Jamaica Observer: Jamaican News Online – the Best of Jamaican Newspapers - Regional - JamaicaObserver.com

Regional

Holmwood, Denbigh are all-island netball champs

Monday, December, 16 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Holmwood Technical High and Denbigh High were crowned all-island school netball champions at the senior and junior levels, after beating their urban counterparts at Manchester High School here last Wednesday. Read More

Jubilation! STETHS stop CC

Monday, December, 16 2019    

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) footballers celebrate with the ISSA Rural Area Under-16 Trophy after beating Clarendon College 7-6 on penalties at Manchester High School on Friday. The score was tied 1-1 after regulation time. Read More

MANDEVILLE CHRISTMAS TREE

Monday, December, 16 2019    

As is usual at this time of year, the attractive Cecil Charlton Park at the centre of Mandeville has been lit up by a decorated Christmas tree. Minister of Local Government Desmond McKenzie joined members of the local community on December 9 for the tree-lighting ceremony. Read More

Volunteer Day

Monday, December, 16 2019    

Visitors led by Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie brought light to the lives of residents and staff of the St Elizabeth Infirmary in Santa Cruz on Volunteer Day recently. The visitors, including representatives of the Social... Read More

Mayor offers hope ...following May Pen market fire

Monday, December, 16 2019    

MAY PEN, Clarendon — It's unlikely to be a merry Christmas for scores of vendors who suffered heavy losses in a massive fire, which destroyed much of the market here on December 1. Read More

Traffic changes for Falmouth during festive season

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — In anticipation of increased traffic volumes during the festive season, the National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that a new one-way system will be implemented along Market Street and Georges Street in Falmouth,... Read More

Educational seminars to dominate Rootz Fest

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — In an attempt to position local ganja cultivators to benefit from the opportunities opening up in the burgeoning cannabis sector, educational seminars will be the central focus of the fifth staging of Rastafari Rootz Fest scheduled for Long... Read More

Hopewell High celebrates first TVJ All Together Sing win

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

HOPEWELL, Hanover — It was an all-day celebration and emotional atmosphere for the Hopewell High School community in Hanover on Monday, following the 13-year-old institution's first win in the Television Jamaica's (TVJ )... Read More

30th annual JAMIN Regatta closes on high note

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – When the f inal boat docked at the Montego Bay Yacht Club on Sunday, signalling the end of the 30th Annual Jamaica International Invitational (JAMIN) Regatta, it was the team “Adjusted” from the Cayman Islands... Read More

Conversion International formally opens in MoBay

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Conversion International launched its operations in Montego Bay with a recent opening of its newly completed facility at Shop 20 inside the Sagicor Business Centre on Howard Cooke Boulevard. Read More

Knights seek to rebound in JBA qualifers

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will seek to rebound from last weekend's loss to Spanish Town Spartans, while Falmouth Saints will be seeking their first win as the first round of the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) qualifying tournament... Read More

Moving Ahead!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Defending champions Faulkland FC, former winners Wadadah FC and FC Reno will be seeking to maintain their winning starts when the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League continues this... Read More

Negril Chamber to raise $1-m from annual gala

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — President of the Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) Richard Wallace says the chamber plans to raise roughly $1million from Saturday's staging of its annual gala dinner set for the Royalton Negril in the resort town. Read More

Cornwall College advance to ISSA Rural Area U-14 final

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

Cornwall College qualified for the ISSA Rural Area Under-14 football final for the third time in the last four seasons and will meet St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) in the final to be played at Manchester High in Mandeville tomorrow. In Tuesday's semi-final, Cornwall College beat Vere... Read More

WFA delegates to vote for president tomorrow

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Everton Tomlinson, one of the longest-serving parish Football Association (FA)presidents, will face yet another challenge tomorrow when his former General Secretary Devon Maxwell seeks to remove him from the position he has held for nearly... Read More



ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT