Perthshire whisky distillery Tullibardine raised a glass to a 26% increase in sales last year.
Perthshire bottled water group Highland Spring saw profits squeezed last year as prices of the polymer used in its bottles pushed higher.
Councillors have approved a plan to extend a rail yard in Perthshire, despite objections from locals.
Police attended a road traffic collision on the A90 at Blackford on Sunday just before 5pm.
A row has broken out over who should pay for a slip road to stop lorries thundering through a south Perthshire village.
An accident closed off part of the A9 in Perthshire for nearly two hours.
The busy Highland games season kicked off in Blackford with an action-packed programme of contests and music.
Irate residents are claiming there is “no sleep in Blackford” due to lorries thundering through the village late at night on their way to a bottling plant.
A teenager whose father was knifed to death by his mother has been jailed after threatening to stab and kill a string of victims.
A teenager went on a rampage and attacked a bus on the day his mother admitted killing his father.