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Ferguson pledges to transform Anchovy High

ANCHOVY, St James — President of Anchovy High School Past Students' Association, Albert Ferguson, says the newly launched group will be working closely with the school's administration to transform it into an educational facility of choice. Read More

JMMB, We Inspire take SME seminar to the west
JMMB joined forces with We Inspire Women to take the second staging of its small-and medium-sized enterprise (SME) development seminar to the west recently. The event, which took place at ATL Audi Showroom, saw some 40 all-female entrepreneurs drawn from a range of industries.... Read More

Falmouth mayor seeks funding to repair defective clocks
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) has written to the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) requesting funding to repair the defective clock in the Falmouth town centre, in an effort to enhance the aesthetics of the historic Water...... Read More

NWA mulls reverting Willie Delisser to two-way traffic
LUCEA, Hanover — Faced with chronic traffic congestion in the town of Lucea, the National Works Agency (NWA) is evaluating a proposal to make changes to the traffic directional flow in the Hanover capital.... Read More

Celebration of Peace set for February 23

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Entertainers Against Crime and Violence (EACAV), organisers of Celebration of Peace 2020 Concert, has announced that the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, has come on board as a sponsor for this year's staging of the... Read More

Western SPORT DIARY — JANAURY 23

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

TODAYSt James FA/Sandals Resorts International Major LeagueGranville FC vs Club Ville@ Granville Community Centre - 3:00 pmHeights FC vs Violet Kickers @UDC field - 3:00 pmFRIDAYISSA Western Conference... Read More

Teams rush for places in Western Confed end of round final

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

FROME, Westmoreland — Two big games will highlight this weekend's seventh round of matches as teams rev up their chase for places in the end-of-round finals of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League. Read More

Heights FC, Violet Kickers clash in St James FA Major League

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Heights FC will take on former champions Violet Kickers in what is expected to be a competitive game, as the St James Football Association/Sandals Resorts International Major League continues at the UDC field this today. Read More

PHOTO: For you, Tryall

Thursday, January, 23 2020    

Kerrie Baylis (right), head of wealth management, Barita Investments Limited,title sponsor of the Taste of Tryall fund-raiser, presents the symbolic chequeof $1,350,000 to Manuela Goren of the Tryall Fund. The donation, which wasmade during the annual Taste of Tryall event held... Read More

MoBay chamber seeks to acquire own premises

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Fed up with renting properties to conduct its operations for nearly nine decades, president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), Janet Silvera, says the time has come for the chamber to acquire its own premises. Read More

READY TO GO!

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Member of Parliament for St James North Western Dr Horace Chang has given the assurance that funding to commence the construction of the much-anticipated Montego Bay perimeter (bypass) road, estimated to cost roughly $40 billion, has been set aside in the... Read More

Crunch Time!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Five -time defending champions Herbert Morrison Technical, and St James High will meet in the final of the Under-16 section of the ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball championships after close wins over Cornwall College and Holland... Read More

MoBay City FC, Paradise FC seek first win in St James Div One

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — MoBay City FC and Paradise FC will both be seeking to get their first win today when they meet at the UDC field in a St James Football Association/ Sandals Resorts International Division One Zone One game, starting at 3:00pm. Read More

Dupree looks to 2020 for big break in career

BY ALAN LEWIN Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 23 2020    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesTravis Beckford, who goes by the moniker Dupree Colony, is one of the upcoming artistes from the Mount Salem community in St James. Read More

'Unacceptable and irresponsible'

Monday, January, 20 2020    

People's National Party caretaker for St Mary South Eastern, Dr Shane Alexis says activities along the Junction main road in St Mary are posing “a clear and present danger” to the public. Read More



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