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Monday, January, 1 2018    

Batsmen Fabian Allen heads the batting averages for the Jamaica Scorpions as the regional four-day cricket tournament resumes this Thursday with the Jamaicans facing Guyana Jaguars at Sabina Park. Allen, 22, a past student of Vere Technical High School and native of Neif Mountain, south-east St... Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, January, 1 2018    

1) Tuesday, January 2Optimist Club of MandevilleMeetingVilla Gardens RestaurantVilla RoadMandeville — 6:00 pm 2) TuesdaysRotary Club of MandevilleWeekly meeting Read More

Look out! Deandre is coming!

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

MALVERN, St Elizabeth — Thirteen distinctions in the 2016 CSEC exams and five CAPE 1 distinctions in 2017 means Hampton student Deandre Sutherland is among those creating a buzz in academic circles. Read More

No vending on Main Street, Santa Cruz, this Christmas

Monday, December, 18 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — From as far back as most people can remember, Main Street trough, the centre of this south-central town, has been marked by chaos and disorder in the days prior to Christmas as a direct result of vendors taking over the sidewalks and... Read More

Crime challenge in Manchester

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, December, 18 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Superintendent Wayne Cameron has been in charge of the Manchester Division for 13 months but he has been so busy, he says it's like two years. Read More

Manchester NGO calls young women for educational opportunities

Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, December, 18 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Plans are in full gear for forty young women in Central Jamaica, who otherwise may not have been able to advance their skill set, to start the new year with educational and empowerment opportunities. Read More

Mandeville lights up

Monday, December, 18 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — As usual, the Manchester Municipal Corporation ushered in the festive season with a tree-lighting service in the town centre here.The ceremony took place at the Cecil Charlton Park on Monday, December 11. Read More

Parenting club changing lives in Porus

Monday, December, 18 2017    

Porus, Manchester — Beverley Tulloch-Danvers, retired educator and president of the Porus Primary Parenting Club, knows from long experience that training adults to be good parents has immense value. Read More

Hard work pays!

Monday, December, 18 2017    

JAMAICA cricket captain and middle order batsman Paul Palmer is reaping the rewards for very hard work through tough times. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, December, 18 2017    

1) Monday, December 18BMR Jamaica Wind LimitedKiddies Christmas TreatMannings Boys' HomeSouthfieldSt Elizabeth — 11:00 am 2) Tuesday, December 19BMR Jamaica Wind Limited Read More

Clarendon street to be named in Davina Bennett's honour

Friday, December, 15 2017    

MIDDLE Street in Mitchell Town, Clarendon, is to be renamed in honour of Davina Bennett, Miss Universe Jamaica 2017. Read More

Renovation of Chapelton Hospital affects services

Monday, December, 4 2017    

May Pen , Clarendon — Services at the Chapelton Community Hospital in northern Clarendon are to be temporarily reduced because of a $23.7 million renovation project which starts today. Read More

A facelift for Lennon High's language arts department

Monday, December, 4 2017    

May Pen, Clarendon — Jamalcoans in Action (J-ACTION), a volunteer group from bauxite/alumina company Jamalco recently presented the language arts department at Lennon High School in Mocho, Clarendon with a “brand-new makeover”, according to a news... Read More

Reward for high achievers at Black River High

Monday, December, 4 2017    

Black River , St Elizabeth – High achieving students of the Black River High School here were honoured during a prize giving ceremony at the school recently. Read More

We Inspire Women makes Mandeville stop

Monday, December, 4 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The empowerment workshop and brunch, We Inspire Women, made a stop at the Golf View Hotel here late last month with participants sharing powerful stories and plans for a brighter future. Read More



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