Furnishing homes with art

PORT MARIA, St Mary:FOR THE best part of four decades, St Mary-based wood sculpture Gilbert Nicely has been designing artwork that doubles as fully functional household furniture.

'Croc' wrestling out of hardship

TRANQUILITY, Portland:TALL, BIG, muscular, he is solidly built for combat, and all his life, Ackeme 'Croc' Powell of Tranquility, Portland, has been wrestling with hardship.

Westmoreland farmer wins SUV in Hi-Pro promotions

Jacqueline Poyser jumped and screamed for joy as her name was officially announced as the winner of the Ford Ranger Sports Utility Vehicle in the inaugural Hi-Pro Bag of Winnings Promotion.

Community spirit alive in St Catherine

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:HOMESTEAD, SEVILLE Meadows 1 and 2, Innswood Village, Frenchman Heights, and Horizon Park are some of the communities in St Catherine where community spirit is alive and well.

LIME, DEKAL Wireless provide school with Internet

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth:THERE WAS excitement at the Schoolfield Primary and Infant School on Tuesday as the institution received Internet for the first time courtesy of Lime and DEKAL Wireless.

Pre-Christmas treat at Yallahs Primary School

Students at the Yallahs Primary School received a special treat at their end-of-year class party and annual fun day on Tuesday after Winston Welcome and his team provided snacks, juice, and ice cream as a sweet send-off into the Christmas holiday.

Promoter honours mother's memory with gospel show

Growing up in the Bellevue district in St Elizabeth, Gurvan Whitely's mother, Doris Louise Whitely, made a big impression on him. A woman of faith, she served as a bishop at the Mount Zion Church of Christ the Redeemed in Mall Hole, St Elizabeth.

Youth group celebrates Christmas with special needs children

Big smiles, shouts of joy, and an atmosphere filled with love and contentment were the emotions that could be seen and heard as the non-profit organisation Young Women and Young Men of Purpose (YWOP/YMOP) celebrated children with special needs at the Manchester Horticultural Showground last Thursday, December 11.

Teen launches 'Read Up Jamaica' programme

Armed with the often-cited mantra that 'every child can learn - and every child must learn', 17-year-old Jelani Williams launched his brainchild, the 'Read Up Jamaica' programme, at a recent ceremony at the Glenmuir High School in May Pen, Clarendon.

Music-based initiative a masterstroke at Villa Road

It has long been said that music is the greatest tool for teaching, and only recently - in fact in just three years of implementing the First Global Bank-sponsored-Ministry of Education-backed 'Music, Perfect Pitch for a Sound Education' initiative, the...

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