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Keen tussle! Race on for remaining three places St James FA Senior League semi-finals

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

 The race for the remaining three places in the semi-finals of the St James Football Association's Sandals Resorts International Senior League is expected to intensify as the third round quickly draws to a close. Read More

JPS increases sponsorship of Western Primary Schools Champs

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesThe Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) ,title sponsors of Western Primary Schools Championship, has pumped $2 million into the 9th staging of the event, which will be held at the Catherine Hall Sports Complex on June 9 and 10. Read More

All set for Cabana

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny The highly anticipated second instalment of Cabana Beach Daze is set to unfold at the picturesque Blue Waters Beach Club in Trelawny this Sunday.The event, which... Read More

Mr Vegas for Trelawny Got Soul

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

Mr Vegas, who late last year announced his conversion to Christianity, is set to perform in Jamaica for the first time as a gospel artiste.Mr Vegas will grace the Trelawny Got Soul Gospel showcase stage, scheduled for the... Read More

Irwin, Lane FC seek top spot in St James FA Div1

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

 The winner of today's St James Football Association Sandals International Division One third-round cross-zone game between Lane FC and Irwin United at Irwin High could decide the team that finishes at the top of the tables at the end... Read More

Sport Diary - May 18

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

THURSDAY, MAY 18St James FA/VMBS Under -13Hemmingay Prep vs Salt Sprng All-Age — UDC field 10:00 amBarrett Town vs Roehampton — UDC 11:30 am Read More

Reading Owls starts LitClub in Hanover

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

CLIFTON, HanoverReading Owls International has partnered with the New York-based, non-profit organisation LitWorld to pilot its first LitClub in Clifton, Hanover in an effort to enable children to access to books.The club will have a... Read More

Serious missteps by organisers mar RSPL

Paul Reid | Thursday, May, 18 2017    

The organisers of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL), especially those responsible for setting the fixtures, have some serious explaining to do.After a frenetic third round that saw defending champions Montego Bay United play 10 games in a... Read More

Entertainment-Diary — May 18

Thursday, May, 18 2017    

THURSDAY, MAY 18UWI Open Campus presentsCharity Soiree and Auction@ Milbrooks Resort, Spring Farm, Rose HallPerformances from: Rory... Read More

'No self-respecting donkey will travel on that'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 15 2017    

RESIDENTS in Epworth, St Ann say they are fed up with the inactions of their political representatives, who they described as mere visitors to the small community located on the outskirts of resort town Ocho Rios.The residents, who spoke to the... Read More

St Ann drug rehab centre enjoys 80% success rate — director

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 15 2017    

A rehabilitation programme designed to reintegrate people battling with addictions back into society has been reaping success, director Barbara Richards has said.Richards, head of Teen Challenge Jamaica women's centre, explained that the programme, now in its... Read More

'The people have no God in them'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 15 2017    

ST Ann native Salamon Higgins is among the nearly half a million centenarians living across the globe, but he wants to distinguish himself as a super-centenarian. Projections from the United Nations suggest that by 2050 there will be 3.7 million... Read More

'I lost everything'

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 15 2017    

A St Thomas woman is claiming that she has been robbed of her pension and years of service gratuity after being “unfairly dismissed” from her job as deputy postmaster at Morant Bay Post Office in the parish.Saraline Gordon, 45, of... Read More

St Ann farmer loses over 20 cows to thieves

Monday, May, 15 2017    

A St Ann cattle farmer is lamenting the loss of more than 20 animals to thieves who, he said, have consistently preyed on his farm.The most recent heist, he recalled, occurred on Good Friday in the wee hours of the morning. He said two of his... Read More

PHOTO: Fed up!

Monday, May, 15 2017    

Residents weary of poor road condition in St Ann community  Read More



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