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Two Towns Celebrate

Two Towns Celebrate

The annual round of South Burnett Christmas carnivals continued at the weekend

Artist Debuts New Works

Artist Debuts New Works

Well-known Hivesville artist Shannus O’Sullivan has unveiled several new works at his latest exhibition

Red Letter Day At Nanango

Red Letter Day At Nanango

Kumbia trainer James Curtain was celebrating with two wins after an exciting day of racing at Nanango Race Club’s annual Christmas meeting on Saturday.

Saints Get A Green Light

Saints Get A Green Light

The fledgling South Burnett Saints Aussie Rules team has announced they have been accepted into the 2013 AFL Darling Downs League.

It’s Looking A Lot Like Christmas

It’s Looking A Lot Like Christmas

The annual round of Christmas carnivals has kicked off with celebrations in Nanango and Blackbutt.

It’s A Time For Giving …

It’s A Time For Giving …

The spirit of giving is strong in the South Burnett at Christmas time … Year 6 students at St Mary’s Catholic College have handed over a ute-load of non-perishable foodstuffs to be distributed to local residents by the St Vincent de Paul Society.

Take Care With Gas Bottles

Take Care With Gas Bottles

Queenslanders are being warned to treat gas appliances with due respect over the summer holidays

150 Properties On BJD Watch List

Biosecurity Queensland says it has made substantial progress in responding to the current Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) incident in Queensland.

Huge Holiday Program At PCYC

South Burnett PCYC at Murgon has a jam-packed program of activities and excursions lined up for the school holidays.

Safety Tips For Christmas Lights

With Christmas lights starting to appear on homes and businesses across regional Queensland, Ergon Energy is urging customers to keep electrical safety and energy efficiency top of mind.

Yarraman Christmas Carnival

The popular annual Yarraman Christmas Carnival will be held at the Recreation Grounds on Saturday evening.

New Directions For Economic Development

New Directions For Economic Development

A new peak economic and tourism development board made up of businesspeople and community leaders from throughout the South Burnett looks likely following two consultation meetings organised by the South Burnett Regional Council today.

Summer 7s Results – Round 5

The Kingaroy Senior Soccer Club’s Summer 7s competition is heading into the final round this week, however the competition has proven so popular that another similar six-week competition has been scheduled for 2013.

Barmaid Pleads Guilty to Selling Drugs

A 22-year-old barmaid pleaded guilty in Kingaroy Magistrates Court today to two charges of supplying methylamphetamine.

Community Rallies To Help

Community Rallies To Help

The Nanango business community has rallied around a local teenage girl who has suffered complications from a rare form of epilepsy.

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Full Fields For Nanango Races

Nanango Race Club will be holding its annual Christmas Race Meeting at the Lee Park Raceway on Saturday afternoon.

Bank Offers 2013 Scholarship

Bank Offers 2013 Scholarship

The South Burnett Community Bank Group is inviting applications for it 2013 tertiary study scholarship.

12 Ways To Survive Christmas

12 Ways To Survive Christmas

Worried about Christmas? We all know it can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Qualified counsellor Bill Jackson, from South Burnett Counselling, has put together 12 tips to help you “survive” Christmas!

UCG Company Fined $60,000

The operator of an underground coal gasification (UCG) trial plant that released contaminated water has been fined $60,000.

Book In To See MP

Book In To See MP

Federal Member for Wide Bay Warren Truss will be available for constituent interviews in the South Burnett next week.

Car Crashes Through Window

Car Crashes Through Window

Fortunately no one was hurt when a car came crashing through the front of a Nanango supermarket

Ballogie Fire Contained

Ballogie Fire Contained

Reader Peter Verbakel has submitted some photos taken of the fire at J Hunters Road, Ballogie

Water Supply Off

South Burnett Regional Council says that due to emergency repairs, it has been forced to turn off the water supply in parts of Kingaroy and Wondai this morning.

Big Weekend For Art Lovers

Big Weekend For Art Lovers

The South Burnett’s art galleries are preparing for the Festive Season with extended showings. And two of the new summer exhibitions will go on display in Wondai and Kingaroy this weekend.