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Janie Gordon through to next round on The Voice

Leongatha’s songbird Janie Gordon makes it through the Battle Round of Channel 9’s The Voice in an unexpected twist. Janie Gordon battled fellow Delta Goodrem contestant Matt Evans, singing a beautiful rendition of Lover by Taylor Swift. But it was Boy George’s comment after

Slow them down on Bena Road, Korumburra

RESIDENTS on Bena Road in Korumburra are calling on authorities to reduce the speed limit. They say it’ll make it safer for everyone.

Giving high school students a head start

A PILOT program in South Gippsland and Bass Coast for high school students who want to complete an apprenticeship but are also keen to complete their schooling is going ahead in leaps and bounds.

“Happy as hell” to be back in the shed

Men's Sheds back in action for Leongatha and Corinella with plans to return for Wonthaggi.

New era for The Borough with Australian muesli queen

Australian muesli queen Carolyn Creswell has big dreams as the new owner of The Borough Department Store in Korumburra.

Korumburra firey portrait a hopeful winner

IT was a chance encounter on the main street of Korumburra that led to the creation of a portrait worthy of an Archibald Prize.

Welcome return to on-site learning at Chairo

A SUNNY South Gippsland day, plus lots of balloons, bubbles and smiles, provided a warm welcome for students in years 3 to 10 when they returned to face-to-face learning last Tuesday at Chairo Christian School’s Leongatha campus.

Missing Wonthaggi pet cat reunited with family after three years apart

A BELOVED pet cat that was missing for three years has had a remarkable reunion with his owners in Wonthaggi, before passing away peacefully a day later surrounded by his family.

GO PINK! Wonthaggi’s Cecelia McPhee breast cancer fundraiser

CECELIA McPhee will be pretty in pink all month while raising much-needed money for breast cancer research. And the local community has gotten right behind her - raising more than $5800 for the cause.

Licence testing back on

TODAY Leongatha VicRoads passed the region’s newest drivers after almost three months of postponements of licence tests. Learner permit and licence testing including driving tests were shut down on March 25, but the state government announced on Thursday that appointments would be progressively resumed

Flu shot needed to visit aged care residents

BASS Coast Health is maintaining a cautious approach to the reintroduction of visitors at its residential aged care services, Kirrak House and Griffiths Point Lodge. Visits are now by appointment and in consultation with the nurse unit manager of each service. Each resident can

Korumburra pet cow celebrates milestone birthday

FOR six years, a colossal cow has been the heart and soul of a quiet street in Korumburra. So, on Friday when the neighbourhood found out it was Molly’s 18th birthday, a big party was held in her honour.

Leongatha songbird has ‘The Voice’

By Shelby Brooks LEONGATHA’S Janie Gordon has put South Gippsland on the map with a stunning performance on Channel Nine’s hit TV show, The Voice. The 21-year-old nursing student’s haunting rendition of Eva Cassidy’s ‘Songbird’ in the blind audition blew all four judges away,