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Jimmy James’ Foundation Day honour

Jimmy James’ Foundation Day honour

LOCAL Aboriginal tracker Jimmy James was honoured during a special SA Police event at his Berri memorial site on Sunday.

No fatalities on Riverland roads, but still ‘a long way to go’

THE Riverland escaped Easter without a major car accident or fatality – despite a slew of dangerous behaviour on local roads.
Local police busted a 49-year-old man for driving five times over the legal alcohol limit and also dished out 125 speeding fines over the weekend.
In addition, about 15 per cent of motorists who were drug tested returned positive results, while 11 people were caught drink driving and one person was booked for driving without a seatbelt.

Opinions split on traffic blitz

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.

Local domestic violence calls ‘day in & day out’

A LOCAL police officer has slammed perpetrators of domestic violence and says his staff are “tired” of attending DV-related incidents in the Riverland almost daily.

Mean girls create local ‘burn book’

A RIVERLAND ‘burn book’ circulating on the social media site Snapchat – which anonymously exposes people’s secrets – has raised concerns about cyber bullying in the region.