There’s probably nothing more Australian than enjoying a long weekend … and we’re all getting an extra one this year because January 26 falls on Sunday, pushing the Australia Day public holiday to Monday
The $2.37 million spent on refurbishing the Nanango Customer Service Centre and Library will have no impact on rates, South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell said on Thursday.
Downer EDI will continue mining coal at Meandu for the next five years after the successful negotiation of a new contract with Stanwell
Memories of past glories were shared in Blackbutt on Saturday when veterans of the winning 1973 South Burnett Rugby League grand final team gathered for a special reunion.
One of the South Burnett’s most decrepit car parks will get a long overdue $600,000 upgrade this year, almost two decades after it was originally promised.
The much-publicised collapse of “Yellow Wiggle” Greg Page on Friday night in Sydney has emphasised the importance of having basic CPR skills – and defibrillators – out in the community.
Former Cherbourg resident Nancy Chambers went to her grave not knowing what happened to her parents …
Another large ute-load of Christmas donations left at Kingaroy Police Station and at Bill Hull Car Centre was handed over on Thursday.
The Red Earth Community Foundation has spread its wings beyond the South Burnett over the past 12 months, embracing the Central and North Burnett regions.
Kilkivan’s long-awaited $2.06 million undercover equestrian centre was officially opened on Saturday at Kilkivan Showgrounds.
Super Sedans superstar Mathew Pascoe added another Queensland title to his trophy shelf on Saturday night after a dominating performance at the Kingaroy Speedway.
There’s going to be a huge weekend of rugby league coming up in February with Cherbourg hosting its first two-day carnival since 1988 and former NRL greats returning to show off their skills.
Recycling could become a reality in the South Burnett if Mayor Keith Campbell is re-elected at the March local government election.
South Burnett Regional Council will lodge its third application to the Building Better Regions Fund in an effort to secure Federal funds for the transformation of Kingaroy’s CBD.
A bunch of South Burnett residents will be enjoying a slightly more nutty Christmas, thanks to the generosity of a local business.
The South Burnett’s hard-working rural firies were saluted on Sunday at a special function organised in Kingaroy.
A farewell is being held on Sunday afternoon for much-loved Coolabunia State School principal Murray Johnston who is retiring next week after 33 years at the school.
One of the South Burnett’s oldest painting groups believes it has survived for 11 years because its focus is as much about socialising as it is about art.
A small plaque attached to a bench in Drayton Street, Nanango has marked the end of one of the South Burnett Regional Council’s most extraordinary infrastructure naming decisions.
These days Rocky Hill is just a small rise beside Rocky Creek on the highway between Nanango and Yarraman … but in 1924 it was the site of the Rocky Hill School.
Nanango’s special Christmas race meeting on Sunday had everything … spills, thrills and even a spot of cooling rain between races.
Former and serving police officers gathered in Nanango on Friday to pay tribute to a fellow officer who died in 2010, and receive a copy of a book dedicated to his memory.
Most people in the South Burnett wouldn’t recognise her name … but Jenny Gregg has touched the lives of thousands of local residents.
South Burnett Mayor Keith Campbell and CEO Mark Pitt have an intense week of political lobbying planned in Brisbane and Canberra.