More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoAveo Durack in South BrisbaneSet within 34 hectares of natural bushland 17 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD, Aveo Durack offers the perfect blend of convenience and tranquillity.Ms Coughlan said Aveo’s commitment to its residents was more than just physical facilities.“Our commitment to residents extends beyond our facilities, with our exclusive ‘Aveo Way’ contract which offers peace of mind and financial clarity to anyone considering a move to Aveo Durack,” she said.The “Aveo Way” includes a guaranteed sale of your unit when it’s time to sell with the contract making four promises — financial clarity, choice of services and accommodation, settling in assurance and no hassles when you leave.The villas provide spacious living options and choices with two and three-bedroom’s on offer with varying bathroom and car configurations.Being in Queensland, outdoor living is not forgotten with some villas featuring balconies, outdoor terraces or gardens, plus space for family entertaining.On-site amenities include a swimming pool, bowling green, croquet lawn, gym, library, tennis courts, chapel, hair and beauty salon, village bus, arts and crafts and community centre.Aveo is also building a $36 million aged care facility at Durack with the public launch expected midyear. The final stage has been sent to market after 30 years of development for Aveo Durack in South Brisbane.MORE than 30 years in the making, Aveo Durack retirement community in South Brisbane is now launching its final stage to the market.Aveo’s village operations manager Debbie Coughlan said they had been eagerly awaiting the completion of the latest stage as they looked to extend their community and welcome more residents into the village.“We are proud to be one of Queensland’s most popular retirement developments offering more than 40 organised activities such as archery, bowling and croquet,” Ms Coughlan said. “We also have a comprehensive range of amenities including a medical centre, pharmacy and bank meaning that convenience and accessibility are at our residents’ fingertips.”Construction first began at Aveo Durack in 1985, with the release of “Wattle” now marking a significant milestone as the final piece to the Aveo Durack puzzle.Wattle is the final release of independent living villas at the community and the final opportunity for retirees to buy a newly finished property from the 34 new, modern villas that are priced from $380,000.
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” The following are recent filings from the office of Sumner County Attorney Kerwin Spencer at the Sumner County District Court in Wellington:Â â€¢Hannah Brown, born in 1992, of Wellington was charged with criminal damage to property, a Class B Misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a Class C Misdemeanor. Brown allegedly busted a bedroom door frame causing around $100 damage. She also allegedly abused a person using profanity and pounding on the door frame.â€¢Trey Schultz, born in 1993, of Caldwell, was charged with domestic battery, a Class B Misdemeanor;Â and escape from custody, a Class A Misdemeanor. Schultz is accused of punching and slapping a family member during an argument. He was then charged with escaping while in custody after being handcuffed. He was eventually apprehended by the deputy who made the charge.â€¢Ronda Harbison-Hubbard, born in 1971, of Caldwell was charged with aggravated assault, a level 7 felony; and battery, a Class B misdemeanor. On Jan. 17, Harbison-Hubbard allegedly used a deadly weapon, a handgun, by pointing it at the chest and throat of Trey Schultz as she told him to stay away from a family member. She then allegedly grabbed or poked Schultz in the chest and throat.â€¢Maranda E.D. Beyard, born in 1993, of Peck was charged with theft, a Class A Misdemeanor; two counts of contributing to a child’s misconduct, Class A misdemeanors; and attempting felony theft, a level 10 non-person felony.According to the complaint, on about Dec. 12, 2012, Beyard allegedly unlawfully obtained a 26-inch Emerson TV, a 32-inch Samsung TV, a Sony Stereo, Lava Lamp and other merchandise totaling $906 from Wal-Mart Superstore. She then encouraged two juveniles to help with the alleged crime.Then on Dec. 13, 2012, Beyard was accused of placing about $5,000 worth of merchandise in several carts at Wal-Mart; intending to steal the items, but was prevented or intercepted in executing the crime. She allegedly left the merchandise in cart after discovering that she was being watched.â€¢Sadia Bitner, born in 1971, of Wellington was charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 drug felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia.â€¢Troy Freeman, born in 1963, of Wichita, was charged with criminal use of financial card, a Class A Misdemeanor; theft by deception, a Class A Misdemeanor; and criminal use of a financial card with a seven-day period, a level 9 non-person felony.According to the complaint, Freeman allegedly used a financial card at a Wellington’s Dillon’s ATM that was owned on an account of a local commercial business with the intent of obtaining money, goods, property or services valued at $101 on Dec. 10, 2012. Freeman then allegedly attempted to pay his private cell phone bill with the card. Then allegedly, Freeman used the card to obtain $122.50 in fuel from Jump Start Conoco, $36.10 from Casey’s East in Wellington, $429.74 from Victoria’s Secret in Wichita, $75.10 from Famous Footwear in Wichita, $215.05 from Wellington Wal-Mart, and $202 from FastTrip ATM in Mulvane. All bills total $1080.49.â€¢Joseph Goings, born in 1980, of Wellington was charged with harassment by telecommunications device, a Class A Misdemeanor and intimidation of a witness, a Class B Misdemeanor.According to the complaint, Goings unlawfully used a telecommunication device to make an abusive threat to an alleged witness to another crime. Allegedly Goings told the witness that “now the battle has started and you will be arrested and your car seized if you show up in court on Dec. 10.”The alleged witness met with the Wellington Police Department on Dec. 13, 2012, who accused Goings of two harassing phone calls on Nov. 27 and Dec. 9, 2012. Goings denied making one of the phone calls according to the complaint.â€¢Brendan Auzat, born in 1989, of Wellington was charged with theft, a Class A Misdemeanor. Auzat allegedly unlawfully obtained a Canon Power Shot ELPH Camera valued at $80 from a private individual as well as a calculator and iPod Nano.â€¢Lars Lynn Bergman, born in 1985, of South Haven was charged with possession of marijuana, a Class A Misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A Misdemeanor; driving under the influence – second offense, a Class A Misdemeanor; and left of center, a traffic infraction after an accident in the alley between 8th and 9th Streets behind N. Woodlawn in Wellington on July 20, 2012.