Bad weather at the weekend did not deter dozens of hardy souls from competing in the Toko Golf Club's centennial game on the Milton course.
Protests to retain neurosurgery services in Dunedin were well attended in the Clutha District yesterday.
Paula Bennett travelled to Balclutha yesterday to meet youth workers and talk about Clutha's approach to youth development.
Telford Rural Polytechnic student Jeremy Cornish, of Tapanui, was yesterday awarded the Telford bursary scholarship from Clutha Mayor Juno Hayes during a meeting of the Clutha District Council.
Firefighters from Milton and Mosgiel spent 90 minutes at the Otago Corrections Facility at Milburn yesterday after a prisoner set off the fire alarm.
The Dunedin owner of an outdoor adventure business was devastated about the theft of most of his equipment, police said yesterday.
Three Balclutha youths under 17 were been referred to Youth Aid on drink-driving charges in the past four weeks.
A group of five young men from South Otago High School is using the young enterprise scheme 2010 to increase awareness of prostate cancer.
Deputy mayors in the South are challenging for the top jobs, with Central Otago District Council's Tony Lepper and Clutha's Hamish Anderson yesterday throwing their hats into the ring for the 2010 local body elections.
Any damage caused to the Clutha River floodbank during construction of the proposed Clutha Recreation Centre could be "catastrophic for Balclutha," the Otago Regional Council says.
Police will be increasing patrols around farmland in the Catlins area near the Otago/Southland border after two hoggets were stolen from a property over the weekend.
The shortage of GPs in Balclutha, which is likely to cause lengthy waits for patients, is symptomatic of the long-standing problem of attracting, and retaining, doctors in rural areas, a health administrator said yesterday.
Two chemotherapy chairs bought for Clutha Health First in what manager Ray Anton says is a tremendous example of community support for the Balclutha hospital were blessed on Wednesday.
Two Balclutha primary school principals back from a week in Singapore believe developing strong education links with Asia will flow into strong business links with the economic powerhouse.
Next year's Lights on Lawrence festival will be even bigger, says organiser Liz Forbes.
Showing the young people of South Otago that going to the pub is not the only form of entertainment available in the area is the goal of new youth worker Kayleigh Broad.