Nanango has a new attraction on its mural trail with the official unveiling on Saturday of the re-decorated Churchyard Shop in Burnett Street.
It was a big night for the Nanango Show Society on Saturday … not only did they host the annual dinner for South Burnett show societies, but their entrants were also selected to represent the region at this year’s Brisbane Ekka.
The Murgon Business and Development Association (MBDA) has asked the State Government for strong action to solve recent crime problems in the town.
A 24-hour truck stop being built for Liberty Oil Rural in Youngman Street, Kingaroy will be bigger than first proposed after the Council agreed to vary the project’s development approval.
Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad delivered her first Budget on Tuesday afternoon, but there’s not many surprises for South Burnett residents.
The rise of the cashless society – and the occasional over-enthusiastic dog – has made many charities rethink their traditional approaches to fundraising.
A seven-year-old Blackbutt boy is being hailed as a “genuine little hero” by his mum after he managed to get his aunt out of a potentially dangerous house fire on Sunday afternoon.
Tucked away at the end of a laneway in Nanango is one of the South Burnett’s hidden gems … a home to local and visiting musicians, some of whom have travelled vast distances to share their talents with local residents.
The approval this week by Southern Downs Council of a $125 million project by Terrain Solar near Warwick has some South Burnett residents concerned the company’s proposed Kingaroy solar farm could be next.
Two men and a teenager have been charged in relation to a string of offences allegedly committed in Murgon, Tiaro and Eli Waters earlier this week.
After a “trial run” last year, the new Wondai Country Festival will be graduating to the big time in a fortnight with a string of events planned across two days, culminating in a full 42.2km marathon along the South Burnett Rail Trail.
The Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital has begun offering a chronic wound dressing service … and thanks to a generous donation by Bill Hull Car Centre, it will also be able to provide it to patients too ill to travel into Kingaroy.
Wondai Neighbourhood Watch is on the lookout for crime … and for new members.
Nanango Race Club’s Autumn meeting last Saturday was full of surprises, not the least of which was a surprise visit by Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.
With an estimated 17,000 people at your festival, it’s no wonder things can get a little bit squashed …
An amazing 888 riders registered to take part in the Kingaroy Lions Club annual trail ride at the weekend, the biggest event the club has ever hosted.
Kingaroy is a hive of construction activity at the moment, and South Burnett mayor Keith Campbell couldn’t be happier.
Rural firefighters and State Emergency Services volunteers gathered in Nanango’s Pioneer Park on Saturday morning to enjoy a family day with friends and supporters.
Cherbourg Hornets successfully defended their Domestic Violence Awareness Shield title at Murgon Showgrounds last Saturday.
Former Cherbourg State School principal – and founder of the Stronger Smarter Institute – Dr Chris Sarra has been appointed as Director-General of the Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP).
A South Burnett mechanic has become a Nissan Master Technician just 18 months after finishing his four-year apprenticeship.
Large crowds rolled up for the 84th Blackbutt Show held on Saturday … and the weather and attractions didn’t disappoint.