St. Ann

Another Student Kayla Rankine Gets Perfect GSAT Scores

Parents, principal and staff at the United Learning Centre in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, are this morning elated as one of their students who sat the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) achieved perfect scores in all subject areas. She is Kayla Rankine, the head girl at the institution. While she attained perfect scores, her deputy, Antonique Tennant, missed it in ...

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Cleve ‘Chu Chu’ Warren Died From Injesting Coke

The shroud of mystery surrounding the death of veteran roots play actor Cleve ‘Chu Chu’ Warren has been removed, reliable sources have stated that the actor died of complications from cocaine that was found in his stomach. The 46-year-old actor died while undergoing treatment for an ‘undetermined illness’ at the St. Ann’s Bay Hospital. Information is that 57 packets of ...

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Race at Dover Not on The Roads

The Jamaica Race Drivers Club (JRDC) through sponsorship from the Jamaica Automobiles Association (JAA) and TOTAL Gasoline last weekend hosted there second in a series of Open Track Days at the Dover Raceway in St. Ann. The event was geared towards providing drivers and avenue to fuel their adrenaline in a controlled and safe environment. Drivers got the opportunity to ...

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1-Year-Old Succumbs To Injuries From Car Crash

A one-year-old girl who was injured in a two-car collision on the Dunn’s River Main Road in St. Ann on Saturday has died. Niesha DaCosta who was airlifted to the Bustamante Children’s Hospital late Saturday, died yesterday morning. Niesha was one of twelve persons who were hospitalised following the crash which involved a Toyota Corolla and a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution ...

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Mount Rosser Bypass Toll Rates Coming Sep 5th

Come September 5th, motorists will be required to adhere to the toll rates that were announced for the Linstead to Moneague leg of the north-south link of Highway 2000. They are being given a free ride through the toll for one month, but after that, Class 1 vehicles will pay $200; Class 2 vehicles, $420; and Class 3, $1,000. The ...

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Mount Rosser Bypass Now Officially Open

The more than 19-kilometre Mount Rosser leg of the North South Highway was opened today (Tuesday, August 5). The roadway, which extends from Linstead in St. Catherine to Moneague in St. Ann, will result in a significant reduction in travel time for motorists. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller who officiated at the opening said that the bypass will open up ...

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Linstead Leg of The North-South Highway To Open This Week

The Linstead-to-Moneague leg of the North-South Highway is to be completed and officially opened in time for Jamaica’s 52nd Independence celebration. Contractors on the project, China Harbour Engineering Corporation (CHEC), says all is in place for this week’s official opening by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller. In a statement released on the weekend, CHEC described the project as a milestone ...

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Fern Gully Main Road To Be Closed Temporarily on Saturday & Sunday

The National Works Agency is advising the public that the Fern Gully main road in St. Ann will be closed to vehicular traffic from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22. The closure is to facilitate lane markings along the corridor, which represents the final stage of Road Rehabilitation and Drainage works that were ...

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Mount Rosser Bypass To Open August 5 And Offer Free Tolls For The First Month

The Mount Rosser bypass leg of the North-South link of Highway 2000 is scheduled to be opened on August 5. Transport Minister Dr. Omar Davies, who made the announcement today, said motorists will be allowed to travel toll-free for the first month. The Mount Rosser bypass starts in Linstead, St. Catherine and ends in Moneague, St. Ann.

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Columbia Records Signs Samantha J

Samantha J has signed a record deal with major American label Columbia Records. The Ocho Rios-based singer won the 2014 Youth View Award for Favourite Breakout Celebrity with Tight Skirt. “I cannot express how happy I am to be a part of the Columbia Records family. As soon as I have my exams under my belt, I can’t wait to ...

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