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Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 12:01 AMRasbert Turner

The Waves Nail Bar, situated in the rural town of Linstead, St Catherine, is deemed by residents to be the answer to total nail care.The facility, which occupies Shop 19C Samms Mall, has been touching the lives of many since opening its door in...

Published:Sunday | June 26, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The Jamaica Constabulary Force is today mourning the fourth cop to be murdered across the island since the start of this year, even as detectives hunt two men who they want for questioning in connection with the latest killing.The body of 52-year-...

Published:Wednesday | June 15, 2016 | 12:01 AMRasbert Turner

The police have revealed that criminals last year collected an estimated $400 million in extortion money in Spanish Town, St Catherine.According to head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force Counter-Terrorism and Organised Investigation Branch, Senior...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Samuel Hibbert travelled in his wheelchair to join more than 500 persons from communities in and around Old Harbour Bay in St Catherine for a health exposition staged by the Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP) last Thursday."This is a very special day for...

Published:Thursday | May 19, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Eight members of the Rose Hall Seventh-day Adventist Church in St Catherine were honoured by the church on Saturday.Pastor Daniel Pink and several other members expressed thanks to their peers who have served with distinction in the areas...

Published:Thursday | May 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Eden Renal Services, located at Unit 18 Oasis Shopping Centre in Spanish Town, St Catherine, is making a meaningful mark on the lives of many who suffer from dreaded kidney diseases.The facility, which opened its doors in October 2015, has been a...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

A St Catherine family is mourning the loss of two members after a motor vehicle accident left a brother and sister dead.They have been identified as 15-year-old Chevelle Ashly Lewis and her 24-year-old brother Germaine Lewis, an information...

Published:Wednesday | March 23, 2016 | 10:16 AMRasbert Turner, Gleaner Writer

Thirty-four-year-old Jamaica Defence Force soldier Ludane Henry died early this morning when his Honda Integra motorcar crashed into a parked garbage truck on the Linstead Bypass in St Catherine. He is the second soldier to be killed in a motor...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Food was aplenty at the Harrison's Preparatory School for its Jamaica Day celebrations recently.When Food visited the 37 Canal Drive, Spanish Town, institution, the delectable scent of various dishes caressed the senses.There was an array of dishes...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2016 | 2:27 PMRasbert Turner

Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) candidate for South West St Catherine Clifford Everald Warmington caused quite a stir, after he called a member of the Jamaica Defence Force an a**hol*. The incident occurred about 11:40 am at the entrance of the Old...

Published:Sunday | January 17, 2016 | 1:00 PMRasbert Turner

The police have now closed a section of the Bog Walk gorge in St Catherine where a trailer carrying liquid petroleum gas (LPG) overturned into the Rio Cobre this morning. The police say the truck hit an embankment and overturned into the river...

Published:Sunday | December 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

The recently refurbished lock-up at the Spanish Town Police Station failed its first major test yesterday as five men managed to escape from the facility.They have been identified as Durvan Coleman, a murder accused of Clarendon; Akram Hall of...

Published:Thursday | December 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Perched along the Linstead Bypass in St Catherine is the picturesque oasis called Biters Gardens Restaurant and Sports Bar.The spacious establishment has a touch of modern chic infused with rustic elements.According to manager Oniqueka Honeyghan, "...

Published:Monday | November 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

TREDEGAR PARK, St Catherine:A collaborative effort by the St Catherine North Police and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Comet 2 has resulted in the donation of a printer to Tredegar Park Primary School.The donation...

Published:Thursday | November 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Nestled in the rustic fishing village of Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine is a gastronomic getaway for lovers of fine seafood - Repooh Fish Restaurant and Bar.The setting is an oasis that is always abuzz with its wide array of dishes."We really cater...

Published:Wednesday | November 11, 2015 | 11:06 PMRasbert Turner

LLUIDAS VALE, St Catherine:After more than a decade of having to buy trucked water, residents of Cassava Pond district in Lluidas Vale, St Catherine now have the commodity back in their pipes.The change came recently when Minister of Water Robert...

Published:Monday | October 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Winston Fletcher, president of the St Catherine Co-operative Credit Union, said the institution will be working with the local chamber of commerce, parish council and other entities, through partnerships in terms of loans, to help drive economic...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:Scores of residents who were treated at the Jamaica Energy Partners (JEP)-sponsored Health and Wellness Fair held recently, expressed gratitude for the well-neded services provided."This is very important as it is helping...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:20 PMRasbert Turner, Gleaner Writer

The St Catherine North Police are now probing the death of 54-year-old cabinet maker Noel Dyer of Jackfruit Tree Lane, in Spanish Town. The Gleaner/Power106 News Centre understands that residents reported hearing loud explosions shortly after 10 o...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

More than 2,000 residents in Red Pond, Point Hill, Kitson Town, Central Village and neighbouring communities in St Catherine recently benefited from free medical treatment, courtesy of the Help Jamaica Medical Mission.The group is made up of medical...

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

In April 2013, businesswoman Rose Blackman Wilson bought three lunches but did not eat them because she did not like the taste.With that in mind, she decided to enter the food industry to give persons a better tasting experience."I could not eat any...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2015 | 6:15 PMRasbert Turner

Chairman of the Police Federation Sergeant Raymond Wilson is this evening reiterating his call for Government to provide reliable transportation for police personnel who must travel by public transport. He was speaking to mourners this afternoon at...

Published:Thursday | August 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Nestled in the fast-growing township of Old Harbour, St Catherine is the hot, new food establishment - Di Hub.Opened on Emancipation Day, last Saturday, manager Zepheniah Aarons told Food, "We want to give a great meal at a reasonable price in a...

Published:Thursday | July 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

Four years ago when entrepreneur Franklin Mason wanted to conduct business in the Portmore municipality, he wanted to leave an indelible mark.His desire resulted in the conceptualisation of Jungle Fyah Jerk Centre and Restaurant in AMC Plaza.Today,...

Published:Thursday | June 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMRasbert Turner

There is a new addition to the food offerings in St Catherine, and it is really a warm and welcoming change to the taste buds of many. Fresh from the Pot restaurant, located at Angel Heights along Walks Road, has been tantalising taste buds since it...

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