Teenage motorist has been seriously injured after his car was hit by a train on a level crossing near Stranraer
HRH Princess Anne the Princess Royal will open a new riding school for the disabled in Stranraer
The Olympic torch has arrived in Scotland for the first time. It came off the ferry in Stranraer and thousands turned out to greet it.
Plans for the regeneration of one of our poorer towns took a step forward today.
Dumfries and Galloway Council and Stena Line have now officially promoted Stranraer's East Pier as a site for development. It's part of the £2.4million redevelopment of the waterfront area.
The ferry terminal closed in 2011 as operations moved up to Cairnryan, but despite today's announcement people in Stranraer still have major concerns about the town's future.
Lori Carnochan was at the East Pier for us this afternoon.
Dumfries and Galloway's Winter Olympics medal winners are back in the UK tonight.
Watch their arrival at Heathrow this evening (pictures contain flash photography).
The south of Scotland is preparing to welcome home Curling silver medallist David Murdoch, from Lockerbie, and Bronze medallists Claire Hamilton and Anna Sloan, also from Lockerbie, and Vicki Adams from Stranraer.
The Team GB athletes touched down at Heathrow this evening and are expected to arrive at Edinburgh Airport at about 5.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday).
Police are investigating after a fire destroyed a shop in Dumfries and Galloway.
It happened at a store on Church Road in Kirkcolm, near Stranraer in the early hours of January 19. As a result of the fire, there was extensive damage caused to the property and its contents.
The cause of the fire is yet to be established and enquiries are ongoing.
Any witnesses are being urged to contact Police Scotland on 101.
Stranraer put an end to Rangers 100% winning record this season as they held the Ibrox giants to a 1-1 draw.
Rangers captain Lee McCulloch scored a first-half penalty to put them ahead, but Jamie Longworth hit back with an injury time equaliser.
Police Scotland are investigating a burglary in Dumfries and Galloway that saw thousands of pounds worth of items stolen.
The incident took place at a house in Stranraer on The Rabbit Run, between the A751 link road and the A77, near Sandmill.
It's thought it took place between Saturday 14 and Tuesday 17 December.
Several thousand pounds of jewellery and Georgian-style silverware were taken.
Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call 101.
Stranraer FC has today spoken of its enormous "pride" in the way their captain helped to save lives in the Glasgow helicopter crash just hours before appearing on the pitch.
Frank McKeown was on duty as a firefighter when he and 150 others were called out to deal with the tragedy at the Clutha pub.
The 27-year-old centre half helped to deal with the aftermath of the incident that has killed at least eight people after a police helicopter smashed into the roof of the pub on Friday evening.
Frank McKeown was at work till 8am but managed to make it to the Scottish Cup match against Clyde by 3pm.
– Iain Dougan, spokesperson for Stranraer FC
Our sympathies go out to the family and friends of those who died and our thoughts are with those who were injured. We are enormously proud of how Frank helped during the disaster and the fact that he still played yesterday despite what he must have been through. It just goes to show that all of these players are part time. Frank will regularly do a night shift and then come and play the next day.
It shows the commitment in Scotland from the part-time players."
Stranraer captain Frank McKeown, a firefighter, was on duty at the helicopter crash in Glasgow overnight until 8am, but still managed to turn out for his club in the Scottish cup at Clyde. His team managed a 1-1 draw.
Funds have been put in place for Stranraer's first official Hogmanay bash. The event will be held in Castle Square, and will be focused on family fun.
Run by Stranraer Music Town, local musicians and bands will take to the stage to entertain the crowds through to 2014.
Fiona McIlwraith reports: