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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Teenager helps save two people from drowning

An East End teen is being lauded for helping rescue two people after they were caught in strong currents in East End waters.

Alone and homeless on East End beach

Darney McLaughlin lives on the beach at East End Heritage Park. He has been homeless for more than 12 years, living on the beach where he says he knows he will not mess up anyone else’s life.

A Bodden Town wedding to remember

In a setting glittering with elegance, Dwayne took the hand of his bride Tiffany and looked into her eyes, as more than 300 guests gathered round and fireworks exploded overhead.

Shelter found for homeless man

A homeless man who had been living rough on East End Heritage Beach now has a new place to call home.

Public appeal for young East End family

The relatives of a young East End family up against tough odds have launched a public appeal to help defray rising medical bills.

High school sweethearts tie the knot

For Kimberlee Rivers and Michael Taylor, officially tying the knot was naturally the next step, after spending four years together and being engaged for nine months.

Caymanian graduates in UK with top honors

For 22-year-old Loughborough University graduate Alexander McCallum, working toward becoming a qualified accountant is the next step of his career since graduating last month with the highest academic achievement of his degree.

A White House wedding in April

Hugh Cotterell waited 10 years before asking Karen Woon Sam to spend the rest of their lives together.

Baby parrots cause a stir at Cayman Turtle Farm

In mid-May, the Cayman Turtle Farm’s veteran Cayman parrot breeding pair Sweetpea and Leo hatched the second clutch of Cayman parrot triplets ever known to be born in captivity.

Happy couple weds in West Bay

After almost six years together, Priscilla Habib and Clem Scott tied the knot last month in West Bay.

The good will behind Yolanni’s Place

For local restaurateur Darlene Manzanares, running her own restaurant has been a dream of more than 30 years.

Designer heads to New York Fashion Week

Local fashion designer Olivia B has been selected to participate in the Nolcha Shows during New York Fashion week in September.

How one Bodden Town family went organic

When farming is in your blood, it’s hard to keep your hands out of the dirt. That is the case for Bodden Towner George Bodden, who cannot help going back to the land. “For me, it takes a whole lot of patience and a touch of insanity, but I love it,” said Mr. Bodden, who thinks farming is one of those things you have to love and can’t hurry, despite it being hot and hard work.

Young Caymanian heads up Montessori

A young Caymanian has recently taken up the reins at a local Montessori school. Briana Bergstrom, 25, now heads the Montessori School of Cayman on South Church Street, succeeding school founder Peggy Anderson. “Peggy opened Montessori School of Cayman in 1988 and brought the Montessori teaching philosophy to the island, after completing her Montessori training in Florida,” explained Ms. Bergstrom,

A beach wedding for the Campbells

Joined by 30 of their closest friends and family members, 22-year-old Lavessa Welcome and 25-year-old Travis Campbell exchanged their “I do’s” last month at Smith Cove.

Entrepreneurs reopening Pirates Caves

After being closed for 1.5 years, the Bodden Town Pirates Caves has opened its snack shop as preparations are made to reopen the caves to curious visitors.

Cayman’s 4th island, pop. zero

Cayman’s fourth island sits in the gin-clear waters of South Hole lagoon off Little Cayman.

South Sound has new eco-friendly shopping destination

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands recently celebrated the opening of its redesigned retail store with a reception.

Kaibo gets environmentally friendly dock

Work is well under way on a new environmentally friendly floating dock at Kaibo Restaurant, Beach Bar and Marina, and should be completed in a few weeks.

Elard Myles – driver of the ‘Dollar Bus’

For more than 15 years, bus driver Elard Myles has charged his passengers a local rate of $1.

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