St Francis Bay couple attacked, husband dies

(SAPS release, edited by Bev Mortimer) An elderly couple in St Francis Bay’s Santareme suburb was attacked by two armed men at about 5 pm this evening and the husband died following the… Continue reading

Humansdorp area caves hold evidence of diet of early humans

  Photo supplied by Wits University Research department. (professor Sara Wurz) New discoveries made at the Klasies River Caves (above) in the Humansdorp area of Kouga in South Africa’s eastern Cape, where charred… Continue reading

Men arrested for suspected stolen meat in Humansdorp

(Edited by Bev Mortimer) Three men were arrested for possession of suspected stolen in Penny Lane, Humansdorp this afternoon. The SAPS says at 4 pm on 9 August three men were spotted carrying… Continue reading

Humansdorp man dies from multiple gunshot wounds

(Article edited by Bev Mortimer) A 25 year-old man was shot dead outside his front door in Goeda Street, Humansdorp, two days ago. The SAPS says the deceased Macvin Magielies was at home… Continue reading

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