A YOUNG woman who worked at Rio Tinto Alcan then scored a job on Curtis Island has been named central Queensland's apprentice of the year.
DRUGS, booze, violence, death — our teens have had it hard. But a program for adolescents, like one held at Tannum Sands on the weekend, is making a difference.
MORE than 7500 people visited the Gladstone Multicultural Festival on Sunday to learn about the unique cultures that make up the Gladstone region.
CQUniversity has held its first open day in Gladstone since merging with CQ TAFE, showing off a range of study and training options for prospective students.
A GLADSTONE couple had a wedding to remember when firefighters crashed the reception after a smoke machine set off fire alarms at the entertainment centre.
YOU'D never guess Tyler Batterham was on his death bed not so long ago. It is hoped fundraising will help put his condition on the newborn screening program.
SIX award-winning authors and illustrators are hosting workshops for more than 4000 school students this week as part of the Curtis Coast Literary Carnivale.
MY SPECIAL PLACE: Emma Zawila, 15, loves the friendly atmosphere at CrossFit Gladstone, making it one of her favourite places.
MORE than 650 people will take part in the Relay for Life Gladstone this weekend. The event is expected to raise $210,000 for cancer research.
SHOPPERS strolling through Stockland on Thursday night may have seen a number of hopefuls try and check-mate international star Gary Lane at a game of chess.