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Inspectors have warned they are "not confident" that vulnerable children and young people in Dumfries and Galloway are being kept safe.
In the late 19th and early 20th century, Samuel Rutherford Crockett - published as SR Crockett - was a hugely successful novelist.
Dumfries and Galloway Council had come under fire after it said it intended to switch the library in Wigtown from a full-time service that was open for 40-and-a-half hours a week to one that is open 17.5 hours.
Ward 3 Staff at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with the painting and artist L-R David Clark , Nichola Burnett , Davy Brown , Sharon Ferguson , Iain Muir , Elizabeth Ferguson , Julie Booth, Senior Charge Nurse.
EVERY Scottish beach entered in a prestigious guide has passed its rigorous quality standards for the first time in almost 30 years.
Stranraer and North Rhins Councillor Marion McCutcheon has endorsed the River Cree Hatchery and Habitat Trust as an "excellent educational visit" for local pupils.
Newton Stewart born Kate worked as a district nurse during her clinical career across Wigtownshire and for the last 10 years has been the Community Nurse Manager for Wigtownshire and Stewartry for the Primary and Community Care Directorate.
Time Banking is taking hold across the region and Regional Time Banking Co-ordinator Sharon Ogilvie is on the hunt for volunteers and organisations to start banking and sharing their valuable time.
Members of the Council's Community and Customer Services Committee will hear on Tuesday of the progress of the local authority's legacy plan - Dumfries and Galloway Welcomes 2014.
What is the strategic issue causing senior people in the Irish Department of Foreign affairs to lose their sleep these nights? In the week that Michael D. Higgins paid the first ever, spectacularly successful state visit by an Irish President to Britain, it is the possible break-up of the United Kingdom and its exit from the European Union.
Robust opposition from the library users of Wigtown and Whithorn have forced Dumfries and Galloway Council to shelve plans to cut costs by slashing the opening hours in both facilities.
Gus Patterson and Derek McLennan bonded at a poker night and go metal detecting twice a week, whatever the weather.
A man and a woman have appeared in court at Dumfries following the seizure on the M74 near Lockerbie of diazepam worth up 250,000.