Monthly Archive: October, 2016

Higher presence of sharks between JBay and Oyster Bay

By Bev Mortimer There have been reports of an increased shark presence between Jeffreys Bay and Oyster Bay, believed to be have been attracted by a whale carcass washed ashore at St Francis… Continue reading

St Francis Bay set to welcome prestigious Vodacom Origins series

  By Michael Vlismas.. The St Francis Links will be the backdrop to one of the most successful Vodacom Origins of Golf series in its 13-year history when this Jack Nicklaus course hosts… Continue reading

Twenty-nine families destitute after fire razes their shacks

By Bev Mortimer Twenty-nine families lost their shacks   in at least two fires in a Sea Vista squatter camp. The fires occurred on Sunday and Monday this week.   Aftermath of the… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle October 2016 print edition is now online

St Francis Chronicle October 2016 print edition is now online.   This free, community, print newspaper for St Francis, Kouga and Port Elizabeth readers has been placed online for the benefit of those readers… Continue reading

Attempted murder in Humansdorp this morning – four arrests

By Bev Mortimer Armed suspects fired four shots through the closed doors of a Humansdorp tavern in the wee hours of this morning, wounding three people inside. The perpretators  fled in a white… Continue reading

Necsa earns Rand-millions for nuclear component contract with Russia

Breaking… The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) has been paid the first R1.7 million for a contract to manufacture nuclear reactor components for Russia. The first items fabricated at Necsa’s Pelindaba site,… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates heart attack victim off boat

Photo – NSRI By Bev Mortimer Yesterday lunch time NSRI St Francis Bay volunteers evacuated a patient suffering from a heart attack on a boat out at sea.  The 47 year-old fisherman from… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuates patient off chokka boat

Breaking… By Bev Mortimer NSRI St Francis Bay volunteer duty crew yesterday evacuated a patient suffering from abdominal pain on a boat out at sea. Photo: The Spirit of St Francis – NSRI… Continue reading