Daily Catch-Up: February 27, 2021


Forecast: Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the south, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

  • GRAFTON: 20-29
  • YAMBA: 22-27
  • MACLEAN: 21-28
  • COPMANHURST: 19-28
  • WOOLI: 21-26
  • BARYULGIL: 21-29
  • NYMBOIDA: 18-26




Peter John Robson
Late of The Whiddon Group, Grafton. Passed away peacefully on February 25, 2021 aged 83 years. A funeral service will be held for Peter at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Skinner St, South Grafton, on Friday, March 5 at 11am. 



Video shows shocking scene of jackknifed train carriages ripped apart and submerged in floodwaters at Nana Glen on Thursday. Read more

Whether you like painting, drawing, design, comedy, dance, theatre or music, the rebirthed Plunge Arts & Culture Festival is back to help you find the best of it, or even create some. Read more

A Maclean woman's attempts at pulling a switcheroo on police after she was pulled over for swerving across the road and speeding in Ulmarra have ended with her conviction for high range drink driving. Read more

Primary school students from throughout Grafton participated in the first round of The Daily Examiner Hockey competition at Clarence Valley Regional Hockey Complex. See the Gallery




1940 Martin Kamen and Sam Ruben discover carbon-14 (radiocarbon dating) at the University of California Radiation Laboratory in Berkeley, California.  

1950 General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China.  

1957 Mao's famous speech to the Supreme State Conference "On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People" expounding Maoist ideals.  

2012 Wikileaks begins disclosing 5 million emails from private intelligence company Stratfor



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