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Published:Saturday | July 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

After years of trying to fulfil certain requirements, 17 of Jamaica's approximately 2,700 early-childhood institutions received their certificate of registration on Thursday at a ceremony at Riu Hotel in Mammee Bay, St Ann.Seven of the schools are...

Published:Friday | July 15, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

The mother and stepfather of the three-year-old girl whose body was found with chop wounds in Orange Hill, St Ann last week, were denied bail when they appeared in the St Ann Parish Court yesterday.Twenty-four-year-old Mahalia Poyser and her common-...

Published:Thursday | July 14, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Three years ago when The Gleaner carried a story about Teen Challenge, the Ocho Rios, St Ann-based non-profit organisation dedicated to helping persons suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, it sparked the interest of the USA-...

Published:Tuesday | July 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

As the police revealed yesterday that a person of interest had been held and the mother of three-year-old Nevalesia Campbell is to face charges of neglect under the Child Care and Protection Act, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said he was monitoring...

Published:Saturday | July 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

With lyrics such as "You are the greatest shining star, be proud of who you are and reach so far; believe in yourself I'm sure you can make it; There's always a way be brave and take it," Swiss recording artiste, Cookie The Herbalist, is presenting...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

BROWNS TOWN, St Ann:St Hilda's High School student Tishieka Thompson not only won her age group category, 12-14 years old, but also emerged with the top score overall as the St Ann chapter of the National Reading Competition climaxed with a prize-...

Published:Monday | July 4, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

The stock of reggae practitioners keeps improving.In Princeton Brown, who shares his time between Runaway Bay in St Ann and Minneapolis, USA, the genre possibly has the most accomplished young, yet-to-be-discovered practitioner of the art form.He...

Published:Friday | July 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Wearing the sash Miss Ace Loans, Candice McLeod was crowned Moon Palace Jamaica Grande Miss Universe Jamaica North East 2016 at a lavish ceremony held at the five-star resort recently.First runner-up was Chanice Clarke (Miss Cool Oasis), with Kadeem...

Published:Thursday | June 30, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:Almost 20 years ago, Clive Lewin, aka 'Chuku Man', of Fern Grove, Ocho Rios, was an established electrician working to support himself and his family. Then one day while he was on a utility pole working, tragedy struck.'Hotline'...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

UPTON, St Ann:Arnav Chatani has done himself, his parents, and his school, United Learning Centre (ULC) in Upton, St Ann, proud by scoring an average of 99.6 in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).Arnav, who is the head boy at ULC, had scores of...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

In the company of dozens of well-wishers, friends and family members, Senator Ruel Reid celebrated his 50th birthday on Saturday, June 18 at Jewel Runaway Bay Resort in St Ann.Guests from Jamaica and overseas included members of...

Published:Saturday | June 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Evoking memories of Boonoonoonoos, that offered fun galore on the banks of the White River in the 1990s, Ocho Rios' newest attraction, Reggae Hill, presents an ideal opportunity to enjoy nature at its best, with a little enhancement for unreserved...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 12:11 AMCarl Gilchrist

ST ANN'S BAY, St Ann:With road conditions in the parish capital of St Ann's Bay being severely deteriorated, the St Ann Parish Council moved recently to effect repairs in much needed areas, despite some of these roadways falling under the ambit of...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Ocho Rios, St Ann's best known restaurant for Indian cuisine, Passage to India, is now located at Fisherman's Point Resort, next to the cruise ship pier in the resort town.A favourite of many since it opened on Valentine's Day in 1999, Passage to...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Principal Gertrude McFarlane is hailing the efforts of her team of several grade-six teachers at Ocho Rios Primary School for an improved showing by students in this year's Grade Six...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Tai-Rique Ellis is tops at Tomlinson's Christian AcademyLast year, Tai-Rique Ellis failed in his attempt to be the top spelling bee student at Tomlinson's Christian Academy and Children's Centre, beaten by Jadaqae Johnson, who eventually finished...

Published:Thursday | June 23, 2016 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist

Dr Roosevelt Crooks of Lifeline Medical Response was in the process of transporting injured persons from an accident in Discovery Bay to the St Ann's Bay Regional Hospital on Tuesday night when he came upon another crash at Llandovery, which claimed...

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