Bus incident led to trip to police

A MAN who allegedly used offensive language towards a Hervey Bay bus driver was dropped off at the police station to answer for his outburst.

Brass band ready for annual event on weekend

Excelsior Brass Band, Maryborough City celebrates 100 years - 
Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The annual Power Brass Showcase is set to be a hit

Check out some of the fun events on Coast this weekend

Hervey Bay Antiques and Collectables Fair, PCYC - Kaitlyn and Charlotte Smith enjoyed looking over the jewellery on the Magpies Collectables stall. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Fraser Coast Antique Collectable Fair on this weekend.

Headspace grows to help our young

Psychology issues and concepts word cloud illustration. Word collage concept.

The day celebrated 10 years of innovation in youth mental health

REVEALED: Meet the Fraser Coast's top voted cleaners

Fraser Coast favourite cleaners - (L) Kristen Carden, Lynda Edwards and Alissa Mahoney from Action One Cleaning.

REVEALED: The best cleaners on the Fraser Coast

Urangan Pier a fishing hotspot this week

Melbourne visitor Andrew Hansen was thrilled to hook this spotted mackerel while fishing on Hervey Bay waters.

The Mary River was the pick of destinations this week

Hospitals on Fraser Coast flooded as we try to cope

What they are really doing is avoiding going to see a GP.

Get yourself a barramundi before the season closes

This week will see tides drop away

UPDATE: QPWS investigating after ranger's electric shock

Summer is spending time at Fraser Island Photo Matahari Sumadi

A 42-year-old man got an electric shock on an electric grid.

CRIME ALERT: Do you recognise any of these people?

Police believe the person pictured may be able to assist officers with the investigation into a recent break and enter which happened on October 17 at about 11.08pm.

Police are looking for five individuals related to recent crimes.

$40 million Ozcare facility on track for completion in 2017

Crag Percival (L) managing director from Woollam Construction & Tony Godfrey (R) CEO of Ozcare

Construction of the three storey facility is on track

'Fire risk': Subaru to recall more than 22,000 cars

MY11 Subaru WRX STI Spec.R sedan front.

Modified or not, Subarus should be monitored

Maryborough's railway cafe turns two today

TURNING TWO: Familiar faces from Trax Cafe & Bar will celebrate the business' second birthday on Thursday.

To celebrate, they're having half-priced coffee all day.

A medical centre will open in Craignish next week

NEW CLINIC: What will be known as Craignish Medical Practice, will open in Craignish from Monday.

Demand for a clinic in Craignish has been heard.

FACEBOOK: This will change the way you shop forever

Online shopping is about to take a whole new direction.

This is the future of online shopping.

ACCC to probe News' purchase of ARM regional titles

Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Rod Sims.

Watchdog raises concerns about loss of competition in some markets

Neumann vows to back JBS workers

The ongoing dispute between JBS Dinmore and workers continues.

Federal MP to meet with company's management

APLNG 'overly stretched' Origin's resources: CEO

LNG FUKUROKUJU is purpose built to carry LNG from the APLNG facility at Curtis Island to Kansai Electric facility in Japan.

Despite posting big losses this year, Origin confident in LNG

New $200 million development will create 580 jobs

Cassie And Josh with baby Alfie and daughter Andee. They have bought at new Lennox Head development Epiq.

Majority of new positions will be given to Northern Rivers locals

Cherrabah's mega resort plans axed

PLANS for a massive development at Cherrabah have been scrapped.

Turmeric paste turns farmers' luck

GROWING BUSINESS: Gjenie and Michael Erbacher did not know what turmeric looked like eight years ago but Mrs Erbachers Turmeric Paste has now proven popular.

Home-grown, home-made turmeric paste proves popular

State government taking tick checks seriously

TICKED OFF: New state legislation is cracking down on the spread of cattle ticks from region to region

Cattle producers face penalties if tick check laws aren't followed.

OPINION: The canary on the turbine - Part II

GREEN objectives out of reach as folk in La-La land commit ultimate act of madness - they're in denial.

OPINION: The canary on the turbine - Part I

(L-R) Police Commissioner Grant Stevens, SA Premier Jay Weatherill and SA Emergency Chief Chris Beattie speak to the media during a press conference in Adelaide, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. South Australia is coming back to life after severe weather damaged energy infrastructure, shutting down the entire electricity network and plunging the state into darkness. High winds are being blamed for bringing down at least 22 transmission towers in the mid-north on Wednesday with about 80,000 lightning strikes hitting the state, some damaging generation facilities. (AAP Image/David Mariuz) NO ARCHIVING

GALES of self-interest blow from every direction

LETTER: Wilmar Sugar responds to cane criticism

Wilmar manager Danny van Der at the Proserpine mill.

Wilmar Sugar GM responds to Canegrowers' letters.

OPINION: Tostee Tinder date death exposes big problem

Gable Tostee and Warriena Wright inside his 14th floor Surfers Paradise apartment just hours before the New Zealand tourist plummeted to her death from the balcony

What on earth was Warriena Wright thinking?

Does the council adviser need to return already?

Fraser Coast Regional Council - first official meeting in the Maryborough Council Chambers. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

It has been this way since March

Davidson family deaths: Let’s stop eulogising a killer

Elisa and Martin Manrique who were killed by their father Fernando Manrique.

OPINION: There is no justifying the murder of Elisa and Martin

Toddler was in back seat during drunken car crash

A Bollier woman has been convicted of drink driving after she crashed with her 2-year-old child in the car.

Open can of liquor found in centre console at crash scene

They promised us a chopper, so where is it?

The AW139 helicopter already operational in the RACQ LifeFlight fleet.

RACQ LifeFlilght fleet review throws doubt on major chopper pledge

Police defend Riverlink traffic ticket

POLICE Photo Kate Darvall/ South Burnett Times

Woman furious after being slapped with whopper fine

Judge hands down heavy sentence for Tia's killer

Tia Maria Jayne Landers was last seen in mid-June. Her body was found at Roys Rd Beerwah on July 3.

Queensland judge extends sentence for sadistic killer

Swimming spots that could cause vomiting, diarrhoea, fever

Swimmers at the mouth of the Evans River.

Health risks include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, headaches, fevers

Death of footballer sparks drug warning from police

Tributes are flowing for Riki Stephens.  Photo: Dylan McCutcheon / Facebook

Riki Stephens was one of about 16 people affected last weekend

Who was Warriena Wright?

Gable Tostee (right)  logged back on to Tinder just days after Rrie Wright's death.

Wright was more than just the girl who fell from a balcony

Push to liberate Mosul going faster than planned

Members of Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces  advance towards the city of Mosul.

The offensive to liberate Mosul from IS is going faster than planned

'Sophisticated' pedophile gets 24 years jail

Former dance studio director and instructor Grant Davies is unloaded from a Corrective Services van at Burwood Local court, in Sydney, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. Davies has been charged with 63 offences relating to 10 of his former students, including 20 counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 16. (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts)

Pedophile dance teacher operated out of Sydney studio

Centrelink complaints increase by almost 50%

Complaints to Centrelink have been up in 2015-16.

Complaints to the Commonwealth Ombudsman about Centrelink increased.

Two children found stabbed to death

Forensic officers at a home in Perth where the bodies of two children were found. A man is in hospital with severe stab wounds.

Two children found dead in alleged murder

WATCH: Endangered black rhino born at Iowa zoo

Baby Rhino born in Iowa zoo.

Baby rhino capturing hearts across the world

Donald Trump accused of sexual assault by another woman

Karena Virginia said the Republican presidential candidate groped her during a US Open tennis tournament in 1998

He said, ‘Hey, look at this one... Look at those legs.''

Mentally ill man to be executed after court rules

Court rules schizophrenia does not qualify as a “mental disorder”

Homeless addict pleads for jail time

An amphetamine addict in New Zealand says he should be locked up to protect the community.

A homeless New Zealand drug addict pleads to be jailed

VIDEO: Girls forced to wade through muddy snake pit

Girls forced to wade through murky snake pit in Malaysia. Source Youtube screenshot

Malaysia suspends children's program that involved muddy snake pit

Did our government really just say this to Donald Trump?

It really doesn't seem to be Trump's week.

Teflon Mike looks scuffed up, but he is still our PM in waiting

NSW Premier Mike Baird may be twisted up like a pretzel but he still has the look of a future prime minister.

Backpedalling like a cliff-top unicyclist, Baird is still future PM

'Most annoying twins' don't care about label

Paula and Bridgette Powers from the Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue with young Magpie Geese.

Paula and Bridgette Powers share their lives as almost one person.

Hitch-hiking koala helped across the road by police

What does a koala and Usain Bolt have in common?

Selma Blair blames flight outburst on 'psychotic blackout'

Selma Blair

"I am someone who should never drink, and I rarely do"

Bob Dylan acknowledges Nobel Prize win

Bob Dylan has finally acknowledged his Nobel Prize win

WATCH: Trailer for Jackman's final Wolverine film released

First trailer for the last Wolverine film with Hugh Jackman.

Thrilling trailer promises a dark, dystopian finale for Wolverine

CCTV footage surfaces of Kim Kardashian West's robbers

The blurry footage shows three men on bikes and two on foot

Cathriona White's mother claims to have Jim Carrey's results

Jim Carrey and late ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

SHE claims Carrey exposed White to herpes, chlamydia, Hepatitis A

The Koi Boys are back with more covers and original songs

Former Voice contestants The Koi Boys have signed with Universal Music.

THE Voice favourites release their debut album today.