Principal of Falmouth Prep School awarded by Seventh Day Adventist Church

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Ask Falmouthians where is the Falmouth Preparatory School, most will struggle to answer. Ask them where the “Seven Day School” is, you would get a quick answer.  The Seventh Day Adventist prep school is located adjacent to the church on Duke Street Falmouth. On Sunday, it’s principal, Laurian Chin, was awarded at the Workers of Worth...

Troy Primary School to Be Renamed the Veronica Campbell Brown Primary School

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Jamaica’s sprint sensation, Veronica Campbell-Brown, is to be honoured by having her former primary school named after her. The Clark’s Town, Trelawny born Campbell-Brown attended the Troy Primary School before moving to Vere Technical in Clarendon.   From The JIS: The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport today announced that Troy...

Prime Minister Holness presents National Honour to World’s Oldest Living Person

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Prime Minister presents National Honour to World’s Oldest Living Person Two weeks after officially being declared the oldest living human being, 117-year old Violet Mosse Brown of Duanvale in Trelawny has been bestowed with a national honour. The presentation was made at her home on Thursday by Prime Minister, Andrew Holness. On Wednesday, she was...

Eldest child of world’s oldest human dies at age 97

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The oldest person on earth with a living mother has died. Harold Fairweather passed waway at home today after a short illness. On Saturday April 15, Harold Fairweather reached the age of 97. On the same day (Saturday) his mother Violet Mosse Brown became the oldest living human in the world after the passing of the previous...

Duanvale, Trelawny woman is now the oldest living human in the world

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Duanvale, Trelawny, Jamaica supercentenarian Violet Mosse Brown became the world’s oldest human yesterday, Saturday April 15, 2017, after the passing of Italian woman Emma Morano, who was born on November 29, 1899. The last time we wrote an article about Miss Vee, she was the third oldest living human. Now almost 1 year later, a...

Falmouth policeman visits mother one week after delivering her baby on the way to the hospital

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Falmouth policeman visits mother one week after delivering her baby The ability to stay calm in an unusual situation when everyone else is panicking is the surest sign of a true leader. Sergeant Gladstone Sealy, attached to the Falmouth Police has truly shown the sign of a true leader. While transporting a woman on her way...

Trelawny resident becomes first male to win spelling competition for seniors

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Since 2004, National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC) Spelling Bee championship has been won by a woman. That trend was broken by one of Trelawny’s own, in the person of Lenworth Wright. From the Jamaica Observer: TRELAWNY resident Lenworth Wright, 63, earlier this month became the first male to win the 2016 National Council for Senior Citizens...

Trelawny’s Fellan Ferguson Breaks 9 Records, Wins Awards at Johnson C. Smith University

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Fellan Ferguson, a product of Trelawny, has re-written the record books at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Ferguson broke nine school records and won the Pettis Norman Award as Athlete of the Year for the 2015-16 year at the annual Smitty’s Golden Awards at Biddle Hall yesterday evening. Fellan also won the Most Valuable Performer in Women’s...

Duanvale, Trelawny woman is the world’s third oldest person

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Violet Moss Brown from Duanvale in Trelawny is the 3rd oldest person in the world. She can still recite a poem she learned in basic school and still reads without eyeglasses. She celebrated her 116th birthday on March 16, 2016. Here are some more marvelous facts about Mrs Violet Moss Brown: Her eldest child who still...

Falmouth’s André Hamilton is Sandals Royal Caribbean’s Team Member of the Year

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André Hamilton is Sandals Royal Caribbean’s Team Member of the Year It is always our pleasure to point out high achievers from our parish of Trelawny. It gives me even more pleasure when it is someone from humble beginnings whom I have personally known. Andre Hamilton, the son of Bernard ‘Blacks’ Hamilton and his wife...