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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Crazy Socks dress down day supports Trust

A “Crazy Socks” dress down day has earned students at George Town Primary School membership in the Cayman Islands National Trust. All of the school’s 14 classes will get memberships for the special rate of $30 because of the money they raised.

Happy couple weds in West Bay

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

West Bay readies for Heritage Day events

The West Bay Heritage Committee is gearing up for Heritage Day 2016.

John Gray student wins oratorical contest

Mark Plowright, a 15-year-old student in Year 10 at John Gray High School, is the winner of Optimist Club of George Town’s Oratorical Contest.

50 years ago: Gun Bay United Church raises funds for a new roof

In the Feb. 15, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, East End correspondent Charles Dixon wrote: “Mr. Willard Welcome left on Jan. 28 to work for National Bulk Carriers.

Young Brac writer pens kids’ adventure tale

A young Brac writer has made his publishing debut with an exciting tale for young readers, set to capture their imaginations and sense of adventure. Josh Dilbert’s book “The Mordenham Acres,” written under his pen name Brad Tarlem, tells the story of two young brothers from the beautiful forest of Mordenham Acres.

Prep students delve into a cultural experience

Cayman Prep students got the chance to take in a unique cultural experience last week at a local Mexican restaurant.

Novices take on top cyclists in handicap race

Novice riders took on more experienced and faster cyclists in a 27-mile handicap race that started off in Bodden Town Sunday morning.

Striking scarlet ibis females join Turtle Farm aviary

After several years of searching and negotiating, the Cayman Turtle Farm has succeeded in acquiring two female scarlet ibis to pair with the attraction’s two male birds “Ziggy” and “Bobo.”

CUC worker honored with accounting award

A local young man who encourages Caymanian youth to push for their dreams is the first in Cayman to receive the Accounts Payable Manager of the Year award from the Institute of Finance and Management.

Students experience statistics in action

Students at West Bay’s Wesleyan Christian Academy recently had the opportunity to experience statistics in action.

Designer Olivia B raises Cayman flag on New York runway

A local designer’s vision for the Cayman flag was fulfilled during New York Fashion Week this month.

Primary school selects new student leaders

With the start of a new school term this month, election fever was at a high at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School as the student body elected their executive representatives.

50 years ago: Fishing trip a (happy) misadventure

“Friday night of the 8th was a harrowing one for the families of Keith Tibbetts, Arlen Reid and Mrs. Mavis Brown. Parker Tibbetts, his younger brother Nat, Derbyn Brown and Melgreen Reid went in Parker’s motor boat to Little Cayman for whelks and conchs early in the morning."

Man pleads guilty to grievous bodily harm in stabbing case

Jaron Calvin Solomon, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to causing grievous bodily harm to his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed multiple times. He was originally charged with attempted murder.

Garden Club celebrates anniversary with flower show

The Garden Club of Grand Cayman is getting set to celebrate its 60th anniversary with a two-day Flower Show at the South Sound Community Centre this weekend. The show runs from 1-6 p.m. on March 31 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 1. Admission is free and all are welcome.

New pharmacy taking shape

Construction continues on the Valu-Med pharmacy at the corner of Anton Bodden Drive and Harvey Stephenson Drive in Bodden Town.

Music community comes out to support Stanley Ebanks

A large audience from around the Cayman Islands, keen to dance and socialize, came out to Elizabethan Square on Aug. 26 to lend support and raise money for musician Stanley Ebanks of West Bay.

Little Cayman – One of a kind chandelier

In this image, Waid Moore, manager of McCoys Ocean View BBQ & Sunset Bar on Little Cayman, proudly displays a "one of a kind" nautical chandelier made from the ship’s wheel of his grandfather’s 95-foot steel-hulled freighter the Warm Wind.

Christmas at Belford

Bodden Towners enjoyed a festive Christmas party at the Belford Estates Community Emergency Response Team annual family fun day.

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