Max Lee’s mother overcome by Mum of Year nomination

Lynne Hoare has been nominated for Mum of the Year.

New principal warms to school life

Mount Saint Patricks new School Principal Mr Paul Clohesy

Meet Mt St Patrick College's new head master.

Florists set for bloom boom

FLOWER POWER: Tweed Banora Flowers employee Rebecca Holland helps prepare Colombian red roses for an influx of romantics.

Don’t forget your love on Sunday

Gold Coast Airport expansion approved

Gold Coast Airport's Project LIFT expansion has been approved.

The government has approved upgrades to the Gold Coast Airport

Pub closures leave locals thirsty and confused

There has been confusion about the apparent closure of three Murwillumbah pubs.

Rumours have been running rife over the closure of three M'bah pubs

Gallery: Pauline Hanson launches Tweed candidate

ONE NATION: Pauline Hanson greets residents with newly announced Richmond candidate Neil Smith.

PAULINE Hanson caused a stir in the main street of Murwillumbah.

Aboriginal women’s services replaced

Some of the children's activities on offer at the Stanthorpe Art Gallery include aboriginal themed colouring-ins in the kids activity room as part of their NAIDOC week celebrations.Photo Emma Boughen / The Bush Telegraph

Women's Service has transferred vital programs to another centre

Twilight hunk Twitters Fingal to one million followers

US movie star Kellan Lutz took a great photo of Fingal on Tuesday.

Kellun Lutz calls Tweed Heads 'spectacular'

More than $1.5mil of cannabis found in Tweed/Byron region

Over $1.5 million in cannabis plants have been seized by police during a four-day cannabis eradication program.Photo Contributed

Police have seized more than $1.5 million worth of cannabis plants.

Mayor awaits judge’s ruling on defamation case

Tweed Shire Mayor Katie Milne

Defamation action against Leda boss wraps up

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OPINION: Meet a Muslim, share a barbie

Have you ever spoken to a Muslim? Met a refugee?

LETTER: When did we accept concentration camps here?

SHAME: One reader fails to see how a humane country like Australia can allow its treatment of refugee children.

How can we let this happen, asks a reader

Opinion: Telstra outage nothing to whinge about, but...

I'm usually reluctant to line up a huge corporation for a serve.

YOUR SAY: Did we celebrate our country on Australia Day?

Australian Flag.

Australia is a “ lucky country” and we had opportunity to celebrate

EDITORIAL: Time to get tough on violent cowards

Kerri Moore staff headshot

Another alleged case of assault on an ambulance officer on weekend

Unions reject Essential Energy’s 800-job cut proposal

ELECTRICITY provider Essential Energy wants to cut 800 jobs from regional New South Wales by 2018 under a draft workplace agreement.

Trial date set for accused Ballina nursing home murderer

Tara and Miles

Two cases in court minutes apart accused of insulin murders in NSW

UPDATE: Brother of crash victim takes "ultimate selfie"

The brother of the man involved in this horrific collision near Bexhill last week has shared his gratitude to emergency services and the community for rapid response and support.

Devoted brother takes selfie minutes after horrific crash.

UPDATE: Northern Rivers schools get the all clear

Richmond River High School was one of the three in the Northern Rivers that received a bomb threat today.

Schools that received bomb threats get all clear.

Igniting national debate on drug driving laws

Drug Saliva Tests are causing concern on the North Coast as lawyers get involved in cases clogging up the courts. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

First seeds in a state-wide campaign to change roadside drug testing

More than $300,000 of marijuana found at Jackass Creek

The seized cannabis plants at Dalmorton.

Police discover large cannabis crop in forest near Dalmorton

Salim Mehajer's Auburn Council suspended by NSW Government

Salim Mehajer's marriage to wife Aysha drew scrutiny on the council's dealings

THE NSW Government has suspended the council

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died

Antonin Scalia has been found dead at a resort ranch in Texas, age 79.

US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died on a ranch, aged 79

Lone Pine ceremony axed from Anzac celebrations

Names on the memorial at Lone Pine.

The Government has announced it will axe the Lone Pine ceremony

Man left with two weeks to live after weight-loss product

Popular weight-loss product nearly killed a WA man

Simpler returns considered as way to ease tax burden

Economic growth and tax relief for working families, Mr Morrison said, would remain the government's key focus in the lead up to the budget but income tax cuts would be more "modest".

Federal Government considers tax cuts through simpler returns

Pope Francis visit to Mexico includes anti-pope sentiment

"666" adorning Pope Francis' face is not uncommon here

Turnbull forced to shake the Cabinet after 3 ministers quit

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces his new cabinet during a press conference in Sydney, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Prime Minister Turnbull was forced to reshuffle his cabinet after the resignation of three ministers.

The PM has announced his new ministry just behind Brough's departure

Sex and sleeping are Gwyneth Paltrow's beauty secrets

Gwyneth Paltrow

GWYNETH Paltrow says sex is her secret to looking good.

WATCH: Wild elephant goes on rampage in India

Residents claim the elephant destroyed 100 properties during melee

UK footballer pleads guilty to sex act with child

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrives at Bradford Crown Court, England, (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Sunderland footballer, 28, denies two other charges

WATCH: Flying surfboard 'freaks out' pregnant wife

Sunshine Coast motorist describes terrifying moment of collision

Was it a plane? What was it?

The KC-30A is a bulk carrier regularly used by the air force to carry fuel. Source: RAAF website.

Was it a plane? What was it?

OUCH! Lamborghini dream car crashed into by Merc

A black Mercedes-Benz rolled into a parked Lamborghini Aventador on Auckland's High St, apparently after the Mercedes driver struggled to reach for a parking machine. Photo / Supplied

"It was my dream car ... he crashed my dream car.''

Seven ridiculous Guinness World Records for Valentines Day

HOW DO I love thee? Let me count the ways.

Johnny Depp in Donald Trump spoof film

Movie shows business mogul breaking hearts, making deals

Baby declared dead, wakes up in time to avoid cremation

The baby was kept in an incubator for 23 days and removed against medical advice

“I really can’t understand how this miracle happened."

The Supernerd – one of the smartest men on television

Issa Schultz is The Supernerd on the TV series The Chase Australia.

ISSA Schultz, aka The Supernerd, is one of the stars of The Chaser.

Melancholy of marriage revealed in film 45 years

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling in a scene from the movie 45 Years.

THE film 45 Years is an intimate portrait of a shaken marriage.

Kanye West claims Taylor Swift approved Famous bitch line

West raps about having sex with Swift in Famous song

Dark times ahead for Long John Silver in Black Sails

Toby Stephens and Luke Arnold in a scene from season three of Black Sails.

AUSSIE Luke Arnold stars in Foxtel's high seas drama.

Maximum effort for anti-hero Deadpool

SEEING RED: Brianna Hildebrand (Negasonic Teenage Warhead) and Ryan Reynolds in a scene from the movie Deadpool.

Maximum effort for anti-hero Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds fell for Blake Lively on double date

They weren't on a date with each other when they clicked

Romance far away but not forgotten

MISS YOU: Jo Beth Taylor and her partner Matt Bennell will be apart this Valentine’s Day.

Spare a thought for lovers who are spending today apart

Power boosts for Falcon XR6 and XR8 Sprint editions

SPRINT KING: The Falcon name set to go out with a bang with high performance XR6 and XR8 Sprint limited editions

345kW for XR8 Sprint and 325kW for XR6 Sprint specials

Recipe: Berry jelly delight is one for the young chefs

Cooloola Berries owner Jason Lewis with a sample if sun ripened strawberries.

Easy dessert for kids with jelly and berries

Nearly half of us would leave if our bank acted unethically

SPEAKING OUT: Oxfam’sHelen Szoke.

Aussies are keeping an eye on what their banks get up to

50 years ago we almost named our currency something awful

A Federal Government TV ad run as part of the education program to help ease the changeover toward the decimal currency.

You don't get much more tacky than some of our currency options

Inquiry welcome relief for black lung sufferer

HARD TIME: Black Lung disease sufferer Percy Verrall and his wife Daphne at their house near Ipswich yesterday. Mr Verrall, a former coal miner, is Australia’s first victim of black lung disease in 30 years. INSET: Percy Verrall covered in black dust during his days as a coal miner.

After years of campaigning, CFMEU sees move forward on black lung

Tax targets Netflix and other downloading entertainment

Draft laws introduced to Federal Parliament this week

Inflation fine as markets elsewhere lose confidence

Inflation isn't something Australia has to worry about just now

Gladstone coal exports at record level

General manager of operations John Coughlan, Tim Nicholls and Harry Kenyon-Slaney.

MILLIONS of tonnes of coal was exported last month.