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Natelege Mundle is Miss Hopewell High

Fresh from winning the Jamaica 4-H Club Girl of the year for Hanover, Natelege Mundle, 15, secured yet another title, Miss Hopewell High School. With her mind squarely wrapped around an ambitious career as a lawyer, Mundle used her skills and experiences garnered from being a member of the Hopewell High School’s 4-H club to […]

New Ferris to Mackfield road to be ready by May

The Ferris to Mackfield road in Westmoreland should be completed by May. According to the National Works Agency (NWA), construction of the US$24.9-million roadway is approximately 85 per cent complete. “So far, we have completed 10.5 kilometres of base and sub-base work … and of that amount, we have now asphalted approximately seven kilometres. So […]

JET concerned about Trelawny hotel development

Well-known lobby group, Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), has written to Prime Minister Andrew Holness requesting that the permits issued to Amaterra Jamaica for the building of hotel rooms in Trelawny be suspended until an updated environmental impact study is in place. Amaterra has announced a major integrated real-estate development, which will result in the construction […]

Mother of seven seeks help to fix roof

Working just two days per week for a very meagre salary of $5,000, Sharon Maxwell was able to save and build a two- bedroom home for her and her seven children. However, things have gotten worse for the 47-year-old domestic helper, who said that the roof of her home is in a deplorable condition. She […]

Patrons kept boats rocking

Scores of partygoers on Sunday boarded the two catamaran boats and set sail across the pristine MoBay waters. They were on a mission to let loose at Secret at Sea, a boat ride which was one of seven events held over the four-day Secret Getaway Easter weekend. With the likes of ZJ Sparks and Noah […]

Cha Cha and Monster wanted for shooting MoBay cop

Detectives from the St James Police Division have listed two men as wanted for the shooting of a police constable in Norwood on Sunday. Constable Sheldon Murray was attacked by gunmen in a section of the community, called Docatone Square. The cop, who was hit, managed to repel the gunmen who fled. Those listed as […]

Another person held in connection with child’s murder

Investigators have taken a third man into custody in relation to the murder of eight-year-old Shantae Skyers of Sterling Castle Heights, St Andrew. This brings to three the number persons now being questioned by investigators. “One other man is being held in connection to the murder of little Shantae and is being questioned by investigators, […]