Betty marks milestone of the century

WHEN Betty Gipp was presented with a letter from the Queen today, congratulating the centenarian on her 100th birthday, her eyes lit up.

Filming our amazing Grace

Grace Hickey with filmmaker Debrah Novak who are working on a film that tells Grace's inspiring story.

Young talent to star in documentary

Grand design flaws: Why all the fancy wrapping?

Mitolo McLaren Vale (small batch series) Vermentino (2016, $28): Yep, this is the culprit, but they've probably fixed it by now. Naturally, we did finally break in. Rating: 8.6/10.

All I wanted was wine, not an intelligence test

Clarence Valley, it's time to get behind your new Mayor

SEASONED PROFESSIONAL: Grafton girl Jade Hewitt (centre) is in the running to be Triple J's Mayor of Splendour.

Grafton native Jade Hewitt a candidate for 'Mayor of Splendour'

'Disgusting' discovery in See Park toilet

SHOCKING: Mackenzie Sheehan posted this picture of syringes on Facebook after discovering them in the toilet at See Park, Grafton.

Syringes found in a Grafton park toilet

Vote now for your favourite Clarence Valley business

It's a celebration for staff from Nurture One Arthur St Children Centre as they won the people's choice favourite business award at the 2016 Clarence Valley Business Awards

Time is running out to vote in the People's Choice poll

Nominations are in for Flying Fox Dispersal Committee

The flying foxes in the rainforest outside Maclean High school. Photo: Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner.

See which two councillors are on the Flying Fox Dispersal Committee

LETTER: Timely wake-up call for local league

Former NRL players and good friends Danny Wicks and Clint Greenshields are playing together for the Grafton Ghosts in 2017. Group 2 rugby league 2 April 2017 Rex Hardaker Oval Photo: Brad Greenshields/Coffs Coast Advocate

More video scrutiny should be used to clean up the game

Caravan owner hits out at park boss: 'He should be ashamed'

Van owner to be displaced after 34 years

Showing off our bridal best

STAR TURN: Frankie Oppes was a picture of cuteness as she modelled some bridal wear for the young ones in last year's Yamba Wedding Showcase.

Showing off our bridal best at the Yamba Wedding Showcase

Cane crush begins with growers confident of prices

The Harwood Mill seen from the Clarence River.

There is confidence among sugar growers as the annual crush begins.

What's your favourite Clarence Valley business?

It's a celebration for staff from Nurture One Arthur St Children Centre as they won the people's choice favourite business award at the 2016 Clarence Valley Business Awards

Voting open for people's choice

Short term rentals rules stay in the too-hard basket

Close up of lease agreement empty document with pen

Legislators are still deciding on rules for short term rentals.

YOUR CHAMBER: A united voice for our economy

Katie Kelemec.

Valley working together to create stronger voice on economic growth

New owners at the Prince Street Coffee House

Jo and Amy Hall are the new owners of the Prince Street Coffee House as of Friday, June 16.

Melissa and Desley farewell 20 years of business

100s sign petition opposed to proposed rate hike

South Grafton resident Elwynne Casson signs the petition against the council's proposed special rate variation.

A petition opposed to the councils proposed SRV proves popular.

Macca's now offering table delivery service and UberEats

A woman received her barista made coffee in the TV ad.

"We want to be a part of people’s everyday lives and choices"

WORLD-FIRST: Ipswich business turning jam, syrup into power

FOOD ENERGY: Trisco Foods is piloting an anaerobic membrane bioreactor, world-first technology Aquatec Maxcon is using to turn food waste into energy.

Food supply business leading the way in global technology

Google cops $3.5 billion fine over 'anti-trust' behaviour

'It denied other companies the chance to compete.'

‘Watermelon dresses’: the bizarre new social media craze

There is nothing seedy about these very sweet pictures

$50,000 grant will see Mackay coral business bloom

JOBS BOOST: The money will allow Ultra Coral Australia to grow their global business.

A MAJOR supplier of coral worldwide will receive a business grant.

Loads of CQ jobs as $80M mine hits major milestone

RESOURCES REVIVAL: The Mount Morgan Gold - Copper Project took a major step as the Rockhampton Regional Council signed off on the last local government approval needed.

$80M Mt Morgan mine project is "nearing the point of no return”.

We may not be losing our religion: Census

THE Census results concerning religion in Australia are concerning.

LETTER: Fight to save historic Tabulam Bridge Pt I

The historic Tabulam Bridge crossing of the Clarence River from helicopter.

"IT IS the most scenic part of the Clarence River catchment.”

Prominent artist says it's time for gallery to expand

IT'S TIME TO EXPAND: Clarence Valley artist Graham Mackie, centre, at his Three Amigos exhibition at Grafton Regional Gallery in 2014, pictured with James Willebrant and Soren Carlbergg.

Gallery downgrade would go against NSW trend for regional galleries

LETTER: Kara says thanks for treadmill help

Kara Sutherland just after she's hopped off the treadmill in her 24-hour treadmill marathon.

Community bands together to help unique fundraising effort

OPINION: Caviar and cars are luxurious, not sanitary items

OPINION: There should not be a tax on sanitary items.

The act of putting a tax on these items is offensive.

Don't vaccinate? You're betraying your country

No sympathy for families who choose not to vaccinate

OPINION: Pauline's right, autistic kids need own schools

Shaun Berrigan with daughter Imogen.

Pauline Hanson is on the right track with the autism debate.

Motel owner faces financial ruin over insurance bungle

"IN THE back of your mind you can't help thinking the worst."

Surf brand creates fashion with an environmental benefit

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE: Byron Bay model Montana Lower sporting Salt Gypsy women's surf wear.

Quality wear with minimal environmental impact

Charges may be laid over Coraki crash, police say

INVESTIGATIONS are underway into the events that led to a serious crash between two trucks, including a Richmond Valley Council vehicle, at Whiporie-Bungawalbin Road, Coraki.

Charges may be laid over yesterday’s serious, two-truck crash

Fight may have led to Tweed shooting death: relative

Forensic investigator examines a car linked to the shooting murder of Ace Hall in Steep Street, Tweed Heads.

Phillip Raymond Becker was yesterday arrested and charged

Money, guns and drugs lead to jail for South Grafton man

Police raid led to most recent charges

Highway upgrade reaches new milestones

SURGING AHEAD: Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey with Member for Page Kevin Hogan in front of works on the new Harwood Bridge.

Piles going in for new Harwood bridge as new tenders announced

Flood insurers in for a torrid argument

The recent floods in the Lismore CBD

100 business complaints from NR businesses referred to ombudsman

Pell responds to allegations of historical sexual offences

Cardinal George Pell has been charged with child sex offences.

George Pell charged with sex charges: Vows to return to Australia

Emissions must slow by 2020

An open-pit coal mine near Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The world's biggest coal users - China, the US and India - have boosted coal mining in 2017.

Past then, only a 'jump to distress' can save planet

Mars photo of metallic object has internet in a UFO frenzy

Image of a strange, metallic looking object from the Mars Opportunity rover. Picture: NASA

Mars Opportunity rover's snap of a shiny object has UFO fans excited

Australia's oldest tiger euthanised

Australia’s oldest tiger Kemiri euthanised at Adelaide Zoo

Civilians 'sacrificed' for victory

Attacks by Coalition forces on Islamic State's Syrian stronghold of Raqqa have killed at least 173 civilians this month.

UN rights chief urges major powers fighting IS to review operations

Shaun Davidson fled a Bali prison, this is where he went

Davidson has plenty of connections in the boxing and bikie communities, both of which have strong links to Thai underworld figures.

Police believe a crime syndicate helped Davidson escape.

Book exposes ‘crooked’ back pain industry

Sham medicine lures desperate back-pain sufferers, new book claims

Sydney transport bosses could deactivate Opal card implant

Man with implanted transport pass may have card blocked

Cop temporarily blinded fighting London Bridge terrorists

Police officers on Borough High Street as police are dealing with an incident on London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017.    Witnesses reported a vehicle hitting pedestrians and injured people on the ground. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

Cop was temporarily blinded when fighting London Bridge attackers

Storm chaser dies in crazy attempt to get famous

Pedro Ruiz, Photo: Facebook

Pregnant 19-year-old shoots partner in Youtube stunt gone wrong

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dead aged 91

Paddington Bear.

Duffel-coated bear became an international superstar

Baby fed to own mother, girl, 10 raped by Isis: MP

'We cooked your one-year-old son that we took from you'

UPDATE: Valley woman claims Maclean Lotto win

Maclean Newsagency manager Sebastian Fear shows off their division 1 winner poster after they sold a winner to last Saturday's Lotto.

"I've been keeping the ticket in a very, very safe place”

Man hit by bus and then walks into pub

The bus strikes the man from behind. Picture: YouTube

Police did not believe his tale — until they saw the CCTV.

Tram commuter not impressed by PM Malcolm Turnbull

This woman couldn't care less about Prime Minister Turnbull’s tram ride. Picture: Twitter

No one cared when he read the Melbourne network map.

Can you see what's really going in this picture?

Scroll down to see the full picture.

Internet users can’t stop laugh at illustration of bunny.

Rehan Munir: The most wanted housemate in New York

A lot of people are interested in sharing a breakfast table with Rehan Munir.

Who said it’s hard to find an apartment in New York City?*

'Sensible approach to food, complete lack of decorum'

Shannon Kelly White is the one-woman-band behind popular blog, Shannon's Kitchen.

She has a potty mouth and makes no excuses for it.

Unfinished game raises over $130 million in sales

A video game that puts 100 players into a violent battle royal has already sold more than four million copies and it isn’t even close to polished

Adele concert tours are no more: Star quits life on the road

After a mammoth world tour, Adele hints she may never hit the road again.

Adele’s heartbreaking note to fans on final night of world tour.

MOVIE REVIEW: The House wins for Ferrell

Jason Mantzoukas, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler in a scene from The House.

Will Ferrell finally crank outs a decent comedy after two duds.

MOVIE REVIEW: Diary of a Wimpy Kid — The Long Haul

Jason Drucker in a scene from the movie Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.

Latest film presses button on too many toilet gags.

Aly defends support for Richmond player banned for striking

Aly defends character reference for banned footballer Houli

No filter on talk in everyday Aussie workplaces

Hairdressers Nikki and Kathy star in Common Sense, the new TV series from the makers of Gogglebox.

Common Sense is like eavesdropping on water-cooler talk.

What's on the big screen this week

Jason Mantzoukas, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler in a scene from The House.

WILL Ferrell and Amy Poehler play two naughty parents in The House.