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Skrikverhaal met ‘n goeie einde

Dit gaan soveel beter met Quinton Meyer, die graad 4-leerling wat verlede week byna verwurg het terwyl hy op ‘n kinderswaai gespeel het, dat hy reeds weer terug is op die skoolbanke.
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Bome onwettig afgesaag

Inwoners van Fochville wat in die omgewing van Protealaan woon, het die afgelope week by die wyksraadslid, me. Annett Venter, gekla dat iemand besig is om die bome op dié straat se sypaadjie af te sny.
Mr Ben van den Berg shows the deep hole at which a motorist damaged his vehicle last week.

Beware of dangerous potholes

A motorist damaged his car when he hit a large pothole in Agnew Road in Carletonville as he was passing a truck last Friday.
Sewage streaming into the green belt canal. From here, it flows to the Wonderfonteinspruit that flows into the Mooi River to supply Potchefstroom’s drinking water.

Massive sewage leakage upsets

A homeless man was washing himself and a few cabbages downstream of the greenbelt canal this week, totally unaware that there was a massive sewage spill into the water upstream.
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Fochville lion spotted again

The lion that has recently been worrying residents of the Fochville area was spotted again last week.

Customer injured in armed robbery on Friday the 13th

A customer was assaulted during an armed robbery at a Welverdiend supermarket on the evening of Friday the 13th. According to an employee of S.A Supermarket, Mr Ansar Ali, he was behind the counter serving customers at around 19:05 on 13 October while his co-worker was somewhere on the floor. He says two men entered…

Carletonville home up in flames

The community of Carletonville rallied around the Klusmann family after their house in Kaolin Street was razed to the ground shortly after 15:00 on Wednesday, 11 October. The traumatised couple later spoke to the Herald about their ordeal. According to Brian, he had just come home from work and he and his wife, Joey were…

Victim assaulted in Welverdiend tavern robbery

A man was assaulted during a tavern robbery in Welverdiend at around 01:00 on Saturday, 14 October. According to the owner of Soppies Pub, Mr Soppies Pieterse, his worker and a friend locked up later than usual that night. As she was locking the gates, three armed men approached from behind and grabbed the bag…
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Sex pest allegedly fondles girl (9)

A 9-year-old girl was playing in the street in Wedela Ext. 3 when she was allegedly assaulted by a 35-year-old man on 10 October. According to the police docket, the suspect, who is known to the victim, called her over to his yard and started making advances at her. He told her how good-looking she…

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