Local News Headlines Mackay & The Whitsundays, 29th of May, 2018

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28 May 2018

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POLICE have reopened a cold case looking into the murder of a woman in AIRLIE BEACH 22 years ago. They’re appealing for information into the homicide of DOROTHY BRITTON.. putting up a 250 thousand dollar reward. Detective Senior Constable Darren Mills says it's important that if anyone knows anything they contact police.

Works are on track to make MACKAY bus stops more accessible. COUNCIL completing construction on two thirds of the 243 bus stop upgrades for compliance with the Federal Disability Standards. Councilor KEVIN CASET saying the new bus stops feature a waiting area for wheelchairs with most covered to provide sun protection.

MACKAY motorists are paying a four year high price at the PUMP as fuel prices continue to surge. The average price for APRIL around 155 cents a litre. RACQ SPOKESPERSON LUCINDA ROSS with some of the reasons why we're paying more.

The 100 FACES of SMALL BUSINESS initiative launches for Small Business Week. With multiple Mackay and Whitsundays additions making the cut. Kangaroo Beach at the Cape Hillsborough Nature Park, Rainforest Scuba and Eungella Realty showcased in the initative. You can see them all by visiting the Queensland government website. 

The EASTERN SWANS suffer their second consecutive loss. Going Down to NORTH MACKAY SAINTS by 23 points in the A-F-L Cup on Saturday. Coming off a 25 point loss to ladder leaders WHITSUNDAY last weekend they now slip to third overall.

MACKAY born DANE GAGAI named in his fourth STATE of ORIGIN series. Debuting in the series on July 8 of 20-15 in game three as a winger

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