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Rewarding success at Park Mountain

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Keen to have students live up to the school's motto, “Hard work will bring success,” the leadership of Park Mountain Primary School recently held special award ceremonies for all grades. Read More

$100-m RESCUE

Monday, February, 12 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Seventh-day Adventist Northern Caribbean University (NCU) here had the soft launch of a social intervention programme for youth during its chapel session on Thursday, February 1. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Tuesday, February 13Spalding High SchoolSchool Improvement Plan LaunchCaswell Burton AuditoriumClarendon — 1:00 pm Saturday, February 17Optimist Clubs of Christiana and Spalding2nd Quarter Zone Meeting Read More

PHOTO: Edwin gone!

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Edwin Allen High's Antoinette Black races away after getting the baton from teammate Kevona Davis on the second exchange in the Class 2 girls 4x100 metre relays at Saturday's 40th Milo Western Relays held at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Edwin Allen won in 45.40 seconds, beating defending... Read More

One Love!

Monday, February, 12 2018    

Sixth-form students from Belair High School are a happy bunch after donating blood in Mandeville recently. Organisers say 233 units of blood were collected at the 'One Love, One Blood' donation drive by the Mandeville Regional Hospital. It was described as the largest single-day blood donation... Read More

20 Clarendon youth to undergo 18-month business training

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

The Clarendon Municipal Corporation has launched its second Youth in Business project, with a $2.4-million grant for 20 residents of the parish. Read More

deCarteret College centenary countdown

Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Last Monday (January 22), students of deCarteret College here made the annual trek from the school to attend the Founder's Day Service at the St Mark's Anglican Church (Mandeville Parish Church). Read More

A master blender's joy

Monday, January, 29 2018    

APPLETON, St Elizabeth – When she started out at Appleton Estate as a youthful chemist in 1981, Joy Spence gave no thought to one day becoming the company's master blender, much less to having a segment of the business named in her honour. Read More

CENTRAL DIARY

Monday, January, 29 2018    

1) Wednesday January 31Percy Junor HospitalHandoverRain Water Harvesting FacilityPercy Junor Hospital groundsManchester/Clarendon border- 11:00 am (2) Wednesday February 7Mandeville Regional Hospital Read More

Vision and hard work

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Finding the winning formula to have family businesses spanning several generations is no easy feat, according to business experts. Read More

deCarteret moves to launch Sixth Form College

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 29 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The more than 80 steps leading from one section of deCarteret College to the next, called 'Jacob's Ladder' hold unique memories for, past students of different eras. Read More

Photo: Easy does it!

Monday, January, 29 2018    

National junior champion Jauavaney James of St Elizabeth Technical High School leads the pack at the 400-metre mark of the 800m, during the 35th staging of the JAAA Puma Pat Anderson/Charlie Fuller development meet at Kirkvine recently. James crossed the line first in 2 minutes 02.09 seconds. Read More

Appleton anxiously awaits rail service for US$7.2-M tourist attraction

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor at Large, South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, January, 22 2018    

APPLETON, St Elizabeth – There was just one discordant note at Thursday's triumphant formal unveiling of the Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience at the Appleton Estate in northern St Elizabeth. Read More

Rats! Harry Watch Health Centre closed

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver. com | Monday, January, 15 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — chief public health inspector in Manchester, Charmaine Palmer-Cross has confirmed that the Harry Watch Health Centre was closed due to rodent infestation and because of its aged and unsafe structure. Read More

Maroon Christmas

Monday, January, 15 2018    

ACCOMPONG, St Elizabeth — The annual Maroon celebrations here took place on January 6, marking the 280th year since the signing of a peace treaty with the British. Read More



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