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Coronavirus: George closes all beaches, libraries, museums and sporting facilities

2020-03-23 09:02

The George municipality has closed all its beaches and public amenities in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

George plane crash: Mbalula gives go ahead for independent inquiry

2020-02-24 20:30

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has directed that an independent inquiry be undertaken into a plane crash that claimed the lives of three employees of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit.

DA gives George mayor 48 hours to resign

2020-02-10 22:35

In a statement, the party's constituency head and MP for George, Geordin Hill-Lewis, said the action against the mayor came after the findings of a forensic investigation into allegations of fraud, corruption, maladministration and serious malpractice within the George Municipality.

Herolds Bay: Authorities look at solutions, but not in favour of closing road near deadly cliff

2020-01-31 22:07

Authorities have looked at various options to improve safety on the road to the Voëlklip look-out point, which several vehicles have plunged from. But they are against closing the road to the public.

Three killed after plane crashes in Southern Cape

2020-01-23 14:06

Three people have died after a plane that took off from George Airport crashed into mountainous terrain near Mossel Bay, Western Cape emergency services have confirmed.

DA investigates George mayor for alleged corruption

2020-01-21 19:28

The DA intends to suspend its mayor in George after a forensic report highlighted two serious findings against him.

Fed up after 20 years on a waiting list, gogo builds her own house

2020-01-17 08:37

Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite.

Herolds Bay tragedy: Scheepers says it was foul play - report

2019-12-29 14:39

Etienne Scheepers has told Rapport that he believes someone else was involved in the deaths of his wife and two children.

Woman who died after her car rolled down Herolds Bay cliff identified

2019-12-06 17:39

Western Cape police have released the name of the 52-year-old woman whose red Chevrolet Spark had rolled down a cliff at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay on Tuesday evening.

Herolds Bay tragedy: Search for daughter downscaled as no new clues surface - report

2019-11-01 21:28

Southern Cape police say the search for six-year-old Cozette Scheepers in Herolds Bay has been scaled back, according to Netwerk24.

 

FEEL GOOD | Man offers hope for 'forgotten' children in Sedgefield

2020-02-26 09:44

A man's kindness has changed the attitude and prospects of a group of children who were causing trouble in the Garden Route town of Sedgefield.

Mystery surfer helps save woman from drowning at Herolds Bay

2020-02-15 22:20

An unidentified surfer has been praised for his bravery after he helped save a 21-year-old woman who had been swept away by rip current at Herolds Bay near George.

George plane crash: Family calls for independent probe into SA aviation authority's safety compliance

2020-02-06 19:09

The husband of First Officer Tebogo Lekalakala - one of the pilots who died in a plane crash in George last month - has called on the government to set up an independent panel to investigate compliance within the flight inspection unit.

George plane crash: First black captain of SA aviation authority's flight inspection unit killed

2020-01-24 15:38

Three people who were killed in a plane crash have been identified as part of the South African Civil Aviation Authority's flight inspection unit, it has been revealed.

DA provides George police with report implicating its mayor in corruption

2020-01-22 21:24

The DA has handed a forensic report implicating its mayor in George, Melvin Naik, in corruption over to the George police for investigation.

N1 protests in Beaufort West end after pupils get their bus back... for now

2020-01-17 14:52

A free school bus service has hastily been provided for the children of Hillside in the Karoo town of Beaufort West after a protest by angry parents brought traffic to a standstill on the N1.

Eight suspects in 'cash-in-transit plot' appear in court

2020-01-09 20:22

Eight suspects involved in an alleged plot to commit an armed robbery in the George area appear in the Thembalethu Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

Swedish woman drowns in Mossel Bay

2019-12-20 17:17

A 61-year-old woman from Sweden has drowned in Oyster Bay near Mossel Bay in the southern Cape.

Woman’s body recovered after another car plunges off cliff at Herolds Bay

2019-12-04 14:57

The body of a 52-old-woman has been recovered from the sea after another car plunged over a cliff at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay, police have confirmed.

Herolds Bay tragedy: Mom and son died as a result of drowning, say police as painstaking search for daughter continues

2019-10-30 15:55

Southern Cape police have confirmed that Heidi Scheepers and her 2-year-old son Hugo, who were recovered near Herolds Bay last week, died as a result of drowning.

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