AMATEUR snake catchers have been putting their lives at risk during a year in which snake sightings have climbed, says an accredited snake catcher.
THE full results of the phone survey which helped seal Mackay's fate when it came to the removal of fluoride have been obtained exclusively by the Mercury
AFTER dealing with broken families every day, it's no surprise police combating domestic violence can't wait to return home to their families for a hug
THE owner of Mackay's GP Superclinics has been pipped at the post for a coveted national award.
MAN concerned he'd been bitten by a snake skipped a 000 call and turned up at North Mackay Ambulance station at Beaconsfield
ONE of the world's most venomous fish has been reeled in at a popular swimming beach in Mackay.
A LITTLE piece of boxing history has emerged in the Mackay and Whitsunday region after gathering dust in a cupboard.
AN OFFER will soon be made to landowners who will have their properties forcibly sold ahead of construction on the Mackay Ring Road.
MACKAY has been overlooked when it comes to tourism funding from the State in the past, perhaps due to a fixation with mining, but that could soon change.
A MACKAY man who was rescued by Pioneer Swim Centre staff when he ran into trouble in the public pool yesterday remains in a serious but stable condition