Police detective honoured for 43 years of service

Brig John Lebok and D/WO Petrus Oelofse.   Photo  supplied (edited) Jeffreys Bay Stock Theft Unit hosted a farewell function today , 21 April, in honour of Detective Warrant Officer Petrus Oelofse who… Continue reading

High-speed chase in Humansdorp leads to arrests

Humansdorp police were involved in a high speed chase today from the town to the freeway before they managed to arrest four men. The police, acting on a tip off,  spotted the  alleged… Continue reading

Man robbed by men armed with knives in Humansdorp

A 26year-old man was robbed  by five men armed with knives at his home in Silver Town, Humansdorp,  last night, 18 April. The man was inside his house at 5.30 pm when the… Continue reading

Downgrades hammer fuel price – AA

Fuel price rises will be the first major expense to hit South Africans in the wake of depreciation of the Rand against the US dollar, which has affected buying prices for international petroleum.… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle April 2017 edition is now online

The April   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… Continue reading

Beware of rip currents in the sea over Easter

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) SRI urges everyone to be extra cautious until after Easter around the coast during the prevailing Full Moon Spring Tide . This Full Moon Spring Tide, which… Continue reading

Save South Africa march in St Francis Bay

   About 150 -200 residents marched from the traffic circle at the entrance to the Eastern Cape town of St Francis Bay to the main street of St Francis Drive to show their… Continue reading

R61 000+ worth of mandrax seized near Gamtoos Bridge  

  Yesterday  the SAPS seized 1032 mandrax tablets with a street value of R61 920 from an overturned vehicle and arrested three men near Gamtoos Bridge on N2.    An attempted theft from… Continue reading

Armed men hold up Humansdorp shop owner, steal cellphones

Three armed men stormed into a cellular shop in Humansdorp this morning, 5 April, held up the owner at gunpoint   before making off with a large number of cellphones. The incident happened… Continue reading

Child Welfare appeals for funds to protect childrten

Edited by Bev Mortimer, St Francis Chronicle  (Please share the plight of Child Welfare) Child Welfare South Africa, at 93 years old, is the largest and oldest child protection organisation in the country,… Continue reading