BODDEN TOWN

Miss Festival Queen replaced by best national costume

There will be no Miss Festival Queen crowned at this year’s Pirates Week Festival. Instead, a new competition to find the best national costume is being introduced, organizers said.

EAST END AND NORTH SIDE

North Sider wins Agriculture Show $20,000 raffle draw

Mariza Dixon, a resident of North Side, is the winner of the Cayman Islands Agriculture Show $20,000 raffle draw.

GEORGE TOWN

Cayman police rediscover their ticket books

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.

LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN BRAC

Little Cayman drugs arrest

A 48-year-old man was arrested in Little Cayman on Saturday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ganja.

WEST BAY

Miss Festival Queen replaced by best national costume

There will be no Miss Festival Queen crowned at this year’s Pirates Week Festival. Instead, a new competition to find the best national costume is being introduced, organizers said.

Little Cayman drugs arrest

A 48-year-old man was arrested in Little Cayman on Saturday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ganja.

Brac seaman gets help with wheelchair ramp

A former seaman on Cayman Brac is having a much easier time getting out of his house after a ramp was installed at his home with the help of an assistance programme for seniors.

Youngsters shine in Lions Brac pageant

About 350 people packed into the Brac Aston Rutty Centre Saturday night to see their little ones perform in the Lions Club of Cayman Brac’s fourth annual Mini Miss, Mini Master and Little Miss contest.

Police commissioner hears from Brackers

Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne was on Cayman Brac last week to meet with residents and hear their concerns at a community meeting.
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Mini, Little Miss and Master contest set for Brac

The Lions Club of Cayman Brac is hosting its fourth annual Mini and Little Miss and Master contest this Saturday at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre.

Prince tours Sister Islands, meets with locals

Large crowds do not often assemble on Cayman Brac, but hundreds gathered Thursday on the island’s Bluff to see Prince Charles cut the ribbon on the new 25-metre swimming pool – his first task upon arrival in the Sister Islands.

Divi demolition under way on Brac

If you have not travelled to the Brac in a while and are going there for Prince Charles’s visit on Thursday, you may notice a marked change to the Divi Tiara Beach resort site.
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Brac Agriculture Show returns

Cayman Brac residents and visitors gathered at the Brac Agriculture Grounds on the Bluff on Saturday for the 16th annual Brac Agriculture Show.

North Sider wins Agriculture Show $20,000 raffle draw

Mariza Dixon, a resident of North Side, is the winner of the Cayman Islands Agriculture Show $20,000 raffle draw.

Irish eyes shining on Little Cayman

Maxine Moore of McCoy’s Lodge, left, on Little Cayman hosted a St. Patrick’s Day gathering at the weekend to help raise funds for an upcoming school trip for Little Cayman Primary School.

Demolition of Divi Tiara planned

After being vacant for more than a decade, work will begin Monday to demolish the Divi Tiara Beach resort on Cayman Brac, according to Scott Development operations manager Mervyn Scott.

Mental health facility faces more delays

Plans for a $1-million mental health facility in East End face further delays with government re-opening the bidding process for construction of the new development.

Brac public speaking contest winners announced

Siri Batta of Spot Bay Primary School and Prenav Anu of Layman E. Scott High School are winners of this year’s Claudette Upton Keeley Public Speaking contest.

Late 2020 new target for mental health facility

More details have emerged on the progress of the mental health facility planned on 15 acres of land in East End.
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Brac residents urged to dispose of metal waste

Cayman Brac residents are being urged by the Department of Environmental Health to transport derelict vehicles and other metal waste to the Cayman Brac Landfill by Feb. 26.

Brac man pleads guilty to causing road death

Paul Mannix Scott pleaded guilty in Grand Court on Friday to causing the death of Sharon Gayle-Clarke by driving dangerously on Feb. 27, 2018 near the intersection of Bight Road with Tibbetts Turn in Cayman Brac.
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Beach bar proposal turned down for East End

The Central Planning Authority has rejected plans for a beachside bar and restaurant in East End.

Spend an enlightening weekend in Little Cayman

Do you fancy a getaway without all the drama of international travel? Consider signing up for a trip to Little Cayman with Art Nest in March.

Cayman Brac divers make rare whale shark sighting

Scuba divers on Cayman Brac got the thrill of a lifetime this weekend when the biggest fish in the ocean showed up to play.

Young Brac author pens second book

Cayman Brac author Joshua Dilbert released his second book, “Sarma,” last week.
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