Local News

Moonta Man Arrested Over Robbery

A man has been arrested following a terrifying incident that occurred at Parkside, where a woman was pulled from her car by a man wielding a hammer. Just after 4.30pm on Monday, a woman was sitting in her Mazda sedan in Olive Street, when a man approached her driver's side window...

Geoffrey Adams on Trial for Alleged Maitland Murder

Geoffrey Adams is currently on trial at Adelaide’s Supreme Court for the alleged murder of his wife Colleen Adams. The case is in relation to an incident that occurred at the pair’s family home in Maitland on the Yorke Peninsula in 1973. The 72-year-old has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty...

Whyalla City Council Seeks Community Input

Whyalla City Council has commenced public consultation on their proposed 2020/21 Annual Business Plan & Budget. Council is seeking feedback on the proposed activities and funding arrangements, which have been heavily focussed on assisting the community in recovering from COVID-19. Council rates will reportedly be remitted for those impacted hardest and will...

Port Pirie’s Newest Memorial

With Vietnam Veterans Day around the corner, Port Pirie Regional Council and the RSL Port Pirie Sub Branch have partnered up to develop and enhance the South East Asian War Memorial. Four bollards have been installed along Memorial Drive commemorating the theatres of war in South East Asia, with each bollard...

Erratic Driver Arrested Four Times Over the Limit

A man seen driving erratically on the Augusta Highway has been arrested for drink driving four times over the limit. Police received numerous complaints from members of the public regarding a vehicle driving erratically on the Augusta Highway near Lochiel. Crystal Brook Police responded and stopped the vehicle approximately 15km south of...

Port Augusta’s Substance Misuse Service Gets New Wheels

The Substance Misuse Service in Port Augusta has leased some ‘new wheels’ to assist with their outreach services within the community. This vehicle will allow the team to travel off road, safely assisting with pick up and recovery services and has been funded by the Governments “Assertive Outreach Program”. Manager of the...

Roadworks Expected in Whyalla

Whyalla locals may be impacted by a series of road works which commenced in the city yesterday. Contractors will be advising affected residents via letterbox notification during this week, as various traffic restrictions will be in place. Works are expected to take approximately three weeks to completed, with further road resealing programs...

Crystal Brook’s Mural Designs Released

The Crystal Brook community has spoken and it is now time for locals to cast their votes for which mural they would like to see brought to life by Artist James Dodd. Port Pirie Regional Council is commissioning the mural, in an effort to brighten the main street of Crystal Brook...

Snook Nature Walk Upgraded

Port Broughton’s ‘Snook Road Nature Walk’ is known for its abundance of native birds including the stunning Great Egret, White-bellied Sea Eagle, Rainbow Bee-eater. The walk has recently been enhanced, making it the perfect spot for nature lovers and bird watchers. In an effort to attract more tourists, the walking trail...

Wallaroo Man Arrested for Break In

A man has been charged after his finger prints were located at the scene of a break-in at Wallaroo. Between Friday the 31st of July and Monday the 3rd of August, a holiday home on Hughes Avenue was broken into. Following an investigation, a 49-year-old local man was arrested. His home was...