Major projects within the Renmark Paringa Council and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie have been given the green light after the Coalition announced this week it would inject up to $342 million into 300 community projects across Australia.
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The proposed Riverland Motorplex is more deserving of a cash handout than many of the Riverland Futures Funding recipients, a local motorsport enthusiast says.
A 45-year-old man was arrested in Mildura on Wednesday and is expected to be charged with the murder of Monash man Luciano Caruso.
More than 70 trucks and trailers were defected in the Riverland last week, during a State Government mass heavy vehicles inspection.
Regional fuel retailers have reaped an extra $1.1 million from country motorists since September after neglecting to pass on a reduction in the cost price of petrol and diesel, says the RAA.
Classical, jazz, tap and hip-hop dancers from Rachel McLeod Dance Studios will perform their first end of year concert to a full house at the Chaffey Theatre tomorrow.
Berri Barmera residents will have their say on how rates are calculated across the district as part of a review ahead of the 2014/15 financial year.
The woman acc-used of the murder of a Loxton man earlier this year was released on bail this week after breaching the initial conditions of her home detention agreement in October.
Local woman Ele Wilde hopes her induction into the 2013 South Australian Women's Honour Roll this week will help raise public awareness of domestic violence in the Riverland.
A major cash boost via a State Government facilities fund will relieve Berri Barmera Council of about half the cost of a $600,000 boat ramp project for Berri.
Renmark and Berri Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) units are looking for the next generation of firefighters to service the Riverland community.