It's not often sworn enemies Greg Watson and Jo Gash agree but on Gareth Ward's call to bring forward the Shoalhaven City Council election, they're on the same page.
They reckon the Kiama MP is lobbing grenades because he wants to run a Liberal ticket and seize control of the council.
Council has also hit back at claims made by Mr Ward that it has been "lazy" when applying for funding for crucial local road projects, including the East Nowra Sub Arterial Road. It says it's applied for $52 million to fund the road, which is being assessed.
There's a lot more that plays out with this story, which we will bring you in coming days.
On a lighter council note, have you ever wondered about that funny little traffic island near the Bridge Hotel? Called Batt's Folly, it's undergoing a makeover but has a fascinating back story.
Also fascinating: the way ambulance work has changed over the years. Zoe Cartwright caught with two ambos who are retiring after a combined 74 years of service. They take a look at how the job has evolved in their time saving lives. We wish them well.
Speaking of service, Robert Crawford spoke to two veterans who get up early to catch up with mates as part of a mental health initiative. Theirs is an inspiring story about the power of positivity and exercise.