Overseas foundation extends helping hand

OCHO RIOS, St Ann:THE TRUE essence of Jamaicans living abroad continues to shine across the miles to their beloved island as yet another overseas-based group has started an organisation to help children in Jamaica.

4-H Club hosts National Achievement Expo day

With a 23 per cent increase in the membership of the Jamaica 4-H Club and just over 140,000 training opportunities (which represents a 67 per cent increase over last year), Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Roger Clarke...

Oracabessa High volleyball team going global

students at the Oracabessa High School in St Mary have established themselves as one of the best junior volleyball teams in the world.

Empowering youth and community through song

Instead of encouraging community members to express anger by taking to the streets with placards, members of the Goshen community were encouraged recently to express their issues concerning their community in a different way: in a song competition hosted by the Goshen Police Club.

Retired and loving it!

"Retired and loving it" is how Hassett Stone, former vice-principal and veteran teacher of Clarendon College, describes his retirement.

Aviola Accessories finds another use for plastic bottles

Mandeville, Manchester:An innovative and creative mindset is possessed by so many of our Jamaican people.

Thirty-three new JPs for Clarendon

Custos of Clarendon, William 'Billy' Shagoury, commissioned 33 justices of the peace (JPs) to enhance the dispensation of justice in the parish in an installation ceremony at the St Gabriel's Anglican Church in May Pen, Clarendon, last week.

Derron Armstrong living in nature's embrace

Zion Hill, Portland:Derron Armstrong is articulate, analytic and speaks English without many grammatical errors. He's also personable, witty and sarcastic. You listen to him talk, and he makes a lot of sense.

No retiring for Custos McKitty

As the custos of St Mary, retired hotelier Jeffrey McKitty is the highest-ranking civil servant in the parish and probably one of the hardest-working.

Esseneth Edwards gives 60 years of unselfish service to education

Esseneth Edwards has dedicated the last 60 years of her life to educating basic-school children in her community.

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