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Motorcyclists under close police watch in Manchester

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, October, 21 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Police here are concerned about the increasing murders, robberies and accidents resulting from the use of motorcycles. Read More

Getting set for Pan Chicken grand final

Monday, October, 21 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Carlene Daley from Hibiscus Gardens, Manchester, and Alva Morrison from Corn Piece District in Clarendon, will be among those competing in the grand finale of PAN 2019, which takes place on Sunday, October 27 at Grizzly's Plantation Cove in St... Read More

Bellefield High at 50

Monday, October, 21 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Bellefield High School wasn't only celebrating its 50th anniversary it also embraced the sacrifice and legacy of Jamaica's national heroes during a special function at the school last Wednesday. Read More

Contrasting triumphs for STETHS, B B Coke High

Monday, October, 21 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and B B Coke High advanced to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup schoolboy football competition in contrasting style, at STETHS Sports Complex here Saturday (October 19). Read More

Joy for B B Coke

Monday, October, 21 2019    

B B Coke High from Junction, St Elizabeth advanced to the quarter-finals of the ISSA/WATA daCosta Cup on the away goals rule when they defeated more-fancied opponents Lennon High 1-0 at the STETHS Sports Complex on Saturday. Lennon High had won the first leg of the twoway tie 2-1 in Clarendon. B... Read More

Lively Takes Style Out in Mandeville

BY KASEY WILLIAMS Observer writer | Monday, October, 7 2019    

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Mixed reaction to TSO in Santa Cruz

Monday, October, 7 2019    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — The majority view seemed to be that the shopping promotion Takes Style Out (TSO) last Thursday was “slow” in this south central town. Read More

In honour of Miss Lou

By Katrich Walker Observer writer | Monday, October, 7 2019    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Fontana Pharmacy is spending $2 million on a project to use 1,700 storyboards in a drive to educate young Jamaicans about Jamaica's cultural icon, the late Louise Bennett Coverley, popularly known as “Miss Lou”.The Fontana initiative is... Read More

Prevent the harmful effects of lightning

Monday, October, 7 2019    

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is reminding the public that lightning strikes are harmful to health and are potentially fatal. Read More

Weather no problem as women rule at PAN 2019 Regional 2

Monday, October, 7 2019    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — Weather forecasts for lightning, thunder and heavy rain triggered a safety-first decision by organisers to hold the PAN 2019 Regional 2 without public participation. Read More


Monday, October, 7 2019    

Shericka Jackson, a past student of Vere Technical High School in Clarendon, was a star at the just-ended IAAF World Championships in Doha. A native of St Ann, 25-year-old Jackson ran her lifetime best of 49.47 seconds for bronze in the women's 400m. Drafted into the 4x100m relay team at short... Read More

Garvey Maceo High gets $1-m technology boost from Jamalco

Monday, October, 7 2019    

HALSE HALL, Clarendon — Students at Garvey Maceo High School are set to benefit from 10 desktop computers donated by bauxite/alumina company Jamalco. Read More


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