Month: September 2017

KSAMC selling 29 East King’s House Road

KSAMC selling 29 East King’s House Road  The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) is negotiating with two companies seeking to purchase the section of East King’s House Road that will be closed to traffic on the implementation of the Government’s expansion and road-widening programme in Barbican, St Andrew. The KSAMC owns the road.…

Chevelle Franklyn makes her debut on the BillboardReggae chart

Gospel singer Chevelle Franklyn makes her debut on the BillboardReggae chart for the first time in her more than 26-year career. Set Time, released August 25 via NOW Records, enters the chart at 11, posting first-week sales of 42 copies. The album is Franklyn’s first studio release in more than three years. The 18-track set…

JN Barbican relocates to Sugar & Spice complex

JN Bank has relocated its Barbican branch to the new Sugar & Spice complex, across the road from its former Fontana Pharmacy location in St Andrew.                   The bank commenced operations from from its new site on Monday, September 4. Chief of JN Bank Operations, Janice Robinson…

PATH Beneficiaries To Get Flat Electricity Rate

Persons on the government’s welfare scheme the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) are to be given a reprieve on costly electricity bills. The OUR says it has approved a Community Renewal Rate to be charged for Rate 10 residential service. These customers will be charged a flat rate of $9.05 per kilowatt…

Irma Strengthens Into Category 5 Hurricane

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP); Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in over a decade, and roared toward islands in the northeast Caribbean Tuesday on a path that could eventually take it to the United States. The US National Hurricane Center said Irma was a “potentially…