St Francis Bay man drowns while swimming at Cove

The body of a 35 year-old local man was found at the  the Cove area of  St Francis Bay  yesterday afternoon. It is believed  the man drowned after disappearing under water while swimming.… Continue reading

Woman, 77, tied up and robbed at JBay retirement home

Three suspects overpowered a 77 year-old woman  and tied her up in a Jeffreys Bay retirement home in  the early hours of Friday morning, 17 February, bbefore making off with stolen goods. The… Continue reading

M/V APL Austria fire extinguished – local NSRI volunteers on standby

  A fire  that broke out broke out on Sunday night, 12 February, in a forward container of a Liberian flagged ship south-west off Cape St Francis on Sunday night, was finally extinguished… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle February 2017 print edition is now online

The February 2017 print edition of St Francis Chronicle is now available online for our readers countrywide in South Africa, for those in Southern Africa and for those across the globe. Click on… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates fisherman with suspected appendicitis

NSRI St Francis Bay  volunteer duty crew yesterday evacuated a 42 year-old fisherman siuffering from suspected appendicitis aboard a ship 10 nautical miles offshore of St Francis Bay. Sara Smith, station commander of… Continue reading

St Francis Bay SRA Levy issue Hots Up

(Updated) – By Bev Mortimer The battle to get all or most of St Francis Bay property owners  to vote has begun in earnest.  Owners have been asked to vote if they are… Continue reading

NNR delegation visit to Thyspunt yesterday

Eskom hosted specialists from the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) at Thyspunt in the Eastern Cape yesterday,  3 February. The visit was a site familiarisation exercise and part of the reviewing of Eskom’s application… Continue reading

85 year-old St Francis Bay man robbed

An 85 year-old St Francis Bay man was tied up and robbed of a cellphone and flat TV screen last night, 2 February at about 10 pm. The man managed to untie himself… Continue reading

Eight young St Francis Bay musicians jetting off to China on a trip of a lifetime

Breaking… By Bev Mortimer Eight Sea Vista children in St Francis Bay and members of the local Marimba and Steel Band have been given the chance of a lifetime… a trip to China… Continue reading

Ghost electricity vendor busted

A Johannesburg man faces prison after being caught selling illegal prepaid electricity vouchers, aka ghost vending. The ghost vendor suspect was arrested in Kagiso township west of Johannesburg, where it is believed he… Continue reading