Visitors coming to Kingaroy for this year’s BaconFest in search of a special dining experience – and locals who want to enjoy the Festival on a budget – still have time to book tickets for two dining events.
The Kingaroy Local Ambulance Committee has begun planning an event to celebrate 100 years of ambulance service in the town.
A special charity screening of the Michael Hutchence biopic “Mystify” has been organised at the Kingaroy Cinema to help raise funds for the South Burnett Suicide Prevention Working Group.
A push by some Federal LNP politicians for nuclear power to be put back on the table as a possible solution for Australia’s energy needs has paid off.
A 20-year-old Yarraman man has been fined $1245 and lost his licence for six months after he was pulled over for speeding on the D’Aguilar Highway on Sunday morning.
A medevac helicopter was called to a crash on the New England Highway at Glenaven, 11km north of Crows Nest, on Sunday afternoon.
Kingaroy looks set to play host to between 300 and 350 cyclists in early September, along with their friends, family, teams, support crew, media and fans.
A small ceremony was held on Wednesday afternoon to mark the start of the main building construction phase of the new $73.9 million Kingaroy Hospital.
Car drivers will pay $2.30 – and truckies $22.85 – to use the new Toowoomba Second Range Crossing when tolls are introduced later this year.
South Burnett wineries are toasting another successful vintage after walking away from this year’s Cairns Wine Show with a string of trophies and medals.
AgForce is worried there are still large areas of farming land wrongly targeted by the State Government’s “blue dot” protected vegetation maps.
Kingaroy’s Lifeline shop is still listed on the Re.Turn-It website but the charity store is no longer accepting cans and bottles for 10c payments.
It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.
Detectives from Taskforce Maxima allegedly seized drugs and firearms when they raided a house in Venman Street, Kingaroy, on Friday.
Wondai Wolves are hosting the annual Mini Mod rugby league carnival again this Saturday at Wondai Sportsground.
This weekend four wineries, four local food producers and two chefs will be flying the flag for the South Burnett at Regional Flavours on Brisbane’s South Bank.
Gympie Regional Council will begin a “stakeholder engagement program” next month in a bid to allay local business concerns about its planning processes.
Blackbutt will be holding its second annual Community Expo on Saturday … and this year, there’ll be something new to try.
Members of the Nanango Aeromodellers Club now have extra help to keep the grass at their airfield under control.
Swift action by rural and urban fire crews on Saturday stopped a grass fire at Kingsley Grove Winery near Kingaroy turning into a much more serious blaze.
Representatives from the Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation came to Cherbourg recently to visit The Ration Shed and speak to Elders.
Recreational anglers only have eight days to have their say on proposed amendments to fishing laws.
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal has announced it has a pool of $100,000 available for projects that improve mental health in rural Australia.
A rugby league all-star who grew up in Blackbutt will be remembered on Friday (July 12) at the Roy Emerson Museum in Blackbutt.