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Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Philippians 2: 3-7 says: Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility, count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Having this mind among yourselves,...

Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

CHAPELTON, Clarendon:When you are as talented and well-rounded as George Gordon, and work, family life, and play demand all your time and energy, striking the right balance between life's events is the best you can do to make it all work to your...

Published:Wednesday | October 7, 2015 | 3:19 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Residents of Savannah Cross in Clarendon are once again calling for authorities to construct an overhead bridge across the Bustamante Highway following the death of a child in a hit and run accident in the vicinity yesterday. The placard bearing...

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:The Clarendon Drop-In Centre has now been made a reality through a major boosting in renovation and general rehabilitation work by a group of marines from the British Royal Navy assisted by members of the Jamaica Defence Force.The...

Published:Sunday | September 20, 2015 | 5:04 PMShanique Samuels

The police have intensified their search for the killers of two men, in separate incidents, in Clarendon over the weekend. In the first incident, which happened shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday, a lone gunman reportedly walked up and shot a man in the...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Spiritual growth and development is still very much a big part of Clarendon College's core values, as the administrators of the 73-year-old institution staged the school's inaugural Spiritual Enrichment Service to commence the new academic year....

Published:Wednesday | September 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Shaniel Catnott lives the maxim, 'a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step', which has influenced her to accept that "good things do not come easily, one must work hard to achieve".The seventh of 10 children, this...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2015 | 3:57 PMShanique Samuels

Patrons, vendors and taxi operators were sent scampering for cover after gunshots rang out in the busy May Pen capital last night, leaving one man dead. Christopher Ricketts, otherwise known as 'Rico' or  'Rico T', a 37-year-...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:Jewelle Strachan is not the average pretty girl. She is the epitome of beauty and brains with a passion for agriculture and voluntarism.Strachan received a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture and plant sciences with honours...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2015 | 6:11 PMShanique Samuels

With only a few hours to the start of the new school year, there are concerns for the safety of students who attend school in Frankfield, Clarendon, following an upsurge in violence in the area. About five people have been killed and others injured...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2015 | 5:05 PMShanique Samuels

A police constable is among a group of men who were this morning mobbed by residents of a Clarendon community after the men attempted to rob a woman. It is alleged that the policeman was one of three men who were attempting to break into a house in...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 11:06 PMShanique Samuels

The blood letting is continuing in the central Jamaica parish of Clarendon with another taxi operator killed last night.Thirty one year old Orville Eccleston otherwise known as 'Mark', a resident of Bucks Heights in the parish was one of two men...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

When the new school year begins in September, Othneil Smith will start the first of several memorable journeys the moment he enters the Denbigh High School compound.Having earned a place at his school of choice, Othneil promised his mom he would...

Published:Monday | August 24, 2015 | 4:11 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

A Clarendon motorcyclist, identified as 34-year-old Jayson Rankin, died last night after being hit by three vehicles in a bizarre accident along the Bustamante Highway in the parish. According to the police, Rankin, a  resident of Palmer...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:The use of renewable resources to provide energy has become a major focal point in Jamaica as the Government tries to curtail the island's oil bill.Two grade 10 students, with the help of an adult, took it upon themselves to...

Published:Saturday | August 8, 2015 | 12:44 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Two men were shot and killed while a third is now in hospital with gunshot wounds following an incident in Clarendon last night. The dead men have been identified as Lloydel Pennant and Nigel Simpson, both 20-years-olds from Denbigh Crescent, in...

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

The Coconut Industry Board has embarked on a public-education campaign to sensitise farmers about a new threat to the coconut industry. The bark beetle, also known as the coconut shot-hole borer, is an insect pest of wood that was found in Hayes and...

Published:Tuesday | August 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

MAY PEN, Clarendon:As the drought conditions intensify and the price of agricultural produces is increasing almost daily across the island, the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) is pushing for farmers to adopt and employ the...

Published:Wednesday | July 29, 2015 | 4:21 PMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

The Clarendon police have charged two businessmen for illegal sand mining in the parish. Charged are 34-year-old Khalil Latchman and 65-year-old Paul Chin. The police say the men were charged after they were found breaching a stop order. According...

Published:Sunday | July 26, 2015 | 6:28 PMShanique Samuels

The abduction of two women in York Town, Clarendon by gunmen in separate incidents, only days a part, triggered protests by residents in the south western Clarendon community this morning. One woman was abducted from her home last night and the...

Published:Saturday | July 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

SUMMERFIELD, Clarendon:Pastor Dwayne Edwards, head of the ministries of the Grace Chapel Assemblies in Summerfield, Clarendon, has said his ministry will not condone the blatant and morally wrong practice of same-sex marriage.Edwards' pronouncements...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

Ground will be broken soon for a brand-new, state-of-the-art transport centre in the town of May Pen, Clarendon. This comes out of a need to provide more space for the large number of persons travelling through the parish capital, as well as getting...

Published:Saturday | July 18, 2015 | 10:47 AMShanique Samuels, Gleaner Writer

Oneil Duffus, a 27-year-old taxi driver, was yesterday charged for the murder of his girlfriend, 22-year-old Nardia Jackson, whose burnt body was found in bushes off the Mocho Main Road on Wednesday July 7.

Published:Thursday | July 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels

HAYES, Clarendon:Sixty-six-year-old Aston Bingham lives alone in an old, lean wooden shed with holes almost as many as a strainer.Living in the small community surrounded by sugar cane farm lands in Newlands, Hayes, Clarendon, for more than 10 years...

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