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PHOTO: Joy!!

Monday, March, 9 2020    

Knox Student nurses celebrate at the recent striping, capping and awards ceremony at the Knox Community College, Cobbla Campus.(Photo: Gregory Bennett) Read More

Hood-Daniel at 60

Monday, March, 9 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Hood–Daniel Well Company Ltd at Spur Tree in Manchester, which lays claim to being the leading well drilling operation in Jamaica, is this year celebrating its 60th anniversary. Read More

Growth prospects good for Holland's agro-economic zone

Monday, February, 24 2020    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries J C Hutchinson says 112 small farmers are now cultivating land on the Holland Estate vacated by the J Wray & Nephew Ltd last year. Read More

Jamaica Day at Hatfield Primary

Monday, February, 24 2020    

Students at Hatfield Primary in Manchester were in a joyous mood when the Jamaica Observer Central visited on Jamaica Day last Friday (February 21). Jamaica Day, celebrated in schools across the country, is part of the Culture in Education Programme, run by the Ministry of Education, Youth and... Read More

Schoolboy commended for service to adult club

Monday, February, 24 2020    

PORUS, Manchester – Porus High School student Dujon Carter came in for special mention recently at the Porus Primary School Parenting Club's pre-Valentine's Day tea party. Read More

Red hot Edwin!

Monday, February, 24 2020    

Edwin Allen High School turned in a number of outstanding performances at the recent Central Athletics Championships at G C Foster College. Among the more outstanding was the record-breaking run by the Class Two quartet of (from left) Serena Cole, Tina Clayton, Brandy... Read More

Gearing up for Champs!

Monday, February, 24 2020    

As expected athletes from schools in south central Jamaica were standouts at the Central Athletics Championships held last week at the GC Foster College and the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Western Championships at the St Elizabeth Technical Sports Complex in Santa... Read More

Pathology lab to open soon

Monday, February, 24 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Three years after the Lions Club of Mandeville first launched the project, the health sector here is getting set to open a pathology lab to serve Manchester, St Elizabeth, and Clarendon. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, February, 24 2020    

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25,2020 - 8:30 AM TO 3:00 PMRosehall Primary & Infant School/Social Development Commission/Ministry of Health host Career, Health, Social and Wellness Fair on the grounds of Portsea Health Centre, St Elizabeth.  Read More

Major crimes down in Manchester, police say

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester- Police here are reporting a 34 per cent reduction in major crimes since the start of the year. This reduction is in comparison with the corresponding period for last year (January 1 to February 5). Read More

Time to get agro-smart — Shaw

By Kasey Williams Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The latest technology in agriculture was on display at the inaugural National Youth on Agriculture symposium held at the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently. Read More

Manchester woman missing

Monday, February, 10 2020    

Thirty-year-old Mellisa Smith of Swaby's Hope, Manchester, has been missing since Thursday, February 6. She is of dark complexion, medium build and is about 165 centimetres ( 5 feet 5 inches) tall. Read More

Doctor orders volunteer work for healthy living

Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Medical practitioner Dr Clifton Reid has championed the findings of studies that, he said, support the theory that voluntary service is beneficial to the health and well-being of those who give of their time and resources. Read More

Northern Caribbean University drives research and innovation

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Northern Caribbean University (NCU) recently hosted its annual Research Week under the theme: 'Leveraging Research for the Public Good and Development in the 21st century'. Read More

Envision your future, women told

BY KATRICH WALKER Observer Writer | Monday, February, 10 2020    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — An all-white vision board soiree hosted here recently facilitated an ambiance for networking, entertainment, and planning for the future. Read More



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