WEEK IN REVIEW
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A NEW $2.5 million 126-bed backpacker hostel has been approved for construction across the road from Hinkle Central Shopping Centre.
POLICE INVESTIGATION: An Avis hire care was found burnt out in a shed on Claytons Rd.