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Renovation of Chapelton Hospital affects services

May Pen , Clarendon — Services at the Chapelton Community Hospital in northern Clarendon are to be temporarily reduced because of a $23.7 million renovation project which starts today. Read More

A facelift for Lennon High's language arts department
May Pen, Clarendon — Jamalcoans in Action (J-ACTION), a volunteer group from bauxite/alumina company Jamalco recently presented the language arts department at Lennon High School in Mocho, Clarendon with a “brand-new makeover”, according to a news...... Read More

Reward for high achievers at Black River High
Black River , St Elizabeth – High achieving students of the Black River High School here were honoured during a prize giving ceremony at the school recently.... Read More

We Inspire Women makes Mandeville stop
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The empowerment workshop and brunch, We Inspire Women, made a stop at the Golf View Hotel here late last month with participants sharing powerful stories and plans for a brighter future.... Read More

Henzell takes over Lovers' Leap

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, December, 4 2017    

Southfield , St Elizabeth — His tireless, creative efforts have catapulted Jakes Hotel and Jack Sprat Restaurant and Bar to worldwide fame. Read More

Miller strikes again!

Monday, December, 4 2017    

Spinner Nikita Miller claimed 8-54 in the second innings to finish with 13 wickets in the match to help Jamaica Scorpions beat Windward Islands Volcanoes by 10 wickets in the fifth-round regional four-day encounter at Sabina Park on the weekend. Read More

Jamalco workers get HEART certification in metrology

Monday, November, 20 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — Following months of intense training in metrology (the scientific study of measurement), 44 employees of bauxite/alumina company Jamalco can now boast of being qualified metrologists. Read More

Art and fun

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers are describing the 26th annual Mandeville Art Fair, held recently at the St. John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, Manchester, as highly succesful. Read More

New dining room for St Elizabeth Infirmary

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — For years, Joycelyn Bryan, matron of the St Elizabeth Infirmary has been lobbying, for a new dining room so residents of the institution can dine in comfort and with dignity. Read More

BMR looks to expand in Jamaica

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Malvern , St Elizabeth — Just over a year since formal commissioning of its wind farm at Potsdam, Malvern, high in the Santa Cruz mountains, the leadership of BMR Jamaica says the company will not rest on its laurels. Read More

Manchester High 5K Run/Walk set for December 10

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — The inaugural Manchester Capital Run 5K run/walk aimed at raising money for Manchester High School (MHS) sports programmes, is scheduled for Sunday, December 10, along the streets of Mandeville, starting at 6:30... Read More

Heart of a lion!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Members of the St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) football team celebrate with supporters and representatives of sponsors after defeating Calabar High 6-5 on penalties in the semi-final of the ISSA/FLOW Super Cup at Sabina Park in Kingston late Saturday. STETHS had earlier rallied from... Read More

Walking for cancer research

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Mandeville, Manchester — Organisers say age was not a deterrent for participants in The Carnegie Foundation for Cancer Research Walkathon, held last month. Read More

Obstacle Course!

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Motorists struggle to avoid potholes caused by heavy rains on the Scotts Pass main road on the Clarendon/Manchester border last week.The road links Kingston to Mandeville and points west. Prime Minister Andrew Holness promised last week that money would be made available in the Supplementary... Read More

Fingers crossed for reopening of Glen Stuart Primary

Monday, November, 6 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — If all goes according to plan, the Glen Stuart Primary School in Maggotty which has been closed since September because of leaking sewage could reopen its doors in January, according to principal, Omar... Read More



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