Trustpower has discontinued its long-standing community awards, as it seeks to "evolve" community sponsorship activities.
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.
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.
Clutha businesses can expect the introduction of charges for trade waste discharge next year, following a change to local bylaws.
Worksafe has issued two improvement notices to the Gore District Council, as its investigation into the drowning of a child at a council sewage facility continues.
"Citizen science" is helping a group of West Otago farmers make dramatic strides in environmental water quality.
Clutha District Council committees met in Balclutha this week, and were presented with a range of positive statistics for the area.
Tapanui business owners have described the southern entrance to the town as a speed ‘‘deathtrap’’ that needs to be fixed.
The Clutha Licensing Trust (CLT) hopes to put recent controversy behind it and boost its hospitality trade, following the appointment of a new manager.
South Otago advocates for farm institute Telford have given mixed reactions to reports its long-term future remains undecided.
The precise whereabouts of a secretive southern gecko are being kept under wraps, for fear of their illegal removal.
A South Otago family has called for compassion after losing everything but the clothes on their backs in a recent house fire.
It was a case of the good, the bad - and the downright ugly - at Lawrence Car Show & Shine on Saturday.