Alleged drug king pin arrested for supply of ice worth $100k

UPDATE: An alleged Coffs Harbour ice king pin has been refused bail after appearing in local court.

Real estate icon says only way is up for Coffs

INDUSTRY ICON: John McGrath speaking at launch of McGrath Coffs Harbour and Sawtell

Real estate icon says only way is up for Coffs

Dash cam catches CBD crash

Video of collision in car park.

Dash cam footage catches Castle St accident

Local Norco farmers shine around Australia and world

UDDERLY GREAT: Norco milk from the Coffs Coast has broken into the Chinese dairy market.

Local Norco farmers shine around Australia and world

Council to set the agenda for 2016

Coffs Harbour City Council will hold first meeting for 2016 tonight

More than $300,000 of marijuana found at Jackass Creek

The seized cannabis plants at Dalmorton.

Police discover large cannabis crop in forest near Dalmorton

Holiday Park scores another Top 10 Hit

Park Beach Holiday Park has scored another award. This time it's been voted in top 10 holiday parks in the country by readers of Caravan and Camping with Kids.

Parents' votes put Park Beach Holiday Park in the Top 10

Take the minions to a free movie

OPEN AIR: The Minions movie will screen at Coffs Harbour Showground this Saturday.

Cinema Under the Stars returns to Coffs Harbour on Saturday evening

Coffs Coast dementia cases increasing

GROWING CONCERN: Dementia cases in the Coffs Harbour state electorate are expected to increase by 122% by 2050 according the latest figures from Alzheimer’s Australia.

Coffs Coast dementia cases increasing

Preparations for Sheffield Shield clash well underway

NSW will be playing against South Australia in a Sheffield Shield match at Coffs Harbour from February 25 to 28.

Legendary cricket curator gives Stadium wicket the thumbs up

Paying homage to the big wave rides

Mick Corbett, shot by Chris Gurney. Finalist in the Oakley Big Wave Awards in the Biggest Slab category.

Three Coffs Coast surfers finalists in Oakley Big Wave Awards

W.E. Smith forced into temporary shut down

DEVELOPMENT: W.E. Smith chief executive William VanVliet has penned a letter to employees that the company is planning to temporarily shut down the company’s operations.

W.E. Smith planning to implement a 'partial shut down' of operations

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YOUR SAY: Did we celebrate our country on Australia Day?

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Australia is a “ lucky country” and we had opportunity to celebrate

EDITORIAL: Time to get tough on violent cowards

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Another alleged case of assault on an ambulance officer on weekend

MY SAY: Catholics deserve to get answers from the church

Cardinal George Pell should return to face the royal commission

OPINION: Taking the grey area out of greyhound industry

TWILIGHT MEETING: Thursday racing at Grafton Greyhounds starts at the later time of 4.12pm today.

"Greyhound shoes" put our attitudes in perspective

WATERCOOLER: What's the use of life in prison?

With Crump’s concurrent life sentences upheld, he has now been denied any hope of release.

Kevin Crump has been denied hope of a meaningful life

UPDATE: Brother of crash victim takes "ultimate selfie"

Devoted brother and witness to accident takes selfie of him and his injured brother minutes after horrific crash on Bangalow Rd last Friday.

UPDATE: Northern Rivers schools get the all clear

Richmond River High School was one of the three in the Northern Rivers that received a bomb threat today.

Schools that received bomb threats get all clear.

Igniting national debate on drug driving laws

Drug Saliva Tests are causing concern on the North Coast as lawyers get involved in cases clogging up the courts. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

First seeds in a state-wide campaign to change roadside drug testing

Salim Mehajer's Auburn Council suspended by NSW Government

Salim Mehajer's marriage to wife Aysha drew scrutiny on the council's dealings

THE NSW Government has suspended the council

Hospitals talk violence as ice-addict patients lash out

Byron and Tweed emergency departments to have security audit.

Home schoolers beat mainstream students in NAPLAN testing

Home-schooled students outperform their mainstream peers.

NSW restarts CSG battle it just lost to provide local gas

CSG exploration and extraction has been controversial in New South Wales

The state risks "catastrophic" gas shortages

Bodies found in metal box dumped in dam near Logan

A crane lifts a metal box from a dam at Logan as police search for two bodies. Photo: Nine News Brisbane/Twitter

Police investigating murder of Cory Breton, Iuliana Triscaru

Baby injured in crash as mother fled police in NZ

Police found the five-month-old baby girl lying next to the crashed car after a police chase that reached speeds of 150kmh.

5-month-old girl found lying on road next to car after rollover

IronBoy Domenic battles Ultron, saves Sydney from baddies

Mission ready. Iron Boy (Domenic) with Captain Rhodes (Domenic’s brother Joseph)

A SERIOUSLY ill nine-year-old’s dream has come true.

Clive Palmer could face criminal case over aliases

Clive Palmer in the spotlight.

Palmer probe examining whether he used aliases in dealings with ASIC

BOMB THREAT: 29 schools in Queensland, NSW and ACT affected

More schools shut down after bomb threats telephoned in.

Brisbane, Perth homes could be lit up by solar power

GOING OFF GRID: Proposed electricity business mergers could see more remote communities take up solar.

5 gigawatts of solar power now installed across Australia

WATCH: Wild elephant goes on rampage in India

Residents claim the elephant destroyed 100 properties during melee

UK footballer pleads guilty to sex act with child

Sunderland winger Adam Johnson arrives at Bradford Crown Court, England, (Peter Byrne/PA)

The Sunderland footballer, 28, denies two other charges

New Zealand may be in direct path of looming cyclone

NEW Zealand may be in the path of a cyclone forming in the Pacific.

Johnny Depp in Donald Trump spoof film

Movie shows business mogul breaking hearts, making deals

Baby declared dead, wakes up in time to avoid cremation

The baby was kept in an incubator for 23 days and removed against medical advice

“I really can’t understand how this miracle happened."

Gay men want the right to be dull and poorly dressed

Carson Kressley of TV show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy as he poses for a photo at the Melbourne Cup Carnival

"Some gay men are very, very boring and very badly dressed."

Air harvesting could be our freshest new industry

Collecting air with special harvesting nets. Photo: Facebook

Air 'connoisseurs' prepared to pay big dollars for the right stuff

Fuel is cheap...time to buy something silly?

SUPERCAR SHOPPING: Low oil prices are here to stay and hopefully cheap fuel too: how about that Lamborghini Aventador Superveloce Roadster you've always wanted?

Is now the perfect time to buy a heavy drinking supercar?

KFC wedding photo captures attention of the world

The picture of the happy couple in front of Colonel Sanders' face has gone viral.

"I've always had a special relationship with KFC"

Charlie Sheen blasts doctor who claimed to cure his HIV

Charlie Sheen has called a doctor "dangerous" after receiving treatment in Mexico for HIV.

'Dangerous' doctor's treatment used milk of arthritic goats

Jo Beth and Laurina not seeing eye to eyebrow

Jo Beth Taylor at first sight of the challenge

The simple truth is, all contestants are tired and hungry

Deadpool: He’s not so ‘super’ but he’s a hero

MASKED: Brianna Hildebrand and Ryan Reynolds in a scene from the movie Deadpool.

Deadpool is a funny movie thanks, in large part, to Ryan Reynolds.

MOVIE REVIEW: Haute-couture comedy a winner

Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Penelope Cruz in a scene from the movie Zoolander 2.

THE most ridiculously good-looking people are back in Zoolander 2.

JK Rowling to release new Harry Potter book in July

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to be published later this year

Jo Beth conquers her fear of heights on I'm A Celebrity

Jo Beth Taylor conquers her fear of heights in the World's End tucker trial on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

THE former TV star passes her first big test on the reality show.

Land Rover Defender Heritage and Adventure road test review

OLD ICON: Land Rover sends its Defender 4x4 - in production since 1948 - out with a bang with desirable Heritage and Adventure models. Marvellous, Old Boy.

A fitting farewell for an automotive icon

How I converted to Islam without meeting a Muslim

The East London Mosque.

I heard the call to prayer from a mosque while on a beach holiday

Cancer survivor has message you need to hear

BRIGHT FUTURE: Wendy Chandler is happy to celebrate two years cancer free.

She has been cancer free for two years

Acorns: Is it this new Uber of financial world?

Acorns is one of the most popular Fintech apps in the United States

Instagram offers same multiple account move as Twitter

An Instagram feed shown on an iPhone 4s.

The social media platform made this announcement this morning.

Chefs short changed by employer

Fair Work Ombudsman ensures Coffs workers receive justice

Rise in job ads points to employment growth to come

For the year to January, job ads increased by 10.8%

Could refugees fill the gaps left by mining downturn?

POSSIBLE SOLUTION: Federal Member for Capricornia Michelle Landry believes serious consideration should be given to settling refugees in regional areas.

Inviting refugees to regional areas could fill hole left by mines

Owners need to impress as competition tougher than ever

INCENTIVES: Penny Wood Lane principal Paul Bryan believes landlords need to set themselves apart in order to secure tenants.

First impressions count, particularly when the competition is tough