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.
It was another big night at the Lucas Oil Kingaroy Speedway on Saturday night with local drivers rubbing shoulders with some of the best from across the nation.
Kumbia’s 14th annual Kumbia Christmas Markets and Carnival was held in the grounds of the Kumbia Memorial Hall on Sunday evening.
The last twelve months have soon a lot of excellent exhibitions and many other good things happen to the Wondai Regional Art Gallery, former South Burnett Mayor David Carter said on Friday night.
The South Burnett Rail Trail project – which aimed to revitalise the former railway land linking Murgon to Kingaroy and turn it into a major tourism drawcard – received another blow this week with confirmation the funding it had been been promised before the Federal Election would not be available.
Many farmers grow seasonal crops, but Debbie Bunker’s harvest is more seasonal than most … her pine trees are grown for just one purpose: Christmas.
Col Wolski, from Coppards Kingaroy, is the latest winner of a Kingaroy Rotary Club “Pride of Workmanship” Award.
The first of Nanango’s new flowering trees – designed to make an impact statement when motorists drive into the town along either the Burnett or D’Aguilar highways – were delivered to the South Burnett Regional Council on Monday morning.
The clock was turned back to the 1920s at Nanango Races on Saturday with flapper dresses and pearls in abundance, and even a top hat or two.
It’s almost December and it’s definitely beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the South Burnett.
The South Burnett’s five Visitor Information Centres could face a shake-up as part of a reorganisation of the region’s tourism marketing, if ideas discussed at a forum in Kingaroy on Thursday become a reality.
Growing The Burnett’s Red Earth Meadows farm at Memerambi was in the spotlight this week when officials from the Department of Employment dropped by to see how things are going at the South Burnett’s unique farming venture.
November is Movember which is why we’re spotting a lot more hirsute gents around the place at the moment … but at the Kingaroy RSL Club on Tuesday night, the ladies weren’t allowing a trivial thing like gender to get in the way of getting hairy for a good cause.
Cherbourg’s second annual “Get Ready Cherbourg” day was held on Monday afternoon at the Les Stewart Senior Memorial Sports Centre.
About four years ago, Kumbia’s Brian Fawcett was sitting alone on his porch when he had, in his own words, “a spiritual experience” which changed his life forever, and potentially, the lives of hundreds of cancer sufferers.
Murgon Town Hall will be the place to be on Sunday afternoon if you’re a fan of Shrek … or dancing!
Every Wednesday a group of women are meeting to sew, chat and pull together the threads of their family histories.
The face of health care in the South Burnett could look radically different in the future if ideas being tossed around at present become a reality.
Christmas is getting closer, which means the demand on local family support services is also getting more urgent.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has slammed as “un-Australian” the ambushing of a council staff member on his way to work by an A Current Affair TV crew.