THE result following yesterday's poll is the seat of Lismore was too close to call, ABC's Antony Green said.
WITH 71.9 per cent of the vote counted late last night, Greens Tamara Smith was in the lead with 59.5 per cent of the vote after preferences were allocated.
RECORD numbers of beachgoers and water rescues during the festive season saw lifeguards run off their feet.
MOTORISTS can expect stoppages, lane closures, a reduced speed limit of 40km/h and traffic control between 6pm and 6am.
THE brand-new retail and entertainment precinct will open soon - here's what shops are coming.
TEN-year-old Layla Denmeade from Bexhill has won her first-ever competition.
TWO people have died following a head-on collision near Casino on Wednesday afternoon.
SEVERE thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding, large hailstones and damaging winds over the next several hours.
THE Nationals candidate for Ballina has been proactive this morning, announcing election promises to fund $293,000 worth of projects.
Widespread heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding, the weather bureau has warned.