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Pleasing inauguration of St Bess Homecoming Agrifest

Black River , St Elizabeth — Those who visited the St Bess Homecoming Agrifest 2018 at Independence Park in this coastal town on November 23 left with a smile. Read More

Ambassadors for good health in schools
Mandeville, Manchester — The Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) says it recently trained 58 high school students and 15 teachers as ambassadors for the Jamaica Moves in Schools programme.... Read More

LASCO teacher-of-the-year project empowers Schoolfield Primary
Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth – Principal of the Schoolfield Primary and Infant School, Natalee Roper-Allen, is describing a 13-month project to help teachers at the school learn Spanish as transformational.... Read More

Joy for New Forest
Nain , St Elizabeth — Residents of New Forest in south Manchester had good reason to celebrate recently when New Forest Primary and New Forest High won age-group football competitions sponsored by bauxite/alumina company JISCO Alpart.... Read More

Perfect Clarendon

BY PAUL A REID Observer Central Writer | Monday, December, 3 2018    

CATHERINE HALL, St James — Despite going down to 10 men after just 14 minutes, Clarendon College showed grit to match their style and beat Cornwall College 2-1 in the final of the ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup on Saturday at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. Read More

Nurse practitioners focus on 'Only Men' at health fair

Monday, December, 3 2018    

Family Nurse Practitioner Sonia Miller Green from the St Elizabeth Health Department conducts a blood pressure test on Markland Kepple at the second staging of a men's only health fair by the Southern Regional Health Authority at the Santa Cruz taxi park in St Elizabeth on November 22. More than... Read More

Honouring Chung-Fah

Monday, December, 3 2018    

How Winston Chung-Fah would have smiled! Many Jamaicans remember the great Clarendon College team of 1977 for which current coach Lenworth Hyde was arguably the brightest among many stars. The legendary Chung-Fah, who died recently, was the coach of that '77 team. Those with long memories can... Read More

'Back Street' woes!

Monday, December, 3 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth – The National Works Agency (NWA) says relief is coming soon for those in this south central town who travel on the badly scoured Sydney Pagon Drive, also referred to as Back Street and Bypass road. Read More

Ganja pilot project for Accompong

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South/Central Bureau | Sunday, December, 2 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — A pilot project is to be developed in the remote Maroon community of Accompong in northern St Elizabeth for the farming of ganja to provide raw material for processors, says Government Minister JC Hutchinson. Read More

Bennett welcomes plans for cricket centre in Middlesex

Monday, November, 19 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth – President of the St Elizabeth Cricket Association Junior Bennett has welcomed plans for the development of a... Read More

JPS pledges electricity stability for Santa Cruz

By Garfield Myers Editor at Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, November, 19 2018    

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — For years residents and business operators of this bustling south-central town have had to deal with the debilitating consequences of power outages, sometimes multiple times per day. Read More

Thumbs up for Mandeville Art Fair

Monday, November, 19 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — The annual Mandeville Art Fair held recently over three days at the St John Bosco Auditorium in Hatfield, just west of here was highly successful, organisers say. Read More

Relief soon!

Monday, November, 19 2018    

Mandeville , Manchester — Phase one of drainage work on Ward Avenue at the intersection with Perth Road, Caledonia Road and Manchester Road close to the commercial centre of this highlands' south-central town should be completed soon. Read More

CC eye DCup

Monday, November, 19 2018    

May Pen , Clarendon — ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup semi-finalists Clarendon College represent central Jamaica's only hope of schoolboy football glory this year after St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS) and Lennon High were eliminated within 24 hours in their respective... Read More

Whylma Spence takes second stint at helm of Mandeville Optimist Club

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, November, 19 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Financial advisor and longtime Optimist, Whylma Spence is leading the Optimist Club of Mandeville for the 2018/19 administrative year. Read More



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