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Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:There seems to be some discrepancy as to the date when the Springfield Baptist Church was founded, neither is it settled as to who started the ministry.

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A Trelawny man who allegedly robbed a woman of $100,000 was offered bail in the same amount when he returned to the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Scotiabank has announced the award of 50 bursaries to students as a part of the bank's thrust in education.

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

NEGRIL, Westmoreland:Smirnoff has undertaken a promotion giving away tickets valued at $1 million for Smirnoff Dream Weekend. The team made stops at various locations across the island to celebrate the 'Smirnoff Dream Day' and give away tickets.

Published:Saturday | July 21, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:If there were ever a genial, genuine, teamplayer, and Jack of many trades who served his church and community of Springfield in south St James with all his heart, it was Wesley Fowles.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

I Make It Good is one of the latest clothing lines to enter Jamaica's fashion industry. Business partners Mike Smith and McWinni Guy are confident of making their product a household name.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

As Jamaica celebrates its 50th year of Independence, Rhudal McFarlane from Garlands in south St James is revelling in his pre-Independence stamp collection from his childhood days.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The residents at the Savanna-la-Mar Infirmary will be better cared for and more comfortable as a result of a gesture by Kingdom Builders Ministry, a group of volunteers assisting the less fortunate in Westmoreland.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the most common reasons for a doctor's visit. It is estimated that about 90 per cent of persons will have it at some point or another, but it's usually mild or short-lived.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Nineteen-year-old David Christie is passionate about the business of transportation and oversees the operations of Christophe's Limousine Service that is based in Montego Bay, St James.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The three men charged with the July 2011 shooting death of a Westgate Hills, Montego Bay, resident will return to court on November 1, at which time the ballistic report is expected to be on file.

Published:Saturday | July 14, 2012 | 12:00 AM

The organisers of the Little Ochie Seafood Carnival are exploring the possibility of relocating to a new venue following its 14-year stint at its base in Alligator Pond, St Elizabeth.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Circumcision is an old practice that has been getting some new attention.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A Bahamian who was arrested for allegedly presenting a forged driver's licence to the police will have go on trial on October 17.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A chef charged with breaking into his cousin's house in Barrett Town, St James, was offered bail when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

MONTEGO BAY, St. James:With the high cost of goods since the levy of new taxes, supermarkets in western Jamaica are reporting that the newest alcoholic beverage, Talawah Lager Beer, is holding its own among customers.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite the impact of declining production levels and adverse weather patterns, chairman of the All-Island Banana Farmers' Association (AIBFA), Grethel Sessing, is convinced that production of the fruit can return to viability in the parish of St James.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Contrary to a demand by the European Union (EU) for the reduction of customs duties on imported goods from that region, state minister in the ministry of agriculture and fisheries, Ian Hayles, is calling for an immediate cutback in the...

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:As Jamaica prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary of Independence, the Montego Bay Community College's (MBCC) latest batch of graduates accepted a charge on Sunday to play a key role in nation building.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The Mount Alvernia Preparatory School in Montego Bay recently made western Jamaica proud with its victory in the Junior Debate International Competition.

Published:Saturday | July 7, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Education and entrepre-neurship in the parish of Hanover will be the main focus of the Rotary Club of Lucea under the leadership of the new president, Lennox Anderson-Jackson.

Published:Saturday | June 30, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Those of us who have children are usually very fearful of them developing a rash on the scalp as it easily seen, is unattractive, and often leads to them being isolated at - or even excluded from - school.

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