Mandeville Rotary installs fourth female president

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Herbalife independent distributor Andria Gordon has been installed as president of the Rotary Club of Mandeville for 2018-2019.She succeeded educator Garth Anderson. Read More

NCU student heads to Miss Universe Jamaica
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
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
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


Monday, July, 2 2018    

NEWPORT, Manchester — There is a prominent “No Dumping” sign on a private lot across the road from the HEART Trust/NTA facility here, but some people couldn't care less.They still dump garbage there. Read More

Central Jamaica athletes star at National Championships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of athletes from central Jamaica were at the top of their game at the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships held inside National Stadium over last weekend. Read More

Slain police officer gets Father's Day recognition

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Fallen Community Safety and Security police officer Corporal Melvin Smith was honoured here among six other outstanding fathers on Sunday, June 17, in recognition of Father's Day. Read More

Prize-giving at Porus Parenting Club

Monday, July, 2 2018    

PORUS, Manchester— Launched in 2000, the Porus Primary Parenting Club seeks to give parents a chance to understand and appreciate best practices in caring for their children by engaging them in a range of activities. Read More

Schools' agro expo a hit in St Elizabeth

Monday, July, 2 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Twenty-two schools in south-east St Elizabeth classified as the Quality Education Circle 41 recently participated in a major agro science exhibition at Alpart Sports Club here. Read More

Sutherland Global expands in Mandeville

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Two and a half years after setting up opertaions on Ward Avenue in this south-central town, business process outsourcing (BPO) giant Sutherland Global Services is about to expand operations here. Read More

STETHS, Manchester High share rural cricket honours

Monday, July, 2 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Under-19 cricketers beat Manchester High by nine wickets at Chedwin Park in early June to take the national ISSA/Grace Twenty20 title. Read More


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