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Luke Tocaciu  TBW Newsgroup

Wage subsidy extension welcome in tough times

WAGE relief will continue for Coonawarra cellar door staff after the Federal Government announced its JobKeeper program would be extended beyond September. Patrick of Coonawarra...
Robyn And Mia Howard Dsc 1524  TBW Newsgroup

Toy library reopens to public following three-month closure

THE Mount Gambier Toy Library has reopened its doors to the public with a bunch of new additions including fresh toys, strict hygiene protocols...
Shadow Cabinet  TBW Newsgroup

Forests drive economy

STATE Opposition leader Peter Malinauskas verbally acknowledged the former Labor Government’s controversial sale of the forward timber rotations as a mistake to a smattering...
Courthouse  TBW Newsgroup

Woman avoids jail for hiding in truck to enter SA, driver arrested

UPDATE 2.30pm - The driver of a truck who allegedly brought a 65-year-old woman into South Australia from Victoria has been located and arrested. About...
Anne Johnson And Sue Price  TBW Newsgroup

A little bit of country hospitality goes a long way for border officers

THE Penola community has been at the centre of several heartwarming gestures to police stationed at the South Australia-Victoria border checkpoints. Gifts have ranged from...
Keith Hodshon  TBW Newsgroup

Hospital testing demand surges

A SECOND COVID-19 testing station in Mount Gambier is among the measures being considered to reduce waiting times at the Mount Gambier Hospital. It follows...
Tantanoola School 2020  TBW Newsgroup

Siren sounds for Tantanoola school

AN EDUCATION era lasting 139 years has officially ended with the closure this week of Tantanoola Primary School. The decision was made by Education Minister...
Gordon Rogers Headshotweb TBW Newsgroup

50-year investigation continues

A REWARD of $200,000 will be paid for information to solve the suspected cold case murder at Beachport of Canadian backpacker Gordon Bruce Rogers. The...
Covid19 Test Hospital Web TBW Newsgroup

COVID-19 tests in demand

THE region’s medical chief admits she was shocked to see hundreds of people flock to COVID-19 testing stations across the Limestone Coast yesterday. A line...
Ross Parkinson, Malcolm Laslett Dsc 9843  TBW Newsgroup

Living memorial honours volunteers

ALMOST 30 sheoak trees have been planted at Mount Gambier’s Centennial Park in memory of Lions Club members from across the district. Ten Lions Club...
Crash Riddoch 2web TBW Newsgroup

Safety message starts to sink in

A TOP ranking Limestone Coast police officer has urged drivers to avoid complacency on the road in an effort to keep the region fatality-free...
Angus And Fiona Ralton (4)  TBW Newsgroup

Health emergency assurance sought

A PENOLA resident who required emergency treatment at Penola War Memorial Hospital's emergency department during a health scare has called for a State Government...

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Easy pickings

THE RSL Bowling Club held its Championship Fours over four separate dates and attracted a strong entry of 11 teams. Early rounds had a...