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Observer's 'Reading for Good' seminar lauded

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - The recently held Jamaica Observer “Reading Together for Good” seminar, held in Westmoreland, has been hailed as “a well needed success and a motivating” event, by those who attended. Read More

Westmoreland Municipal Corporation launches $48-m water project

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

DARLISTON, Westmoreland - The Westmoreland Municipal Corporation recently launched a $48.3 million Local Government Adaptation to Climate Change project, aimed at improving local governance capacity in the parish. Read More

Cop under probe in woman's death exonerated

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland - The senior policeman who was being investigated by the Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) in connection with the murder of 21-year-old Shantel Wright in june this year has been exonerated. Read More

'Bury her here'

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

DUANVALE, Trelawny - Residents of this rural community are demanding that the body of their beloved late supercentenarian Violet Moss Brown, affectionately called Aunt V, be buried in the community's cemetery instead of being donated to the University of the West Indies... Read More

It's Island Bwoy

BY ACEION CUNNINGHAM Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Caymanian outfit Island Bwoy with a total of 800 points topped the 56th Annual Montego Bay Yacht Club International Marlin Tournament held last week in Montego Bay. Read More

Marion Hall promises 'powerful and mighty' performance at Come Celebrate Jesus

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

ROSE HALL, St James - When Minister Marion Hall, formerly dancehall artiste Lady Saw, takes the stage at Come Celebrate Jesus at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Saturday night for her debut gospel performance in western Jamaica, patrons should expect nothing less than... Read More

d'Cup heats up

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

LITTLE LONDON, Westmoreland - Today will be a big day for a number of western Jamaica schools which have hopes of qualifying for the revamped second round of the ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition. Read More

Herbie retains Holland pre-season titles

Thursday, October, 5 2017    

HOLLAND, Trelawny - Herbert Morrison warmed up for the start of the defence of their ISSA Western Conference Under-16 and Under-19 titles by retaining both basketball titles on Friday at the Holland High School pre-season one day tournament played at the Martha Brae,... Read More

FC Reno seek to maintain unbeaten RSPL run

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 5 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland - FC Reno will be aiming to maintain their unbeaten run in the season when they host Humble Lion at Frome on Sunday, starting at 3:30pm, as the Red Stripe Premier League continues. Read More

From $100 a day to successful entrepreneur

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

WHEN Conrad Webster left Hanover for St Ann 11 years ago, he was making as little as $100 per day washing cars. Read More

Lower Buxton Primary tops FLOW literacy competition

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Lower Buxton Primary School in St Ann is the FLOW Foundation Literacy Video Competition winner. Read More

Popcaan, Fenton Ferguson team up for St Thomas road development

Monday, October, 2 2017    

THE Opposition People's National Party (PNP) says popular dancehall artiste Andrae Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has joined forces with Member of Parliament for St Thomas Eastern Dr Fenton Ferguson to lobby for “greater improvements” in the road infrastructure in... Read More

St Mary farmer wants Government to do more for small farmers

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

A St Mary farmer is today chiding Government over what he believes is its “poor” management of the agriculture sector. Read More

Lions Club of Mandeville forms partnership to assist students

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Lions Club of Mandeville recently partnered with the Manchester Youth Information Centre and local business Fancy Fruits to assist students in their preparation for the new school year. Read More

PHOTO: Winning School

Monday, October, 2 2017    

Students and staff at Lower Buxton Primary School celebrate their victory in the FLOW Foundation Literacy Day Competition. (Photo: Leo Hudson) Read More



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