Mega Crusade for MoBay

MONTEGO BAY, St James - As the security forces sustain the state of public emergency in St James, the church in Montego Bay is continuing its drive for transformation with an initiative aimed at bringing hope and healing to the city. Read More

SDA church recognises 31 western-based employees
Thirty-one employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica, who are based in the western section of the island, were among the over 200 members awarded by the church during the celebration of the 'Year of the Adventist Worker 2017' held at the Northern...... Read More

Good support for 'Day of Love' celebration
MONTEGO BAY, St James - Montegonians turned out last Friday evening at the Old Hospital Park, Gloucester Avenue, to support the 'Day of Love' celebration, staged by the I Love MoBay Foundation.... Read More

Fanfare at Black Panther MoBay premiere
MONTEGO BAY, St James - The internationally acclaimed Black Panther movie and currently the number one movie in the world premiered with much fanfare at the Palace Multiplex in the resort city of Montego Bay last Thursday.... Read More

Sport Diary — February 22

Thursday, February, 22 2018    

TODAY, February 22St James FA Sandals/ATL Division OneViolet Kickers vs Firehouse SC — UDC field 3:30 pm JABA NBL- Western Conference Read More

40 years of grief

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

BETHEL TOWN, Westmoreland - The pleasant countenance and winning smile of 63-year-old ex-Special Constable Nicholas Harding, who was shot and left for dead by two gunmen in the tough Kew Lane area of Kingston almost 40 years ago, belie the suffering and pain that he has... Read More

Good support for Rotary's donkey race

Thursday, February, 22 2018    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland - President of the Rotary Club of Negril Rudolph Seaton says while it is too early to give precise details, early indications are that the recently held annual donkey race in Negril was a success. Read More

Reno, MBU continue battle for place in RSPL's top six

Thursday, February, 22 2018    

FROME, Westmoreland - FC Reno and Montego Bay United (MBU) will continue their fight for places in the top six of the Red Striper Premier League this Sunday when they take on teams ranked above them in the point standings in third-round games. Read More

St James Derby!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - Reggae Youths and Faulkland FC will meet on Sunday at Jarrett Park in an all-St James showdown in the mid-season final of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League set to start at 4:00 pm. Read More

Suspended schoolboy basketball coach weighs options

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

MARTHA BRAE, Trelawny - Ronald Beckford, coach of the William Knibb Memorial High School basketball teams, says he is standing his ground and not backing down from actions that led to him being banned for two years from competitions organised by the Inter-Secondary... Read More

Owens, Mussenden named champion boy, girl at Western Champs

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, February, 22 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James - Cornwall College's Owayne Owens and Rusea's High's Marney Mussenden were on Saturday named champion boy and girl, respectively, at the County of Cornwall Athletics Association (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships at the Montego Bay Sports... Read More

Parent place for Mount Salem by end of March

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

THE community of Mount Salem in St James — the first to be named a zone of special operations — will have a parent place by the end of March. Read More

Two records fall as Rusea's girls, Petersfield boys soar

Friday, February, 16 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Defending girls champions Rusea's High and Petersfield boys strengthened their leads in their respective sections on yesterday's second and penultimate day of the County of Cornwall (COCAA) Digicel Western Championships as the action moved to the Montego... Read More

ISSA bans basketball coach Beckford for two years

Friday, February, 16 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — George Beckford, coach of William Knibb Memorial High basketball teams, has been banned for two years from all events run by the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) after he was found guilty of bringing Game Two of the ISSA Western Conference... Read More

Business drop!

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large | Thursday, February, 15 2018    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — A number of business operators across Montego Bay are offering huge discounts on merchandise as they seek to lure customers to retail stores, in the wake of the imposed state of public emergency on St James, which they say has resulted in declining sales. Read More


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