The search for missing Balclutha man Ian Marshall will continue today after an extensive land, air and water search found no trace of him yesterday.
Clydevale can expect a more reliable electricity supply under plans discussed in Balclutha recently.
A proposal to install up to four additional CCTV cameras in Balclutha was approved unanimously by the Clutha District Council this week.
Police, LandSAR and boaties are continuing to search for a missing man along the Clutha River near Balclutha.
Police are calling for help as they search for a man who has been missing since this morning near Balclutha.
Balclutha Primary School principal Paddy Ford said many schools in the Clutha District faced the daily challenge of not having enough staff on hand to deliver the high standards of education they desired.
A commercial trawler suspected of encroaching illegally on South Otago inshore waters has been cleared by officials.
A previously "toxic" Catlins community stoush over a new heritage track looks to have been defused after council intervention this week.
Fisheries NZ is investigating claims a commercial fishing trawler may have encroached on an inshore South Otago reef.
A Balclutha chef has spoken of "anger and helplessness" among Clutha Licensing Trust staff, as a proposal to sell its businesses takes another step forward.
A Balclutha man had major difficulties made much worse by his drug and alcohol addiction and a major propensity for serious violence, a judge said, before jailing him and giving a ''three strikes'' warning.
A virus has cut Otago rabbit numbers by an average of 34%, but it is still less effective than some farmers expected.
Clutha District i-Site visitor numbers for July showed a dramatic drop of nearly 50% on the same period last year, council library/service centre manager Vicki Darling says.