High speed chase after shoplifting in St Francis

Article by Bev Mortimer Four alleged shoplifters were arrested after a high-speed chase yesterday on the N2 yesterday, 29 July, following a shoplifting incident at Tops store in St Francis Bay. The suspects were arrested for being in possession of allegedly stolen clothes with shop security tags on them, and valued at R8200. A fifth…

Breaking… SA’s Bianca in Semi-finals Surfing at Tokyo 2020

By Bev Mortimer South Africa’s woman surfer,  Bianca Buitendag from Victoria Bay, is through to the Semi-Finals in the Japan Olympics 2020  following her second win in this prestigious world event by defeating Portugal’s Yolanda Hopkins earlier this morning (Japanese time). She is set to compete against a top favourite, Caroline Marks from the US,…

News Flash!! Man bitten by shark at JBay this morning

Article by Bev Mortimer The NSRI has announced that a 38 year-old man was bitten by a shark at the Point Jeffreys Bay this morning, 14 July, at 7.7 am. The 38 year-old Cape Town man was taken to hospital suffering from shark bites on his chest and leg. The Jeffreys Bay beaches have since…

Vote for ‘St Francis to be the SA ‘Town of the Year’

Vote for St Francis… The town in South Africa that gets the most number of Smses will be declared the National South African ‘Town of the Year’ winner. Please vote from today and get all your friends and family everywhere in the country or abroad to vote! There are only six days in which you…

St Francis is not a Covid ‘hot spot’

The St Francis area is not a Covid ‘hot spot’!! By Bev Mortimer A current social media page post, which was then shared in local groups, announcing that the St Francis area is a Covid ‘hot spot’ is incorrect.Fifteen cases do not make the area a hot spot. The Department of Health confirmed to St…

Two men arrested in third abalone bust

–Edited by Bev Mortimer The SAPS arrested two men in St Francis early this morning in possession of R28k worth of abalone. It is apparent that abalone poachers are targeting St Francis as this is the third reported abalone bust in the area this year. And the SAPS urges coastal residents to assist in protecting…