August 2015

Published a story 4th Aug 2015 6:36 PM

AN AUSTRALIAN poetry champion has lit the spark of poetic inspiration for South Grafton High School students.

Poetry Slam inspires Grafton students to get wordy

AN AUSTRALIAN poetry champion has lit the spark of poetic inspiration for South Grafton High School students.

Published a story 4th Aug 2015 6:06 PM

A 22-YEAR-old South Grafton woman a neighbour videoed violently kicking her pet dog has been fined $500 and the dog taken from her.

$500 fine for woman caught on video kicking her pet dog

A 22-YEAR-old South Grafton woman a neighbour videoed violently kicking her pet dog has been fined $500 and the dog taken from her.

Commented on a story 4th Aug 2015 10:10 AM

YOU can quote the Bible, you can say it makes you a better person - I don't really care what you say or do to try and justify what are truly sociopathic urges.

WATERCOOLER: Quoting the Bible to justify hunting?

"The dangers of basing your life on the musings of Iron Age shepherds has never been clearer."

Published a story 4th Aug 2015 7:07 AM

THE Lower Clarence Magpies reserve grade rugby league team had the edge on its Ballina rivals when they met to play for the inaugural Zane Purcell Shield.

Magpies reggies pull out big game for Zane

THE Lower Clarence Magpies reserve grade rugby league team had the edge on its Ballina rivals when they met to play for the inaugural Zane Purcell Shield.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2015 5:52 PM

THERE will be no changes to a roundabout under construction in Yamba after a meeting of interested parties on Friday.

Yamba roundabout to go ahead as planned

THERE will be no changes to a roundabout under construction in Yamba after a meeting of interested parties on Friday.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2015 5:45 PM

OPPONENTS of the NSW Government’s plan to privatise TAFE will in a series of protests in Northern NSW today.

TAFE funding protests begin in Grafton at both campuses

OPPONENTS of the NSW Government’s plan to privatise TAFE will in a series of protests in Northern NSW today.

Published a story 3rd Aug 2015 12:55 PM

THE Federal Opposition has played what looked like a losing hand to perfection in engineering the fall of the Speaker of the House Bronwyn Bishop.

OPINION: Bishop is ALP’s trump card

THE Federal Opposition has played what looked like a losing hand to perfection in engineering the fall of the Speaker of the House Bronwyn Bishop.

Published a story 2nd Aug 2015 7:33 PM

THE State Government’s next step in dealing with rising prisoner numbers in the state’s jails is to immediately reopen Grafton jail to its full capacity.

Opening Grafton jail the government's next step: union

THE State Government’s next step in dealing with rising prisoner numbers in the state’s jails is to immediately reopen Grafton jail to its full capacity.

Commented on a story 2nd Aug 2015 11:47 AM

LETTER: At the risk of sounding racist, I have got to say I’m over this whole damn Adam Goodes thing.

Adam Goodes: Get over it, sports stars booed all the time

"Booing is pretty crap behaviour at the best of times, but the booing of Adam Goodes is indefensible. If..."

Commented on a story 2nd Aug 2015 11:47 AM

LETTER: At the risk of sounding racist, I have got to say I’m over this whole damn Adam Goodes thing.

Adam Goodes: Get over it, sports stars booed all the time

"Racists or bullies. People booing Goodes fit in either camp. And both brought about by ignorance of one..."

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