Heritage Nanango Community Branch will be putting a lot more than money back into the community this year … it will be helping to bring about a brighter future as well.
It’s been trading low-key since Friday but Kingaroy’s new Bunnings Warehouse was officially opened in style on Tuesday morning in a ceremony involving staff and invited local guests.
Reconciliation Week is all about sharing stories and experiences, which is exactly what dancer James Doyle did with candour and humour in Blackbutt on Saturday.
Every week, students at St Mary’s Catholic College in Kingaroy are turning into an ogre, a dragon, a donkey and other assorted characters.
Senior Sergeant Dave Tierney, the Officer-in-Charge of Kingaroy Police, has written a heartfelt plea to the local community in the wake of the recent crashes.
Social media has put the icing on the cake for Kenilworth Country Bakery, a small business that has been operating for less than three years but now has an international reputation.
South Burnett youngsters – and some of the region’s overworked emergency services workers – had the opportunity to relax and have fun in Kingaroy’s Memorial Park recently.
Nanango hoop Hannah Phillips may not be taking home Lee Park’s jockey premiership this year, but on Saturday she took out something even better.
Former members of the Kumbia Catholic community travelled from near and far at the weekend to mark the Centenary of the opening of the Our Lady Of Peace church in town.
Age may be starting to take its toll on the Blackbutt Show Society’s members but public enthusiasm for the 85-year-old Blackbutt Show gives no sign of fading any time soon.
The Ration Shed’s annual Reconciliation Fun Run from Murgon to Cherbourg celebrated its sixth outing on Sunday with a record attendance.
While city-based Labor Party supporters remain shellshocked, rural Queensland has welcomed the Coalition victory in Saturday’s Federal Election.
The South Burnett’s three Federal seats – Maranoa, Flynn and Wide Bay – will all remain in LNP hands in line with the blue tide that has swept across Queensland.
Three Federal electorates cross the South Burnett: Wide Bay, Flynn and Maranoa. At present, all three are held by the LNP and polls suggest this will still be the case when counting in Saturday’s election is over.
Almost half of Gympie Regional Council’s 25,000 ratepayers will face an average rate hike of 6.39 per cent next year after recent increases in land valuations.
Organisers and racegoers were blown away by this year’s Burrandowan Races … quite literally.
Kingaroy chef Jason Ford is combining two of the South Burnett’s great passions – cycling the rail trail and eating local cuisine – in a special event next month.
An ambitious plan to create a new music festival for the South Burnett came asunder on Friday night.
The mystery third guest for this year’s Dinner With The Captains in Kingaroy was officially announced on Friday … and it’s recently retired rugby league superstar Greg Inglis!
Work on building the South Burnett’s second wind farm could begin as early as next year, a public meeting at Kingaroy RSL heard on Thursday night.
Kingaroy Show organisers would have been thanking their lucky stars it was a two-day show after heavy showers swept across the showgrounds in bursts on Saturday.
Seventy jobs will be lost at Tarong’s Meandu Mine soon when the mine shuts one of its fleets
“Top birds, equal to anything in Australia and better than the Sydney Royal.”
The Nanango RSL Sub-Branch has taken over the operation of the financially troubled Nanango RSL Club.