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Published:Saturday | April 29, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Twenty-five-year-old Claude Bailey and his 23-year-old wife, Shanice Sewell-Bailey, are living examples that you are never too young to fall in love.The two, who have known each other for years, exchanged vows on New Year's Day.Speaking with Family...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The National Works Agency (NWA) has advised that the bridge in the vicinity of Jacob's Hut to Pleasant Valley near Denbigh in Clarendon has been closed.Anthony Hughes, parish manager of the NWA, says that the structure of the bridge has been...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Two Jamaica-born Canadians had to be rescued from their home in Palmetto Pen, Clarendon, on Saturday evening after they were marooned inside by floodwaters.In a dramatic rescue effort by two neighbours, a senior citizen, who owns the property, and...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 6:25 PMShanique Samuels

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation (CMC) says an estimated 5,000 people were affected by the floods and it has begun to provide relief. The CMC says at least 1,000 homes were flooded by the heavy rains that pelted the parish over the last two days...

Published:Sunday | April 23, 2017 | 12:12 PMShanique Samuels

Gunmen attempted to attack the Hayes police station in Clarendon this morning. Reports are that a white Toyota Axio motor car with three men aboard drove onto the compound of the police station about 3 a.m. Two of the men came out of the car, one...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

'Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father which is in heaven' is a famous Bible verse taken from the teachings of Christ in Matthew 5:16. Evidently, living as 'children of light' means that as...

Published:Wednesday | April 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green says steps are already being taken to make the process of adopting children in state care easier."The process of adoption has been carefully reviewed, and the...

Published:Saturday | April 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The goal of Christian life is to know Christ for oneself and aspire to be like Him. The same is true for Lanzford Howell, who, since 1990, has forged a growing relationship with the living and true Christ, which he nurtures daily. Since early...

Published:Friday | April 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

CLARENDON: The Clarendon police are still trying to establish a motive for the shooting of three people, two fatally, in Sandy Bay yesterday morning. One of the deceased is a 16-year-old student of the Spanish Town High School in St Catherine The...

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Sarah Bailey has only been an associate practising with attorneys-at-law at Scott Bhoorasingh...

Published:Saturday | April 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

At 16 years old, Patricia Barnett harboured thoughts of becoming the next dancehall queen, but the God she serves would have none of that. He had completely different plans for this armour bearer to use her talents and brilliance to win souls for...

Published:Thursday | March 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SALT RIVER, Clarendon:The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) is investing approximately $14.6 million aimed at equipping the Caribbean Coastal Area Management (C-CAM) to establish guided Salt River Birding and Boat Tours of the wetlands and cays...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

For the second time since the start of this year, members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force are hunting the killers of one of their own.This time, senior detectives are searching for the persons who fatally shot 37-year-old Corporal Kevin McLean of...

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Tirzah James-Noel can attest to the fact that prayer does work as it changed many things in her life. After praying for a good husband for almost 10 years, finally, her prayers were answered and in the same way her request was made to God, so was...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Faith has always kept Donnisha Gordon going and it was her fiery passion for helping others which ultimately sparked her interest in volunteerism."During my latter high school years, I was constantly annoyed seeing the increasing...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:A near-death experience coupled with the fear of dying without Christ caused Samantha Campbell-Minott to get saved and be baptised at 12 years old."When I was in high school, my family usually go on a beach trip during the...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

After the death of their mother, Janet Palmer, in 2016, Andrade McLymont was left with no choice but to step up, take up the mantle and ensure the smooth running of the home while providing for his siblings. He says taking on the massive...

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

RITCHES, Clarendon:Mayor of May Pen Winston Maragh has engaged water resource experts from the National Water Commission (NWC), the Rural Water Supply Limited, and the Water Resources Authority to improve the domestic water supply for residents of...

Published:Sunday | March 12, 2017 | 5:59 PMShanique Samuels

No motive has been established yet for the killing of a 55-year-old shopkeeper in Bullards Content, York Town, Clarendon. Novelette Glashen was reportedly standing in her yard where she operates a cook shop about 5:45 p.m. yesterday when two men...

Published:Saturday | March 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The old adage an 'eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth', also known as the law of retaliation, is taken in everyday life to mean that a person who injures another should be punished in a similar way. Often times, we also hear that the Bible backs...

Published:Thursday | March 9, 2017 | 12:04 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Damion Young, Local Economic Development (LED) officer with the Clarendon Municipal Corporation, has said economic growth and job creation is possible at the community level with strong support from local authorities and the...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

For many years, the Apostolic faith has been branded as 'Jesus Only' but according to Pastor Errol Grey of the Mount Zion Apostolic Church in Beckford Kraal, Clarendon, persons who believe in such a myth have gotten it wrong. "They say we don't...

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

PENNANTS, Clarendon:he Lenten season is usually a time of reflection for most Christians and in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday, which is the beginning of Lent, some persons embark on a spiritual journey in preparing their hearts for Easter....

Published:Saturday | March 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Living in a less than desirable situation and not being able to continue to adequately care for her grandchildren, Genniviene Birth has sought help externally in a genuine effort to keep her two grandsons together - living with her under the same...

Published:Thursday | March 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:It was a record year for the employees at the Jamalco Refinery who volunteered on various company-organised community development projects. In total, the volunteers gave approximately 10,800 hours of service to communities in 2016...

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