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Community Bank Deadline Nears

Community Bank Deadline Nears

Bendigo Bank’s new Nanango Community Bank could be just weeks away … providing it gets enough shareholders.

Aged Care Group To Take Over Units

The Blackbutt and Benarkin Aged Care Association will officially take over the lease on the Scott Haven Aged Units in Hart Street, Blackbutt, on December 3.

Students Lap Up End-of-Year Fun

Students Lap Up End-of-Year Fun

Year 7 students from St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy enjoyed a visit to South Burnett Kart Hire in Nanango this week as part of their “Incentive” activities.

$680,000 To Improve Kingaroy Water

The quality of Kingaroy water will receive a much-needed boost following the announcement today of $680,000 funding by the State Government.

Max Snaps Up National Award

Max Snaps Up National Award

Well-known South Burnett photographer Max Walters has won a national award for a photograph he took of horse breakers at the Bell Show.

SB Heads To Bundaberg

Damien Sippel will take over the captain’s role for the South Burnett XI’s second Goodchild Shield match, which will played in Bundaberg on Sunday.

Watch Out For Skimmers

Watch Out For Skimmers

Police are warning people to be vigilant when using ATMs after two skimming devices were located in Brisbane at the weekend.

Murgon Hero Remembered

Murgon Hero Remembered

The grave of a Murgon man in the Netherlands has become the focus of an international search

Night Markets Coming To Kingaroy

The inaugural Kingaroy Night Markets will be held at the Arts and Heritage Precinct in Haly Street, Kingaroy from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, November 28.

Charity Christmas Concerts

Charity Christmas Concerts

The South Burnett Chorale will be performing their first two Christmas Charity Concerts this weekend.

SBRC Calls In Debt Collectors

The South Burnett Regional Council decided yesterday to ask debt collectors to pursue 39 errant ratepayers in a last ditch effort to avoid repossessing their properties.

Council Loses $1.4m In Grants

Council Loses $1.4m In Grants

Council’s 2012-13 Budget may finish the year in deficit after it lost more than $1.4m in government funding

Ergon Crews Caught Up In Storm

An Ergon Energy crew despatched to restore power to homes in the Proston area during Saturday night’s storms had a lucky escape when their 4WD left the road and rolled over.

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Police are out in force on South Burnett roads as part of Operation Q-Blitz in the lead up to the busy holiday period.

SBRC Approves More Flood Grants

SBRC Approves More Flood Grants

The SBRC has approved three more grants from its Community Recovery Flexible Funding Program – a program whose guidelines are “so hard” that in September the Council took the extraordinary step of asking the Department Of Communities to loosen them.

Three Roads Earmarked For Recovery

Three Roads Earmarked For Recovery

The South Burnett Regional Council has announced it will spend $1.17 million to widen three local roads … but road users may have to wait as long as 18 months for the work to be completed.

Summer 7s Results – Round 3

Results from the third night of Summer 7s soccer:

Too Classy For Teachers

Too Classy For Teachers

Sharp shooting by “Shorts and Skirts” goal attack Libby Daniels in the third-quarter overpowered “High School Teachers” in the Mixed Netball grand final played in Kingaroy this evening.

Local Artist To Feature At Gallery

Local Artist To Feature At Gallery

Celebrated Hivesville painter Shannus O’Sullivan will be the featured artist for December and January at the Wondai Regional Art Gallery.

Positive Parenting Pays Off

Six Murgon and Cherbourg residents have successfully graduated from a Triple P parenting program organised by Barambah PaCE.

Funding Available To Fight Boxthorn

Funding Available To Fight Boxthorn

South Burnett Regional Council has $80,000 available in assistance to landowners to treat African boxthorn.

Man Cleared Over Facebook Fight

A District Court jury in Kingaroy took less than 30 minutes yesterday to acquit a former Nanango resident charged after a fight erupted when another man believed he’d been insulted on Facebook.

Celebrating A Century

Celebrating A Century

Memories of another era came flooding back on Saturday afternoon when former students from St Patrick’s Catholic School gathered in Nanango to celebrate the school’s centenary.

Rotary Launches Calendar

Rotary Launches Calendar

The Rotary Club of Kingaroy launched its 2013 Calendar on Monday night to help promote the South Burnett and raise money for Rotary’s various club projects.