RURAL firefighters believe the region could be in for a torrid time this bushfire season and are urging landowners to do all they can to reduce fuel hazards.
NEIL Grigg, Australia's leading hat-maker, is coming to Rockhampton to cast an expert eye on the headgear worn by race-goers.
WORKERS have started to clear vegetation in preparation for the $85 million project that will transform the southern entrance to Rockhampton.
FORMER city council leader Margaret Strelow appears to be edging towards a term as mayor of the Rockhampton region.
THE Electoral Commission has dismissed suggestions there are grounds for a rerun of the Rockhampton mayoral election.
BILL Ludwig might be facing a CMC code of conduct inquiry, but he says nothing will force him to change the way he represents the public.
THEY call themselves the Friends of Mt Archer – a group formed to encourage greater use and better care of Rockhampton's most iconic natural feature.
MORE people have come forward to question the legality of the mayoral election.
ALTHOUGH he's not yet officially re-elected, senior councillor Stephen Schwarten has vowed to strengthen his ties with constituents.
TWO of Rockhampton's leading young sportsmen have paid tribute to their mother, Shelley Gregory, who was killed in an accident at her home last week.