BEGA: Sapphire Coast Anglican College Year 12 students (from left) SaintJohn Coates, Chloe Forrest and Rachael Ireland say it is wrong to think young people aren’t interested in politics.
COOMA: Snowy Mountains Dreaming was painted from the heart by Cooma’s Alice Williams and is on display at the Raglan Gallery in Cooma as part of a NAIDOC exhibition which runs until late September.
BEGA: Sapphire Coast Anglican College pupils Isaac Gear and Phoenix Turner are inspired by young pilot Ryan Campbell, who is due to complete his world record solo flight this weekend.
COOMA: Cooma's Gwen Marsh has been recognised for her hard work and dedication to the RSPCA with the presentation of a special certificate of appreciation by the chief executive of RSPCA NSW Steve Coleman.
MERIMBULA: Old School Museum celebrates its 140th and celebrity of the day will be Rambo and sulky.
BOMBALA: New resident GP Dr Tin Myint has been warmly welcomed to the Bombala Medical Centre by Dr Colin Pate and will be practicing full time in the surgery.
TANJA: Nisette Rask of Tanja Park Stud is eagerly awaiting the birth of Annesong’s foal, sired by Exceed and Excel, the same stallion recently chosen by Black Caviar’s owners.
BIBBENLUKE: Sally Chaplin, Selina McKinnell and Sally Beard joined the Bibbenluke Public School students in their book character costumes for a Virtual Excursion with children's author, Aleesah Darlison.
MERIMBULA: Dominic Boyton, co-ordinator of the Merimbula quality assurance program for shellfish, is concerned about the impact of a proposed development on the edge of the boardwalk at Top Lake.
BEGA: Bega District Hospital mental health unit nurses Brendan Garry and Hayley Lewis are congratulated on their recent mentoring program award by nurse unit manager John Willington (standing).
COOMA: Two additional nurses have joined Cooma Hospital’s emergency department to complement the excellent treatment response times at the hospital. The new nurses are Rebecca Welch and Riard Fitzgerald.
MERIMBULA: When Ryan Campbell landed at Broome on Saturday this couple Sue Sinclair and Rob Smith, of Pambula and now working in WA, delivered a good old Aussie pie airside.
ULLADULLA: Centenarian Doris Richards shows off her letter of congratulations on her milestone from Queen Elizabeth II.
BEGA: Paul Sulis was lucky to pull over quickly when he smelled fuel while driving near Bega. His prized ute then burst into flames.
NAROOMA: Narooma VRA rescue squad members cut the roof off the four-wheel-drive to get the trapped man assisted by Narooma police, Fire & Rescue NSW firefighters and ambulance paramedics.
ULLADULLA: Ulladulla-Milton Lions president Brian Thompson (back left), membership officer Elaine Smith and district governor Allan McDonald welcome fresh, new ideas from parents such as Amy Whiteman (front left) and Rachael Martin pictured with youngsters Noah Whiteman, Chase and Sophie Minos and Ashton Martin.
NAROOMA: Narooma Chamber president Orit Karney-Winters, treasurer and Festival Committee representative Paul Dixon and committee representative Cath Peachey are thrilled with last week’s South Coast Tourism Award.
MERIMBULA: The cast of the Lumen Christi College production “Knock on Wood” which has been acclaimed an outstanding success.
BODALLA: Bodalla Dairy Shed proprietor Sandra McCuaig with her 2013 South Coast Regional Tourism Awards for Tourism Excellence Tourism Café award and councillor Rob Pollock, former chairman of the South Coast Regional Tourism Organisation and recipient of the Chair’s Award, which has only ever been awarded twice before in its 17-year history.
NAROOMA: Marine Rescue NSW Commissioner Stacey Tannos and Australian Maritime Safety Authority chief executive Graham Peachey met at Narooma last week to discuss new national commercial vessel laws.
BERMAGUI: The new marine area inside the Bermagui harbour has already taken shape with locals skippers being careful to remember the new structure is there.
EDEN: Soren Larson captain and director of Sydney Tall Ships Marty Woods watches the The Yukon pass The Young Endeavour on her way out to sea on Monday morning.
DALMENY: Georgia Poyner, a student at Narooma High School, got some amazing shots of the southern right whales off Brou Beach last week. See more photos at www.naroomanewsonline.com.au
SAN ANTONIO: Gail Dickson from Dalmeny with the Narooma News at the famous Alamno in San Antonio, Texas.
NOWRA: Hundreds of residents too to the streets of North Nowra on Monday night to say no to violence and support bashing victim Francois Beugels.
EDEN: Aboriginal community liaison officer Meaghan Holt, AIME mentor Stephen Mitchell with The Other Election candidates Courtney Maher, Shaquille Aldridge and Eliza Turner at Eden Marine High School on Friday.
BOMBALA: Bombala-based Tai Chi leader, Cythia Dolan (centre) has received an award from the Southern NSW Local Health District for ten years of commitment to the Monaro Physical Activity Leaders program.
NAROOMA: Narooma Plumbing workers pushed ahead with the resheeting of the School of Arts Hall (SOA) roof, while below Paul Dixon (SOA), left, Maggie Havu, Mina Watt (SOA), Ingeborg Baker (SOA), Nanda Taylor, Margaret Mashford, Gary Mapson, Joy Macfarlane (SOA), SOA president Jock Munro and secretary Laurelle Pacey, hear of a $10,000 community heritage promise from a Coalition Government and Liberal candidate Peter Hendy.
BERMAGUI: Pictured among all their projects are Wallaga Lake Bermagui Men’s Shed members John “Robbo” Robinson, Warren Clark, Larry Bracher, Ray Sawtell, Bob Whackett and Leo Van Lint.
TUROSS HEAD: An iconic Norfolk pine faces the chop as it is damaging the town's memorial walls. Pictured is Maureen Baker from the Tuross Lakes Preservation Group with the tree.
EDEN: Skywhale, a a huge whale-like balloon created for Canberra centenary, will fly over Eden during the Eden Whale Festival in November.
NAROOMA: Tinpot RFS Captain Peter Kershaw and Narooma Golf Club general manager Dominic Connaughton check out the brigade’s new fire truck after the club donated $2500 toward a kitchenette for the new Tinpot fire shed.
EDEN: Two Hands Project co-founder Silke Stukenbrock, Eileen Cameron, Olivia Blanch (front) Sheree Epe, Anya Epe, Mia Ruiz, Jana Ruiz, Natalie Richardson, Two Hands Project founder Paul Sharp and Michelle Richmond at Eden on Saturday.
MORUYA: Brad Rossiter is gearing up for the Big Red Kidney Walk on September 28 to raise awareness of kidney disease.
BATEMANS BAY: Batemans Bay High School students learned of Hanging Rock's history from indigenous elders Loretta Parsley, Gloria Carberry, Terry Parsons, Georgina Parsons, Violet Parsons and Lavina White this week.
NOWRA: Last Saturday's Freedom of Entry event saw 1000 navy personnel march into Nowra in full winter blues.
ULLADULLA: Two southern right whales in the water off North Mollymook Beach last week.
EDEN: Legatee Steve Mahoney has Legacy merchandise for sale.