Monthly Archive: November, 2015

JBay man arrested for drugs and valuable stolen goods

A Jeffreys Bay man was arrested on Friday, 13 November, on charges of dealing in drugs – mandrax and dagga  – plus for being in possession of suspected stolen goods worth thousands of… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle November edition 2015 is now online

The November  2015 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 the relevant… Continue reading

Parlotones to rock St Francis

Breaking…Exclusive!! Thousands of fans are expected to descend on St Francis on 30 December to hear the Parlotones at Billy’s beach in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. This largest selling rock-band… Continue reading

Uitenhage cops arrest car break-in suspects

Two suspects, 18 and 28, were arrested early this morning for having allegedly stolen wheelcaps, a battery, tools, and other items worth R5000 from vehicles in Uitenhage.  According to Gerda Swart, warrant officer… Continue reading

Family adrift on Gamtoos River towed to safety by NSRI

NSRI JBay towed a cabin boat on the Gamtoos River, near Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape, to safety on Sunday after the boat experienced motor failure. Rieghard Janse van Rensburg, NSRI Jeffreys… Continue reading

R30-million invested in JBay

    A major player in international umbrella manufacture, Woodline Shade Solutions has relocated to the Eastern Cape where it is currently constructing a new purpose-built, modern factory. Part of the huge factory at Kabeljous… Continue reading

NSRI rescue buck and wounded man at Kowie River

A Bush buck trapped in the Kowie River was rescued by the NSRI Port Alfred today, 6 November. And soon after releasing him in the wild, the sea rescue volunteers were able to… Continue reading

St Francis Bay golf clubs hosting largest Ladies Weekend

Photo: 18th par at St Francis Links Breaking… St Francis Links and St Francis Bay Golf Club have joined forces to host the 3rd Annual Pam Golding Ladies’ Open Weekend on 21 and… Continue reading

George fisherman swept off rocks and is missing

A George fisherman swept off rocks at Herold’s Bay yesterday evening, 2 November 2015,  is missing and it is feared he may have drowned . Despite an extensive sea and shoreline search no… Continue reading

Proof of residence required for drivers’ licences

Persons applying  for  drivers or vehicle licences are now required to submit proof of residence with their application to the Traffic Department.   This is in terms of amendments to the National Road… Continue reading