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Port Augusta In Talks To Introduce Alcohol Limits

  Alcohol supply controls might soon come into effect in Port Augusta, amid concerns surrounding increased public drunkenness and damage. Some venues are already refusing patrons if they cannot provide ID, but other measures to could come into play following the axing of Port Augusta’s City Safe street patrols last year. Since the axing...

Yorke Peninsula Highways To Be Restored

Over 400 kilometres of Regional South Australia will be dug up and repaired in line with road safety upgrades this month. More than 100 million dollars is going towards 15 separate projects, several of which will cover vast majority of the state’s Mid North.  Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Corey Wingard, says...

Whyalla Steelworks Investors Circling

Several investment funds are allegedly circling Whyalla steelworks, as the May 6 court hearing creeps closer. Asset specialists White Oak Global Advisors, Bain Capital Credit and Oaktree Capital Group are all allegedly doing their due diligence on the 430-million-dollar Greensill debt tied to Whyalla’s owner GFG Alliance. Bain, is known for buying...

Hit And Run Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty

A man who allegedly hit and killed a Port Augusta couple last year has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash in court. Allegedly, Mathew John Thomas was driving home drunk after attending a party, when he hit Stephen Press and Naomi Braden, on Caroona road in Port Augusta West in February...

SAPOL Reminds Us To Be Mindful With Kids Heading Back To School

With school students returning to classrooms all around the state today, SAPOL have reminded road users to be mindful. Many students in local areas will be heading back on foot or by bike or scooter. Police will be paying close attention to the school zones in the mornings and afternoons to ensure...

Yorke Peninsula's New Water Tank Murals

Several towns along the Yorke Peninsula are famous for their intricate and eye-catching water tank murals, and now tourists are about to see two more. The new additions will be located in Port Vincent and Stansbury. The Port Vincent installation, created by Joel Van Moore with assistance from Camilo Delgado and Jasmine...

Kadina Drink Driver Charged

A man is set to appear in court for various traffic offences in Kadina late last week. Police allege around 3am on Thursday Kadina patrols stopped a vehicle for the purpose of a random driver test. The 45-year-old local man returned a positive reading of 0.111, more than double the legal limit. At...

ANZAC Day Services Across The Region

Auburn: Memorial Gates, Centenary Park 6.15am Brinkworth: RSL, Main Street 6.30am Clare: WWI Memorial Gates, Clare Oval 6.30am Laura: War Memorial Cenotaph 7am Port Augusta: Gladstone Square 6.30am, West Side Memorial Gardens 6.55am, Gladstone Square 11am Port Broughton: Memorial, West Tce & Bay St 6.30am, Community Hall 11am Port Pirie: WW1 Memorial Gates 6.30am, WW1 Memorial Gates 10.30am Port Wakefield: Memorial Arch 6am Whyalla: Memorial Gates corner of...

Spencer Gulf League Kicks Off This Weekend

South Augusta’s campaign for a sixth straight premiership will kick off this weekend against Port, as the Spencer Gulf League (SGL) football returns. Central and West Augusta will also be facing off, both teams hoping to improve on a disappointing 2020, while Prop/Risdon will clash with the returned Solomontown in the...