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Stories by Carl Gilchrist

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:When Alrick Pryce and Susan Gordon tied the knot two years ago, they were confident that their relationship would grow and blossom into something beautiful and special.Today, the relationship has followed that projected path as the...

Published:Friday | March 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Putting aside the figures and donning fabulous ensembles for the day, the team from Sagicor Bank turned up the style-o-metre on Sunday by hosting 250 of their clients from across the island to a fabulous Corporate and Commercial Banking Brunch and...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

ALEXANDRIA, St Ann:As a student at Aabuthnott Gallimore High School in Alexandria, St Ann in 2008, Jelen-Ann Brown witnessed violence at its worst, when a student stabbed another outside the school gate and the victim died at her feet.In the ensuing...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Several Jamaican gospel artistes, including Lubert Levy, URIM 7 and NexChange, have made their acting debut in the film 70xSeven. It premieres on Friday, March 31, at Moxons Beach Club in Stewart Town,St Mary.The film will be shown at Church on the...

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC), on Thursday, officially opened its newest attraction, the $122-million Central Gardens at the world-famous Dunn's River Falls and Park in St Ann.What was once an area that served as a car park for patrons has...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:The trend is for beauty queens to launch a project or choose a charity to focus on, after they have been crowned.Not so for beautiful Candice McLeod, current Miss Universe Jamaica North East.Her charity, JoJo's Angels, which she...

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Despite persistent showers, which became heavy at times, scores of well-wishers packed the St Mark's Anglican Church in Brown's Town, St Ann, to pay their last respects to a well-loved and respected resident and businessman, Herbert 'Herbie' Logan....

Published:Monday | March 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Multi-platinum selling Australian duo Air Supply returns to Jamaica on June 24 for a concert being staged by the Issa Trust Foundation at Couples Sans Souci Resort, Ocho Rios. Their hits include Lost in Love, All Out of Love, Every Woman in the...

Published:Monday | March 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

At just 14 years old, one might think that budding American teen star Iliana Eve might be shooting above her weight with her latest track, Mommy.But with the issue of child abuse being topical worldwide, the song could strike the right note with...

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

In 2000, Nadine Campbell's sister was raped and killed. Then, it was the most traumatic experience for her. Until last December.On December 14 in Ocho Rios, right before her eyes, her "pride and joy", her 20-year-old daughter, Alisa Carey, was...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

The multimillion-dollar rehabilitation work undertaken by the National Works Agency (NWA) in Fern Gully, St Ann, ending in 2014, where a section of the roadway in the tourist attraction was concreted, seems to be paying dividends.After three years,...

Published:Monday | February 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Princeton Brown's latest track, Be Your One, has been gaining tremendous reaction, according to words from his manager and dad, Dermoth 'Reverend' Brown."The song is well received, everyone loves it. Everywhere it is played, people gravitate to it...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

FOREST, ST Ann:Put it down to her love of reading. Hilda Williams Jones became attached to The Gleaner while she was still in school at Brittonville Primary in St Ann, becoming a regular reader as a child.As an avid reader during her adult years in...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:The Rotary Club of Ocho Rios, through its link with Rotary International, has teamed with Missouri, United States-based medical mission, Building Bridges, to serve Jamaicans in need of medical assistance, for the last 18 years.The...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Reggae lovers, and especially fans of Live Wyya, can look forward to more positive music from one of reggae's favourite backing-band-turned-show bands during 2017.Band leader Carl 'C-Wyya' Edwards, describes his band's music as "clean, conscious,...

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Carlton Hinds and his siblings Maxwell, Donald and Avery, all children of late Jamaican music pioneer Justin Hinds, are bent on maintaining their father's legacy.Hinds, singer of ska hit Carry Go Bring Come, as well as Sinners and Botheration, among...

Published:Thursday | February 2, 2017 | 12:09 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:For law student Daniel Stefano Lattery, life is much more than falling in line with the status quo. It's this attitude that actually inspired the birth of a management company, Ideas Made Perfect (IMP), which Lattery started in...

Published:Thursday | January 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

RUNAWAY BAY, St Ann:Adult men and women, and even some children have found beverages produced by Julie's Nutritional Foods favourable to their palate and to their health.The five-year-old company is finding that products such as Julie's Irish Moss...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:11 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann: A female deacon within the ranks of the Baptist Church in St Ann is suggesting that more women in leadership roles in the Church could help, not just the Church, but the society as a whole. According to Trudy James-Hardware, who...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

St Ann reggae artiste Zamunda (Christopher Gayle) is eyeing a successful 2017 as he seeks to further enhance his musical career.Zamunda has expressed optimism about his journey so far, following a year in which he remained relevant with releases...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Family members of 18-year-old Romaine Akeem Evans, who has been missing since December 16 last year, are expressing hope for his safe return.Evans, a students at Marcus Garvey Technical High School in St Ann's Bay and resident of the nearby...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

A man and his 13-year-old daughter were crushed to death and his 11-year-old son injured and admitted to hospital after a huge tree fell on their house in an area known as Capture Land in Buckfield, Ocho Rios, St Ann, early yesterday morning.The...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Rebel Salute 24 had its final launch on Wednesday night at Jewel Dunn's River, two nights before the event kicked off last night at Grizzly's Plantation in Priory, St Ann.Sponsors, local and overseas media and several artistes who are booked to...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

He always seems to come back, this reggae/dancehall artiste called Chuck Turner, christened Norris Hill. And so he's here again.This time, he hopes to truly revive a career that began in his pre-teen years in the 1970s and reached a high in 1987...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

The music world, performers and fans alike, should, by now, all be ready for Rebel Salute 2017, set for next Friday and Saturday - January 13 and 14 - at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in Priory, St Ann.One performer, however, who...

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