A Profile of St. Ann

Parish Name: St. Ann Capital: St. Ann’s Bay Land Area: 1,210.25 sq km (467.3 sq mi) Population: 173,232 History St. Ann was named after Ann Hyde, wife of James II, King of England and is [more..]


Hurricane Matthew is Coming

Jamaica’s emergency management agency started deploying supplies to shelters yesterday as Hurricane Matthew gained strength while churning across the warm waters of the central Caribbean, resulting in the Meteorological Service labelling the cyclone “extremely dangerous” [more..]


St Ann Reaping Benefits From New Highway

Initially, drivers were made to believe there would have been significant benefits in using the Mammee Bay-to-Kingston leg of the North-South Highway, but high toll rates might have put paid to that notion. However, there [more..]


Back-to-school amnesty for St Ann vendors

ST ANN, Jamaica — Chairman of the St Ann Parish Council Desmond Gilmore announced on Thursday, that the Council will be giving all registered vendors in the three major markets in the parish a back-to-school [more..]

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Are You a Returning Resident?

If you are a returning resident the following information might be valuable to you.  Why not see what other returning residents have gone through so you can stay on top of what you need to [more..]

Lime Hall

Lime Hall Road Underwent A Well Needed Upgrade

Local Government and Community Development Minister, Hon. Noel Arscott, officially opened   2.2 kilometres of upgraded roadway in Lime Hall, St. Ann, on February 11, which will benefit over 2,000 residents. The road, which was repaired [more..]


Crowd Funding Gutter Cleanups

I was walking up main street in Ocho Rios sometime last week, admiring all the offerings from cigar selling shops to money exchange sites and underground money exchange personnel (Dollars Man), when just close to [more..]