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Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMRuddy Mathison

Residents in most St Catherine communities are oblivious to the pending threat of the mosquito-borne zika virus currently affecting at least one country in the region.Checks by The Gleaner in several communities have revealed that residents who are...

Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMRuddy Mathison

Spanish Town, St Catherine: The St Catherine Fire Department says the inadequate water supply and strong winds are the major factors affecting their firefighting efforts.Senior superintendent in charge of St Catherine fire department, Julian Davis...

Published:Thursday | April 30, 2015 | 8:32 AMRuddy Mathison

Jennifer Thomas is 41 years of age. She is originally from the parish of St Ann, but eventually found herself living in a small St Catherine community by the name of Ivy, which is situated close to the town of Ewarton.Thomas had her first child at...

Published:Thursday | April 23, 2015 | 8:37 AMRuddy Mathison

Beverly Jobson Grant has now completed two terms as councillor for the Ewarton division of the St Catherine Parish Council. During her tenure, she has devoted herself to the economic development of the area, focusing primarily on employment...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 10:07 AMRuddy Mathison

Thirty-eight-year-old Sophia Vassell is demonstrating that after obtaining diplomas and university degrees, one can create employment instead of waiting to be employed. She is currently into food management and make-up artistry, but her towel decor...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 4:46 PMRuddy Mathison

LINSTEAD, St Catherine:SIX MONTHS after the launch of the Linstead Town Centre in St Catherine, there has been a lukewarm response by residents of Linstead and surrounding areas to the services offered at the facility.The centre, which was first...

Published:Tuesday | March 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMRuddy Mathison, Gleaner Writer

Mayor of Spanish Town, Norman Scott is reporting a drastic reduction in light bills at the Spanish Town Market in St Catherine following $11 million of refurbishing work. The Local Government Ministry says the work included re-wiring of the...

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2015 | 8:12 AMRuddy Mathison

The New Horizons Christian Outreach Training Centre is a nondenominational faith-based facility that trains at-risk youths in life skills enabling them to take their rightful place in a changing world.Founded 15 years ago by religious leader and...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 7:30 PMRuddy Mathison

There are many challenges in the teaching profession, hence, it requires a level of dedication and professionalism on those involved to foster longevity in this noble calling. Ann Geddes-Nelson, principal of the Saint Faiths Primary, in the deep rural...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 7:45 PMRuddy Mathison

Claris Bennett, at age 101, is reputed to be the oldest woman in the community of Savannah in St Catherine.Born in the district of Savannah on July 9, 1913, Bennett, the only one of two children alive at present, was the second child for her mother...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 6:08 AMRuddy Mathison

Alicia Dunn, 44-year-old mother of three, of Church Road, Bog Walk, St Catherine, emerged winner in True United Sisters' (TUS) 2014 Mothers' Spelling Bee Championship, walking away with the Carolyn Graham Championship Trophy.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 6:20 AMRuddy Mathison

Savannah, a small predominantly farming community in west central St Catherine, with an estimated population of more than 3,000 residents, is making moves to become self-sufficient.

Published:Wednesday | February 4, 2015 | 6:42 PMRuddy Mathison

The idea that some communities are driven by a mindset that epitomise handout from politicians as the main focus does not reflect a true picture of one community in Old Harbour Bay St. Catherine. Residents in the small community of Buddho in...

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 5:08 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | January 22, 2015 | 2:10 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | January 15, 2015 | 12:57 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | January 15, 2015 | 4:43 PMRuddy Mathison

The family of 27-year-old Woman Corporal Piaget Davy is in a state shock and dismay after her gruesome killing, allegedly at the hands of

Published:Thursday | January 8, 2015 | 2:30 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Wednesday | January 7, 2015 | 3:17 PMRuddy Mathison

OLD HARBOUR, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | December 18, 2014 | 4:13 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Wednesday | December 17, 2014 | 4:40 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Tuesday | December 16, 2014 | 4:04 PMRuddy Mathison

SPANISH TOWN, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 12:38 PMRuddy Mathison

LINSTEAD, St Catherine:

Published:Thursday | December 11, 2014 | 3:42 PMRuddy Mathison

LINSTEAD, St Catherine:

Published:Monday | December 8, 2014 | 12:16 PMRuddy Mathison

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