Local fire bans in the South Burnett, Cherbourg, Gympie and North Burnett council areas have been extended again.
The 2019 South Burnett Relay for Life campaign has raised an “awesome” amount for the Cancer Council of Queensland … at least $111,000 and counting
Kingaroy debaters travelled to Kilkivan on Sunday to take part in the Area Finals of the 2019 Apex High School State Debating competition.
The community leadership program which has been run for the past six years in the South Burnett has undergone a re-branding exercise.
South Burnett Regional Council has temporarily closed Boughyard Creek Bridge at Ironpot for safety reasons.
The Bureau of Meteorology is warning communities there is an increased risk of heatwaves and bushfires during the coming months
A young thief tried to bum a smoke off a man aged in his 60s in Murgon on Monday morning … and when he refused, stole his car instead.
The two main days of Yarraman’s annual town festival, the Colours of Yarraman, are on again this weekend.
Some ex-students travelled hundreds of kilometres for the recent reunion of Kingaroy State High School’s graduating class of 1999.
Blackbutt police are urging rural residents to consider buying CCTV cameras to help protect their properties from thieves.
UPDATE October 19: The young man has been located safe and well.
Murgon apprentice Karl Berlin has been named as a finalist in the Motor Trades Association of Queensland Apprentice of the Year award.
A detector dog has been stationed at Darwin Airport to help screen international passengers and cargo in a bid to stop African swine fever from entering Australia.
A driver was taken to hospital after a single-vehicle crash just outside Kingaroy on Thursday evening.
The Maidenwell Community Group aims to “save a life” with its annual Maidenwell Post Rip weekend … and they did it again this year, handing over a cheque for $12,500 on Sunday to the LifeFlight Foundation.
A forum being held in Kingaroy next week will look at how the South Burnett’s economy can survive after the Tarong Power Stations close down
Moreton Resources – the company which hopes to develop an open-cut coal mine on the outskirts of Kingaroy – has recorded a $26.47 million loss.
An artwork by St Mary’s Catholic College Year 12 student Shanyce Blackman will have pride of place on Friday at a special ceremony in Brisbane.
The female driver of a cattle truck escaped without injury when her semi-trailer rolled on the Burnett Highway, south of Goomeri, on Thursday morning.
Regional councils and businesses will have greater access to recycling thanks to a new $6 million State Government Regional Recycling Transport Assistance Package (RRTAP).
An Australian film shot in Murgon and Cherbourg in 1927 using local residents as extras will get a rare public screening at Barambah Station next month.
Stanwell Corporation is facing a potential PR problem at the end of this month when ownership of its low and no-emissions power stations is transferred to the new State Government-owned entity CleanCo.
Kingaroy residents turned out in force – well, at least 11 of them did – on Wednesday afternoon to take part in the South Burnett Regional Council’s “listening tour” meeting.
It is exciting to report that Clouds is looking to make it back to back Roy and Glenis Radunz Wondai Cup on Saturday, October 19