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

Pilgrimage to Roxborough

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Scores of people turned out for the annual pilgrimage to Roxborough, six miles south of this south-central town on July 4, to mark the 124th anniversary of the birth of National Hero Norman Washington Manley. Read More


Monday, July, 17 2017    

Mandeviille , Manchester — The Manchester police are once again urging road users to drive, ride and walk with due care following a surge in road deaths in the central parish. Read More

Mandeville mayor wants 'twinning' with England's Manchester

Monday, July, 17 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Mayor of Mandeville and Chairman of the Manchester Municipal Corporation, Donovan Mitchell wants to strengthen his organisation through partnership with the city of Manchester in England. Read More


Monday, July, 17 2017    

Michael Frew, captain of the 2017 St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) cricket team, took the top individual award at a recent ceremony in Kingston to mark the close of the schoolboy cricket season. Read More

Samuda says Denbigh Show will go on

Friday, July, 14 2017    

KARL SAMUDA, the minister of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, gave the clearest indication this week that the 65th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural Show will go on. Read More

Guard accused of fatal shooting of Haile Clacken offered bail

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, July, 7 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Attorney-at-law Dwight Reece, in making a bail application for his client at the Balaclava Courthouse yesterday, said that the issues in the case involving the death of mentally ill St Elizabeth man Haile Clacken, as put forward by the prosecution, were... Read More

A march for justice in St Elizabeth

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau myersg@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 3 2017    

JUNCTION, St Elizabeth — The family of Haile Clacken, who was shot... Read More


Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — It is a project that he said has been long in the making but last Thursday journalist, Garfield Angus, took the major leap to launch his first book. Read More

LASCO Teacher of the Year lights up Schoolfield

Monday, July, 3 2017    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — Veteran teacher Ditha Dennis remembers well her fear of Spanish while a student many years ago. Read More

Skincare company focuses on children

Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Skinnz Dermatology and Wellness Centre recently held their annual skincare seminar at the Mandeville Hotel with a strong focus on common skin disorders in children. Read More

Manchester, St Elizabeth entrepreneurs schooled

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 3 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Participants in a Small Shops Big Business Forum here last month were exposed to expertise from second, third and fourth generation proprietors of diverse companies in Manchester and St Elizabeth. Read More


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