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St. Elizabeth Wins SDC Debating Competition

The parish of St. Elizabeth has copped top place in the inaugural Social Development Commission (SDC) National Debating Competition with prizes of $30,000 and a trophy. The awards were held at the Fellowship Tabernacle in Mandeville Manchester on Wednesday, December … Continued


March Pen/Corletts Roads get Community Centre

Two often volatile Spanish Town communities got a lift Thursday (December 3) with the opening of the March Pen Road/Corletts Road Community Centre, by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Major Richard Reese. Major Reese described the … Continued


Promoters Must Pay Cess of $50,000 – Mayor

As of today (December 1), persons applying to the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC), to mount display boards promoting events, will be required to pay a cess of $50,000. His Worship the Mayor of Kingston, Councillor Desmond McKenzie, explained … Continued


New Local Govt. Reform Deadline is June 2010

The long awaited reform of Jamaica’s Local Government system, to empower the Councils to be more efficient and responsive, is expected to be completed in June, 2010. Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) with responsibility … Continued


St. Mary Gets 22 New JPs

Twenty-two new Justices of the Peace (JPs) were sworn in on October 7, to serve St. Mary, adding to the 248 JPs already serving the parish. The swearing-in ceremony, which was presided over by Custos of St. Mary, Hon. A.A. … Continued


Permit Parking in Lucea Come Monday

Effective Monday, October 12, permit parking will be officially introduced in the town of Lucea, Hanover.The move is aimed at eliminating indiscriminate street parking, which causes traffic congestion and general disorder in the town, and also earn revenue for the … Continued


Parish Council Cleaning Drains in St. Ann

The St. Ann Parish Council is undertaking drain cleaning work across the parish, in preparation for expected increase in rainfall in the upcoming months. Secretary/Manager at the Council, Clinton Gordon, told JIS News that $3 million has been allocated for … Continued


Manchester PC Honours Volunteer

Former Public Health Inspector for Manchester, Vesta White, has been honoured by the Parish Council for his years of voluntary service to the poor of the parish. Mr. White served the parish for 37 years, 25 as a member of … Continued

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