FIVE YEARS AGO
A government move to sell 16 houses in Griffith currently reserved for teachers will make it "impossible" for local schools to attract new staff, educators have warned. Teachers and union representatives have lashed out at the decision, describing it as a "shortsighted money making exercise."
PICCOLI CONFIRMS HE'LL RUN
Murrumbidgee MP Adrian Piccoli has officially thrown his hat in the ring to contest the new seat of Murray at the next state election after losing his current seat to an electoral boundary redistribution.
SHARKS STRUGGLE FOR SHOWDOWN SIDE
TLU will be missing close to half its Group 20 premiership side when the Sharks take on an improving Yenda in their Paul Kelly Memorial Shield semi-final.
TEN YEARS AGO
ROAD DRIVES LOCALS AROUND THE BEND
Residents fear it's only a matter of time before a fatality after countless incidents of cars losing control speeding around the corner of Cutler Avenue and Campbell Street in North Griffith.
FINES FOR UNLAWFUL STRIKE
Fines totalling $55,000 have been handed out to a union and one of its delegates over two unlawful strikes at a camp set up to build the Lake Cowal gold mine near West Wyalong.
COUGARS CRUISE TO GRAND FINAL
Coro Cougars are on their way to the grand final after a surprisingly strong victory over Yenda, where an impressive turn on the bat saw them leave Yenda well behind.
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO
ELECTION IN THE BALANCE
Yoogali mum of four Anne Napoli and popular mayor Mike Neville were the big winners in Saturday's Griffith City Council elections. Mrs Napoli bagged 751 primary votes - the third highest on the ballot, behind mayor Neville and returning councillor John Dal Broi.
PRESSURE MOUNTS FOR BAN
The era of smoking in pubs and clubs may be a thing of the past as pressure mounts for a blanket ban on the practice.
FAIRYTALE ENDING FOR HANWOOD
Last year's wooden spooners Hanwood emerged from the rubble to climb to victory and take out the A grade GDCA cricket premiership over minor premiers Diggers at Exies 1.
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