Enchanted creatures overrun city streets

Mount Gambier’s main street will be overrun by enchanted creatures when the Fringe Festival comes to town. The Fringe...

Drivers warned

Drug drivers will be the target of a new police pilot program to be rolled...

Hospitality worker shortage hits region

Coastal eateries are not the only businesses in the hospitality industry having trouble finding staff...

Housing crisis looms in wake of pandemic

COVID-19 and its impact on the housing market has left the Limestone Coast on the...

Comedian locked in for city Fringe

In a major coup for Fringe Mount Gambier organisers have secured an appearance by legendary tv cook and all around comedian Nat’s...

Penola town plan comment sought

Wattle Range Council has endorsed the Penola Town Centre Draft Concept Design for public consultation. Members of the community, key stakeholders and...

Approval granted to restrict road access following illegal dumping

Grant District Council will allow Green Triangle Forest Products (GTFP) to erect a structure across one end of Mulwala Road, Compton, off...

City decked out for launch party

Local DJ LT Balkin is about to release his album “7 Years Too Late” at his launch party ‘Electronica’. Luke Balkin has...

Millicent records property sale surge

The Millicent real estate market is booming with surging turnover and impressive gains in house prices. The median house price jumped 8.5% to $190,000 in the December quarter when 36 properties changed...

Colourful art spreads across city

A blank wall at the back of Ripley Arcade is the latest space to undergo a colourful transformation as local artist Aileen Costales-Clarke begins working on her mural ‘Beauty Empowerment’. The latest...

Well-being initiative to keep community connected

A Naracoorte Lucindale Wellbeing Program is being developed as part of a partnership between a host of local and state agencies. Naracoorte Lucindale Council, Wellbeing SA, the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing, Department of Human Services...

Emergency water deal reached

The South Australian Government is leading the way in supporting drought affected farmers in their region after signing on to the $100m On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern...

Public housing support sought

Mount Gambier City Council will lobby for increased funding to expand public housing in the region. Councillors last week agreed to advocate at both federal and state levels for an increase. One of two...

Action awarded

Tenison Woods College has been recognised as one of South Australia’s climate change action leaders. Teacher Tom Linnell won the top award for his innovative work in education at the Premier’s Climate Change Council celebration.

City bus service pulls up short

Mount Gambier City Council will push for greater funding for bus services, after its first review of system in 15 years the council will prepare a submission to the State Government seeking an updated local public transport...

Court cases drop

A review of case loads has prompted a reduction in court hearings at Millicent and Bordertown. The Magistrates Court will now sit at Millicent every two months and Bordertown quarterly. In a statement provided...

Extended communications outages hit Millicent

Telstra customers in Millicent and surrounds faced disrupted services for a number of days until the fault was remedied on Sunday afternoon. The inability to make mobile phone calls, text and access emails and the internet became...

Sport

Stewart straps in for big year

Mount Gambier’s teenage racer Jobe Stewart is ready to jump into the hot seat this weekend and begin the biggest year of his short career. After taking on the iconic Mount Panorama circuit at Bathurst in October, the 16-year-old prodigy returns to the magical mountain as he straps in for his first full campaign outside of go-karts in the Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia...

Champion Pair crowned

The Millicent Bowls Club held the grand final of the Men’s Championship Pairs on Sunday. The games leading up...

Season enters ‘night mode’

The 2021 Veolia Limestone Coast Women’s Football League turned on the floodlights last weekend after the season switched to night mode. To...

Youngster topples experienced rivals

Just a week shy of turning 16, Joel Bryant got an early birthday present after shooting the best round of the day...

Millicent ‘slam dunks’ finals day

Millicent enjoyed a dream Limestone Coast Basketball League finals day on Saturday evening after both Magic sides secured the prized trophies at...

New combo scrambles to win

They had never played in a team golf competition, but that did not stop David Pick, Phil McBain, Jon Clayton and Justin...

Pioneers women build toward return

The OneFortyOne Mount Gambier Pioneers women are ramping up preparations for the inaugural NBL1 season later this year and received a significant...