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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...

Published:Friday | January 6, 2017 | 11:05 PMCarl Gilchrist

In 1825 when then Bishop of Jamaica, Right Reverend Christopher Lipscombe, advocated that slaves be taught to read, it marked the beginning of a period of long and successful involvement by the Church in Jamaica with the island's education system....

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:08 AMCarl Gilchrist

St Ann and the wider Jamaican community have reacted with shock and anger at the brutal murder of senior justice of the peace (JP), 82-year-old Colin Corrodus, at his home in Epworth in the parish on Monday night. Four gunmen invaded the home...

Published:Saturday | December 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Fifteen years after his breakout single, By His Deeds, Valton Craigie, known by his stage name VC, has returned with a remake of Danish Band Lukas Graham's big hit, 7 Years.Only this time, VC is not alone, but with his son, who attends Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Councillor for the Ocho Rios division and Mayor of St Ann's Bay Michael Belnavis expects to succeed where no one else seemed to have succeeded in years past, in getting and keeping Ocho Rios clean.Belnavis, in an interview with The...

Published:Wednesday | December 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:A clean town and the removal of street people from the resort town of Ocho Rios are among the main things that residents want to see happen in the new year.Issues pertaining to road repairs, congestion, drain cleaning and tourist...

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Positive feedback from his songs on Reverbnation and from Barbados-born American rapper Doug E Fresh on his Poze Radio have boosted the confidence of St Ann artiste Inzpiration and set him in good stead for a positive showing in 2017."Right now,...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann:Several persons registered with the Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD) used the opportunity of the recent launch of the Moving Outside Vulnerability for Economic Development (MOVED) programme in St Ann's Bay to...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Basil Smith's Hand-in-Hand Help Foundation brought joy to the students and teachers at Mount Zion Primary and Infant School in St Ann on Friday with a pre-Christmas treat.Just about the entire student population turned out for an...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit of sisters Alluwanna Vernon and Jennifer Vernon-Jarrett, Jamaica now has a hair-delivery business, appropriately registered as Mobile Hair.Mobile Hair is a store on wheels, a Toyota Coaster bus...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

On December 25 each year Jamaica joins more than 160 countries (contributing over two billion people) in celebrating Christmas, a Christian holiday marking the birth of Jesus Christ. In a few countries, the occasion is referred to as Family Day,...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Reggae star Nadine Sutherland has made another rare appearance on a single, this time teaming up with California-based reggae singer Zyon I on the new track titled Remedy.Remedy is produced by Kenroy 'Yah Breeze' Archibald of 876Records, who has had...

Published:Thursday | December 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

RUNAWAY BAY, St Ann:Approximately 20 retired special constables were recently treated to a day of relaxation at FDR Resort in Runaway Bay, St Ann, thanks to the CEO and board of National Security Employees Credit Union.The retirees, members of the...

Published:Tuesday | December 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Mayor of St Ann's Bay, Michael Belnavis, says rehabilitation on the Mount Edgecombe gully in Runaway Bay, to prevent a recurrence of Sunday's massive flooding in the St Ann town, could cost in the region of $50 million.The massive flooding that...

Published:Monday | December 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

RUNAWAY BAY, St Ann:Blocked drains have again been blamed for a major flooding event, this time in sections of Runaway Bay, St Ann, yesterday morning, where the onslaught of heavy rain and rushing water tore away a box culvert on the main road linking...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Love and trust are two key elements that must be in place if a family is to stick together through thick and thin.This is the view of a young mother of two, who grew up in an adoptive home from birth and has learned the importance of these key...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

She wears many hats, this former model. Originating from the parish of St Ann, Shana Blair McCormack first entered the modeling arena at age 15 when she signed for Pulse in 1998.She later moved on to Zahni International Modeling Agency, later...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:57 AMCarl Gilchrist

If his time had come to die, he wanted to know that he had fulfilled his dream, lived his passion of becoming a pilot. Nineteen-year-old Danshuvar Joshua Gilmore of St Ann did that, albeit shortlived, and more. Captain Errol Stewart, founder and...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:After six years as a Christian and with a young and growing family, 27-year-old Clement Campbell believes the church is the right place for young people.While admitting to challenges, Campbell, who attends the Ocho Rios Seventh-day...

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