A successful after-school and holidays sports program at Cherbourg will be funded for another three years, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien announced on Wednesday.
Nanango Show Society president Les Schloss says that “considering everything else that was on”, the 110th Nanango Show at the weekend had been an extremely good day.
The South Burnett and Brisbane Valley Rail Trails are now connected, thanks to a joint initiative by Nanango’s Heritage Bank and local cyclists.
The $17 million Bunnings Warehouse in Kingaroy will officially open late next month.
Thirty-five cyclists, accompanied by a support crew of 20, have been calling the South Burnett home this week … and it’s all for a good cause.
Hats off to Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Inc … their latest project has captured all the colour and history of thoroughbred racing in the Brisbane Valley from the 1850s through to 1940.
A metal mesh model of a nude has taken out the top prize in the $10,000 Kingaroy Sculpture Competition.
When there was a sprinkle of rain on Friday morning, everyone held their breath … was it going to rain on Murgon’s town celebrations yet again?
southburnett.com.au celebrated a milestone this week: our seventh year since we swapped to a daily news format as well as our 19th year as a 100 per cent locally owned South Burnett business.
Organisers of the fourth annual Power Up Show & Shine breathed a huge sigh of relief when Sunday dawned bright and sunny.
Nanango residents had the opportunity on Wednesday night to see a preview of the $2 million upgrade of the former Shire Chambers building on the corner or Henry and Drayton streets.
Yarraman Men’s Shed will be the envy of every other group in the region when they shift into their new premises soon … and it’s all thanks to the Yarraman & District Historical Society and lobbying to save the buildings by local MP Deb Frecklington.
A wet Saturday failed to dampen enthusiasm at St John’s Lutheran School’s 30th birthday party in Kingaroy on the weekend, although it did require a few last-minute changes.
Customers at Nanango’s Heritage Community Branch will find something new in the foyer the next time they visit.
Goomeri Show Society is doing some soul-searching following disappointing attendance figures at this year’s show.
The Federal Government’s Drought Envoy Barnaby Joyce joined Member for Flynn Ken O’Dowd on the pre-election campaign trail in the South Burnett on Tuesday.
South Burnett Deputy Mayor Kathy Duff is hoping a community meeting in Murgon on Tuesday night will bring the communities of Murgon and Cherbourg together to tackle the problem of youth crime in the towns.
There’s a big weekend of sport coming up in the South Burnett, with the first round of the local soccer and rugby league competitions plus a sudden death final in the cricket.
No one in a rural area ever begrudges the rain, but Murgon Show Society probably would have been a little happier if the skies had stayed blue on Saturday.
Federal MP Tony Abbott has urged Cherbourg Council to put together a business case for a new $380,000 baling machine after visiting Cherbourg’s recycling plant on Wednesday.
The Blackbutt Timbertowners are through to the Grand Final after downing Kumbia in a keen contest in Blackbutt on Saturday.
Goomeri’s Pumpkin Festival will be expanding to a four-day event from May 23-26 this year, and introducing several new activities into the mix.
Murgon’s annual “World’s Greatest Shave” event raised almost $1000 on Friday in Lamb Street.
A proposed coal mine near Kingaroy would not make economic sense and should be rejected by policymakers on economic grounds, according to a new report.