Local News

Solomontown Man Charged with Possessing Drugs & Firearms

A man has been arrested after drugs and weapons were located at his Solomontown home. About 1.45pm, Wednesday 24 March, police had cause to search a home on Wilkins Street. They located three cannabis plants, two unregistered and insecured Gel Blasters, drug paraphernalia, prescription medication, methamphetamine and prohibited knives. A 51-year-old man...

Bad Driver Behaviours in Roxby Downs

A disqualified driver was caught at Roxby Downs last night. Police spotted the man driving around Roxby Downs about 6.30pm on Tuesday 23 March and knew that he was currently suspended from driving. The 22-year-old Roxby Downs man was stopped on Pioneer Drive and reported for driving while disqualified and will be...

Port Augusta Pool Party

This Sunday the 28th of March, The Ryan Mitchell Swim Centre will celebrate its 50th Birthday. The Centre opened in 1961 and has been a beloved spot for BBQs, swim lessons, aerobics and community gatherings in Port Augusta. The celebrations kick off at 10am this sunday with the pool to host a...

Survey Open for Reserve Upgrades in Moonta and Wallaroo.

  The Copper Coast Council has released  surveys for the public to have their say on Preliminary Designs for the four proposed Reserve Upgrades in Moonta and Wallaroo. This is coinciding with the community drop in sessions today . The online survey is for the those who are unable to make the sessions...

Diabetes SA Clare Community Event

South Australia has one of the highest rates of type 2 diabetes in the country and approximately 180,000 adults are at risk of developing the condition if no action is taken. This is why Diabetes SA has partnered with Country SA PHN and Lions District 201 C1, to present a series...

Port Pirie Drink Driver

Police have impounded a car and the driver will face court after she was caught drink driving in Port Pirie on Monday night. About 6.45pm on Monday 22 March, police detected a Toyota sedan travelling on Anzac Road at Risdon Park.   Police stopped the car and conducted a road side driver test.   The driver...

Our Region Gets a Piece of State Government Funding Pie

  The State Government this week announced the recipients of the Local Government Infrastructure Partnership Program grants, with a number of shovel ready projects across the region receiving funding. Amongst the $100 million in funding across the states includes over $15 million for the Flinders and Mid-North of the state.Shovel ready...

Whyalla Taxi ServiceTakes Action Against Poor Behaviour

Whyalla residents have reported a number of cases of rocks being thrown at vehicles over the last couple months, with one local company taking a stand. Drivers for Des' Taxis have voiced their concern about the behaviour, with the cab company meeting with Council and local police to address the...

Dutchman's Stern & Mount Brown Closed to Public

Public Access to The Dutchman’s stern conservation park & Mount Brown Conservation Park will be temporarily prohibited for the next few days as it undergoes a pest control programme. The parks were closed to public from 6am Saturday the 20th of March until 6pm Friday the 26th of March. Mount Brown is...

Oodnadatta Track Closed Due to Bad Conditions

Drivers in the far north were left a unable to travel outback tracks yesterday as rains caused muddy conditions and bog risks. The Oodnadatta Track between Marla, William Creek and Coober Pedy was closed due to poor conditions. The Stuart Highway remained open, so access from Coober Pedy to further south remained...