HALF a dozen motorists travelling in the Riverland were busted by local police drink/drug driving during last week’s New Year’s Eve operations.
RENMARK will host the 43rd annual National Chevrolet Festival in November next year.
RIVERLANDERS have been praised for their behaviour on and off the road over the long weekend, however a number of Loxton visitors “played up”, the region’s police chief says.
AN increased police presence in the Riverland this week has divided locals in the lead-up to the October long-weekend.
THE 40th annual Waikerie Hotel ARB Riverland 300 off-road event over the weekend has been labelled a success by event organisers.
STRETCHES of the notoriously dangerous Brown’s Well Highway are set to be upgraded following yesterday’s federal funding announcement of more than $600,000 for local areas of the Barker region.
LOXTON Waikerie councillors have decided against recommendations to lower speed limits from 60km/h to 50km/h on five Loxton roads.
SUGGESTIONS the recent traffic blitz in the Riverland – and the prospects of a repeat event over Easter – could harm local business trade have divided locals.