North & East

New curriculum for Airy Castle Primary

Monday, September, 4 2017    

PRINCIPAL of Airy Castle Primary School in St Thomas, Dawn Graham, says the school is looking to roll out, fully, the National Standards Curriculum (NSC) for the 2017/2018 academic year. Read More

New head of police Area 2 says change is coming

Monday, September, 4 2017    

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Norman Heywood, who has responsibility for Police Area Two, last week assured St Ann residents that under his leadership, policing in the parish will improve. Read More

Triple murder: Cops or gunmen?

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 4 2017    

THERE are conflicting reports surrounding the shooting deaths of three men, said to be farmers, in Long Road, St Mary, last Monday. Read More

'One Hop' wonder

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 21 2017    

DONOVON Levers only has one leg, but that has not affected his vibrant personality or his independence.In fact, the Great Pond, St Ann, resident has declared himself one of the “skillest one-foot man in Jamaica right now”. Read More

'A hard act to follow'

Monday, August, 21 2017    

FORMER People's National Party (PNP) Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Harry Douglas has surmised that the next Member of Parliament for the constituency, left vacant by the sudden death of Dr Winston Green, has “a hard act to follow”. Read More

A frightening experience at sea

Monday, August, 21 2017    

GARFIELD Gordon had been fishing for 15 years, but nothing could have prepared him for the day his boat's engine failed him at sea. Read More

St Thomas' Truddiann Ashmead is National Farm Queen 2017

Monday, August, 21 2017    

TWENTY-five-year-old Truddiann Ashmead has been crowned Jamaica's 54th Farm Queen.Ashmead, who represented St Thomas in the competition, is expected to represent the agricultural sector for one year. Read More

WEEPING SUPPORTERS

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 21 2017    

THERE was wailing at the constituency office in St Mary South Eastern following the sudden death of two-term Member of Parliament Dr Winston Green last Monday. Read More

PHOTO: Weeping supporters

Monday, August, 21 2017    

Constituents reeling from sudden death of St Mary South Eastern MP Rose Collington (right) and Sherene Thawe weep openly following the sudden death of Dr Winston Green, Member of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern, last Monday.  Read More

PHOTO: St Thomas takes the crown

Monday, August, 21 2017    

National Farm Queen 2017 Truddian Ashmead (centre) is flanked by runners-up Shannan Dawkins (left) and Shanique Shand. Read More

700 team members benefit from Sandals back-to-school fairs

Friday, August, 18 2017    

MORE than 700 team members from Sandals Ochi Beach Resort and Sandals Royal Plantation benefitted from special back-to-school fairs hosted by both resorts last week. Read More

They call him 'Mr Fix It'

Monday, August, 7 2017    

THERE is no one on this planet who could convince Hector Matthews that he is a part of a dying craft. Read More

59 years as an organist

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 7 2017    

THE St Ann Parish Church recently honoured organist Karl Fuller for his years of service to the rural institution. Read More

'Dem days did nice'

Monday, August, 7 2017    

SEVENTY-YEAR-OLD Matilda Williams laughed uncontrollably as she reflected on her pre-Independence years growing up in Baileys Vale, St Mary. Read More

'We used to travel on mule carts and donkeys'

Monday, August, 7 2017    

“It was fantastic.”That is how Lance Neita, a St Ann native, described 1962 —the year Jamaica gained Independence. Read More



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