Regional

Sandals South Coast seek first RSPL win

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, November, 2 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland — Promoted Sandals South Coast will have a good opportunity to get their first Red Stripe Premier League scalp today when they host fellow basement dwellers Waterhouse FC at the Frome Sports Club in Westmoreland, set to start at 3:00 pm. Read More

Mixed results for CC, Muschett in ISSA basketball

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Former champions Cornwall College and Muschett High split their ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball double-header played at Cornwall College on Tuesday, as the home team lost in the Under-19 section for the first time this... Read More

Sports Diary — November 2

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

TODAYISSA/Freshhh Rural Under-14/16 footballZone DTroy vs Cedric TitusWilliam Knibb vs HollandMuschett vs Albert Town — U-16 only  Read More

Harmony, Coopers Pen to meet in rescheduled TFA KO final

Thursday, November, 2 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny  — Weather permitting on Sunday, Harmony FC and Coopers Pen FC will meet in the rescheduled final of the Trelawny Football Association's President's Cup Knockout at Davis Pen, the second-successive finals between the two teams. Read More

St Thomas man uses cookshop to support family, community

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 30 2017    

JOEL Ellington has been operating his cookshop in Golden Grove, St Thomas, for over a decade, and he plans to keep going. Read More

UDC not responsible for winnifred beach road work

Monday, October, 30 2017    

THE Urban Development Corporation (UDC) says it is not responsible for road repairs being carried out on the road leading to Winnifred Beach in Portland. Read More

Slain cop was an anchor to Manchester's youth

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 30 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Beyond his plans for his family, including ensuring a solid education up to the tertiary level for his 11-year-old daughter, the late Corporal Melvin Smith displayed genuine interest in the development of youth and well-functioning... Read More

TPDCo trains 15 to make authentic Jamaican craft items

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 30 2017    

A craft programme put on by the Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCo) is facilitating the training of 15 Jamaicans to make craft items, a move that should see them starting their own businesses. Read More

Drop-in centre soon for homeless, mentally ill — Belnavis

Monday, October, 30 2017    

MAYOR of St Ann's Bay, Michael Belnavis, says he is hoping that a drop-in centre, which is expected to open shortly in Ocho Rios, St Ann, will alleviate some of the challenges the resort town now faces with homeless and mentally ill people. Read More

Sandals Foundation helps over 50 with mammograms in St Ann, St Mary

Monday, October, 30 2017    

OVER 50 women from St Ann and St Mary communities received free mammograms courtesy of the Sandals Foundation to mark World Mammogram Day on October 20. Read More

UNION Basic meets ECC operational standards

Monday, October, 30 2017    

UNION Basic School is among the latest batch of schools to receive Early Childhood Commission (ECC) certification. Read More

Hurting - Father, son stabbed to death 20 years apart

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 30 2017    

A St Ann family has been left devastated after their loved one, 79-year-old William Patterson, was stabbed to death allegedly by a man said to be of unsound mind. Read More

Hospital ward renovation a team effort

Saturday, October, 28 2017    

A project that started in December last year, earlier this month saw Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Minister of Health Dr Christoper Tufton officiating the ribbon-cutting ceremony to renovated St Ann's Bay Hospital Male Surgical Ward. Read More

Judiciary hosts public education day in Mandeville

Friday, October, 27 2017    

A Public Education Day hosted on Wednesday at the Manchester Parish Court, to create awareness about the justice system and the work of the court, has been hailed a success and an important initiative. Read More

Use technology for teaching and learning, educators urge

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

SPALDING, Clarendon — Using a smartphone to take photographs and videos for posting online doesn't begin to explore the extent to how this tech-savvy generation can benefit from the capabilities of modern information communication technology (ICT), according to one... Read More



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