Another winner with LIME

The Sports Timeline Treasure Hunt took place on the LIME Grenada Facebook Page with fans competing for a chance to win the much coveted Samsung Galaxy SIII smartphone. At the end of the competition, Neville Noel was declared the Grand Prize winner. He received his prize at the LIME Bruce Street Store from representative, Cherry-Ann Thomas. Two other runners-up, Chrislyn Wilson and Ronelle Criss were also presented with gift vouchers from Samsung, valued between $400 and $1,000. The Samsung Galaxy SIII comes packed with features such as high definition display, photo/music share features, smart alert that highlights your missed calls … Continue reading

“Rooms at Grooms” in honour of Kirani

Grooms Beach Villas & Resort in the south of the island is bent on cashing in on the tourism coverage given to the island by newly crowned Olympic 400 Metres gold medallist, Kirani James. The hotel, located less than five minutes drive away from the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA), has become the first on the island to announce a package in recognition of James, Grenada’s first Olympic medallist. Managing Director, Gloria Forrester unveiled the “Rooms at Grooms” promotion that will celebrate not only Kirani’s victory but also his Birthday (September 01) by ushering-in guests at the luxury facility at … Continue reading

Cop Thompson wants stiffer penalties

Commissioner of Police, Willan Thompson has disclosed plans to call on the nation’s legislators in Parliament to increase the penalty for persons charged with offensive weapons. The island’s top COP told local reporters last week that more than 40 persons were arrested and charged for being in possession of offensive weapons during the just-ended Carnival season. According to Commissioner Thompson, the lawmen were successful in their Carnival Operations which targeted drugs, offensive weapons and ill-discipline among drivers on the nation’s roads. He said that several knives, hatchets, swords, cutlasses, as well as a gun and other objects including a galvanise … Continue reading

PM pleased with 2012 Carnival

Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has extended congratulations to all winners of Carnival 2012. The Prime Minister acknowledged the work of the Spice Mas Corporation (SMC) and applauded the “creativity” displayed by calysonians, mas bands, steel bands and other stakeholders during the season. “Our Carnival brought out a level of creativity and splendor that continues to attract visitors from various countries of our region and different parts of the world. It enhances our country’s marketability and is a good marriage between our tourism product and our cultural expressions,” the Prime Minister said last week Thursday. Prime Minister Thomas welcomed the “unprecedented … Continue reading

River Sallee Community Refurbish Hard Court with $30,000 from Digicel

Residents of the River Sallee Community in St. Patrick’s are rejoicing over the refurbishment of their hard court with financial support having been provided by telecommunications provider, Digicel. After receiving an invitation from the committee led by Pastor Dave King, to consider the refurbishment of the court as a community project, Digicel’s Country Manager Patricia Maher, and Marketing Manager Kirk Seetahal made a site visit to ascertain that the $30,000 being requested would be money well spent. They were convinced that the project was both necessary and sustainable and proceeded to give the necessary support. “River Sallee’s community has enjoyed … Continue reading

NLA Employees accused of stealing SMC tickets

Police have charged two employees of the Grenada National Lottery Authority (NLA) with stealing by reason of employment.Nigel Joseph, a 40-year old driver who resides at Upper Depradine Street, Gouyave St. John’s, and 33-year old Danielle Gilbert from La Borie St. George’s who is an Office Attendant at the NLA are accused of stealing a quantity of tickets belonging to the Spice Mas Corporation (SMC). Joseph and Gilbert are accused of stealing the tickets that are valued at $1,500.00 sometime between August 2 and 3. THE NEW TODAY Newspaper has been reliably informed that one hundred tickets for the Children’s … Continue reading

PI in Akera’s murder case delayed until September

Homicide officers are still continuing investigations into the brutal death of Akera Lalgie of Bay Road, Upper La Tante, St. David’s who was allegedly murdered late last month by her boyfriend, John Redhead. Police Prosecutor Kerry Swan told the St. George’s Number Two Magistrate’s Court that the Preliminary Inquiry into the murder case cannot start since there are two outstanding statements to be made available to the Prosecution. He made the disclosure last Monday during the court appearance of Redhead, a school teacher for the start of the PI. Swan is hopeful that by Redhead’s next court appearance on September … Continue reading

Wesley Singers in Concert

The world renowned Wesley Singers of Barbados will be in Grenada from August 20 for a few days during which they will deliver a scintillating musical performance dubbed the “Wesley Singers in Concert”. The concert which will take place on Thursday, August 23 will be held at the St. George’s Methodist Church at 6:30 P.M. The 55 member plus chorale will render a number of pieces including some of the best known and popular Wesley hymns. The Wesley Singers was formed in Barbados over forty years ago with members drawn from the Methodist congregations throughout the island. The Director is … Continue reading

Lavaman is planning something for school kids

The 2012 Soca Monarch, Lavaman is planning a post-carnival celebratory event that will emphasise assisting children with pencils, bags and other school supplies. The soca artiste, who hosted the first-ever “Uncle Lava Daycare Fun Day’’ for kids on July 28 in Tanteen, St. George’s, says it’s a satisfying experience helping children and making them happy. Lavaman won the Soca Monarch title with “Psycho,’’ which also was a close contender for Road March. He leaves this month to perform overseas. He hopes that in September, he’ll be able to have two post-carnival celebratory events – one in St. George’s and the … Continue reading

PM Thomas praises Homecoming 2012

Prime Minister Tillman Thomas has urged Grenadians in the Diaspora to utilise every avenue to help Grenada overcome its development challenges, while improving and increasing the role they play in the country’s socio-economic development. “It is my firm belief that Grenadians, at home and abroad, have the capacity to overcome our development challenges”, he told the Diaspora Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony held at the Spice Basket last week Thursday night. The Prime Minister stressed that, “Our development challenge should no longer be solely a matter for aid donors or foreign investors”. He welcomed the success of the Grenadian Homecoming … Continue reading