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Stories by Shanna Monteith

Published:Saturday | December 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Apostle Andrew Scott is tackling a prominent sinful giant with his latest project, a book called Overcoming the Spirit of Lust. The co-founder of the Greater Works International Fellowship told Family and Religion that encouragement to take on such...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Past Presidents of the Yallahs High School Alumni Association have come together to commemorate the St Thomas institution's 50th anniversary.The festivities, which are being done under the theme 'Celebrating our Legacy - Engendering Visions of...

Published:Thursday | November 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Following public presentations made by the National Works Agency on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report last week, residents of St Thomas say that they are still uncomfortable and unsatisfied with the report which outlines plans to...

Published:Thursday | November 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Nestled in the hills of St Thomas and peacefully tucked away just outside of Llandewy is a community called Orange Tree, which is home to approximately 15 persons.The residents describe their humble abode as a serene get-away from the usual hustle...

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 2:01 PMShanna Monteith

Published:Wednesday | November 22, 2017 | 1:24 PMShanna Monteith

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Last Friday, the parish of St Thomas was treated by a group of males from the Leadership Academy of the Elsa Leo-Rhynie 'Towers' Hall of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.In keeping with the academy's outreach programme, which...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

Although Javette Nixon of Seaforth in St Thomas had always been business-minded, it was a simple conversation with his mother that propelled his career and further success.At the age of 23, he started his first company, which he then sold, later...

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 11:37 AMShanna Monteith

Five people have been rushed to hospital with injuries, after a tree fell on the vehicle in which they were travelling along the Arcadia main road in St Thomas. It is reported that about 10:30 this morning, a gray...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 8:18 PMShanna Monteith

Two St Thomas policemen have been freed of assault charges.

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 9:21 AMShanna Monteith

A team from the National Works Agency (NWA) has started interim remedial work at a section of the Poor Man's Corner main road in St Thomas which has been inundated with flood waters due to recent rains. Motorists in Yallahs who...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 4:27 PMShanna Monteith

Mayor of Morant Bay Lenworth Rawle is calling on the National Works Agency (NWA) to correct roadworks that it started along the Seaforth to Trinityville main road in St Thomas some time ago. Rawle, who is also the Councillor for the Trinityville division...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

The fifth staging of the Banana Festival and Family Fun Day in Port Morant, St Thomas was a success as patrons turned out in large numbers to partake of the various banana products on sale and to enjoy the day's activities.The annual Heroes Day...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 11:59 AMShanna Monteith

Speaking with The Gleaner/Power106 this morning, Principal Paul Clare said the decision was made to close the school after it was realised that the protest greatly affected the turn-out...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:44 PMShanna Monteith

Published:Thursday | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

The Duckenfield Youth Club (DYC) in St Thomas is on a mission to motivate and empower those in its environs, one community at a time.The group began as a police youth club in 2013 but, through a democratic process, was later transformed into a...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 3:08 PMShanna Monteith

The St Thomas Police have charged the mother who was caught on video beating her daughter with a machete. Forty-four-year-old Doreen Dyer of Bath district in the parish was charged this morning with cruelty to a child. Dyer was...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 1:19 PMJerome Reynolds, Shanna Monteith

Chief Executive Office of the Child Development Agency (CDA) Rosalee Gage-Grey says the agency is now conducting an assessment into the case of the 12-year-old girl being beaten with a machete by her mother in St Thomas. Speaking on...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

SOUTHAVEN, St Thomas:The Southaven Citizen's Association (SCA) in St Thomas is staying true to its commitment to community development as it recently awarded scholarships to several students, most of whom attend the institution located in its...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

While some residents expressed relief at news of the shooting death of Marlon 'Duppy Film' Perry, the man dubbed Jamaica's most wanted criminal, others in the area in which he was killed by police fear that there may be reprisals.Perry, who had been...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:04 AMShanna Monteith

"And we know that all things work together for good those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose." -Roman 8:28t the age of three months my mother decided she was unable to give me the life she wanted for me. She decided to...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

BARKING LODGE, St Thomas:"Before God and all mankind, I pledge the love and loyalty of my heart, the wisdom and courage of my mind, the strength and vigour of my body in the service of my fellow citizens. I promise ... to work diligently and...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanna Monteith

CEDAR VALLEY, St Thomas:Amid their many cries, residents of the rural community of Cedar Valley in western St Thomas are appealing to the relevant authorities for the visitation of a doctor to their health centre at least twice per month.The...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 12:02 AMShanna Monteith

YALLAHS, St Thomas:Having endured the much-anticipated stresses associated with exam periods coupled with the pressure of the expectancy of loved ones and proving the doubters wrong, top students of the Yallahs High School in St Thomas are now...

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