Officials have expressed relief following a positive seismic report for community halls in West Otago.
An embryonic community foundation has received another seed-funding boost as it prepares itself for action.
Rain or shine it's all fine.
A desire to ''bed-in progress'' has led Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan to seek re-election once more.
A Catlins contractor has praised Clutha District Council for its "common sense" approach to compromise, after a road closure stoush threatened to escalate.
A new round of scientific grant funding may help turn mysterious twilight shadows into living, breathing reality.
A Kaka Point dog owner says ''confusing'' Clutha District Council dog fees are discriminatory and unfair.
A South Otago family has called for compassion after losing everything but the clothes on their backs in a recent house fire.
Trustpower has discontinued its long-standing community awards, as it seeks to "evolve" community sponsorship activities.
In 1959, a shot in the dark from Cupid's bow sweetly struck a pair of South Otago hearts.
A South Otago beekeeper is enjoying a sweet buzz after flying high at the country's top honey awards.
A mystery civic agitator could soon find themselves in trouble, if they attempt to remain anonymous.
A Catlins reserve will celebrate 50 years of conservation efforts this September.
Balclutha woman Phyllis Peek could fairly be accused of a little "bias" of her own when it comes to her beloved sport of bowls.
A suspicious forestry fire near Milton remains under investigation.
Fire ''half-destroyed'' a house near Milton yesterday afternoon.
A house fire near Milton is now under control but the blaze has "almost half-destroyed" the building.
A claim ''drizzle'' may be disappearing from the South Otago weather radar has met with a storm of opinion from residents.
The culmination of an eight-year, $1 million project to upgrade Kaitangata’s community hall symbolises a wider renaissance for the small South Otago town.
A Balclutha pensioner is concerned future council rent increases could lead to a forced withdrawal from "life's small pleasures" for him and fellow tenants.