Monthly Archive: February, 2017

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuate three ill fishermen off boats at sea

St Francis Bay NSRI volunteer duty crew evacuated three fishermen suffering from dehydration in three separate incidents over the past few days. This is according to a report by Neil Jones, NSRI St… Continue reading

Mayor praises Kouga municipality’s successes of the past six months

In a lengthy speech on the ‘state of the Kouga Municipality’ today, 28 February,  in Jeffreys Bay, Executive Mayor, Elza van Lingen, praised her Council for its achievements in the last six months.… Continue reading

Zwartenbosch golf course manager shot and injured

By Bev Mortimer Zwartenbosch Golf Course manager was shot and injured on Saturday night, 25 February,  by an unknown suspect. The manager, Jan Nel, 42,  and his colleague, Gerhard Pretorius, had just locked… Continue reading

Two men arrested in Humansdorp

 Humansdorp police have arrested two suspects, 18 and 19 years-old, in connection with a house robbery in the town  on 11 February 2017.  It is alleged the 77-year-old victim was overpowerted by three… Continue reading

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