Author Archive

Crowds flock to new Coles opening

THERE was pandemonium in Wonthaggi this morning as the new Wonthaggi Plaza threw open its doors for the first time and many of those arriving at the centre made a bee-line for the huge new Coles supermarket which dominates the facility. People wandered from

Department has failed college, say parents

Student enrolments have been impacted by the impasse at the Korumburra Secondary College. FOR months and months, the Korumburra Secondary College Council has been pleading with the Regional Office of the Department of Education to step in and deal with a problem that has

Unlucky snapper season for some

Russell and Jamie caught some great snapper Thursday night bagging out easily in an hour.  Around the Bay By Craig Edmonds of Jim’s Bait and Tackle, San Remo IT has been a strange snapper season this year so far with plenty of dedicated snapper

New hospital indicates healthy future, says Chair

Chairman of the Gippsland Southern Health Service, David Harvey, was able to report to the annual general meeting last Thursday that the Leongatha Hospital project is on time and on budget for occupation in October 2013. THE Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) will look

Off and racing at Woolamai

There’s plenty to interest racegoers at Woolamai. THE PICNIC racing season got off to a successful start last Saturday at Woolamai with some competitive racing, hot weather and fine frocks on display… and that was just the blokes! Traditionally the venue for pre-wedding festivities,