Port Stephens Annual Award Winners, including Citizen of the Year: Colleen Mullholland-Ruiz

Nine Port Stephens residents have been honoured with Port Stephens Annual Awards at this year's Australia Day celebrations across the region. Acknowledged for their ongoing contribution to the community, nominees and Award recipients were recognised in a ceremony at Riverside Park, Raymond Terrace, as well as Fly Point, Nelson Bay. This year,

Body believed to be Scott McGuire has been recovered off Birubi Point at Anna Bay Port Stephens

The body, believed to be that of missing snorkeler Scott McGuire, has been found yesterday afternoon. The search for the 29 year old was suspended yesterday until the body could be formally identified. Scott McGuire was last seen about 4pm on Sunday (19 November 2017), when he went snorkeling with a friend off Birubi Point

Should there be a Raymond Terrace News Of The Area publication?

THREE local newspapers later, Port Stephens and Myall Coast people are seemingly loving their local News Of The Area publication. With a real twist on current and previous media within the Port Stephens and Myall Coast region, the News Of The Area brand operates within individual communities rather than lumping one

New MidCoast Mayor announced

In a meeting that marked a number of milestones for the MidCoast region, today Councillor David West was voted in by the newly elected Council as Mayor, with Councillor Katheryn Smith voted Deputy Mayor. Election of both positions was the sole responsibility of the eleven new Councillors, who cast their vote