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PUBFEST: What you need to know for world record attempt

Pubfest 2017 - Maryborough Town Crier Ken Ashford with (L) Amy Wilson, Harvey the Whale, Emily Milne, Tim Holstein and Trish Milne getting ready for the record attempt.

Thousands will hop from pub to pub in the heart of Maryborough.

Woman with Hep C spat on officer and laughed

The woman will spend time behind bars.

Even surgery can't keep her away from Biggest Morning Tea

Maryborough Branch Cancer Council Luncheon- Noelene Schiefelbein and Glenda Schubert. Photo: Robyne Cuerel / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Not even heart surgery can keep Noelene Schiefelbein away,

Bay paramedics to trek 798km with nothing but a backpack

Warren and Natalie Pickering heading off to walk the 800km Camino de Santiago.

They will walk the famous Camino de Santiago.

OPINION: I'm finally going to finish world's scariest book

The Stand might just be the scariest novel ever written.

I'm going to finish the scariest book I ever started reading.

M'boro Peace Cake replicated 'right down to icing'

The replica Peace Cake is almost completed.

The Peace Cake will be unveiled on Saturday at the M'boro RSL.

Fraser Coast shares in $160k pool for Wide Bay volunteers

A number of Fraser Coast volunteer groups have shared in the latest grants from the Federal Government's Volunter Grants program.

Grants for Fraser Coast groups range between $1000-5000.

BLOG: ‘There’s more to Hervey Bay than Fraser Island'

Hervey Bay's beautiful beaches have been named as a major drawcard in a blog about why tourists should explore Hervey Bay.

A travel blog has explored the attractions of Hervey Bay.

Things to do this weekend on the Fraser Coast

Wide Bay Rodders - May in the Bay. Show and Shine at Pialba State School. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

From Pub Fest to musicals, find out what's on this weekend.

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Enzo's on the Beach will be demolished next week

Enzo's on the Beach had its last working day on Anzac Day. It has been cleared, ready to be demolished.

The building has been up since the 1960s.

SALE: Famous Enzo's on the Beach bean bags could be yours

CLOSING SALE: Enzo's employees Tyson Stephens and Sherilyn Hogan relaxing on the cafe's famous bean bags.

The cafe will hold a mega sale next week.

ANZAC DAY: What's open on the Fraser Coast

There are plenty of cafes opening on the public holiday.

There are plenty of cafes opening on the public holiday.

ANZ varies rate on home loans

The ANZ has joined rivals Westpac and the Commonwealth bank in moving home loan interest rates.

ANZ shifts rates on home loans

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Find best place to stash spare cash

Strict conditions can apply in order to earn bonus interest with some bank accounts, such as requiring a minimum monthly deposit and limiting withdrawals.

It makes sense to have a pool of savings for rainy day expenses.

Microsoft Surface Studio goes on sale in Australia

Microsoft Surface Studio

With a price tag of $4699, it's definitely aimed at the top end

Kids addicted to their mobiles? How to shut them down

Japanese company has come up with forceful solution

Cyclone Debbie cuts $1.6b from BHP coal bottom line

CYCLONE Debbie has cut a swath through BHP Billiton’s coal operations

Low level bridge in Tiaro needs replacing: letter

Over the years, Tiaro people have constantly requested governments to consider replacing the low level S-bend single-lane bridge over the Mary River in Tiaro.

Reader questions war on smokers: letter

New laws could see smoking banned along Cunningham St.

Photo Will Hunter / Dalby Herald

I must agree, the war on drugs is so much more economically viable.

'Prove the human brain functions properly on vegan diet'

Jenny and John Cameron.

Dairy farmer invites vegans to answer questions in letter

Chris Loft, when will we see change?

ASKING QUESTIONS: Fraser Coast Regional Council mayor Chris Loft's weekly mayoral message failed to impress Maryborough's Cliff Thomas.

We have heard all this clap trap before.

Injecting reality back into parliament: The 457 visa party

Deciding the prime ministership via a reality TV show would avoid all that messy election stuff and having to wait days and days for a result.

'The electorate is fed up. Fed up with fakes.'

Why does the leader always go first?

Greg Bray, columnist for the Gladstone Observer. Photo Brenda Strong/The Observer

On this day in 1770 a small row skidded to a halt in Botany Bay

Why my boy will always be allowed to paint his nails

How and why this mum nearly killed a visiting kid with her stare

Isreali teen suspected of hoax bomb threats to schools

Woree State School was one of nine Queensland schools to receive bomb threat hoax calls in one morning last year.

Teen also suspected of a series of global threats

Is Queensland still the sunshine state?

Sam Oliva and Megan Shields from catch some rays at Tallebudgera Creek.

Queensland is in danger of losing its title of the Sunshine State

Jail for Silk Road drug trafficker

Jail for man who trafficked drugs imported using internet

Amber Alert: missing boy allegedly taken by anti-vaxxer mum

An Amber Alert was issued for missing boy Chase Walker-Steven, who was found in Newcastle.

Young boy taken from hospital by anti-vaxxer parents

The two year old who smoked 40 cigarettes a day

Do you remember the two-year-old who was addicted to smoking?

Champion swimmer urges people to talk about endometriosis

Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm shared her experience with endometriosis as Endometriosis Australia's ambassador at the EndoMarch High Tea.

Emily Seebohm encourages people to talk

BIG READ: The pain that endures for endometriosis sufferers

Mab Graves had acute stage four endometriosis. In 2016, after Lupron chemotherapy failed, she had a radical hysterectomy.

Inside life with a little-understood disease

'Men can beat their wives as long as they don't cause injury'

A bleeding Anthony Mundine of Australia clashes with Charles Hatley of the USA, during the WBC Silver Super welterweight title bout, at the Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Muslim boxer Anthony Mundine says men can beat their wives

Putting his body on the line to save the best in bull riding

PBR protection athlete Kerry Whitehouse puts his body on the line to protect bull riders in the arena.

Protection athlete says he is honoured for top job in PBR.

Poll shows Americans favour war

US President Donald Trump is talking tough over North Korea.

Over half of Americans say war best way to stop North Korea

Fairfield leaders 'disgusted' by Mark Latham's video

Former federal Opposition leader Mark Latham’s launched Outsiders earlier this year after being sacked from Sky News.

Latham labelled local MP a moral coward

'Coughing' truckie jailed

Kenneth Laurence Pillar outside District Court, prior to his bail being revoked in January. Picture: Greg Higgs.

Jury rejects 'coughing' truckie's claims and rules he is a killer.

Faith-based homeless shelter rejects donation from gay choir

The Portland Gay Men's Chorus performing in the finale of its 2016 Pride concert

Faith-based charity rejected money donated by a gay choir

North Korea has fired another missile

North Korea launches four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

North Korea has test-fired a ballistic missile north of Pyongyang

7.2 magnitude quake hits the Philippines

An earthquake measuring 7.2 has struck the Philippines

Woman who went on road trip instead of chemo dies

Norma Jean Bauerschmidt’s travels have been followed by more than 400,000 people on the Facebook page "Driving Miss Norma".

What would you choose, chemotherapy or a road trip?

China releases poorly photoshopped naval image

China embarrassed over shockingly photoshopped naval image

'Snakurettor' problem shuts down Coast car

A snake found coiled up in Sunshine Coast car as it's about to go on the highway.

Record season of call-outs for snake catcher.

Woman swims with croc: 'VBs dared me to do it'

Innisfail woman Shae Pasetti with the small crocodile.

Facebook post has already attracted condemnation

Amber Heard's dog makes social media comeback

Amber Heard has finally let the dog out of the bag

'Let the kids have as much sugar as they want'

This list written by US parents has since gone viral

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Screen legend Anthony LaPaglia has confirmed his engagement to his much younger girlfriend, Alexandra Henkel

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Lion King remake well under way

Seth Rogen.

More Lion King remake cast members revealed

Splendour auctions VIP passes for flood appeal

Crowd at Splendour in the Grass 2016.  Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

Each pass will have a reserve price of $500

The pic that could cost Khloe Kardashian $200k

Khloe Kardashian has admitted she "loves" watching porn, but doesn't think her family are famous purely because of her sister Kim Kardashian West's sex tape.

Khloe Kardashian has been slapped with a $A200,750 lawsuit

Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies

Director Jonathan Demme, 73, has died of cancer. He is pictured here attending the premiere of "Song One" in New York.

TRIBUTES have poured in for the Oscar-winning director.