Local News

Woman Dies In Crash At Echunga

Echunga Road is currently closed between Smyth Road and Yantaringa Road while Major Crash Investigators examine the scene of a fatal crash this morning. A passing motorist came across the wreck around 2:30am on Echunga Rd near Darby Rd, the driver and only occupant of the car, a 23 year old...

Driver Dies After September 13 Hills Crash

A Gawler East man has sadly died from injuries he received in a crash in the Adelaide Hills earlier this month. The 55 year old was the only one in the car when it crashed into a tree on Warren Rd at Mt Crawford on Wednesday September 13. He was taken to...

Victor Locals Back Office Shop

Victor Harbor locals are backing the Office Shop as they face laying off 5 staff members when their partnership with Telstra ends in January. A petition  to Telstra CEO Andrew Penn has been started calling on the telco to rethink the decision, saying the Office Shop helps the older customers while...

Terramin Says Economic Study Not Environmental Impact

Terramin Australia says a study into the economic potential of the area surrounding the gold mine at Woodside, is not an environmental impact study and shouldn’t be seen as a direct link to what could happen in the area if the old Bird in Hand gold mine is reopened. Jim Franklin...

New Technical Studies Facility Opened At Tyndale

New facilities were unveiled at Tyndale Christian School in Murray Bridge yesterday, that promise to help students learn more effectively. The technical studies area for senior students and new indoor and outdoor classrooms for the junior school, were made possible through the Federal Government’s Capital Grants Program which injected more than...

Tour Down Under Adds Two New Amateur Rides

Two new amateur rides have been added to the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under schedule, with one seeing families able to finish under the official UCI arch in Victor Harbor. The Bupa Family Ride will see riders do laps of the foreshore before heading down the stage 3 finish straight on...

Murray Bridge Local Dies In Freeway Crash

A Murray Bridge man was killed yesterday, after his motorbike collided with a 4WD at the Old Princes Highway South Eastern Freeway interchange at Monteith. The 58 year old died at the scene while the driver of the 4WD was uninjured. There are reports the rider was thrown several metres, his...

Son Pays Tribute To Remarkable Father

The son of the man murdered in the Adelaide Hills last week has paid tribute to his Dad, saying he was a remarkable man who touched many lives. Nick Skeyhill says his father Kevin, who was stabbed to death allegedly by his neighbor Darren Lorke in Tungkillo last Wednesday, was a...

Goolwa Locals Help Nab Thieves

The Goolwa community has come together to help nab a pair of thieves. Earlier this month a large amount of fitness equipment was taken from the yard of a Goolwa home, the victim taking to social media to ask for locals to keep an eye out for her gear. Investigating police received...

Underage Driver Charged After Crash

A 15 year old boy has luckily escaped uninjured, after crashing a car near Mannum on the weekend. The teen was at the wheel of the car when it crashed through a fence on Maczkowiack Road at Tepko around 6pm Saturday night, ending up in paddock. While he wasn’t hurt in the crash,...