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Manchester community leaders urged to serve well and do what's right

Mandeville , Manchester — Seven months after being appointed custos of Manchester, Garfield Green kicked off the new year by hosting a church service during which he encouraged leaders to make the best of 2020 for their communities and... Read More

100 not out — NCU aims for greater heights
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — President of Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Dr Lincoln Edwards has highlighted the alignment of the century-old multidisciplinary institution with the practical demands of a modern, developing Jamaican society.... Read More

Unlucky! ... Dominant Palmer falls to injury
Former St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) captain Paul Palmer was sorely missed by the Jamaica Scorpions against Barbados Pride in the third round of the regional 4-day cricket championship, which ended on the weekend at...... Read More

A helping hand for education
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Four Manchester schools are among those benefiting from an effort by CaribCash Jamaica Ltd to support Jamaica's education sector.... Read More

T'SANA'S TOUCH

BY KATRICH WALKER Observer Writer | Monday, January, 27 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester -- Grief, depression and excessive weight gains do not usually result in positive, life-changing consequences. Read More

105-year-old among 55 honoured by Ferguson in St Thomas

BY KIMBERLEY HIBBERT Senior staff reporter hibbertk@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

SENIOR members of the People's National Party (PNP) in the constituency of St Thomas Eastern have a renewed sense of pride and appreciation after they were honoured for their dedication and service, last Wednesday, by their Member of Parliament Dr Fenton Ferguson. Read More

Four other solar-powered irrigation systems coming

BY HORACE HINES Staff reporter editorial@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 26 2020    

BENGAL, Trelawny – Following the introduction of the National Irrigation Commission's (NIC) first large-scale solar photovoltaic system at the Bengal pump station in Trelawny, built at a cost of $37.77million, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw... Read More

Ferguson pledges to transform Anchovy High

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

ANCHOVY, St James — President of Anchovy High School Past Students' Association, Albert Ferguson, says the newly launched group will be working closely with the school's administration to transform it into an educational facility of choice. Read More

JMMB, We Inspire take SME seminar to the west

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

JMMB joined forces with We Inspire Women to take the second staging of its small-and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development seminar to the west recently. The event, which took place at ATL Audi Showroom, saw some 40 all-female entrepreneurs drawn from a range of industries. Read More

Falmouth mayor seeks funding to repair defective clocks

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) has written to the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) requesting funding to repair the defective clock in the Falmouth town centre, in an effort to enhance the aesthetics of the historic Water... Read More

NWA mulls reverting Willie Delisser to two-way traffic

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

LUCEA, Hanover — Faced with chronic traffic congestion in the town of Lucea, the National Works Agency (NWA) is evaluating a proposal to make changes to the traffic directional flow in the Hanover capital. Read More

Celebration of Peace set for February 23

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Entertainers Against Crime and Violence (EACAV), organisers of Celebration of Peace 2020 Concert, has announced that the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has come on board as a sponsor for this year's staging of the... Read More

Western SPORT DIARY — JANAURY 23

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

TODAYSt James FA/Sandals Resorts International Major LeagueGranville FC vs Club Ville@ Granville Community Centre - 3:00 pmHeights FC vs Violet Kickers @UDC field - 3:00 pmFRIDAYISSA Western Conference... Read More

Teams rush for places in Western Confed end of round final

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

FROME, Westmoreland — Two big games will highlight this weekend's seventh round of matches as teams rev up their chase for places in the end-of-round finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League. Read More

Heights FC, Violet Kickers clash in St James FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Heights FC will take on former champions Violet Kickers in what is expected to be a competitive game, as the St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Major League continues at the UDC field this today. Read More



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