A MAN walking down the street caught with an anti-addiction opioid strip will front court next month charged with possessing dangerous drugs.
A DOG had to be rescued from a submerged mini-van after it ran into a small dam on a rural Southern Downs property.
UPDATE: Two men have been taken to hospital after a serious collision between a truck and vehicle on the Warrego Highway this afternoon.
UNEMPLOYMENT across the Toowoomba local government area has dropped 0.3 per cent in the past quarter.
POLICE have clarified reports the driver of a hearse leading a funeral cortege towards a cemetery for burial was pulled over for a random breath test.
A MAN reported missing from a rural property has been found deceased by family members.
RURAL residents are being urged to keep watch on their communities for suspicious activities after a spate of break and enters which remain unsolved.
TOOWOOMBA'S growing global reputation as a food and agribusiness hub will extend further next month with a New Zealand council delegation touring the region.
UPDATE: A MAN whose arms were severed in an horrific workplace accident at Ballandean on Monday remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.
ZIMMS Corner owner Olga Marr is determined to keep her service station trading as she awaits insurance assessments and the outcome of a police investigation.
Tara joined the company in 2010 after graduating with a journalism and politics degree from Griffith University in Brisbane. After first working in newspapers in the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, she joined the team at The Chronicle in 2013. In September that year she took over the reins of the Rural Weekly, and has been on the crime desk in Toowoomba since 2015.