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Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 6:48 PMGareth Davis, Gleaner Writer

It appears the People's National Party (PNP) is considering to overrule the results of the September 7 internal elections, which saw Attorney Andrea Moore beating the incumbent Dr Lynvale Bloomfield by eight votes. Some members of the party...

Published:Sunday | October 11, 2015 | 10:29 AMGareth Davis

Three persons have been hospitalised following a crash along the Castle main road in east Portland early this morning. The police say the driver of a white Toyota Corolla station wagon travelling from Fair Prospect to Port Antonio lost control of...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 1:26 PMGareth Davis, Gleaner Writer

Former mayor of Port Antonio, Floyd Patterson has signaled his intention to cross the floor to the People's National Party. Patterson, a two term councilor, who first won on a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) ticket in 2008, reportedly fell out of...

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:The Titchfield High School family has been plunged into mourning following the death of a female student, who was killed during a hit-and-run incident at Flat Grass, Portland, Sundaymorning.A fifth-form student, 18-year-old...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

STONY HILL, Portland:Newton Lewis, a construction worker, who has admitted that there is a need to serve Jesus Christ has said the behaviour of some members of the clergy is a deterrent for him.Affectionately known as 'Pressa', the 61-year-old...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

budding coconut businessFAIR PROSPECT, Portland:Fulfilling a lifelong dream with the intention of offering better health choices to the populace is the motivating factor for Jennifer Jones, a Portland resident, who is on a quest to re-ignite the...

Published:Monday | September 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

Incumbent member of parliament for East Portland, Lynvale Bloomfield, suffered a massive blow yesterday, losing out to challenger Andrea Moore in a nail-biting, intra-party selection exercise in the constituency.Bloomfield polled 133 votes to Moore'...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

FRUITFUL VALE, Portland:Oswald Rochester is spearheading a chicken-rearing project in Fruitful Vale, Portland, designed to assist residents in the various adjoining communities.Rochester, who oversees the rearing of day-old chicks to maturity, is...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:With the Ministry of Education providing a paltry grant of $30,000 annually, which serves as the total sum allocated for the maintenance of the Mount Pleasant Primary school's infrastructure, Member of Parliament (MP) Daryl...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 2:21 PMGareth Davis, Gleaner Writer

Nervous residents of Buff Bay Valley in Portland are again on edge. This after scores of huge boulders came raining down on the community of Charles Town yesterday. Residents told The Gleaner/Power106 News Centre that the frightening experience...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:Despite being visually impaired, Leroy Gray, a devoted Christian, has not lost sight of God. And while many have fallen by the wayside, he remains committed and determined that he will gain his place in the heavenly Kingdom....

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

Stony Hill, Portland:A Portland woman is dead following an alleged dispute on Tuesday between two men at Ransa, Stony Hill, in Portland.The woman has been identified as Angella Jackson, unemployed, who is believed to be in her mid-50s.According to a...

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

PORT ANTONIO, Portland:The Portland Parish Library Reading competition climaxed last Tuesday with a special prize-giving ceremony at that branch, which saw the top finishers moving on to the national finals.The gruelling three months of competition...

Published:Wednesday | July 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Portland:AFTER DECADES of neglect, Rio Grande Valley residents in Portland can now breathe a collective sigh of relief as approximately $143 million will be spent to rehabilitate 7.83 kilometres of roadway through the varied...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

The inaugural Portland Celebrity Cook-off, from all indication, was a huge success. Business operators and other interests are already eagerly anticipating the next leg.Held on Sunday in the car park at TAJ Pharmacy in Port Antonio, the event...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMGareth Davis

Port Antonio, Portland:The entire school population at Boundbrook Primary in Port Antonio, Portland, is now eagerly awaiting word from the Ministry of Education as to whether or not their top-performing student, Roshantia Bramwell, will be awarded a...

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