Single father committed to his children

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Michael Christie is a single father who is determined to raise his two boys with respect and integrity. In order to achieve to achieve this goal, Christie says he places a lot of attention on discipline and hard work. Read More

Man was happy earning $2,000 a week

BY KERRY-ANN GOLDSON Observer writer | Monday, June, 26 2017    

Most Jamaicans would scoff at a salary of $2,000 weekly, given that the current national minimum wage is $6,200 for a 40-hour work week, or $155 per hour. But to 43-year-old Wayne Campbell, the pay was an acceptable start, even as his friends ridiculed... Read More

Top Manchioneal All Age students looking forward to high school

BY EVERARD OWEN Observer Portland correspondent | Monday, June, 26 2017    

The two top GSAT students at the Manchioneal All Age school are both looking forward to continuing their education at Titchfield High, after earning averages of over 90 per cent in the recently held examination. Read More

Sweet mango success

Sasha Rowe and Kerry-Ann Goldson | Monday, June, 26 2017    

A St Thomas man who went into mango farming just to survive when he was unable to earn a living from the sea during times of bad weather is now reaping the success of that decision. Read More


Monday, June, 26 2017    

Tastee recently opened their 51st outlet in Jamaica in Port Antonio. Cutting the ribbon signaling the start of business was deputy mayor of Port Antonio, Rohan Vassell. Kimani Robinson, chief executive officer of 360 Restaurants, the franchise holder, stands next to the deputy mayor, while group... Read More

Photo: The Gate Keeper

Monday, June, 26 2017    

Wayne Campbell standing in front of the sign of his beloved Yallahs Primary School.(Photo: Karl McLarty) Read More

UDC's plans to transform Ocho Rios on the way

BY TANESHA MUNDLE Observer staff reporter | Friday, June, 23 2017    

GENERAL Manager of the Urban Development Corporation (UDC) Dr Damian Graham says Ocho Rios is yet to realise its fullest ability as its growth potential has not been tapped into. Read More

Massive Lucea fire a wake-up call, says councillor

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Thursday, June, 22 2017    

LUCEA, Hanover — Councillor of the Lucea Division, Easton Edwards, has warned that last week's massive fire which destroyed a two-storey commercial building complex should serve as a wake-up call to the Hanover Municipal Corporation. Read More

Hospiten Montego Bay gets ISO certification

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

Hospiten Montego Bay — the only private hospital in Jamaica outside of Kingston with a Intensive Care Unit — has recently been granted international certification in quality and environmental management systems. Read More

Hanover flood damage estimated at $21m

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

 The Hanover Municipal Corporation has estimated that last month's torrential rain has left damage to the road network in the parish at $21 million. Read More

Call made for speedy tender to get Morant Bay Urban Centre moving

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

FACTORIES Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) Chairman Lyttleton “Tanny” Shirley has given the assurance that the redevelopment of the old Goodyear factory, located on the outskirts of Morant Bay, St Thomas, to the Morant Bay Urban Centre will be business... Read More

Active hurricane season calls for more revenue, says McKenzie

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie wants municipal corporations to increase their revenue. Read More

Hanover Horror

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, June, 22 2017    

LUCEA, Hanover - When 71-year-old butcher Joel Malcolm, his wife, their grandchild, and a 63-year-old family friend gathered in the comfort of their living room at his Lucea, Hanover home last Wednesday night to watch prime time news on television, the escalating murder rate in the... Read More

Hardware & Lumber executive wants stricter adherence to zoning regulation

Thursday, June, 22 2017    

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Hardware and Lumber, Olive Downer Walsh, is calling on Government to ensure stricter adherence to zoning regulation. Read More


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