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Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

After 16 years in the business of transportation ,president of the St James Taxi Association, Dion Chance, launched D&A Taxi Service Company, Montego Bay's first integrated taxi service.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

It was an active Labour Day experience in Trelawny with several planned projects as persons sought to enhance their environment. The parish project was the cleaning of the Clarks Town Square and main road. Activities included the removal of debris as well as painting.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

A life in athletics and architecture was all 22-year-old Orriane Murray could think about - until he discovered his passion for photography.This passion pushed him to start a company - Blista Inc Photography.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Shernet Haughton, mayor of Lucea in Hanover, and Mashario Bisasor, parish manager of the Social Development Comission for Hanover, rake grass away from the gravestones at the Lucea Cemetery. The beautification exercise at the cemetery took place under this year's Labour Day theme, 'Step Forward, Keep Jamaica Beautiful'.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

"The best way to make a difference is to be different" is the philo-sophy of 24-year-old Jessica Davidson. She held true to her mantra as she used dancehall style for an original piece 'PATHE Tun Up' to wow the crowd, and ultimately, cop the title of Miss Westmoreland Festival Queen 2012.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Blenheim is a small farming community in western Hanover neighboured by the districts of Dias and Flat Quarter. It is situated nine kilometres from the parish capital of Lucea.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Fainting (syncope, 'black-out') is a very dramatic event for those experiencing and witnessing one. It usually causes anxiety among the bystanders as it is often someone who previously seemed well. It is important, though, that someone with a calm demeanour takes control of the situation and makes the right decisions.

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Chairman of the St James Parish Council, Mayor Glendon Harris (seated), with members of the Montego Bay Junior Chamber International (MBJCI).

Published:Saturday | May 26, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Despite having produced Jamaica's first prime minister and national hero, Sir Alexander Bustamante, the rural community of Blenheim in western Hanover is in dire need of infrastructure development.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The bustling town of Santa Cruz in St Elizabeth is set to benefit from a major multi-agency clean-up campaign, starting with the food market, on Labour Day, May 23.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Another attempt is being made by business interests in St Elizabeth to resuscitate the Chamber of Commerce after years of inactivity.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Green Pond High School in St James is reporting great success with its Centres of Excellence programme as it seeks to forge a new partnership with the community.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Norette Myrie-Barrett was the toast of the 22nd Annual Service Awards Ceremony of the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa on Tuesday when she copped the Associate of the Year Award.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The Values and Attitudes campaign by the Ministry of Education has embraced a new approach that involves parents in a bid to tackle social ills in schools across Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Thirty-six children in Negril, Westmoreland, will have an easier commute to school with the donation of a new Toyota minibus by the Rotary Club of Negril on Friday.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:A 19-year-old Bermudan army volunteer who was allegedly coerced to smuggle 95 packs of ganja out of Jamaica was given a $9,600 fine in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Jamaica-born recording artiste Baby Chris, after his tour of Japan, has begun promoting a new single with dancehall dancer and artiste, Ding Dong.

Published:Saturday | May 19, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Two men arrested for allegedly with holding several buns to be delivered to a supermarket were offered bail in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Despite the economic crunch that could dry up donors' contributions to the Salvation Army in western Jamaica, divisional commander Major Darrell Wilkinson and his wife, Joan, are determined to meet the increasing needs of those who come through their doors.

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:The Salvation Army movement was founded in 1865 by Englishman William Booth and his wife Catherine as the East London Christian Mission.

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:As a student at the Montego Bay Community College, Davian Grant understands the importance of a college education as he strives to become the first in his family to obtain a degree.

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Chairman of the Tourism Product and Development Company (TPDCo), Maxine Henry Wilson, is disturbed illegal vending is compromising the allure of the historical Cage and Montego Bay Civic Centre in Sam Sharpe...

Published:Saturday | May 12, 2012 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU:Member of Parliament for Central St James Lloyd B. Smith believes that government legislation is needed to make Jamaican parents accountable for their children's care and upbringing.

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