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Monday, January, 13 2020    

Baby Natonia Gabriella Harris seen in the arms of her mother Latoya Thomas (centre) was the first born at the Mandeville Regional Hospital on New Year's Day, 2020. Leon Smith (right) sales representative of Kirk FP Ltd which distributes baby products for Lovable and Johnson and Johnson brought a... Read More

Building peace and safety

Garfield Myers Editor at Large South Central Bureau | Monday, January, 13 2020    

ALLIGATOR POND, Manchester — There was some disappointment at the modest turnout for a function focused on how best to build peace and safety, at home and beyond. Read More

Getting stronger after 125 years

BY KATRICK WALKER Jamaica Observer Writer | Monday, December, 30 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Albion Primary School is this year celebrating its 125 Quasquicentennial (125th) anniversary under the theme, 'Come Home: Ignite, Enrich, Inspire.' Read More

PHOTO: Christmas Gift!

Monday, December, 30 2019    

The St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Under-16 football team delivered their school a prized Christmas present when they defeated urban champions Calabar High 5-4 on penalties to take the Inter-secondary School's Sports Association (ISSA) all-island title at... Read More


Monday, December, 30 2019    

Staff members of National Water Commission (NWC) and Hanbury Home for Children in Manchester gather around items donated by employees from the western division of the water company to the children's home. The gifts, collected as part of the division's annual outreach and tin food drive, included... Read More

Jamalco says thanks to community leaders

Monday, December, 30 2019    

HAYES, Clarendon — The annual community leaders' get-together hosted by bauxite/alumina company Jamalco was not the usual fun day this time around. Read More

More than 1200 enjoy S&G treat

Monday, December, 30 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Organisers say the annual Christmas treat for children hosted recently by S & G Road Surfacing Materials Ltd was, “as usual”, a massive success. Read More

BMR Wind gives back

Monday, December, 30 2019    

MALVERN, St Elizabeth — A desire to “give back” motivated a “massively” attended pre-Christmas children's treat hosted by BMR Wind Jamaica here recently, according to that company's Regional Director Ava Tomlin. Read More

Education fraternity mourns passing of Branford Gayle

Monday, December, 16 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — Munro College, Manchester High School, and the broader education fraternity are mourning the passing of Branford Gayle, a former principal of those two schools, who died in hospital early Monday (December 9). Read More

New business co-working space for Mandeville

Monday, December, 16 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Cobblestone Business Centre, an affiliate of the OMG Restaurant and Cafe Ltd, which opened to the public in October, is being described as “Mandeville's newest co-working space which also doubles as a conference room, meeting room and boardroom... Read More

Digicel development gifts for White Shop, Auchtembeddie, Red Bank

Monday, December, 16 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Auchtembeddie in northwest Manchester, Red Bank in southeast St Elizabeth and White Shop, northern Clarendon are among 15 communities benefitting from $2 million development grants from the Digicel Jamaica Foundation. Read More

Monitoring children in the digital age

BY JONATHAN MORRISON Observer Writer | Monday, December, 16 2019    

PORUS, Manchester — The opportunities and challenges of the digital age and their significance to the role of parenting, has been emphasised by Don Dobson, director of communications at the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica. Read More

PHOTOS: Jubilation! ...STETHS stop CC!!

Monday, December, 16 2019    

Jubilant St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) footballers pay homage to their Coach Donovan Stone (centre) in unorthodox style, after beating Clarendon College 7-6 on penalties to win the ISSA Rural Area Under-16 Trophy at Manchester High on Friday. The score was tied 1-1 after regulation... Read More

Holmwood, Denbigh are all-island netball champs

Monday, December, 16 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Holmwood Technical High and Denbigh High were crowned all-island school netball champions at the senior and junior levels, after beating their urban counterparts at Manchester High School here last Wednesday. Read More

Jubilation! STETHS stop CC

Monday, December, 16 2019    

St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) footballers celebrate with the ISSA Rural Area Under-16 Trophy after beating Clarendon College 7-6 on penalties at Manchester High School on Friday. The score was tied 1-1 after regulation time. Read More


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