Guns, ammo stolen during South Grafton break-in

Police are appealing for information after 12 firearms were stolen from a South Grafton home.

Pool upgrades a positive for community

ABOUT TIME: Minister for Disability Services, John Ajaka, Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis and Mayor Jim Simmons with people from Caringa and Cranes at the official opening of the the Lift & Change facility at South Grafton Pool.

New lift and change table at South Grafton pool to benefit everyone

Van flipped over and petrol and oil spilled in truck crash

Environmental scare near Diggers Camp after van and truck crash.

Back to school: Get your family ready

Generic photo of parent and child, Friday, Feb 14, 2014. (AAP Image/Joe Castro) NO ARCHIVING

Plan ahead to make sure things run smoothly

Rates safe from land value hike

DRIVING GROWTH: The Pacific Highway upgrade has been linked to improved land values.

Figures up in latest valuer-general report

Think tank aims to save local league

LET'S TALK: Former Grafton Ghosts' Under 18s coach Col Speed, Lower Clarence's Belinda Martyn, Brian Smith, Debrah Novak and Magpies' president Darrin Heron on the banks of the Clarence   for a meeting about the   NSW Grassroots Rugby League Summit.

Yamba summit to discuss the future of grass roots footy

Maclean's River St running dry

EMPTY: Vacant shopfronts in Maclean's River St CBD.

Chamber believes empty shops a sign town needs more foot traffic

LATEST REPORT: Depot asbestos danger 'low'

One measure the contractors are using on the council depot site to combat asbestos contamination.

Fibres in monitors below detection limit

Smart move gives Kellie winning edge in photo comp

AMAZING COLOURS: Kellie Beer's photo of a bluebottle on the sand at Minnie Water beach has been named the winner of The Daily Examiner's 2016-17 I Am Summer photo competition.

Seaside smart phone photo takes the prize

New owners doing ‘awsum’ job

HARD WORK: Awsumbody Grafton's new owners Anthony and Carly Sinclair hope to change the way people think about gyms.

Personal training and business experience combine

Chamber's plan is essential for Maclean's survival

LINK: A map showing the proposed connecting road of Goodwood St.

Chamber pushing plan for construction

$150,000 in grants to unearth digital talent in regions

Australian Information Industry Association chief Rob Fitzpatrick talking about a $150,000 grants program to unearth innovation from businesses, educators and communities using the National Broadband Network.

Unearthing NBN success stories may result in innovation being shared

Bumper holiday season buoys traders

Yamba.

Businesses recover from wet years

New housing for construction workers on the road

ON THE MOVE: Construction of the Pacific Highway upgrade will move up a gear in 2017, bringing more workers to the valley.

Proposale for much needed accommodation

$144 a night at caravan park 'absolutely appalling': LETTER

How much is too much for a powered site at a caravan park?

"I don't know anyone who would happily camp for that extortion"

KNIFE-EDGE: The housing tightrope we now face

Even the smallest interest rate rise will be hard for some to handle.

One if five home owners at risk, according to new analysis

Everything is coming up Rosie for one-day doctor

STOKED: Rosie Crimmins (centre) with parents Carey and Glen when she received the offer on Monday.

Toowoomba teen gets rare, first-round doctorate university offer

Gladstone's $4M project to go ahead, jobs to come

MEGA PROJECT: This Shell service station is expected to coast about $4M to construct.

MORE jobs for Gladstone with $4M project construction

Is this the app to take the pain out of car rentals?

Avis is launching a new app to make it easier to rent a car.

Brisbane Airport to be among the first to get new service

Hello? Hello?! Mobile outage left users offline for hours

Some customers were left on hold of up to 40 minutes.

Inflation made a comeback in December

Australia's inflation scores surged in December

Time for change to end political privilege

The issue has never been whether you are complying with the guidelines for MP expenses. The issue is that the guidelines themselves are beyond generous.

LETTER: Wrong location for housing development

Trying to find a good location for affordable housing in Grafton.

Mistakes can negatively affect value of Grafton citizens' properties

One Nation a big chance at next state election: Letter

POLLIES: Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne, Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig and Queensland Senator Pauline Hanson.

'We vote one of the corrupt out and another one of the corrupt in'

LETTER: We must oppose Brooms Head changes

Clarence Valley Council open spaces manager Peter Birch discusses the plans for the park with residents and users.

Appears to be an unnecessary grab for money

What happened to the old politicians?

Former Health Minister Sussan Ley and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull FILE

The public is crying out for the integrity and selfless service

MY SAY: MPs may as well just burn our money

UNBELIEVABLE: The travel claims of Sussan Ley and some of her counterparts beggars belief.

OPINION: Why not just shovel cash into the jet engine as they leave?

OPINION: Pauline, we need you here, not with Donald

If Australia needs to have a maverick politician emerge in these turbulent times, Pauline Hanson is a pretty harmless alternative.

Cartoon character, not a social threat

Large great white shark spotted off popular Coffs beach

DID you see any aircraft flying low over Diggers Beach this morning?

Shark nets have 'failed', public has been 'misled'

A report into the by-catch of North Coast shark nets has been released today.

Australian Seabird Rescue "disappointed" by first report on by-catch

Robert Xie: Inside the Lin family murders

Lili (left) and Norman ‘Min’ Lin and their sons Terry, 9, and Henry, 12, were bludgeoned to death in their family home along with Lily’s sister Irene.

The Lin family murders. Warning: graphic images

Teen 'drug king' supported by dad at Lismore court

Flynn Tully Brown, 18, attends Lismore Court charged with 13 counts of supply prohibited drugs.

Byron Bay man teenager is facing 13 drug charges

Hotel manager charged in pub raid uncovering drugs

Coffs Clarence Police have executed a search warrant on the Coast Hotel as part of an ongoing investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the city.

Police release vision of search warrant served on the Coast Hotel

Charges laid after golf cart rampage and exposure

Golf cart decked out in pink for the day. Photo Quintin Maddern / Western Star

Coffs Harbour man charged after he went on a golf cart rampage

PLO hits out at Australia and Britain

The Israeli settlement of Revava, near the West Bank city of Nablus.

Anger at Australia and Britain over refusal to support deal

DIY 'doctor' accused of slicing off man's testicle

Man accused of slicing off another man's testicle fronts court

Turnbull reveals Cabinet reshuffle after Ley scandal

Malcolm Turnbull

PM says wider ministerial reshuffle off the agenda

Tree felled in storm a $4000 'act of god'

Jo Walker and Kelvin Steinhardt in front of what used to be their back shed. A tree from a neighbouring property fell over during a recent storm and destroyed it.

Insurance companies won't consider storm damage claim

Man's fight over breath test refusal takes new twist

VIRAL: A still image from the YouTube video.

Pomona man arrested after outburst in Noosa court

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

Guard 'heard screaming', saw Byron woman next to dead cop

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Security guard 'heard screaming', saw Byron woman next to dead cop

Getty Images Most Memorable Cricket Moments of 2016

Cricket: The best images of 2016 from Getty Images

Last year was an epic one for cricket - here are the best 10 moments

Puppy farm dogs 'had been seized before': RSPCA

PUPPY FARM: Some of the dogs seized from a Glenarbon property where an alleged puppy farm was uncovered on Monday.

WARNING: Disturbing details of alleged puppy farm

Former Apprentice files sexual suit against Trump

Summer Zervos first spoke about Mr Trump's alleged inappropriate behaviour last year

US president-elect accused of kissing, groping Summer Zervos

Obama's Israel stance may cost him golf club membership

President Barack Obama waves while golfing at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Obama is looking to join the elite Woodmont Country Club

Obama cuts sentence of WikiLeaker Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning (right), formerly Bradley Manning (left), following sex reassignment surgery.

Obama shortens sentences for 209 inmates

OPINION: I love you all, but get out of here

I love my grandchildren - if only kids weren't so messy!

I look forward to the end of January as much as the end of December

Pauline Hanson fires up at journo over travel question

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson and MP Steve Dickson announce a game changing move in the next Queensland State election.

“Excuse me,” she said, cutting off the question.

Newlyweds' act of kindness

Bronia Tindall and Fabrizio Clementi share a slice of their wedding cake with homeless man, Miller Patane, outside on Saturday. Photo by Ben Franks/Steve May/one2one Photography

"Not very many people are kind to me"

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

'Please don't be mad, I've just had a baby'

Emma and daughter Hannah-Maria

She was 39 weeks pregnant and didn't know

What would you do if you found a snake in the loo?

The Cordery family discovered this snake coming out of the toilet at their family home.

1.2m snake chases frog through pipes and out through loo

Wonder Woman a ‘disjointed disaster’, says DC insider

Gal Gadot in a scene from the movie Wonder Woman.

INSIDER says the much-hyped blockbuster will disappoint.

Kid nails Swift impersonation

Seven-year-old Xia Vigor nails Taylor Swift impersonation on the Philippine talent show Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids.

TAYLOR Swift has a seven-year-old doppelganger.

Ariana Grande 'hardest working 23-year-old on Earth'?

Ariana Grande

Not everyone was impressed with Grande’s self-proclaimed work ethic

Why The Walking Dead cast are paid a pittance

Despite massive ratings the cast haven't been shown the money

50 Shades Dornan on why he hates the film

Dornan and Johnson’s frequent sex scenes were ‘awkward’ to film. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied

Jamie Dornan doesn’t blame you for hating 50 Shades

Chris Hemsworth’s X-rated compliment to former co-star

Australian actor Chris Hemsworth poses on the red carpet for the European premiere of the film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London on April 21, 2015.

THOR star once paid former Home and Away actress a lewd compliment.