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Young model wows New York

THE opportunity to model in New York has opened some amazing doors for Korumburra teenager Jordy Knox. Although he had never considered himself a model before, a run in with a scouting agent has set Jordy on a new pathway. Jordy was in Burke Street, Melbourne, for his birthday in December last year when he […]

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Kayaker missing

POLICE are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing kayaker Peter Cole. The 63 year old Parkville man went missing overnight on Sunday, October 16 and the matter was reported to police about 8am the next day. Police, including the Water Police, Air Wing and local police, along with the Coast Guard, State Emergency […]

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Wonthaggi raises health bar

A MORE complex level of care may become a reality at the Wonthaggi hospital. At the moment, the Wonthaggi hospital – along with hospitals in Leongatha and Foster – is considered a small rural hospital, capable of taking care of generic, low complex situations. While in some areas the hospital is ready to step up […]

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Traffic delays hit Leongatha CBD

TRAFFIC became a real headache for cars heading in to Leongatha last Wednesday, October 19. Major asphalting works were being undertaken at the crucial intersection of Anderson Street, Leongatha and the corner of Roughead Street. The work was necessary however people said it was a bit of a bolt out of the blue and not […]

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CEO warns: purse strings will tighten

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council is concerned about its ability to fund future projects in the wake of the State Government’s rate capping policy. In a message to Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins in council’s annual report, chief executive officer Tim Tamlin said the government’s Fair Go Rates policy would likely impact council in the long […]

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Black Spur funding closer

  HOPES the State Government will realign a notorious section of the South Gippsland Highway between Koonwarra and Meeniyan are running high. In the lead-up to the federal election this year, the Federal Government announced $25 million for the realignment of the Black Spur, as well as other works along the highway, and called on […]

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Persistent puddle needs to go

A LARGE puddle that accumulates in front of shops on River Drive in Tarwin Lower has been causing problems for tenants for many years now, made worse by recent persistent rain. Annie Roylance works at Terry White Chemist and said numerous calls to the South Gippsland Shire Council to have the problem fixed have resulted […]

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Laughs a minute at Rotary trivia night

LEONGATHA Rotary Club held an entertaining music trivia night fundraiser at Leongatha’s Football Grandstand function room on Saturday night. More than 150 Rotarians and Leongatha’s finest trivia buffs attended the event, and there was even a Pavarotti impersonation and a little Nutbush on the dancefloor thrown in for good measure. Raffles and auctions were held, […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Lions gather in Inverloch

LIONS Clubs from across the region gathered in Inverloch for a convention and annual general meeting last weekend. Arriving on Friday, 250 people from 67 clubs as far as Mallacoota registered to be involved in the convention over the three big days. To commemorate the event, 18 displays were put together to reflect the work […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Korumburra Primary turns 125

KORUMBURRA Primary School celebrated its 125th anniversary on Saturday. Former and current teachers, students and families gathered to reflect on the school’s rich history. The contents of the 1991 time capsule were on display, as well as the items that will be placed in a new time capsule. This time capsule will be buried at […]

October 18th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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