Armed robbery in JBay this morning

A big manhunt is underway following an armed robbery from business premises in Jeffreys Bay this morning 6 November.  The SAPS says it is alleged a security official entered the St Francis Street… Continue reading

Knsyna tour guide, 50, dies from suspected heart attack

A 50 year-old tour guide from Knysna collapsed and died after suffering a suspected heart attack while with a group of tourists in Plettenberg Bay on 20 October at 1.12 pm. Despite CPR… Continue reading

Humansdorp liquor store burnt down in fire

  Tops liquor store was burnt down last night, 20 October, but the main  retail Spar store alongside,  although damaged, was saved by firemen. The fire is believed to have started in a… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle September 2017 edition is now online

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

Sharks at Cape St Francis!!

News Alert!! Surfers and swimmers at Cape St Francis are advised to stay out of the sea today due to heightened shark activity in the area. Sharks are being attracted by a dead… Continue reading

Seekoie estuary at Paradise Beach to be breached today

News Flash The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEAT) has finally given the go-ahead to breach the Seekoei River mouth  and the breaching will start this morning, 30 September. Photo of the flooded  causeway… Continue reading

Doug conquers the Links at 2017 Vodacom Sunshine Tour

Doug McGuigan conquered the 4th tournament of the Vodamcm Origins of Golf Series held over four days, from 21-23 September, at the five-star St Francis Links Golf Estate in the Eastern Cape. McGuigan… Continue reading

Police woman injured, violent action, teargas, rubber bullets at Humansdorp protests

News Flash!! A woman a police constable sustained head injuries after she was  hit by a stone and was treated at the Humansdorp Hospital today, 20 September, during violent protests the SAPS has… Continue reading

Violence and damage during Humansdorp community roadblock

  An SAPS official was injured after being pelted with stones, there were reports of damage to infrastructure with public violence and rubber bullets were fired during the roadblock on the R330 between… Continue reading

Humansdorp-St Francis road to remain closed overnight through strike action

  The R330 from Humansdorp to St Francis Bay is still closed to traffic today, 14 September, since it was blocked off by protesting strikers nine hours ago, from around 5 am. Photo… Continue reading