Body found in Hankey

The body of an unknown man with an open head wound was found yesterday, 9 March in Hankey. The Hankey SAPS is investigating a case of murder and is looking for information that… Continue reading

JBay’s ‘Steezy’ Sawyer 2nd in World Longboard event

  JBay’s ‘Steezy’ Sawyer 2nd in World Longboard event After winning the one-off title decider in Taiwan in December, Sawyer, who is the top seed and reigning WSL long-board champion was elated to… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle March edition is now out!!

St Francis Chronicle March 2019 edition is now out!!   The paper is already available on the shelves  at: Some select shops in PE; at St Francis Bay Spar at Blue Label Bottle… Continue reading

Abalone poachers arrested in St Francis Bay

Two suspected poachers were arrested this afternoon for being in possession of 40 units of abalone close to the Main beach of St Francis Bay. The value of the abalone confiscated by the… Continue reading

Hankey spaza shop owner shot

A  Hankey spaza shop owner was shot and wounded yesterday during a robbery yesterday afternoon, 18 February, and was rushed to hospital. The SAPS says that around 2 pm, it is alleged that… Continue reading

Urgent measures to be undertaken to address Eskom’s problems

In his budget speech next week South Africa’s Minister of Finance will detail measures the government will undertake to assist Eskom to stabilise its finances. “There is a no single solution to the… Continue reading

Woman stabbed in Aston Bay house robbery

A 67 year-old Aston Bay woman was stabbed on her hand when she confronted three armed burglars in her Aston Bay house. The suspects allegedly made off with jewellery, a revolver, laptop and… Continue reading

Load shedding update

Stage 2 rotational load-shedding will be implemented from 8 am – 10 pm today, 14 February. Eskom says due to some improvement in generation performance and the notable strides made in replenishing water… Continue reading

Panga attack on Patensie couple

A massive manhunt has been launched for two suspects who allegedly attacked a couple, both in their 50s, in the Patensie area of the Eastern Cape, last night, 12 February. The SAPS says… Continue reading

Port St Francis restaurant burns down

By Bev Mortimer Indigo Moon restaurant at the St Francis Bay ‘s private port burnt down yesterday evening and one or two nearby shops were partially damaged. The cause of the fire is… Continue reading