ACDC tribute band bound for Tannum Sands this weekend

Accadacca, the AC/DC tribute band.

RELIVE the AC/DC classics on Saturday night at Tannum Sands

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Gladstone salon in the run for hair industry gong

Rex Silver's Garage Barber Shop and Silver Salon have been listed in the top five in their categories for the Australian Hair Industry Awards. Photo Campbell Gellie / The Observer

THEY'VE emerges finalists from more than 200 salons across Australia

A woman spent the night before her wedding in tears

WHAT A VENUE: Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi pictured on the Gladstone Nissan showroom turntable on their wedding day.

A car showroom was transformed into a wedding venue

Roofs collapse, roads flood as rain soaks region

ROOF COLLAPSE: It’s raining, it’s pouring, the roof here is falling. Shoppers yesterday reported a small section of the roof caved in at Keppel Bay Plaza in Yeppoon. The 1m by 1m hole formed directly above the Commonwealth Bank ATM sometime in the morning. It was still around yesterday afternoon.

Road closures around Central Queensland and Central West.

FULL LINEUP: Agnes Blues Roots and Rock Festival

The crowd at the Agnes Blues and Roots Festival.

8 Ball Aitken, Mason Rack and Russell Morris are among the acts

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Valentines Day Races

Winner of the Happy Valentines Day Open handicap #2 Final Chapter. Jockey - Pirtro Romeo. Trainer Clinton - Garland. Valentine's Day 2016 at Ferguson Park, Gladstone Turf Club.

The Valentines Day race meet at Ferguson Park had a great turnout on Saturday.

Police take samples after fight

Gladstone police taking DNA samples from blood stains on the road outside The Boardroom Bar.

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Rennie Fritschy farewell dinner

Jenny Roberts, Rick Hansen and Alastair Dawson.Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

Chancellor Rennie Fritschy farewell dinner

Blue Care Auxiliary Garage Sale

 I come down from Rocky every month to come here, combined with a visit to my sister, it makes a great day out. Tremaine Rane I come here two or three times a day when it is on as there are too many bargins to take home in one trip. Joan Lennon

Today's Blue Care Auxiliary Garage Sale had a great turn out with many going home...

Romance in Gladstone

I've never gotten a present on Valentines Day, or given one, but if i had a boyfriend I would want him to give me jewellery. Lara Fisher, 13

We asked the most and least romantic thing that's happened to you, and what you're...

Gladstone: All Things Fishing

With over 7000 people constantly posting their pictures to the Gladstone All Things...

Hassall's Bechtel auction

Guy Bultreys bought his partner Angie Wightman an early Valentine's Day present. For just over $5000, Guy says it was a bargain. - A Hassals auction this morning has sold thousands of dollars' worth of Bechtel equipment.Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

A Hassals auction this morning has sold thousands of dollars' worth of Bechtel...

Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi

Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi had to change the venue of their ceremony and reception from the Tondoon Gardens to Gladstone Nissan. Photo T-Leaf Creative

Crystal Roots and Omar Elhabashi wedding February 2016

Hassals auction comes to Gladstone

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Gladstone cats

Kai and Simba were rescued by Anita's Angels.

Cat lovers love photos.

Pets get into festive spirit

Eight-week-old Koda, who was adopted from the RSPCA.

Readers submitted photos of Gladstone's best-dressed pets over Christmas.

Reader photos: Gladstone pet owners snap animal selfies

Keeley and her horse 'ice cream'. Photo: Kelly McCann Hancock.

We asked you to send in your selfies with the best animals in your life.

Gladstone dogs invited to weddings

Diesel the kelpie was the highlight of Tasha and Jason Gibb's wedding when he ran down the aisle to present the couple's rings at their Canoe Pt wedding in 2011. 
"He even spoke up on his own to say that he was the one who had them," Mrs Gibbs said. "Very talented boy."
Coco, a border collie cross, also made an appearance as the flower girl.
Mrs Gibbs said the dogs were "family and our fur babies".

Gladstone readers submitted photos and stories of beloved pets who were invited to...