You may be living with a silent killer and not even know it

HIGH NUMBERS: More than 29,000 people in the Hinkler electorate have high blood pressure.

High blood pressure was linked to an increased risk of stroke.

OUR SAY: Precinct to reveal Loft’s influence

Fraser Coast Chronicle's Hayden Johnson with his APN Editorial Awards trophy for Best Photography by a Reporter.

Will Mayor Chris Loft stand by his election commitment?

Bay retiree travels hours to see his doctors

Fair Go for the Regions - Alan Roker. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

"I don't know why they can't get a specialist here."

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FFA CUP: KSS Jets v United Park Eagles

The final score.

United Park Eagles (UPE) defeated KSS Jets 4-0 in their FFA Cup tie at Hervey Bay...

Wide Bay Rodders May in the Bay

Wide Bay Rodders - May in the Bay. Show and Shine at Pialba State School - Michelle Heywood from Brisbane with her husband Mark's 1929 Ford Tudor. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Wide Bay Rodders May in the Bay - Cruising the Nard and the Show and Shine at...

Professional Bull Riding action

Professional Bull Riders / PBR , Hervey Bay Seafront Oval - Troy Wilkinson on Unearthed.

All the action from the Professional Bull Riders in Hervey Bay on the weekend.

Worlds Greatest Pubfest 2016

2016 Worlds Greatest Pubfest - Corpse Brides - (L) Cassandra Martin, Carissa Brooks, Nicole Moore and Jessica Severs from Maryborough. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

All the colour and crazy characters from the 2016 Worlds Greatest Pubfest in...

IN DEEP: Education crucial to protect sharks

LUCKY ENCOUNTER: A scuba diver gets up close with a whale shark.

Tourists in their thousands flock to swim with whale sharks

Golden trevally, tuna, school mackerel and queenfish biting

The Great Sandy Strait

Fishers hope for a wind drop on the Fraser Coast

Anglers stay in Mary River and Sandy Strait with good reason

Cambel Black and Harry Miller braved the conditions early Sunday morning and came home with these twin 9kg plus threadfin salmon. Photo Freedom Fishing Supplies

It’ll take more than gale force winds to stop our die-hard fisho’s

ACF take Minister to Court

ACF chief executive Kelly O'Shanassy

The Australian Conservation Foundation go to court to stop Carmichael mine.

Dash Cam: Roo takes on car

Kangaroo leaps car.

Kangaroo could have kept going, jumps car instead.

Lifesaving Patrol Season Ends

End of patrol season by lifesavers until September - heading for the clubhouse are (L) Taiya Hancock, Helen, Ron and Clay Thomas and Brock McGrath from the Hervey Bay Surf Life Saving Club at Torquay. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Hervey Bay lifesavers have finished patrols at Torquay Beach until September.

Family open up about fatal sleep nightmare

Hayley and Lachlan Webb Photo: Contributed

Four Webb family members have died from Fatal Familial Insomnia

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Up-sized Renault Koleos SUV on its way

COMING SOON: Renault takes on the bigger SUV boys with a larger and more upmarket version of its Koleos.

Larger and more upmarket version of Koleos SUV coming this year

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

Gladstone model Kaitlyn Delioglanis was featured in national fashion magazine Cynical with these images taken by Rockhampton photographer Em Roberts. Photo Wicked Tales

Kaitlyn's modelling passion blossoms in mag

A gift from a stranger perfectly time on eve of surgery

Kylie Raymond with her son Jack Photo: Contributed

For jack the kindness of a stranger will make his birthday memorable

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances