Spalding High welcomes gifts from MP, former principal

SPALDING, Clarendon – As part of an effort to improve reading capacity, Member of Parliament for Clarendon North Western, Richard Azan recently handed over $500,000 to the Spalding High School from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF). Read More

Hanover priest laments large number of youth in need of remedial attention
LUCEA, Hanover - Rev Carl Clarke, the priest in charge of the St Philip and James Catholic Church in Lucea, Hanover, is bemoaning the number of youths in the parish who need remedial attention.... Read More

HIP STRIP - October 11
A LEG UP We snapped the lovely Carrie Wilson partying at Tightlines in Montego Bay last Saturday. (Photos: Aceion Cunningham)AHOY MATES Keniel Lee (left) and Jodi-Ann Foster made fast friends with our Hip Strip lens at Tight Lines in Montego Bay last Saturday.... Read More

Last Thursday, the Jamaica Observer's Takes Style Out hit the second city of Monetgo Bay with discounts on a variety of items from clothes to electronics at all of the participating stores in the city.... Read More

Good showing by local acts at Couples

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — Couples Negril and Couples Swept Away Anniversary Weekend is a marquee date on the resort chain's calendar and is generally marked with much fanfare. Read More

Montego Bay United host Humble Lion on Sunday

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

TUCKER, St James - Montego Bay United (MBU) seek to maintain their momentum in the Red Stripe Premier League on Sunday when they host the winless Humble Lion at WesPow Park. The mtach is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - The multimillion-dollar Falmouth Municipal Market finally opened on Monday following a number of missed opening dates going back to 2016, even as vendors are refusing to pay the one month deposit for the use of the facility requested by the Trelawny Municipal... Read More

d'Cup western battle

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

MALDON, St James - Two teams, one spot. That is the equation as former champions St James High and Anchovy High seek the only available place from western Jamaica in the second round of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup football competition. Read More

Class four boys now able to run longer distances

PAUL A REID Observer West Write | Thursday, October, 11 2018    

SAV LA MAR, Westmoreland — Boys contesting Class 4 at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association's (COCAA) Western Championships, set for mid-February 2019, will have the option of running the middle-distance events, the 800m and the 1500m. Read More

PHOTO: d'Cup western battle

Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Kemar Black of Green Pond High (centre) skips over a tackle from Anchovy High's Antonio Kerr in Monday's rescheduled ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup Zone A game played at Green Pond High. Anchovy High won the game 4-1. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More


Thursday, October, 11 2018    

Today October 11ISSA Rural Area NetballZone BMuschett vs Herbert Morrison - 2:15 pmSpot Valley vs St. James - 2:15 pmMontego Bay vs Green Pond - 2:15 pm ISSA/Wata daCosta CupZone A Read More

Fatal, fiery domestic dispute in Manchester

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A family dispute in Manchester on the weekend that left one brother dead and one in police custody has also left their mother and four of their siblings homeless after her house was burnt down. Read More

Computer lab opens at Oracabessa Primary

Tuesday, October, 9 2018    

AS the top-performing school in St Mary and Region Two, Oracabessa Primary has to ensure it maintains its position, and the recent opening of a computer lab there is one way it plans to fulfil its mission of adequately catering to students. Read More

Rain, Rain at TSO Santa Cruz

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Rain and a lengthy late-evening power cut combined to cast a damper on Takes Style Out (TSO) activities in Santa Cruz last Thursday. Read More

Hampton marks 160th with trees

Monday, October, 8 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth — In recognition of National Tree Planting Week, Hampton School's 160th anniversary celebrations recently incorporated a tree-planting activity. Read More


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