Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Saturday | December 15, 2012
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Treasure Beach aims high
Western Bureau:Buoyed by being voted the Best Community in Jamaica for 2012, the residents of Treasure Beach in St Elizabeth are gearing up to make the town one of Jamaica's premier economic centres.

The Jewel Of The South Coast
Western Bureau:Come Christmas Day, Sheila Hamilton will be celebrating her 79th birthday, and except for a brief period when she went off to boarding school, she has spent her entire life in Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, the beloved south-coast haven she calls home.

Negril All-Age wins Green Challenge Quiz
Western Bureau:Negril All-Age School retained the 2012 Green Challenge Quiz title, which they also won last year.

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'Don't allow others to lead you astray'
WESTERN BUREAU:Newly installed custos of Westmoreland, the Rev-erend Canon Hartley Perrin, challenged the more than 1,000-strong school population at Cornwall College (CC) in Montego Bay, St James, to be wary of the tight-pants, tattoo and demonic music culture now sweeping the nation.

Digicel Foundation donates $31m to children's centre
Western Bureau:The NAZ Children's Centre in Montego Bay has received a generous donation of $31 million from Digicel Foundation to construct a new facility, which is earmarked for completion by September 2013.

Team MoBay's Gore revs into elite group
Western Bureau:Team MoBay Racing (TMR) topped the 2012 National Rallysport Driver's Championship recently when the dynamic team of Matthew Gore and Raymond Farquharson emerged atop the JA2 class to secure the 130 points needed to clinch the Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club top prize.

Red-hot Fighter Jet demolish Tuff Gong
Western Bureau:Fighter Jet regained the J. Wray & Nephew-sponsored White Overproof Rum Western Domino League title in fine style on Sunday night after scoring a resounding 360-251 over Tuff Gong in the 2012 Premier League at the Drunken Squid Bar & Grill in St James.

Man accused of killing T&T teacher remanded
WESTERN BUREAU:Ivan Taylor, the main suspect in the murder of Trinidadian schoolteacher Michelle Coudray-Greaves, was remanded until January 8, 2013 when he appeared in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

She doesn't want to 'do it'
Some weeks ago a story came out in The STAR about a man biting his female partner for refusal of sexual favours.

Dazzling 'Jazz and Brawta' rocks MoBay
Western Bureau:It was music at its best in western Jamaica last Saturday night as enthusiasm flowed at the Montego Bay Community College via a musical production dubbed 'Jazz and Brawta'.

Despite challenges, CUMI keeps head above water
WESTERN BUREAU:The Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) is celebrating the survival of yet another year and reintegration of 10 individuals into the society.


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