February 2020

Published a story 21st Feb 2020 8:38 PM

Anglo Coal underground mine manager has shared a letter of concerns he sent his employers before the death of Paul McGuire.

Manager shares communication concerns before mine death

Anglo Coal underground mine manager has shared a letter of concerns he sent his employers before the death of Paul McGuire.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 8:47 PM

How one man defied the odds thrice and survived a rare form of blood cancer, a clot in the brain and heart surgery.

You’ve gotta have faith: Man’s miraculous decade of survival

How one man defied the odds thrice and survived a rare form of blood cancer, a clot in the brain and heart surgery.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 8:20 PM

Peter and Linda Giles share what their next two weeks will be like as their quarantine continues.

Mackay couple off coronavirus ship, enter quarantine camp

Peter and Linda Giles share what their next two weeks will be like as their quarantine continues.

Published a story 20th Feb 2020 1:27 PM

Man charged after police find quantity of drugs in Pringles tin.

Jobseeker caught up in mining town drug mule run

Man charged after police find quantity of drugs in Pringles tin.

Published a story 19th Feb 2020 6:42 PM

Mackay man went from ‘little league to the big league’ when recreational use became huge possession.

Man’s $50k drug stash under stereo was for ‘personal use’

Mackay man went from ‘little league to the big league’ when recreational use became huge possession.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 7:16 PM

A stranger tossed petrol onto a man’s bare chest, pulled a lighter from his pocket and set him on fire.

Fake detective sets man on fire in his living room

A stranger tossed petrol onto a man’s bare chest, pulled a lighter from his pocket and set him on fire.

Published a story 18th Feb 2020 6:13 PM

Business jumps behind worthwhile cause and encourages others to show their support.

Mackay employees shave their heads to send a message

Business jumps behind worthwhile cause and encourages others to show their support.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 10:27 PM

As he battles multiple surgeries, he’s distressed about what happened in the Valentine’s Day tragedy

Horror replays over and over in truck driver’s mind

As he battles multiple surgeries, he’s distressed about what happened in the Valentine’s Day tragedy

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 3:28 PM

David Kemp turned his life around with naturopathy when he was struggling in his managerial career – now he wants to help others.

Sea-faring naturopath’s goal to help Mackay battle the bulge

David Kemp turned his life around with naturopathy when he was struggling in his managerial career – now he wants to help others.

Published a story 17th Feb 2020 3:26 PM

The mum of six has been honoured by the community with generous donations on a GoFundMe page.

Donations pour in for grieving family of Sharon France

The mum of six has been honoured by the community with generous donations on a GoFundMe page.

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