Gympie news wrap: the good, the bad and the ugly
While the Federal Government continues to battle it out with Facebook, regional news sites like our are finding other ways to share our news - and there are quite a few. TAKE A BOW, FACEBOOK
Look out for our new sexy Instagram page and you will already find us pretty active on Twitter. #thegympietimes
Well today is living up to the prediction of being a scorcher and the mercury should hit 38 by 2pm.
Spare a thought for our local legendary rural fire brigades who are battling a bushfire as we speak out at Widgee. I hope everyone stays safe. DETAILS HERE
Our thoughts and prayers with the young fellow critically injured when his car collided with a truck just outside of Gympie on the Tin Can Bay Road on Friday afternoon. A relief to hear his injuries are no longer life threatening, but they do remain "grave" and he has a long fight ahead to recover. DETAILS HERE
I hope you enjoyed my more light hearted tribute to Tony Perrett (and his wife Michele) for their role in the miracle survival of missing man Robert Weber.
And Scott Kovacevic's revelation of the 5 Gympie real estate agents who have sold the most property in the past 12 months - interesting reading.
Of course, we must also report on the bad news as, and the discovery of 715 child porn images in a Gympie man's mysterious safe send a cold shiver down your spine. READ IT HERE