Catherine Hall Relays launched

BY PAUL REID Observer West writer | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Organisers of the inaugural Catherine Hall Relays, set for April 14 at the Herbert Morrison Technical High School grounds in St James, are promising two firsts in the island at the meet. Read More

Holland trounce Mt Alvernia in Western Conference basketball

Thursday, March, 29 2018    

Holland High earned a measure of revenge after thrashing defending champions Mt Alvernia High 40-12 in their ISSA Western Conference girls' Open basketball game played at Cornwall College on Monday. Read More

High Alert!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 29 2018    

 COOPER'S PEN, Trelawny — The Trelawny police are on high alert for criminals fleeing the two parishes that have been placed under a state of public emergency, and seeking to take refuge in the parish. Read More

Gift of love for Tweedside

Monday, March, 26 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — Describing the donation of a two-storey building to operate as a health centre in Tweedside, five miles south of here, as an amazing gift, Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton has lauded the benevolence of Eric and Dr Hyacinth Hue. Read More

Women's Summit takes off

Monday, March, 26 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It was an atmosphere of sharing and caring here earlier this month at the inaugural International Women's Day Summit. Read More

Thieves plague Holland Primary

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, March, 26 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Principal of Holland Primary School, Simone Doctor is hoping the employment of a security guard supported by a guard dog to patrol the five-acre school grounds at night will make a difference. Read More

PHOTO: Stunning Kevona!

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Sixteen-year-old Edwin Allen High Class Two athlete Kevona Davis was in sensational form at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls' Athletics Championships which ended Saturday at the National Stadium in Kingston. Davis first set a new meet record for Class Two Girls, clocking 11.16 seconds in the... Read More


Monday, March, 26 2018    

Students of Holland Primary School in St Elizabeth relax at lunch time on the first day of the high school entrance exam Grade Six Achievement Test last Thursday. The Ministry of Education said 39,093 students were registered to sit the two-day exam which will be scrapped after this year. It... Read More

For your diary

Monday, March, 26 2018    

Wednesday, March 28 Barita Investments LimitedEquities PresentationOMG Fine Dining & Conference RoomMandeville — 5:30 pm Tuesdays Rotary Club of MandevilleWeekly meeting Read More

Tufton wants case study on Cornwall Regional Hospital

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

 MOUNT SALEM, St James — Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton says he will be ensuring that a case study is done on the ailing Cornwall Region Hospital in St James. Read More

New RadioShack MoBay 'a success'

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

FAIRVIEW, St James - RadioShack, the store that “has all your needs that suit your lifestyle”, had its grand opening earlier this month in St James, and already the operators are describing it as a success. Read More

Different Strokes goes 'back to basics' this Easter

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

This Easter in Negril will be a journey down memory lane as the staging of one of western Jamaica's favorite retro party, Different Strokes, coincides with the Easter holidays. Read More

MoBay students view Black Panther

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Two hundred students from Green Pond and Spot Valley high schools in Montego Bay and sponsors participated in the screening of Black Panther at the Multiplex Cinema, Montego Bay, St James last Friday. Read More

Cashless Falmouth vendors to use swipe card for market fees

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, March, 22 2018    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Bent on making of an historic profit, the Trelawny Municipal Corporation will in part be banking on the introduction of a cashless system for vending fees at the newly constructed market, which is expected to be opened late next... Read More

Sport Diary March 22-28

Thursday, March, 22 2018    

Western Sports Diary March 22-28TodaySt James FA Sandals/ATL Division OneNorwood Strikers vs Cambridge FC — UDC 3:30 pm  Read More


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