were there to welcome him.
Cherbourg senior health worker Cec “Pickle” Brown has been commended for his dedication to helping South Burnett school children achieve their full learning potential.
Deputy Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington looks set to take the South Burnett towns of Wondai, Murgon, Cherbourg, Goomeri and Proston away from Callide MP Jeff Seeney.
Almost 40 teams have registered for this weekend’s huge Soccer Sevens carnival at Tom Alford Oval in Kingaroy.
Deputy Premier Jackie Trad has given the green light to the South Burnett Regional Council’s $4.26 million wish list of public works.
A two-week heatwave that struck the South Burnett earlier this month has claimed a casualty: a big slice of the region’s 2017 grape harvest.
Federal MPs Llew O’Brien and David Littleproud have reacted swiftly to a warning South Burnett council rates could rise by up to 12 per cent if a three-year freeze on FAGs grants isn’t lifted in this year’s Federal Budget.
South Burnett rates could rise as much as 12.1 per cent if the Federal Government does not lift a three-year freeze on Financial Assistance Grants in this year’s Federal Budget.
The Reef’n'Beef Extravaganza has been running for an amazing nine years … serving up seafood and roast beef to a horde of a revellers in the (almost) middle of nowhere.
Any doubts about the future of the Blackbutt Supermarket should have been swept away by South Burnett councillor Gavin “Spud” Jones when he spelt out a timeline for the project at a public meeting in Blackbutt on Wednesday night.
It’s not every day that a South Burnett resident gets to share a Valentine’s Day date with a national celebrity … especially when the date involves running 15km when most people are still asleep.
While February temperature records were being smashed all around the South Burnett over the weekend, the Boondooma Dam Fish Stocking Association was breaking a record of its own.
Kingaroy recorded its two hottest February days on record over the weekend
Would-be politician Elise Cottam has been dumped as the One Nation candidate for Callide at the next State election.
Former South Sydney and Parramatta NRL player Chris Sandow was the Cherbourg Hornets’ “secret weapon” when they played for the honour of Queensland against a NSW side in Newcastle on Thursday night.
When Robyn Logan and Shane Robinson took over the Wooroolin pub last July they cooked up a “grand” plan to try to make a difference in the small town.
A shortage of GPs that has bedevilled parts of the South Burnett for years finally seems to be over in the Timbertowns.
The Federal Government will invest $20 million into the Wide Bay-Burnett in an effort to create long-term, sustainable jobs for current and future residents.
A debutante ball with a difference was held at Inverlaw on Saturday night … the debs were seniors and many had made their “real” debut years earlier.
The Murgon Tennis Club will be getting a $100,000 upgrade later this year … and it’s all thanks to a local woman who went to extraordinary lengths to secure a grant for it.