The Scottish cabinet is meeting in Dumfries as it takes its proceedings around the country in a bid to be more "open and accessible".
Motorists in two Borders towns are facing route diversions for the next few weeks due to gas and water works.
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A youth leader could be honoured in his home town of Dumfries, more than 40 years after he died.
John "Stoney" Smith ran clubs for young people from the 1940s until his death in 1973.
Hundreds of girls and boys went to the Bordereaux Health and Strength clubs to learn gymnastics, athletics and boxing.
Now plans are under way to put up a plaque in memory of the legendary local figure.
Stranraer's lead over Forfar Athletic at the top of Scottish League One was cut to just one point at the weekend following a draw with Airdrieonians.
Jon McShane headed the visitors ahead with just three minutes of regulation time remaining.
However, James Lister nodded in to level the game in the second-last minute.
Annan Athletic beat Berwick Rangers on Saturday and replaced them in Scottish League Two's top four.
Stuart McColm converted David Hopkirk's cross to give Annan the lead and Josh Todd slotted in their second.
Motorists in two Borders towns are facing route diversions for the next few weeks.
Closures and diversions will be in place in Peebles and Galashiels to allow for water and gas works.
Dylan McGeouch and Scott Robertson were on target as Hibernian secured victory at Queen of the South at the weekend.
Results elsewhere also went against the Doonhamers as Falkirk beat Hearts to leapfrog the Dumfries side into the last play-off spot.
The Scottish cabinet is meeting in Dumfries as it takes its proceedings around the country.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says it is to give ministers an insight into the issues affecting local areas and to let the public question them.
Traffic controls remain in place on the A75 at Glenluce. And there are on-going roadworks between Stranraer and Dunragit.
Temporary lights also in use on the A76 at Enterkinfoot and on the A77 between Cairnryan and Innermessan.
No problems at the moment with Irish Sea Ferry services or local rail travel.
A much brighter but colder day to come across the south, with some sunshine.
Fresh west or northwesterly winds will bring scattered showers in from the west, these mainly affecting Galloway, and turning wintry over the hills.
Showers are most likely during the morning; the afternoon will be mainly dry and bright. It'll be noticeably colder than yesterday, at 5 to 7 Celsius.
Good morning and welcome to another day of live news from Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.
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