Louis Mayfield

Whyalla News Senior Journalist

Latest Stories

Alleged murderer appears in court

Alleged murderer appears in court

A 23-year-old Whyalla Stuart man charged with murder appeared in the Whyalla Magistrates Court today, but did not apply for bail.

RFDS call for community support

RFDS call for community support

The Royal Flying Doctors Service are calling on the Whyalla community to support their May appeal.

Police search for murder evidence

Police search for murder evidence

Police and SES volunteers are currently searching Whyalla Stuart for evidence related to the murder of a 35-year-old man on Sunday.

Hoteliers host tourism meeting

Hoteliers host tourism meeting

Whyalla's hoteliers recently met with South Australian Tourism Industry Council Manager Shaun de Bruyn to discuss how to boost the city's tourism industry.

Oz Minerals looking elsewhere

Oz Minerals looking elsewhere

Oz Minerals have announced that Port Augusta is its preferred destination for its Concentrate Treatment Plant, despite earlier indications that Whyalla was in the front seat for the project.

COMET remembers creator

COMET remembers creator

Friends and family recently hosted a concert as a tribute to COMET organiser Wayne O'Malley, who passed away in December.

Trenna’s new hope

Trenna’s new hope

A new surgery could provide Trenna Anderson with a new leg, and a new lease on life.

Council discuss plans for centre

Council discuss plans for centre

The Whyalla City Council will be hosting a workshop to discuss the current state of the Whyalla Child Care Centre, and their future plans for the facility.

Man arrested for drug trafficking

Man arrested for drug trafficking

A local man has been arrested for drug trafficking after police discovered 37 grams of methamphetamine in his car.

Bidder hires Nyrstar exec

Bidder hires Nyrstar exec

According to the Australian Financial Review, a key executive from Nyrstar has been hired by Liberty house to lead their buyout bid for Arrium.  

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