THE SMALL communities of the Nambucca Valley are renowned for their stoicism, and their ability to stare down and overpower adversity - but the noise of a falling pin would reverberate like a clatter as the townsfolk shoulder the news of the death of favourite son Phillip Hughes.
FEDERAL MP for Cowper, Luke Hartsuyker, has paid homage to local man and Australian cricket star Phillip Hughes, who passed away today after being hit by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match at the SCG on Tuesday.
THE BANKS of the Nambucca River were the perfect canvas for the Macksville High School Year 12 pre-formal photos this year.
Police have charged a teenager following an aggravated break and enter in Bowraville on Monday
THE CENTENARY of ANZAC is drawing nigh and local groups were given a huge fillip at the weekend, including the announcement of a $60,000-plus allocation for the Frank Partridge VC Military Museum at Bowraville.
HOPES were dashed this week when the NSW Government announced the names of the five regional pilot Joint Organisations with not a single northern region coastal council mentioned, let alone the alliance of Nambucca/Bellingen/Coffs Harbour and Clarence.
AUSTRALIA DAY is the day to celebrate all things true-blue, where thongs become the signature footwear and zinc replaces make up … and organisers of January’s festivities are keen to make it one to remember.