Man fined for grabbing hotel manager by throat

A MAN was fined $500 in Gladstone Magistrates Court yesterday for grabbing the manager of a local hotel by the throat.

Rodey Paringatai was visiting family in Gladstone on November 8 when the incident occurred at the hotel.

He was given a banning order but a conviction was not recorded.



Man’s thirst for more drinks lands him in court

Premium Content Man’s thirst for more drinks lands him in court

Kruze Joesph Barcello had just finished a drinking session.

Community rallies after family loses Rosedale home in fire

Premium Content Community rallies after family loses Rosedale home in fire

“My heart breaks for them, I can not imagine the hurt of losing all the...

Braithwaite saddles up for new Wide Bay festival

Premium Content Braithwaite saddles up for new Wide Bay festival

Did someone say horses? Everything you need to know about the new music festival...