NCU student heads to Miss Universe Jamaica

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter | Monday, July, 16 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Winning the Miss Universe Jamaica Central title here two Sundays ago (July 8) has earned 18-year-old Jessica Jeffrey a spot in the Miss Universe Jamaica competition next month. Read More

Beautification and homework centre for Greenvale

Monday, July, 16 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Those visiting Greenvale for the first time, or even those making a return visit, are in for a pleasant surprise. Read More

Norman Manley's 125th

Monday, July, 16 2018    

ROXBOROUGH, Manchester - July 4 marked the birth date of National Hero Norman Washington Manley. Read More

Cricket excellence for south-central schools

Monday, July, 16 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — As usual, schools from south central Jamaica schools were at the fore of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace schoolboy cricket awards ceremony held recently at the Manchester Gold Club in Mandeville. Read More


Monday, July, 16 2018    

 (1) Saturday July 21Manchester Health ServicesWe RiseBenefit Gospel ConcertFirst Assembly of God ChurchNewleigh RoadMandevilleManchester - 6:00 pm (2) Friday July 27 Read More


Monday, July, 16 2018    

In the 2018 cricket season St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) schoolboy cricket head coach Clive Ledgister guided STETHS Under-19s to the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup, the all-island ISSA/Grace Spalding Cup and the all-island ISSA/Grace T-20 titles. Since... Read More

Water woes in St Bess

Monday, July, 16 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — As if the current severe drought wasn't bad enough, the two water trucks owned by the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation have broken down, forcing the contracting of private operators to deliver water. Read More

Ocho Rios Fishing Village no longer 'unsightly'

Saturday, July, 14 2018    

OCHO RIOS, St Ann — The transformed Ocho Rios Fishing Village was officially opened on Thursday, with scores of people describing the new look as world-class. Read More

Beaches Negril partners with Wykeham McNeill, to treat students

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - For many students living in the parish of Westmoreland, hotels are only seen as a place where some of their family and community members go to work and where tourists come to for their vacations. Read More

Highlights of Caricom conference

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

The 39th regular meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James concluded last Friday with Caricom c hairman and Prime Minister of Jamaica... Read More

Gov't in talks with overseas entity to develop Trelawny stadium

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

ROSE HALL, St James —Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, is informing that talks are far advanced with an overseas-based private sector entity that is willing to partner with the Government in the proposed multimillion-dollar development of the... Read More

Bartlett earmarks $10-m for marching bands in constituency

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - After spending over $100 million to provide students at all levels of the educational system with scholarships over the past 21 years, the Edmund Bartlett-led East Central St James Education and Welfare Council (ECSJEWC) has earmarked $10 million to establish... Read More

Grizzle honoured by Hanover Rotarians

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

POINT, Hanover - Well-known hotelier and president of the Negril Chamber of Commerce, Daniel Grizzle, was recently recognised as one of the co-founders of the Rotary Club of Lucea, which was established some 44 years ago. Read More

'All That's Good 2018' Sandals/ATL Group team members

Thursday, July, 12 2018    

Almost 5,000 team members of the Sandals/ATL Group and their guests gathered at the Montego Bay Sports Complex last Saturday for the company's annual 'All That's Good Fun Day'. The stadium welcomed a full house from Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts,... Read More

Good Start!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, July, 12 2018    

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