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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

The new Kromme River Mouth

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… Continue reading

New public partner for SAA

The South African Cabinet has agreed for the SA government to own 49% of South African Airways (SAA) and for Takatso Consortium to hold 51% of SAA.  This was announced today by Public… Continue reading

Sarah Baartman District could unleash 3 Covid wave in EP – GCIS

– By Bev Mortimer Owing to the rapid rise of infections, the Garden Route part of the Sarah Baartman District has again been identified as a Covid 19 hotspot that potentially could unleash… Continue reading

Suspect arrested for murder of Sea Vista woman

– Article by Bev Mortimer A man has been arrested for the murder of Marelese Dolene Rollison, 30, whose body was found, tied up with cable tie around her, by the St Francis… Continue reading

Latest breach of the dune spit is the most serious

  Photo by Barry Culligan of the breach, 22 September Article edited by Bev Mortimer The breaching of the spit poses a serious threat to our infrastructure, properties, and the local economy, Kouga… Continue reading

St Francis’ community newspaper to re-open

The St Francis area’s own community newspaper that highlights all the top news for the St Francis area, the St Francis Chronicle, is opening for business again. Owing to being in forced hibernation,… Continue reading