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Left for dead

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer writer | Monday, February, 5 2018    

A former policeman who was shot in the head while on duty in 1976, but survived, needs help.The ex-cop, 74-year-old Lorenzo McLeggon, served six years in the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) before he was injured and left for dead. Read More

72-year-old Flanker resident seeks prosthetic leg

Sunday, February, 4 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The many cries from Lester Witter for assistance in getting a prosthetic leg have not been heard. Read More

'Don't think limits,” urges Forbes

BY PAUL A REID Observer writer | Saturday, February, 3 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Olympic Games and World Championships medallist Sashalee Forbes has encouraged young athletes not to restrict themselves with limitations, but to strive to do their best. Read More

20 Clarendon youth to undergo 18-month business training

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation has launched its second Youth in Business project, with a $2.4-million grant for 20 residents of the parish. Read More

Destination Assurance Council chair knocks gov't agencies

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - Chairperson of the Negril Destination Assurance Council (DAC) Elaine Allen Bradley says the council is finding it difficult to work with a number of government and other agencies, accusing them of “not complying in getting things done”... Read More

A Place of Refuge Outreach reaches out to Trelawny communities

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaica observer.com | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

BUNKERS HILL, Trelawny — More than 150 residents of Bunkers Hill and its environs recently benefitted from a health fair organised by the US-based A Placed of Refuge Outreach and sponsored by The City of Refuge Church Mahwah, New Jersey, USA. Read More

Advanced Call Center Technologies expands in MoBay

Thursday, February, 1 2018    

FAIRFIELD, St James — With the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector literally bursting at the seams with some 53 registered companies, accounting for over 26,000 jobs, Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACT) is doubling its efforts in a very big way. Read More

'The show will go on'

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Meet director of the annual Milo Western Relays, Ray Harvey, has confirmed that despite the state of public emergency imposed on the parish of St James, the event will be staged this year. Read More

Watch Out!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, February, 1 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that following the initial phase of the state of public emergency, the security forces will be going after individuals who are facilitating crimes in St James. Read More

deCarteret College centenary countdown

Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Last Monday (January 22), students of deCarteret College here made the annual trek from the school to attend the Founder's Day Service at the St Mark's Anglican Church (Mandeville Parish Church). Read More

A master blender's joy

Monday, January, 29 2018    

APPLETON, St Elizabeth – When she started out at Appleton Estate as a youthful chemist in 1981, Joy Spence gave no thought to one day becoming the company's master blender, much less to having a segment of the business named in her honour. Read More

CENTRAL DIARY

Monday, January, 29 2018    

1) Wednesday January 31Percy Junor HospitalHandoverRain Water Harvesting FacilityPercy Junor Hospital groundsManchester/Clarendon border- 11:00 am (2) Wednesday February 7Mandeville Regional Hospital Read More

Vision and hard work

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Finding the winning formula to have family businesses spanning several generations is no easy feat, according to business experts. Read More

deCarteret moves to launch Sixth Form College

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The more than 80 steps leading from one section of deCarteret College to the next, called 'Jacob's Ladder' hold unique memories for, past students of different eras. Read More

Photo: Easy does it!

Monday, January, 29 2018    

National junior champion Jauavaney James of St Elizabeth Technical High School leads the pack at the 400-metre mark of the 800m, during the 35th staging of the JAAA Puma Pat Anderson/Charlie Fuller development meet at Kirkvine recently. James crossed the line first in 2 minutes 02.09 seconds. Read More



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