Representatives from a string of South Burnett community groups gathered on Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to support the BlazeAid camp which is being set up in Kingaroy in the wake of last Thursday’s destructive storms.
Lives Lived Well has moved into bigger and better premises in Kingaroy … which is both good and bad news for the South Burnett.
Kumbia stonefruit growers Teresa and Lindsay Francis are the face of Thursday’s wild storms in the South Burnett … losing more than $2 million worth of crops in the matter of just a few minutes.
South Burnett farmers and property owners have been left counting the cost of a series of storms which crossed the region on Thursday.
It’s not every day that ratepayers break out into spontaneous applause when councillors discuss roadworks … but it’s been a long wait for Logan Street residents.
Cherbourg Council has taken over responsibility for the town’s radio station following a $580,000 investment by the Federal Government.
Drought had looked to be the main risk for Yarraman’s annual town festival, “The Colours Of Yarraman”, but on Saturday it was rain that had organisers worried.
Nanango police took it to the track on Saturday for their third annual road safety day at South Burnett Kart Hire.
The Queensland State Gliding Championships at Kingaroy Airport wound up on Friday night with a celebration dinner and presentation of awards.
Okay … it’s time to get serious and start voting! Time is running out for Kingaroy’s Big Peanut to become Australia’s “Next Big Thing”.
Proston Golf Club has had an amazing makeover thanks to the generosity of a bunch of hard-working volunteers from the Mapleton Men’s Shed.
After having the town’s Christmas Festival washed out twice in a row and Sunday’s inaugural Rail Trail Festival brought to an abrupt halt by a downpour, some people could be forgiven for thinking Murgon can’t take a trick lately.
Organisers of the inaugural Murgon Rail Trail Festival and Marathon are hoping for fine weather and a bumper turnout on Sunday.
A two-year effort to sift through 100,000 historic photos of the South Burnett and produce a book from them finally came to an end on Wednesday.
Kingaroy’s historic Club Hotel intends to carve out a new niche in the region’s hotel landscape.
South Burnett Regional Council has unveiled its new plan to fix the region’s roads, and has promised it will deliver significant improvements within a year.
South Burnett councillor Ros Heit was named winner of the 2018 Leadership Award at the recent Queensland Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) Conference held in Kingaroy.
Work on Kingaroy’s new $1.87 million roundabout at Rogers Drive is proceeding to plan, and should be completed before Christmas.
Fire crews in the South Burnett were stretched on Thursday with major fires breaking out at Glan Devon and Booie within two hours of each other.
Some of Australia’s best young speedway riders were in action in Kingaroy on Saturday for the Queensland State Titles of the Under 16 125cc Solos and Best Pairs.
The South Burnett Regional Council will reduce the swimming season at Kingaroy, Wondai and Murgon swimming pools slightly this season so that patrons can be safer.
Nanango Hospital’s 120th birthday was celebrated on Saturday with a Spring Fete held in the grounds of the town’s former maternity home, Ringsfield House.
The future of Moreton Resources’ proposed Kingaroy coal mine is in doubt following the company’s failure this week to shake off an $8.1 million tax debt.
Grey skies and a small shower in the morning had the organisers of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival a little worried on Saturday … but despite the gloomy start, the crowds “rolled” in.