South Burnett Regional Council will receive a $4.26 million slice of a $200 million jobs program announced on Thursday by the State Government.
Retired tennis great – and former Blackbutt boy – Roy Emerson has been hailed as the best sportsman the South Burnett has ever produced.
The South Burnett Wine Industry Association took another step towards opening up a new export market in Hong Kong when wine writer Nelson Siu paid a flying three day visit to the region on January 6-8.
The story of how a plan to add an extra room to the former Nanango Police Station ballooned into a $2.5 million dollar project was the subject of lively discussion last Thursday.
southburnett.com.au will be taking a short Christmas and New Year break from Saturday, December 24, to Monday, January 16.
If you’re planning to see in the New Year on December 31, the South Burnett will be offering a wide range of events to suit every taste and pocket.
A Nanango resident is now $400 richer thanks to a “ticket” handed out to him by police at a roadside breath test this month.
The Kingaroy Drop-In Centre run by South Burnett Peace Of Mind will be open for guests and volunteers over the Christmas break.
Santa Claus was full of praise for his many helpers when he arrived at Hivesville’s Christmas Carnival on Friday night.
A unique memorial marking the sacrifice of Australian troops during World War II has enjoyed a makeover, thanks to the long memory of a former Kingaroy Apex Club member.
Former Kingaroy Shire Mayor Roger Nunn was honoured on Wednesday when the South Burnett Regional Council officially renamed the Glendon Street car park “Roger Nunn Place”.
Campbells Road Bridge at Silverleaf will have a new name soon … and locals who use it every day couldn’t be happier.
Nurunderi TAFE’s main lecture theatre was filled to overflowing with students and proud family members at the recent end-of-year graduation.
When Santa arrived at this year’s Kumbia Christmas Carnival on Sunday night in a golf buggy, no-one was surprised and few children seemed to care.
A nervous week-long wait by Murgon’s Christmas Fair organising committee was rewarded with near-perfect weather conditions on Friday night, much to everyone’s relief.
Kingaroy’s annual Christmas Carnival on Thursday night was a little bit different this year because – for the first time in a long time – the rain held off until it was almost over.
Stanwell Corporation says it is “not appropriate” for the government-owned corporation to reimburse local businesses left out-of-pocket by the collapse of fly ash haulage company Coal Reuse.
The eruption of a super storm cell over Proston on Saturday night may have brought a slightly early end to the town’s Christmas Carnival, but it failed to dampen festive spirits.
The Maidenwell Sports Ground was officially renamed on Saturday afternoon … about 35 years later than originally planned.
Bean Grower Australia’s inaugural Workplace Warriors Footy Fun Day in Kingaroy proved two things last weekend … there’s plenty of people keen to get out and have fun with their workmates, and politicians can (sometimes) pass a football.