Pay Up!

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Monday, July, 10 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Government will be going after individuals and companies who are delinquent in paying their trade licence fees — the second-biggest income earner behind property taxes for local authorities. Read More


Monday, July, 10 2017    

Students who attend Prospect College, which was started by Sir Harold Mitchell in 1956, are provided with full scholarships. Sir Harold is a former British parliamentarian. Read More

More to come from CCJ Meats and Groceries in Stewart Town, St Mary

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, July, 10 2017    

He just opened his business a month ago and already entrepreneur Owen Grant has big plans for his Country Court Jamaica (CCJ) Meats and Groceries located at Stewart Town, Boscobel, St Mary. Read More

Good 'Prospects'

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, July, 10 2017    

As a high school, Prospect College is significantly different from the rest. If there were any doubts, the college's last graduation ceremony two Saturdays ago bore witness to the uniqueness of this semi-military institution. Read More


Monday, July, 10 2017    

The Prospect College band during their presentation at the school's recent graduation ceremony. The school is located in St Mary. (Photo: Kenyon Hemans) Read More

PHOTO: A sense of pride

Monday, July, 10 2017    

The entrance to the Rio Nuevo Battle Site Museum in St Mary. (Photo: Kenyon Hemans) Read More

Guard accused of fatal shooting of Haile Clacken offered bail

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Friday, July, 7 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Attorney-at-law Dwight Reece, in making a bail application for his client at the Balaclava Courthouse yesterday, said that the issues in the case involving the death of mentally ill St Elizabeth man Haile Clacken, as put forward by the prosecution, were... Read More

Winston Jennings — an outstanding educator

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large Western Bureau | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

 For almost four decades St James native Winston Jennings has been giving yeoman service to the field of education. Read More

Small Deeds Foundation to assist more Hanover schools

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

 Five years ago Jamaican born siblings Rose and Anthony Hill founded Small Deeds Foundation with the aim of giving back to their native Green Island Hanover community. Read More

St James West Central constituents get housing assistance

Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Marie Smith, a resident of the tough Granville community in St James, was among the 30 St James West Central constituents who were last Friday given cheques a totalling just over $1 million for housing assistance by their Member of Parliament Marlene Malahoo Forte in the wake of the recent heavy... Read More

Temperature for Cinnamon Hill Great House

Thursday, July, 6 2017    

The highly anticipated Temperature party series celebrates its 23rd staging under the theme: 'Temperature in the Hills…The Mesh Gala' at Cinnamon Hill Great House in Rose Hall this Sunday. Read More

All set for Negril Chamber's International Food and Wine event

Thursday, July, 6 2017    

The second staging of the Negril Chamber of Commerce's (NCC) International Wine and Food event will be held at the Boardwalk Village, Norman Manley Boulevard, in the resort town on Saturday. Read More

There is need for ongoing cultural awareness,

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Juliet Holness, the wife of Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says there is a need for the country to continue to educate its people about the island's culture. Read More

PHOTO - For your service

Thursday, July, 6 2017    

Andre Smith (left), a former player and executive member of Catherine Hall FC, receives an award from captain of the team, Kemario Murdoch, in recognition of his services to the club at last week's dinner and awards ceremony held at Pelican Restaurant in Montego Bay. (Photo: Paul Reid) Read More

Strong western presence on Jamaica's track and field teams

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 6 2017    

 MONTEGO BAY, St James Read More


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