WEEK IN RE­VIEW

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THURS­DAY

MORE than 50 grey­hound car­casses have been dis­cov­ered in the Coonarr re­gion.

The RSPCA at­tended the scene where at least 55 grey­hound car­casses were found in var­i­ous states of de­com­po­si­tion.

Po­lice and the RSPCA are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

FRI­DAY

PO­LICE have charged a 32-year-old man with drug and firearm of­fences, bur­glary and un­law­ful use of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle fol­low­ing the dis­cov­ery of a burnt-out car and shed in Thabeban.

Crim­i­nal In­ves­ti­ga­tion Branch De­tec­tive Sergeant An­drew Self said emer­gency ser­vices were called to the blaze at Clay­tons Rd about 2.30am yes­ter­day.

Det Sgt Self said the car was an Avis rental ve­hi­cle.

SATUR­DAY

QUEENS­LAND born and bred fur­ni­ture re­tailer Su­per Amart will throw open its doors in Bund­aberg later this year.

The new store will be lo­cated at 21 Jo­hanna Blvd, and will house a 3500 square me­tre show­room, plus 1300 square me­tres of ware­house stor­age.

SUN­DAY

WET weather was no match for Bund­aberg's 31st Easter Round Up, with fes­ti­val co-or­di­na­tor Rod Bryant say­ing event num­bers stayed con­sis­tent with last year.

The tal­ented win­ners will now be given the op­por­tu­nity to go to Bris­bane to com­pete in the Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons event.

MON­DAY

A NEW study has re­vealed Bund­aberg res­i­dents are fork­ing out 11% more than those in the south-east cor­ner to stay con­nected to the world. Sun­corp Bank's Cost of Be­ing Dig­i­tally Savvy re­port shows peo­ple aged 18 and over living in the cen­tral Queens­land re­gion are spend­ing about $2550 a year on tech­nol­ogy and com­mu­ni­ca­tion.

TUES­DAY

AL­MOST a quar­ter of the state's drink-driv­ers have been nabbed in the cen­tral po­lice re­gion.

Seventy drunks have been taken off Sun­shine Coast, Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bund­aberg, Glad­stone, Rock­hamp­ton and Mackay roads since the Easter break kicked off.

WED­NES­DAY

A NEW $2.5 mil­lion 126-bed back­packer hos­tel has been ap­proved for con­struc­tion across the road from Hin­kle Cen­tral Shop­ping Cen­tre.

PHOTO: MAX FLEET BUN030415CAR1

PO­LICE IN­VES­TI­GA­TION: An Avis hire care was found burnt out in a shed on Clay­tons Rd.

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