Jeffreys Bay hair salon raided, owner charged for dealing in illicit drugs

A 47 year-old Jeffreys Bay hair salon owner, after being found in possession of crystal meth and cannabis at his Salamander Street salon on Saturday last weekend, was arrested and then charged for… Continue reading

Humansdorp teenager shot to death this morning

Edited By Bev Mortimer A 15-year old teenager, Antonio Botha was shot and killed in the early hour of this morning, 20 July in Gill Marcus area, Humansdorp. The SAPS says the incident… Continue reading

Johnny Clegg and the years of ‘le zoulou blanc’

Johnny Clegg, who gave a fantastic concert in Port Elizabeth on 24 October 2012 , devoted some time out of his busy schedule to meet the media. He spoke to Bev Mortimer of… Continue reading

Jeffreys Bay welcomes the international surfers

Looking relaxed in casual attire five of the World Surf League’s top surfers arrived at a low key Media Event in Jeffreys Bay yesterday evening.   Caption: With three of the African Drumbeat… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay rescues surfer being swept out to sea

NSRI St Francis Bay today rescued a  22 year-old Cape Town woman surfer, who was being swept out to sea after being caught in rip currents. The surfer was caught in between two… Continue reading

The Herald printed its last newspaper yesterday – workers lose jobs

By Bev Mortimer St Francis Chronicle, community newspaper, was the last publication that The Port Elizabeth newspaper, The Herald, printed yesterday as The Herald has stopped printing newspapers – after 174 years!! The… Continue reading

Ramaphosa discusses reforms at Eskom

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with members of the Eskom board at his Genadendal Residence in Cape Town to discuss reforms at Eskom The meeting, which took place after the State of the… Continue reading

Seven priorities to take SA forward announced by Ramaphosa

  – Link to full SONA address (see end) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced seven priorities that will fast track South Africa’s path to prosperity in the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in… Continue reading

SuperSpar Village Main opened its brand new doors today

  By Bev Mortimer Just when we thought that Spar Village Square building in St Francis Bay was one of the best in the Province, the new SuperSpar Village Main in Humansdorp has… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay searches for boat missing in Tuna Classic

Yesterday morning, 8 June, NSRI St Francis Bay searched for the Buttcat fishing boat which was still at sea in rough conditions and not responding to communications. The Buttcat had been taking part… Continue reading