A DRIVER who was fined $350 for hitting another vehicle when he failed to give way has lost an appeal to have his conviction overturned.
DEFENCE lawyer Travis George has launched a stinging attack on police in court, saying his client was being punished twice for the same crime.
THE Fraser Coast has been hit with above average temperatures over the past week, with the strong El Nino pattern being blamed for the heat.
A BYRNESTOWN couple appeared briefly before Gayndah Magistrates Court , facing charges of breaching a duty of care to an animal and animal cruelty.
AN elderly man has died in hospital on Tuesday after a car crash in Dundathu on November 6.
A MAN accused of attempted robbery has been denied bail in Maryborough Magistrates Court.
SIGNS have been posted along Dundowran Beach warning residents to beware as toxic blue-green algae washes up along the shore.
THE sand at Dundowran Beach is covered by algae.
THE Maryborough Mural Project has two new assignments in the offing.
IT’S fair to say the sheer heat of the past few weeks has taken us all by surprise.
Coming from Newcastle in New South Wales, Carlie completed an arts degree before moving to the Fraser Coast. She has been with the Chronicle since 2007.