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George taxi operators face route closure due to violence

2019-05-17 18:08

George's taxi industry is at risk of being shut down for two months as ongoing disputes over the final phase of the subsidised 'Go George' bus service is making taxi travel "high risk", according to a Government Gazette notice published on Friday.

PIC: Knysna's Featherbed cruiser taking on water

2019-04-12 16:25

The famous Knysna Featherbed cruiser is listing and taking on water.

Man arrested for murder, rape of Elim girl drops bail bid

2019-04-08 13:53

An Elim man accused of the rape and murder of Delvina Europa, found dead two days after she went missing, has abandoned his bail application in the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court.

42 arrested in Knysna after violence erupts at murder case

2019-03-28 17:30

Forty-two people have been arrested after chaos erupted outside the Knysna Magistrate's Court, where three men appeared in connection with the murder of ANC councillor Victor Molosi.

Mass service delivery protest hits Plettenberg Bay

2019-02-20 14:04

A large service delivery protest has hit the streets of Plettenberg Bay.

WATCH: Video shows razed homes after fire sweeps through Hartenbos, Mossel Bay

2019-01-22 13:54

Residents of Hartenbos Heuwels in Mossel Bay are picking up the pieces after a veld fire raged through the coastal town.

Quick-thinking lifeguards save boy, 7, from drowning at George beach

2018-12-31 14:00

A Western Cape boy has been saved by rescue officials after he nearly drowned at Victoria Bay, according to the NSRI.

Five drownings on Christmas day

2018-12-26 09:45

Five people have drowned on Christmas Day in separate incidents across the country, the National Sea Rescue Institute has recorded.

Woman hitchhiking to Cape Town nabbed in cocaine bust

2018-11-21 12:18

A woman who is believed to have been hitchhiking to Cape Town was arrested after a police dog unit found her with 2kg of cocaine, Southern Cape police have said.

Garden Route 'mop-up operations' underway after devastating blaze

2018-11-08 19:13

Disaster management services in and around George are in the process of mopping up as devastating fires in the Southern Cape region subside.

 

UPDATE: N2 near Plettenberg Bay still closed following overnight protests

2019-05-08 06:49

The protesters are mobilising a stay-away from voting in the a national and provincial elections and are unhappy about the slow pace of housing delivery.

DRIVEN: New Ford Ranger goes higher-tech

2019-04-12 07:00

Ford’s latest raft of Ranger updates are substantial, most notably in the form of a new power train, writes Wheels24 corresondent Calvin Fisher.

De Lille asks Public Protector to investigate alleged kickback scam at George municipality

2019-04-05 05:48

GOOD leader Patricia de Lille has laid a complaint with the Public Protector over what she alleges is an investment and kickback scheme in the DA-led George municipality involving a councillor and his son.

Police fire stun grenades at Knysna protesters - reports

2019-03-28 13:47

Angry community members have threatened to make Knysna ungovernable if the bail of a man accused of murdering an ANC councillor is not revoked.

Woman, 67, victim of hammer attack in Sedgefield, neighbour nabbed

2019-02-04 21:24

A 50-year-old man from Sedgefield is expected to appear in the Knysna Magistrate's Court after allegedly using a hammer to beat his neighbour to death.

UPDATE: Truman Prince in stable condition after heart attack

2019-01-11 15:08

Controversial Beaufort West deputy mayor Truman Prince was taken into hospital after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

PICS: George Municipality to euthanise beached whale 'if needs be'

2018-12-29 12:11

A humpback whale that washed out at Steps at Wilderness Beach is still alive, the George Municipality says.

Southern Cape fire claims another life

2018-12-03 18:47

While still reeling from the massive fire that broke out in the Southern Cape less than two months ago, South African National Parks has announced the death of the wife of one of the organisation's employees.

Taxify expands to the Garden Route - and now covers double the number of SA places compared to Uber

2018-11-20 16:59

South Africa is one of the Estonian company's largest markets.

Cooler temperatures bring hopes of end to devastating Southern Cape fires

2018-11-05 14:36

There is cautious optimism that cooler temperatures and some rain will help firefighters end the blazes ravaging the Southern Cape, which have resulted in hundreds of people being evacuated.

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