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Rain tests local scouts

DESPITE over 100 milliliters of rain in only a few days the Port Augusta Scouts survived the 2016 Jamboree.Scout group leader Mark Foster said the...

Rare media combo

JOURNALISM can be a very isolated profession.Scenarios generally lend to working alone when it comes to the competitive nature of story gathering.It’s rare to see a...

Support for Port Augusta increases

SEVEN months after the announcement of the power station's closure, the state government has offered more support to Port Augusta. The Department of State Development...

Port Augusta events calendar

WHAT: Volleyball Come Out and Try Days.WHEN: Tuesday, January 19, February 2 and February 6, all 6pm.WHERE: Braddock GymWHAT: Monthly Multicultural Gathering.WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 12pm–2.30pmWHERE: Salvation Army,...

Learning Clubs kick off in city

THE SMITH Family is helping children reach their education goals with after-school Learning Clubs.Two clubs will be based in the Port Augusta region with...

Nuclear fact-finding trip

CIVIC leaders from Port Augusta and around the Upper Spencer Gulf will visit the Lucas Heights nuclear reactor in Sydney on a fact-finding mission.The trip...

Magician to perform escape

MELBOURNE magician Dane Certificate is packing his bags, doves and rabbits, ready for his Port Augusta performance.Dane will be showing off his skills in a free...

Arid Lands garden launches new book

ARID Lands Botanic Garden is launching a book on January 28, showcasing its wide array of flora.Long-time volunteer and guide Chris Nayda poured hours of...

Whisked off to school

A YOUNG local is studying towards her culinary career with Le Cordon Bleu.Ruby Duka, 19, won a $30,000 Food Entrepreneur Scholarship with the prestigious...

Serving Australia

BARELY an adult, but determined to help others, Fred McCreanor signed up for the Royal Australian Navy aged 18.A lifelong idea, along with inspiration from...

Cars shine on show in Pirie

PORT PIRIE - The Pirie and District Automotive Restorers Club (PADARC) held a successful Show and Shine event on April 21 at the club's...

Cars shine on show