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Charity group's gift to northern Clarendon

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Chapelton , Clarendon — The charity group LJDR Davis Foundation recently donated a range of health care items including 17 beds, 12 mattresses, four wheelchairs and two lifters to the Chapelton Community Hospital which serves more than 37,000 people in northern... Read More

Cooking gas tanker overturns in Williamsfield

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Mandeville , Manchester — Residents in and around Williamsfield, central Manchester, had a shock last Friday when a tanker loaded with cooking gas overturned at the Williamsfield roundabout while travelling westward on the Winston Jones Highway in the direction of... Read More

Good fun in Black River

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Black River , St Elizabeth — Colour, music, food and plain fun, highlighted the 2017 staging of the annual Black River Day in this coastal town last Friday. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Monday, July 31Emancipation VigilMandeville Courthouse GroundsManchester - 8:00 pm Emancipation VigilNew Market SquareSt Elizabeth - 9:00 pm Emancipation VigilSan San Square Read More

Clarendon College 75 hails past principals

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Chapelton , Clarendon — Hundreds of past students from Clarendon College returned to their roots on Sunday, July 23 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of their school. Read More

Watch out! Pickpockets plaguing Mandeville

Monday, July, 31 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester Police are hopeful that bicycle patrols, scheduled to be rolled out today, will help to curb the prevalence of pickpockets in and around this central Jamaica town. Read More

Dr Garth Anderson heads Mandeville Rotary

Monday, July, 31 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Principal of the Church Teachers' College in Mandeville Dr Garth Anderson is leading the 2017-2018 administration of the Rotary Club of Mandeville. Read More

Central stars

Monday, July, 31 2017    

Last year's Olympic gold medalists Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod will be the lead representatives from the central region on the Jamaica team at the IAAF World Championships in London which will run from August 4 to 13. Read More

Haile lives!

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, July, 30 2017    

SOUTHFIELD, St Elizabeth — With books that he has written to be published, a growing son who mirrors his mannerisms, and a plethora of memories not easily erased, those who knew the late Haile Clacken are sure that he will live on for years to come. Read More

Cops link Manchester double murder victims to lottery scamming

Saturday, July, 29 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Pockets of discussion ignited among concerned residents here on Thursday, after two men, who the police believe were involved in lottery scamming, were shot dead. Read More

Lucky escape!

Sunday, July, 23 2017    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — As gunshots rang out at the commercial centre of this town last Monday leaving two people dead, one man who was test driving a car with a view to buying it barely escaped with his life. Read More

Did Barham threaten others with his gun?

Sunday, July, 23 2017    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — In the aftermath of last Monday's shooting at the heart of this south-central Jamaica town, there are persistent reports that businessman/ex-politician Warrenton Barham, who police said shot and killed 25-year-old Lotoya Williamson before being shot dead... Read More

Keeping Manley's legacy alive at ROXBOROUGH

BY TONI MCLEAN Observer writer | Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Norman Manley's legacy of hard work and determination is certainly being carried on by the staff at Roxborough in Manchester — the birthplace of the National Hero. Read More

Manchester High Class of '87

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester High School Class of 1987 had its 30th anniversary reunion celebration from July 7-9. Read More

Popular St Elizabeth police chief moves on

Monday, July, 17 2017    

Black River , St Elizabeth — Superintendent Lanford Salmon, chief of police in St Elizabeth, had startling news for members of the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation when he visited their regular monthly meeting last Thursday. Read More



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