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JET donates 89 garbage drums to Nine Miles community

RESIDENTS in Nine Miles, St Ann, are calling on the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) to ensure that garbage collection is timely and done regularly in their community. Read More

'We need to trust God'
PORTLAND'S Mello Agers group earlier this month honoured centenarian Louise Williams to mark International Day of Older Persons.Williams, who is 104 years old, was presented with a plaque at her home in Folly, Portland.... Read More

Dunn, Alexis sign Political Code of Conduct
Candidates for the October 30 by-election in St Mary South Eastern Dr Norman Dunn (right) and Dr Shane Alexis (second right) pose with certificates after signing the Political Code of Conduct, which governs the actions of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), People's National Party (PNP) and all...... Read More

Observer seminar in St Ann focuses on mental health
At a time when many continue to frown on mental illness in Jamaica and other countries across the world, several students from schools in St Ann and St Mary received lessons on mental health at a recent seminar hosted by the Jamaica Observer at Ferncourt High School in...... Read More

Missing funds?

BY KIMONE FRANCIS Observer staff reporter francisk@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 16 2017    

THERE are conflicting reports about whether or not money collected by the Winnifred Beach Benevolent Society to assist with the rehabilitation of the road leading to the free beach was in fact used to do so. Read More

Rural Routes

Monday, October, 16 2017    

1. Graffiti spray-painted at the entrance to the School Hill community in St Mary South Eastern.(Photos: Garfield Robinson) 2. St Mary vendor Kenroy Angel shows off bananas for sale. 3. Eslime Francis is all smiles while carrying load in St Mary. Read More

PHOTO: 'Nuh dutty up Jamaica'

Monday, October, 16 2017    

A member of Jamaica Environment Trust labels a garbage drum to be placed in the Nine Miles community in St Ann. (Photo: Renae Dixon) Read More

Northeasterners out in numbers for TSO

Monday, October, 16 2017    

NORTHEASTERNERS were out in their numbers for the Jamaica Observer Take Style Out one-night sales event held on October 5. Bargain hunters were not disappointed when they descended on Appliance Traders Limited on Newlin Street in Ocho Rios, St Ann, and it was the same for Portland Jewellers,... Read More

Not vote-buying, McKenzie says as he releases funds for St Mary

BY RENAE DIXON Observer staff reporter dixonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 13 2017    

PORT MARIA, St Mary — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie was yesterday hesitant to release funds to councillors in the St Mary Municipal Corporation for drain cleaning, advising them that he did not want to be accused of... Read More

Sandals volunteers plant 300 trees in St Ann watershed

Friday, October, 13 2017    

THE Forestry Department has praised the continued efforts of the Sandals and Beaches hotel chain in assisting the department with planting trees across Jamaica. Read More

Police identify shooter in Sav-la-Mar supermarket killing

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland - The Westmoreland police have released the identity of the alleged shooter who was seen in a widely circulated video peppering supermarket worker Ochille Hall with gunshots at his workplace on August 15. Read More

Bolt to start Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny - The world's fastest man Usain Bolt will start the Heroes in Act!on Run/Walk on Sunday at the Falmouth Cruise Port in Trelawny at 7:00 am. The event is being staged by the JN Foundation in partnership with the Usain Bolt Foundation. Read More

Hopeful - Sandals South Coast seek first RSPL win

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

FROME, Westmoreland - Fresh from earning their first point in the Red Stripe Premier League, promoted club Sandals South Coast will hope to get their first win when they host Cavalier SC at Frome on Sunday, starting at 3:30 pm. Read More

JPS takes spotlight in Expo 2017 Industry Showcases

Thursday, October, 12 2017    

MONTEGO BAY, St James - The final in the series of Expo 2017 Industry Showcases by the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) was held at the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) power plant at Bogue in Montego Bay last Thursday. Read More

Spiritual blessings at Come Celebrate Jesus

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, October, 12 2017    

Patrons were in for a spiritual treat at Come Celebrate Jesus 2017, which saw gospel acts delivering soul-stirring performances at the Montego Bay Convention Centre on Saturday night. Read More



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