Two burglars have been disturbed mid heist in North Mackay. The pair got into the house on Norris Road around three Saturday morning. When they got in they allegedly searched the kitchen stealing a brown handbag containing bankcards and a purse, shoes and a knife. As they were leaving the resident allegedly confronted them in the backyard where they jumped the back fence and ran from the area. If you have any information call Crimestoppers.
A man has been charged after flooding a City Center Hotel on New years Eve. The 26 year old from South Mackay allegedly activated the fire hydrants of the hotel racking up a half a million dollar damage bill. He is due to face Mackay Magistrates Court on March eleven.
New marketing options are opening up the market for sugarcane growers. After extensive negotiations Mackay Sugar has locked in new marketing choice arrangements with Queensland Sugar Limited. The decision will give growers the ability to have a say in who provides their marketing, pricing and payment services.
A new device could be the answer to personal safety we need while out in the water. Ocean Guardian has developed a handheld electric shark deterrent for divers and snorkelers. CEO of Ocean guardian Lyndsay Lion says one of our local businesses has jumped on board.