Four shacks destroyed in Sea Vista fire

Four shacks burned down last night and two were partially damaged in a Sea Vista fire on St Francis Bay last night. The fire was reportedly started by a candle. Liezl Clause of… Continue reading

Breaking… Hankey couple tied up, robbed by armed men

By Bev MortimerFour armed men wearing balaclavas stormed into a farmhouse in Hankey area yesterday evening, held a middle-aged couple at gunpoint before tying them up and robbing them of a firearm, jewellery… Continue reading

Breaking… Why so little rain water reaches the Mpofu, Churchill and Kouga dams?

By Bev Mortimer and Japie Buckle Most users of water from the dams in the Kouga Local Municipality and Nelson Mandela Bay Metro area are aware that rains need to fall in the… Continue reading

Ramaphosa’s major Cabinet reshuffle

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced some major changes to his Cabinet, last night, 5 August, as part of improving the capacity of the government. Three of the major changes are: Minister Tito Mboweni has… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle July 2021 Edition is now out!

Look out for the July edition of St Francis Chronicle – at Spar stores and other spots in St Francis, Humansdorp and Jeffreys Bay.Top news in the paper includes:* A top story from… Continue reading

Shark warning after whale washes up at Oyster Bay

– By Bev Mortimer A whale that washed up at Oyster Bay Main Beach today led to the closure of the beach, plus warnings of possible increased shark activity on the coastline from… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela!

St Francis Chronicle wishes everyone everywhere a Happy International Mandela Day!

Vote for ‘St Francis’ to be chosen as the South African ‘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 (… Continue reading