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Rural Routes - January 8

Monday, January, 8 2018    

This garbage pile-up was spotted by our photographer in Priory, St Ann, last Wednesday. Rayon Cox shows of the day's catch. Uncollected garbage just outside the gate of Lime Hall Primary School in St Ann's Bay, St Ann.  Read More

Show Kart Jamaica off to promising start

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, January, 8 2018    

St Ann's newest attraction, Show Kart Jamaica, located at Port Rhoades Sports Club in Discovery Bay, has opened its doors for a unique entertainment package and experience. Read More

PHOTO: St Ann's newest attraction

Monday, January, 8 2018    

Employees at Show Kart Jamaica test-drive karts.(Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Not enough!

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 25 2017    

THE occupants of the property which is the birthplace of Jamaica's National Hero Marcus Garvey say they are unhappy with the amount being offered to them for the place they have called home for more than 50 years. Read More

Major beautification programme coming for St Ann — Mayor

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 25 2017    

AT least 25 businesses and charitable organisations have committed to partnering with the St Ann Municipal Corporation to maintain verges across the parish. Read More

New Hope residents take on roadwork for Christmas

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 25 2017    

Residents in New Hope, a community on the outskirts of resort town Ocho Rios in St Ann, came together to repair the main thoroughfare in the community, which they say has been neglected. Read More

Portland communities receive livelihood boost

Monday, December, 25 2017    

SIX communities in the Swift River Watershed in Portland are better positioned to increase livelihood opportunities and strengthen economic resilience through the launch of a livelihood expansion programme held at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) last... Read More

St Mary businessman Everoy Chin brings cheer to White Hall

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter | Sunday, December, 24 2017    

HE did not have a long beard, nor a beard at all, and he was not wearing a red and white costume. But Everoy H Chin no doubt successfully took on the role of Santa Claus for the community of White Hall and its environs in central St Mary, bringing gifts and good cheer to the people of... Read More

Dunn says report about street light misleading

Friday, December, 22 2017    

MEMBER of Parliament for St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn says a radio news report that he admitted to illegally installing street lights in the constituency is misleading. Read More

St Ann ministry providing spiritual, emotional support for women

BY RENAE DIXON Staff reporter | Sunday, December, 17 2017    

When the Proclaiming: Beauty For Ashes Women's Ministry hosted its prayer breakfast in celebration of its seventh anniversary earlier this month, over 80 women from several parishes attended. Read More

JetBlue, Sandals Foundation partner to give Eltham Community Centre facelift

BY REANE DIXON Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 11 2017    

THE Eltham Community Centre received a much-needed facelift recently after the Sandals Foundation partnered with JetBlue on the airline's 'JetBlue For Good' initiative to refurbish the facility. Read More

Weeping policeman

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 11 2017    

A policeman was left in tears after failing to thwart a series of robberies that occurred in Claremont, St Ann, over the past three weeks.The cop was left incapacitated at the Claremont Police Station, where there is no service vehicle. Read More

Does the National Animal ID and Traceability System work?

Monday, December, 11 2017    

CATTLE operations manager at International Poultry Breeders in St Ann, Norman Williams, is suggesting that the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) conduct a more forceful public education campaign on the National Animal Identification and Traceability System... Read More

Thieves rob St Ann farmer of cattle worth over $1m

By KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter | Monday, December, 11 2017    

A St Ann cattle farmer has lost over $1 million in livestock due theft over the past three months. Read More

150 children treated on Carnival Sensation

Monday, December, 11 2017    

IT was a day of fun and entertainment for 150 St Ann children who were given an early Christmas treat on Fantasy-class cruise ship, Carnival Sensation. Read More


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