Regional

Pastor Glen Samuels gets OD

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Prolific preacher and president of the West Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Pastor Gen Samuels, has been recognised by the Government of Jamaica for his outstanding contribution to religion with the Order of Distinction —... Read More

Western Derby

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland - Fresh from their first win of the season, two- time champions Montego Bay United (MBU) will be seeking their first win away to FC Reno in two years, when they play their second western derby in successive rounds of the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) on Sunday,... Read More

UWI student Shanice Sampson snags inaugural BPIAJ Award

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — University of the West Indies, Western Jamaica Campus, undergraduate student Shanice Sampson recently became the first recipient of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) BPO Scholarship & Internship Award. Read More

Falmouth upgrade

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — A $1-billion construction project, to develop the old Falmouth Wharf in the north western town into an artisan village, expected to last over a year, is set to kick off in another three months. Read More

Held over!

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The Suarez Brothers Circus, which has been entertaining hundreds of people at the Dump Up Beach in Montego Bay since October 2, has been held over in the resort city for another week. Read More

PHOTO: Scotia blood drive

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Marsha Blake (second left), lab technician and phlebotomist, starts the process of drawing blood from donor Ladaine Ramsay (seated) at the Scotia Foundation Blood Drive held at Pier One in Montego Bay recently. Sharing in the moment is event organiser Trecia Johnson, personal banking officer,... Read More

VOX POP: 'What do you think should be done to curb the crime problem in St James?'

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Despite a zone of special operation (ZOSO) in the Mount Salem area of St James, the bloodletting in the western parish continues. Read More

Fashion on show

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Singer Denyque struts the runway at last year's staging of OceanStyle Fashion Showcase at Secrets Resorts in Montego Bay. OceanStyle Fashion Showcase returns this weekend for its 10th anniversary featuring appearances by American actress Angela Simmons, who will host 'Eyes Wide Shut' All White... Read More

Agent Sasco set to thrill Appleton Signature Nights

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Music lovers who come out to today's Appleton Estate Signature Nights at Pier 1 in the resort city of Montego Bay are in for an electrifying performance from Agent Sasco. Read More

PHOTO: Deep concentration

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Orande Fenton (left) and his Deeside Untouchable team member Leeton Brown (third left) engage Dian Woolery (second left) and her teammate Dermot Haughton of Withorn Raiders in their Western Jamaica Domino Association Charley's JB Overproof Rum-sponsored game at the 24x7's Sports Bar in Montego... Read More

Good start for Cornwall in Western Conference basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 26 2017    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny — Cornwall College won back-to-back games in both age groups — the Under-16 and Under-19 — to start the 2017/18 ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball competition earlier this week. Read More

St James High set sights on Ben Francis KO

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

St James High School are on the verge of qualifying for the last four in a major football competition for the first time in seven years. Read More

Harmony FC, Coopers Pen clash in TFA KO

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

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

PHOTO: Talking football

Thursday, October, 26 2017    

Dr Dean Weatherly (left), coach of the Cornwall College daCosta Cup team, and George Forbes, competition officer at the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), are in an animated conversation during Saturday's ISSA/Flow daCosta Cup quarterfinal double-header at the Montego Bay Sports... Read More

Clarendon North Western schools proud of success in skill areas

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 23 2017    

SPALDING, Clarendon — Last Friday Alston High, Knox College High, Thompson Town High, Claude McKay High, Edwin Allen High, Spalding High and C Palmer Project Hope Skills Training Centre were each recipients of $500, 000 cheques for the growth of skill areas at their respective... Read More



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