Violet Kickers, Club Ville to battle for last spot in St James FA/ATL Div One final

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Violet Kickers and Club Ville will meet today at the UDC field in the return leg of their St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Division One semi-final as they seek to join Bogue FC in the final set for next week. Read More

Sport Diary — April 19-25, 2018

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

TODAYISSA/Western Conference Girls' basketball OpenMuschett vs William Knibb — Holland High 1:30 pmHolland High vs Montego Bay High —Holland High 3:00 pm  Read More

Boost for William Knibb

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

Entrepreneur Angella Whitter of Whitter Village in Ironshore, St James, on Tuesday presented the sports department of her alma mater, William Knibb Memorial High School, with a cheque valued at $500,000. Read More


BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A People's National Party (PNP) team, headed by Opposition leader Dr Peter Phillips, that was touring the ailing Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) Tuesday afternoon was unexpectedly joined on their a tour of the facility by... Read More

Majah Hpye to perform in MoBay, Kingston

Thursday, April, 19 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — International comedy star and social media sensation Majah Hype is scheduled for two show dates in Jamaica as part of his 'Are You Dumb' comedy tour. Read More

Expect a JLP victory on April 27 — Robertson

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 16 2018    

Member of Parliament for St Thomas Western James Robertson has expressed confidence that the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be victorious in the April 27 by-election called for the Yallahs Division in the constituency. Read More

Stand up for another Bogle — Jackson

Monday, April, 16 2018    

People's National Party (PNP) candidate for the April 27 by-election in the Yallahs Division in St Thomas Western, Constantine Bogle is urging residents to vote for him. Read More

St Mary man makes renewable energy generator

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 16 2018    

Douglas Ellis is a very creative man. His latest innovation, a renewable energy generator made from items around his home, has his community talking. Read More

Digicel Foundation launches Lyssons Centre of Excellence

Monday, April, 16 2018    

The Digicel Foundation launched its 10th centre of excellence at Lyssons in St Thomas last Tuesday.The centre is expected to benefit 56 students.The centre, along with the other nine, were built at a cost of US$ 1.9 million. Read More

PHOTO: To serve, protect and reassure

Monday, April, 16 2018    

District constables Andros Steele (left) and Damion Graham, and Woman Constable Suzan Marshall were busy patrolling the streets of Port Antonio in Portland when they paused to pose for a photo. Read More

A wife's pain

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, April, 16 2018    

WHEN gunmen attacked businessman Lloyd Chambers, his wife hoped he would have survived. But that was not to be.He died immediately and his licensed firearm, a Glock 17 pistol, was taken. Read More

PHOTO: Lyssons Centre of Excellence

Monday, April, 16 2018    

Lyssons Centre of Exellence (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

PHOTO: A wife's pain

Monday, April, 16 2018    

This black cloth was tied to the gate of Lloyd Chambers' business place. Chambers was shot dead at his home in Windsor Castle, Portland, on April 9. (Photo: Naphtali Junior) Read More

St James Municipal Corporation councillors to table resolutions for renaming of roadways

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Resolutions for the renaming of two separate roadways in the resort city of Montego Bay in honour of two prominent St James businessmen are expected to be tabled at today's regular monthly meeting of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-controlled St James... Read More

Volney Barrett's funeral set for Saturday

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The thanksgiving service for former western Jamaica journalist Volney Barrett will be held on Saturday (April 14) at King's Chapel, Albion Road, Montego Bay, starting at 9:00 am Read More


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