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St James bids farewell to Corrodus, welcomes Pitkin

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Politicians , businessmen, and the legal fraternity from across western Jamaica turned out at RIU Reggae, Ironshore, on Sunday last to bid farewell to outgoing custos of St James, Ewen George Corrodus, and to welcome his successor, Bishop Conrad Pitkin. Read More

Club Ville SC, Violet Kickers meet in St James FA/Sandals/ATL Div One semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Club Ville SC and Violet Kickers will meet this afternoon at the UDC field in the first leg of their St James Football Association's Sandals/ATL Division One semi-finals. This encounter is set to start at 3:30 pm. Read More

JAAP Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year named

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

KENT AVENUE, St James —Employees of Sandals Royal Plantation and the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) walked away with the coveted Jamaica Association of Administrative Professionals' awards — Administrative Professional and Boss of the Year 2018,... Read More

Gov't to spend $150m on market upgrades this year

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

CLARK'S TOWN, Trelawny — Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie says Government has heard the cries of vendors across the island and has therefore set aside some $150 million to improve market infrastructure across the island during this financial... Read More

PHOTO: Renovation

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

The Negril Chamber of Commerce has so far raised roughly $2.3 million towards the renovation of the Negril Health Centre in Westmoreland. In the photo, health officials, members of the Negril Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders participate in the cheque presentation ceremony on the... Read More

PHOTO: Thrilling Patrons

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

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Sports Diary — April 12-18

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

TODAY ISSA/Western Conference Girls' basketballMontego Bay High vs Muschett — William Knibb — 1:30 pmWilliam Knibb vs Holland High — William Knibb — 3:00 pm  Read More

Melbourne, Lilliput draw 1-1 in St James FA Sandals/ATL Senior League

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — It's all level between Melbourne Mind Game and Lilliput Rovers after the first leg of the St James Football Association Sandals/ATL Senior League following a 1-1 scoreline at the UDC field on Tuesday. Read More

Holland, MoBay High seek second place in ISSA girls' basketball

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Holland High and Montego Bay High School will continue their race for second place in the ISSA Western Conference girls' basketball competition today at a double-header to be played at William Knibb Memorial High in Martha Brae,... Read More

Gun worries

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Minister of National Security Dr Horace Chang has welcomed the sharp reduction of murders in St James since the declaration of a state of public emergency in the parish, but is concerned over the limited success reaped in removing the illegal guns from the... Read More

Plans in high gear for 'Trelawny Got Soul'

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

DUNCANS, Trelawny — Plans are in high gear for the 2018 staging of the 'Trelawny Got Soul' concert, which will be held for the first time at the historic Kettering Baptist Church in Duncans after last year's staging at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium. Read More

Guardian Group night run could not have come at a better time — Crawford

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The fourth staging of the Guardian Group 'Keep It Alive' night run in Montego Bay could not have come at a better time, according to councillor of the Spring Gardens Division of the St James Municipal Corporation, Dwight Crawford. Read More

All to play for

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, April, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Defending champions Granville Jaguars and Montego Bay Cricket Club Knights will met on Saturday at the Montego Bay Cricket Club to decide the champions of the National Basketball — West after scoring convincing semi-final wins last... Read More

PHOTO: CHAMPION FARMER

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Champion farmer at the recently held Montpelier Agricultural and Livestock Show, Robert Campbell (centre), receives his trophy and other prizes from Jascinth Ambersley, branch manager ,H&L Agro Montego Bay (right), while Mayor of Montego Bay Homer Davis shares in the moment. (Photo: Anthony... Read More

PHOTO: All to play for

Thursday, April, 12 2018    

Dave Black of Granville Jaguars (left) fights his way past Catherine Hall All-Stars Dwayne Johns in Sunday's NBL-West semi-final at the Montego Bay Cricket Club (MBCC). Granville won the game 73-62 and will meet MBCC Knights in the final on Saturday. (Photo: Paul Reid)) Read More



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