The glittering gowns and stylish suits were there, and the smart cars were there … but COVID-19 meant the crowds were missing at St Mary’s Catholic College’s annual formal.
Just a few months ago the idea that making colourful face masks could be a great fundraising idea would have seemed ludicrous.
South Burnett Regional Council will reduce its standpipe water prices from $10 to $6 per kilolitre for potable water – and $5 per kilolitre for non-potable water – until December 31.
Nanango Race Club’s Spring race meeting on Saturday was full or surprises … and one of the biggest was the size of the crowd that packed Lee Park.
Shoppers who have popped into Linard’s Floral and Bridal Centre in Kingaroy over the past eight years would have noticed Sarah Butcher working away busily in the background.
The South Burnett’s formal season kicked off in style on Friday night with Nanango State High School students rolling up to the school auditorium for their special night.
RU OK Day was marked with less activities than usual in the South Burnett on Thursday because of COVID-19 … but the important message was still front and centre.
Nanango businesswoman Jane Erkens has released a video protesting the South Burnett Regional Council’s recent decision to lift standpipe water charges by 150 per cent.
The public will have the chance to view and comment on final plans for Kingaroy’s CBD revitalisation project later this month.
Who would have thought that simply riding a pushbike – admittedly for a gruelling five days – could eventually raise $65,000 for the fight to find a cure for cancer?
You’ve heard of blue poles? Well, how about adding some pink, violet, orange, yellow and green poles as well?
Kingaroy Art Gallery’s big open day on Saturday has been cancelled but the Kingaroy Arts Team is keen to let everyone know you can still drop by on any weekday.
Students in Years 3 to 6 at St John’s Lutheran School in Kingaroy were treated to a morning of literacy and laughter when Australian author Steven Herrick visited on Tuesday morning.
Nanango played host to 33 cyclists from the Sunshine Coast last week much to the delight of local businesses.
The South Burnett will have a new statistical resource to draw upon when putting together funding applications when artist Olivia Everitt finishes her latest project.
The Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils met in Cherbourg on Thursday – the first time the organisation has held an official gathering in the town.
An historic “walkie-talkie” Stolzenberg peanut thresher is back where it belongs, under cover outside the Kingaroy Heritage Museum in Edward Street.
Deals struck between supermarkets and the farmers who supply them will be put under the microscope by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission from Monday.
A Cherbourg teenager is getting ready to tackle the biggest challenge of his life so far … a potential rugby league career at the elite level.
Construction will begin within weeks on a welfare drop-in centre at Murgon for former defence force personnel.