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Huge new quarry expansion headed to Gympie’s south

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Granny Sandra May Castle appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

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Meet ‘Tinder Cowboy’ James, and believe me ladies, this isn’t his first rodeo.


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Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Police hunt for pair who may be armed after Wide Bay robbery

Detectives investigating the armed robbery of a cafe and a string of other offences have released the identities of two people they want to speak to.

Clear winners, losers emerge as voters rate councillors

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Gympie region residents have not held back in rating the nine members of Gympie Regional Council.

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    Gympie Cats celebrate historic win in first game of 2020 season

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