Queensland’s death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 85 following the announcement of the latest 13 deaths on Friday morning.
A 21-year-old man died on Tuesday after his car ran off the road, hit a tree and burst into flames.
The 10th annual Kings Royal weekend – the biggest event on the South Burnett Speedway Club’s annual calendar – roars into action on Friday at the Kingaroy Showgrounds.
The search for a 14-year-old schoolgirl swept away by floodwaters at Booubyjan during the early hours of January 8 is being scaled back.
The former QCWA Hostel in Kingaroy – currently being used as crisis accommodation for young people – was gutted by fire early on Wednesday morning.
The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in the South Burnett has forced Council to postpone its official Australia Day awards ceremony.
Police have charged a man over an alleged break-and-enter at Tablelands last week.
Seven more deaths from COVID-19 – the highest one day total so far during the pandemic in Queensland – were announced by Health Minister Yvette D’Ath on Monday.
A truck driver suffered head injuries after a B-Double rolled on the Bunya Highway near Wondai in the early hours of Saturday.
The number of recent COVID-19 cases in the South Burnett and Cherbourg areas is now likely to be greater than 500.
South Burnett and Cherbourg residents who were hit hard by the recent floods can now apply for financial support from the Federal Government.
Queensland has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic so far with six deaths added to the tally.
A 22-year-old Wondai man has been charged with the theft of a 4WD and items from the Wondai SES shed last week.
SBRC work crews have been in action across the region and in Cherbourg following the heavy rainfall at the weekend.
The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another event, with the announcement that Kingaroy’s Australia Day celebrations in Memorial Park have been scrapped.
Paramedics assessed two men and a teenage boy after a single-vehicle crash at Benarkin in the early hours of Wednesday.
Reported new cases of COVID in the South Burnett and Cherbourg regions appear to be slowing, with just three announced by Cherbourg Council on Tuesday.
A 29-year-old Kingaroy man faces multiple charges after a spate of graffiti sprung up around Kingaroy at the weekend.
A woman aged in her 60s was transported to Kingaroy Hospital in a stable condition with minor injuries after a single-vehicle crash on the D’Aguilar Highway on Tuesday morning.
Ergon Energy crews have been making good progress restoring power to parts of the Wide Bay Burnett ravaged by ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth.