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Fri 22 Jun 2018

Son charged with cold case murder

Son charged with cold case murder

THE man charged with murdering Airlie Beach woman Dorothy Britton is a son of hers who was “estranged”.

Thu 21 Jun 2018

Relative charged in Airlie Beach cold case

Relative charged in Airlie Beach cold case

The 51-year-old man was arrested in Brisbane on Thursday

Airlie Macca's celebrating 20 years

Airlie Macca's celebrating 20 years

"OPERATOR wanted” - two words printed in the local newspaper marked the start of what would be a successful McDonald's franchise of 20 years in Airlie Beach.

Prossie riders go hard

Prossie riders go hard

Proserpine's contingent of BMX riders returned with an impressive number of podium places, finals and personal bests.

St Cath's take on state's finest

St Cath's take on state's finest

St Catherine's College will be just one of 64 schools to compete in the carnival in Townsville next month.

Red Cat Adventures roars to finish

Red Cat Adventures roars to finish

THE moment Julie and Asher Telford took the plunge into the Whitsunday charter boat scene, they knew the opportunities for business were endless.

Tour de Cure community raffle yields three worthy winners

Tour de Cure community raffle yields three worthy winners

EXCITEMENT was in the air at the Cruise Whitsundays terminal as Shona Russell and Janelle 'Woody' Eastwood drew their raffle winners for the 2018 Tour de Cure.

Biggest Morning Tea big hit at Proserpine State High School

Biggest Morning Tea big hit at Proserpine State High School

FOR the second year in a row, Proserpine State High School has run their own version of the Biggest Morning Tea, this time raising $1245 for cancer.

Prossie kindy kids get firefighting

Prossie kindy kids get firefighting

About 20 four-year-old kids got a tour of the new station and tried their hand at putting out imaginary fires.

Recycling milestone celebrated without China impact

Recycling milestone celebrated without China impact

The mayor has reassured residents there is little impact from the change in Chinese waste legislation as the region celebrates a recycling milestone this month.

International musicians to perform in the Whitsundays

International musicians to perform in the Whitsundays

AFTER several successful European tours the Chamber Philharmonia Cologne from Germany is coming to the Whitsundays as part of an Australia-wide tour this month.

Proserpine High School gets major upgrade

Proserpine High School gets major upgrade

PROSERPINE State High School will house a full cohort across all six year levels for the first time in 2020 after $6.5 million boost was announced.

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Excitement builds for Show Whitsunday

Excitement builds for Show Whitsunday

New displays and returning crowd favourites are set to wow the crowds at Show Whitsunday at Proserpine Showgrounds this weekend.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

Whitsunday colours fly in Indonesian AFL comp

Whitsunday colours fly in Indonesian AFL comp

The Whitsunday Bald Eagles football jerseys were worn with pride in Indonesia last weekend at the annual Bali Masters 9's competition.

Proserpine crush kicks off, cane trains now running 24/7

Proserpine crush kicks off, cane trains now running 24/7

A big maintenance season coming of the back of Cyclone Debbie has seen more than $15 million invested in capital and maintenance projects at the mill.

Prison sentence for unlicensed driver

Prison sentence for unlicensed driver

With just three months left to get his licence back after a five-year suspension, Adrian Horne took a chance and pushed his driving date back three years.

Punch thrown in SNP

Punch thrown in SNP

A 19-YEAR-OLD Rockhampton woman who was arrested for punching another woman in Airlie Beach's SNP walked away from court with a fine on Monday.

Taking on the Great Whitehaven Beach Run

Taking on the Great Whitehaven Beach Run

Primarily here in ambassador roles, they will compete in the Great Whitehaven Beach Run 10km event as part of their endurance training.

Machete found in Cannonvale unit after brazen DV threat

Machete found in Cannonvale unit after brazen DV threat

I'M going to chop everyone up,” just one of the texts a Cannonvale man sent to his former partner at the start of June while he sharpened his machete.

Stranded at sea for 20 hours, a search success story

Stranded at sea for 20 hours, a search success story

A Gold Coast man who recently moved to the Whitsundays was found thanks to the extensive efforts of emergency services

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