Deborah Conway's old meets new for Good Times

Celebrated artist's career still going strong

Tweed's rising son of boxing eyes Japan 2020

Casuarina boxer Ethan Hartwig is the new junior Australian 80kg national champion after winning the title in Adelaide.

"I couldn't really believe it, it was a dream come true”

Cats prowl for new Starlettes with auditions

Alessandra Salisbury (middle right) with the current Starlettes cast for their adaptation of Cats.

"I use different music and choreography in an adaptation of Cats”

Tigers look to rebound against 'Pies on the road

EARNING HIS STRIPES: Glen Phelps impresses with three goals on debut against Byron.

"I'm really impressed with the effort from our guys”

Strassman takes aim at the modern world

PUPPET MASTER: David Strassman returns with brand new show, iTED E in May.

"America elected an idiot president because of social media”

Tests to prevent prawn plague hitting the Tweed

INVESTIGATING: Commercial operators and recreational fishers will be hoping DPI is successful in preventing the spread of white spot disease to NSW.

AUTHORITIES test for white spot.

Taking steps to do battle with this 'mongrel disease'

Walk founder Julie McCusker (centre) with sisters Shirley Crampton (left) and Ngari Walford take part in the first Walk to d'feet MND at Tweed Heads.

Motor neurone disease has been dubbed a 'silent killer'

Micro-greens making a home at Burringbar

GROWING BUSINESS: The new hydroponic farm facility at Burringbar.

NEW micro-greens and baby leaf herb operation opens.

Sweet news with repairs needed before harvest

DIGGING IN: Robert Quirk will work to restore his property to its healthy state from a couple of cane seasons past, and (below) the decimated crops following the flood.

Cane infrastructure needs repairs ahead of harvest.

Lost the lot as wall of water hit

Tracy Moore and Marc Law ... a wall of water destroyed this South Murwillumbah couple's home, business, cars and possessions in the recent record-breaking flood.

Couple loses home, business, cars and possessions

This Casuarina mum is helping parents sleep like a baby

NAP TIME: The Sleep Mama Kylie Camps with her twin boys teaches other parents tips for sleeping.

Providing proven techniques to aid babies' night-time rituals.

Flood-affected businesses needed for Category C assessment

HELP NEEDED: Murwillumbah Rugby Union players Sean Dell and Damien Boyle join the Mud Army to assist families of Tumbulgum after floodwaters caused severe damage to the village.

Insight needed for flood impact survey.

Teaching dogs new tricks at the academy

TOP TRICKS: Rhonda Robinson from Top Dog Training Academy playing catch with her dog Pandas.

Turning dog tricks to treats for Tweed pet owners.

Business ups the ante as government assistance stalls

DISSATISFIED CUSTOMERS: South Murwillumbah business owners meet with NSW Business Chamber CEO Stephen Cartwright (left) calling for more financial support.

Businesses call out slow progress carried from government.

Flooding can't stop kindness spreading

Lou Sinclair shows the height of her shop sign after the water receded from South Murwillumbah.

Volunteers help South Murwillumbah get back on its feet.

Murwillumbah businesses fear closure after flood

Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaks to business owners at South Murwillumbah who have been hard hit by the floods.

DISTRESSED Murwillumbah business owners confront NSW Premier

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

Microsoft Surface Studio

With a price tag of $4699, it's definitely aimed at the top end

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

Cyclone Debbie cuts $1.6b from BHP coal bottom line

CYCLONE Debbie has cut a swath through BHP Billiton’s coal operations

Amazon Australia: South-east Qld bid to lure giant

Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif. Photo: AAP.

Region is already home to American retailer and Swedish warehouse

Mayor, CEO meet Chinese investors in $1billion project

WELCOME: R& F Properties chairman Zhang Li meets with Mayor Paul Pisasale in China for talks about a $1 billion Springfield apartment development.

Pisasale also brings back big business ideas from Mongolia

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

It's all well to want a perfect world, but that's an oxymoron, dairy farmer says to vegans in this letter to the editor

LETTER: 'Homosexuals have no rights to traditional marriage'

This letter writer says he would be disappointed in any politician who supported same sex marriage.

'Would be disappointing for any politician to support gay marriage'

Mum shares story of homelessness after hearing others

I just didn’t understand how they’d managed to be in such a pickle

'I just hope you survive to realise your own stupidity'

The scene of the tragic accident on the Bruce Hwy north at the United service station last Friday.

A letter to the aggressive drivers speeding on the Bruce Hwy

Injecting reality back into parliament: The 457 visa party

Deciding the prime ministership via a reality TV show would avoid all that messy election stuff and having to wait days and days for a result.

'The electorate is fed up. Fed up with fakes.'

Why does the leader always go first?

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

On this day in 1770 a small row skidded to a halt in Botany Bay

Why my boy will always be allowed to paint his nails

How and why this mum nearly killed a visiting kid with her stare

Eight injured in Yamba balcony collapse

DRAMATIC scenes in Yamba as emergency services respond to balcony collapse in which eight people were injured.

Foot pursuits with police lead to three arrests

Three males are currently being held at Coffs Harbour Police Station after three separate foot pursuits today through Park Beach.

Officers take down three males after a series of foot pursuits

Truck driver recalls moment of crash that killed girl

Courteney Pearl Matthews, 18, leaves Lismore Local Court.

Truck driver gives evidence over crash that killed Elle

Affordable rentals out of reach for North Coast residents

Rental affordability hits new crisis levels

Controversial Telstra tower being built near Lismore

WORK on the Telstra mobile base station on Nimbin Rd at Koonorigan is underway despite community opposition.

Telstra won't budge on going ahead with controversial tower

Hit and run: Driver flees after woman struck by car

Paramedics treat a woman who was struck by a vehicle while crossing the road in Park Ave.

Police search for motorist involved in pedestrian accident

Investigation launched after man dies in crash

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Critical incident investigation launched

Amber Alert: missing boy allegedly taken by anti-vaxxer mum

An Amber Alert was issued for missing boy Chase Walker-Steven, who was found in Newcastle.

Young boy taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer parents

The two year old who smoked 40 cigarettes a day

Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking?

Champion swimmer urges people to talk about endometriosis

Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm shared her experience with endometriosis as Endometriosis Australia's ambassador at the EndoMarch High Tea.

Emily Seebohm encourages people to talk

BIG READ: The pain that endures for endometriosis sufferers

Mab Graves had acute stage four endometriosis. In 2016, after Lupron chemotherapy failed, she had a radical hysterectomy.

Inside life with a little-understood disease

'Men can beat their wives as long as they don't cause injury'

A bleeding Anthony Mundine of Australia clashes with Charles Hatley of the USA, during the WBC Silver Super welterweight title bout, at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine says men can beat their wives

Fairfield leaders 'disgusted' by Mark Latham's video

Former federal Opposition leader Mark Latham’s launched Outsiders earlier this year after being sacked from Sky News.

Latham labelled local MP a moral coward

'Coughing' truckie jailed

Kenneth Laurence Pillar outside District Court, prior to his bail being revoked in January. Picture: Greg Higgs.

Jury rejects 'coughing' truckie's claims and rules he is a killer.

Donald Trump's first 100 days: the wins and the losses

US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks before signing an Executive Order on Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 2017.

How has Trump really done in his first 100 days?

Albert, 4m pet crocodile, survives home inferno

50-year-old crocodile survives along with family

7.2 magnitude quake hits the Philippines

An earthquake measuring 7.2 has struck the Philippines

Porn star angers church: 'God sees nothing wrong with my work'

She has appeared in hundreds of XXX movies and says she loves people watching her have sex

Porn star angers church goers, claims to be Evangelical Christian

Couple married for 69 years die within minutes of each other

Issac and Teresa Vatkin died within 40 minutes of each other while holding hands

They died holding hands after hospital staff put their beds together

'Snakurettor' problem shuts down Coast car

A snake found coiled up in Sunshine Coast car as it's about to go on the highway.

Record season of call-outs for snake catcher.

Woman swims with croc: 'VBs dared me to do it'

Innisfail woman Shae Pasetti with the small crocodile.

Facebook post has already attracted condemnation

Amber Heard's dog makes social media comeback

Amber Heard has finally let the dog out of the bag

'Let the kids have as much sugar as they want'

This list written by US parents has since gone viral

Elderly man 'riding scooter along highway' on Fraser Coast

Police received a call from a concerned resident.

SPOOKY RIDE: Toowoomba set to get city ghost tour

A ghost tour could be coming to Toowoomba.

Be very afraid Toowoomba – you could be getting your own ghost tour

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Screen legend Anthony LaPaglia has confirmed his engagement to his much younger girlfriend, Alexandra Henkel

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Lion King remake well under way

Seth Rogen.

More Lion King remake cast members revealed

Splendour auctions VIP passes for flood appeal

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Each pass will have a reserve price of $500

The pic that could cost Khloe Kardashian $200k

Khloe Kardashian has admitted she "loves" watching porn, but doesn't think her family are famous purely because of her sister Kim Kardashian West's sex tape.

Khloe Kardashian has been slapped with a $A200,750 lawsuit

Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies

Director Jonathan Demme, 73, has died of cancer. He is pictured here attending the premiere of "Song One" in New York.

TRIBUTES have poured in for the Oscar-winning director.