Swooping magpies warning

SWOOPING magpies are becoming a familiar site in the South East as the breeding season progresses.[…]

Bird habitat protection focus

NATURAL Resources South East has warned local residents to keep any trees, either dead or alive, intact to avoid facing fines after seeing an increase in illegal firewood harvesting. […]

Sibling scuffle

A MOUNT Gambier man who assaulted his own sister by grabbing her neck with two hands and throwing her to the ground has been given the benefit of a suspended sentence.[…]

Preselection race continues

THE Liberal Party preselection race continues to heat up with speculation Mount Gambier realtor Vicki Quinn is another identity considering whether to nominate.[…]

Transporter put under administration

THE wood chip hauling operation of Mount Gambier’s Whitehead Group of Companies has been put under voluntary administration, potentially impacting the sustainability of around 40 jobs.[…]

RSL car park request

THE Mount Gambier Community Returned and Services League will make a formal request to Mount Gambier City Council for the removal of a land management agreement on the league’s Ferrers Street car park.[…]

Region suffers worst flu season

THE region is in the midst of one of its worst flu seasons, with hospitals over the border and ambulances under increasing pressure from sick patients.[…]

Renewable energy funding

THE State Government has called for applications for funding support for the next generation of renewable energy projects as part of its $150m Renewable Technology Fund.[…]

Iconic city businesses honoured

FURNITURE retailer Eddies, health provider Hawkins Medical Clinic and iconic homewares store DJ Interiors have been named as the hall of fame inductees for the upcoming Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Awards.[…]