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Taj Wins Top Wide Bay Award

Taj Wins Top Wide Bay Award

Nanango State School student Taj Jones has been named Wide Bay Primary Sports Person of the Year at the South Burnett Primary School Sports night.

Spotlight On Local Skills

Spotlight On Local Skills

Christmas shoppers had the opportunity of purchasing some unique local gifts at the Kingaroy Information, Art and Heritage Precinct markets

Bootload Of Kindness For Families

Bootload Of Kindness For Families

Christmas can be a difficult time for families … stretching some relationships to breaking point.

Chorale Sings In The Festive Season

Chorale Sings In The Festive Season

The South Burnett Chorale heralded the festive season at the weekend with the first round of their popular annual Christmas Charity Concerts – one at Nanango’s Uniting Church in Gipps Street on Sunday afternoon, and a second at Kingaroy’s Church Of Christ Hall later that evening.

Pottering About For Art’s Sake

Pottering About For Art’s Sake

Sometimes artists like to just potter around … with clay, of course! The Nimué Art Gallery in Kingaroy held its first clay modelling workshop on Saturday for people interested in learning how to work with modelling clay.

Raelene’s In The Pink

Raelene’s In The Pink

Champion athlete Raelene Boyle enjoyed going for gold for Australia … but these days she’s also a big fan of pink.

Max Snaps Up National Award

Max Snaps Up National Award

Well-known South Burnett photographer Max Walters has won a national award for a photograph he took of horse breakers at the Bell Show.

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Don’t Make A Fatal Mistake

Police are out in force on South Burnett roads as part of Operation Q-Blitz in the lead up to the busy holiday period.

Celebrating A Century

Celebrating A Century

Memories of another era came flooding back on Saturday afternoon when former students from St Patrick’s Catholic School gathered in Nanango to celebrate the school’s centenary.

Farewelling Year 12 In Style

Farewelling Year 12 In Style

There were horses (and carriages), trucks and buses, quad bikes and even a steam engine. And, of course, more classic Chevys, Mustangs, Holdens and Fords than you’d see at a car show.

Storm Whips South Burnett

Storm Whips South Burnett

A line of storms that swept through the South Burnett on Saturday night left a trail of destruction in their wake and about 5000 properties without power.

30 Years Of Memories

30 Years Of Memories

Thirty years of memories were shared this morning when cattlemen (and women), auctioneers and their families gathered at the Coolabunia Saleyards to mark the complex’s 30th birthday.

Wondai Hails New Service

Wondai Hails New Service

After an absence of three years, Wondai will have a taxi again when a new community-based service begins operating on Monday.

SES Dials Up The Smiles

SES Dials Up The Smiles

It was Kingaroy’s turn to say “thank you” to our SES volunteers today when the “Truckload Of Thanks” rolled into Glendon Street for Day 3 of its South Burnett tour.

Launch Gets School Buzzing

Launch Gets School Buzzing

St Mary’s Catholic School in Kingaroy was buzzing this morning with the launch of the school’s new Positive Behaviour Support program.

Warm Welcome To Wondai

Warm Welcome To Wondai

The Wondai Chamber Of Commerce hosted a Meet’n’Greet on Sunday for new residents who have moved into Wondai and the surrounding area.

Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Workers Rally Against Job Cuts

Wet weather wasn’t enough to stop a community rally against job cuts at Tarong Power Station and Meandu Mine from going ahead in Kingaroy’s O’Neill Square on Saturday morning.

It’s The Month For Moustaches

It’s The Month For Moustaches

It’s Movember! The time of year when many men choose to grow hair on their top lip.  But this year, there’s going to be quite a few high school students in Kingaroy aiming to join them …

Police Put Drinkers To The Test

Police Put Drinkers To The Test

Patrons put on their beer goggles at Taras Hall in Nanango tonight but it was all for a good cause. In a short time, they learned about alcohol’s effects on their bodies, how to drink responsibly and what their individual safe drinking limits were.

Cadets Bivouac At Showgrounds

Cadets Bivouac At Showgrounds

Army cadets from Brisbane, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast assembled at the Nanango Showgrounds on the weekend for a Senior Cadets dinner.

Locals Enjoy The ‘Real’ Cup

Locals Enjoy The ‘Real’ Cup

There may have been an important horse race at Flemington … but all South Burnett residents know the “real” Cup was raced at Kumbia.

MPs Mingle Under The Stars

MPs Mingle Under The Stars

Cabinet Ministers mingled with businesspeople, teachers, farmers, rural firefighters – in fact, representatives from all sorts of groups from all over the South Burnett – at an open-air Civic Reception held in Kingaroy tonight.

Nomads Muster At Murgon

Nomads Muster At Murgon

It looks like the Murgon Music Muster has well and truly become part of the grey nomad “circuit” with campervans and caravans packing the Murgon Showgrounds at the weekend for the four-day feast of music.

Why Stanwell Shut Down Two Units

Why Stanwell Shut Down Two Units

Stanwell CEO Richard Van Breda admitted his corporation had been “pretty topical” over the past few weeks when he fronted a Community Stakeholder meeting held in Kingaroy on Wednesday night.