Today's headlines: Murder charge update, 'odd' council deal
GOOD afternoon Gympie,
Here's your daily wrap of everything happening across the region today.
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IT WAS a cold start to what is shaping up to be a warm and sunny day in the Gympie region with temperatures dipping to 5.7C at 6.20am this morning.
The temperature was expected to climb to 17C by 9am, 24C at midday and top at 27C about 3pm.
There is no chance of rain. Light winds are expected.
The fire danger is high and sun protection is recommended from 8.50am to 2.40pm, with a UV Index predicted to reach 7 (high).
TOP 5 LOCAL NEWS STORIES
When the four charged over Amamoor 'murder' will face court
By Josh Preston
THE Mary Valley and wider Gympie region community was left shaken and disturbed by the shooting of a 22-year-old man on an Amamoor property earlier this year.
Eyebrows raised over 'strange' Gympie council contract
By Scott Kovacevic
GYMPIE council leaders' eyebrows have been raised over an "odd" contract which left no recourse whatsoever to try to recover an $89,000 blowout from the company that erred.
Four hurt in two motorbike crashes
By Frances Klein
PARAMEDICS were called to two separate motorbike crashes in the region yesterday involving four people.
Rainbow Beach business is fighting for equality
By Scott Kovacevic
WHEN it comes to giving Gympie's Indigenous youth a helping hand, a Rainbow Beach company is putting its money where its mouth is.
VOTE NOW: Gympie's top 10 trendsetters
By Maddie Manwaring
THESE local women know how to make a fashion statement, from head-turning race day looks to effortlessly cool and casual outfits. Here's our pick for the top 10 contenders for Gympie region's most stylish trendsetter, vote now to select our top five.
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