An exhibition of the "Focal Point" photographs marking the first 150 years of the Otago Daily Times was opened at the Waihemo museum, Palmerston, by Waihemo Community Board chairman Rod Philip on Friday.
The Palmerston Farmers Market will reopen for the season on Saturday.
Runners from throughout Otago, the New Zealand Defence force and police have been invited to compete in an enlarged annual Kelly's Canter race from the Palmerston town centre up Puketapu (343m) and back on Sunday.
An East Otago High School team waited until the last round before winning an Otago-wide history competition this week.
Christmas has come early for the Taieri Gorge Railway with the arrival of a new attraction.
East Otago High School year 13 pupil Keiran Ireland (17) of Warrington spent a day in Wellington recently "shadowing" Dunedin North Labour MP Dr David Clark.
Maintaining rubbish bins at Hampden beach is not cheap.
If you see a long-distance runner training on the outskirts of Palmerston, give her a wave.
The Topp Twins will be the headline act in a full line-up of entertainment at the 130th Palmerston and Waihemo A and P Show in Palmerston on February 3.
Low membership and declining transactions have prompted NZCU South to consider the future of its Palmerston branch.
A new water treatment plant that opened in Palmerston this week will provide top-quality drinking water for 1600 consumers in Palmerston and the surrounding districts.
The winter may be the quiet season for tourists but this is not always the case on the Taieri Gorge Railway.
Further investigations are to be made into Hampden wastewater options.
The Waihemo pharmacy in Palmerston will stay open until at least Monday, July 23.
Fires swept from tree to tree, fanned by winds of more than 100kmh in 1975, remembers Geoff Davis, who has retired as chief fire officer of the Palmerston Volunteer Fire Brigade.
A proposed sewerage scheme for Hampden is again being investigated.
The full house sign will probably be hung out for this year's Waikouaiti theatre restaurant production of Radio Waves.
New East Otago High School principal Lennox Sharp told the assembly of school pupils, staff and guests he felt a sense of "incredible humility" at the support given to the mihi whakatu (Maori welcome) he received this week.
Problems with the Moeraki landslip remain unresolved, five months after properties were placed in a natural-hazard red zone, prompting locals to call for a public meeting to explain the future of their properties.
More than $100,000 has been granted over the past 25 years, by the Waianakarua Lions Moeraki fishing competition, mostly to East Otago and North Otago organisations.