More than 600 public submissions on the Clutha district draft annual plan had been received at 4pm yesterday.
Clutha Vets board chairman Garth Shaw yesterday confirmed Meredith MacKenzie had resigned as chief executive.
Enhancing Owaka's identity as the gateway to the Catlins will be the focus of a public meeting in the town on Tuesday night.
Submissions on the Clutha District Council's draft annual plan close at 5pm on Monday.
The rock 'n' roll dreams of two South Otago High School acts could come true on May 29, when they take to the stage at the Smokefreerockquest regional final.
Unearthing Lawrence's buried treasure is still driving the town's cultural development 150 years after the first payable gold was discovered in the district.
More than 400 people explored their career options yesterday at the Clutha Careers Expo in the Balclutha Memorial Hall.
South Otago's oldest veterinary surgeon practice, Clutha Vets, has had several resignations recently, including the chairman of the board Peter Allison.
The Clydevale bridge over the Clutha River will have speed bumps installed at each end during a two-month trial to slow motorists, after a survey revealed drivers regularly speed across the structure.
A plan to build a $5 million sports venue in Balclutha is raising the hackles of some rural community boards. Rachel Taylor reports.
The upgrade of the Milton swimming pool changing sheds will be finished in time for the 2011-12 swimming season, the Clutha District Council assets committee has decided.
Clutha District Council chief executive officer Charles Hakkaart intends reapplying for the position when his contract expires at the end of June.
Balclutha dairy farmer Hamish Anderson is pleased with Fonterra's increased payout to dairy farmers, and wants to direct the money back into the farm.
Balclutha police issued five South Otago youths with $200 fines early on Sunday.
What started as a way to educate Brownies about Anzac Day has turned into a tradition spanning 25 years for three South Otago women.
Three of Heriot's sons travelled home from Australia to see a fitting celebration of the Heriot Rugby Club's 125th jubilee at the weekend.
A man with serious back, pelvic and leg injuries was flown to Dunedin Hospital after a logging accident yesterday on Ururua Rd, Hillend, near Balclutha.
More than 6000 rail sleepers are needed for immediate repairs to the damaged 16.5km section of main-line rail track between Clinton and Balclutha.
Balclutha police said four people involved in a car accident on Saturday were extremely lucky they did not suffer more serious injuries or even a fatality.
Several hundred lambs were spilled on to the Papatowai Highway yesterday morning when the trailer of an HRT stock truck overturned as the vehicle was heading south to Invercargill.