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Traffic changes for Falmouth during festive season

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — In anticipation of increased traffic volumes during the festive season, the National Works Agency (NWA) is advising that a new one-way system will be implemented along Market Street and Georges Street in Falmouth,... Read More

Educational seminars to dominate Rootz Fest
NEGRIL, Westmoreland — In an attempt to position local ganja cultivators to benefit from the opportunities opening up in the burgeoning cannabis sector, educational seminars will be the central focus of the fifth staging of Rastafari Rootz Fest scheduled for Long...... Read More

Hopewell High celebrates first TVJ All Together Sing win
HOPEWELL, Hanover — It was an all-day celebration and emotional atmosphere for the Hopewell High School community in Hanover on Monday, following the 13-year-old institution's first win in the Television Jamaica's (TVJ )...... Read More

30th annual JAMIN Regatta closes on high note
MONTEGO BAY, St James – When the f inal boat docked at the Montego Bay Yacht Club on Sunday, signalling the end of the 30th Annual Jamaica International Invitational (JAMIN) Regatta, it was the team “Adjusted” from the Cayman Islands...... Read More

Conversion International formally opens in MoBay

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Conversion International launched its operations in Montego Bay with a recent opening of its newly completed facility at Shop 20 inside the Sagicor Business Centre on Howard Cooke Boulevard. Read More

Knights seek to rebound in JBA qualifers

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will seek to rebound from last weekend's loss to Spanish Town Spartans, while Falmouth Saints will be seeking their first win as the first round of the Jamaica Basketball Association National Basketball League (NBL) qualifying tournament... Read More

Moving Ahead!

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Defending champions Faulkland FC, former winners Wadadah FC and FC Reno will be seeking to maintain their winning starts when the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation/Charley's JB Rum Super League continues this... Read More

Negril Chamber to raise $1-m from annual gala

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

NEGRIL, Westmoreland — President of the Negril Chamber of Commerce (NCC) Richard Wallace says the chamber plans to raise roughly $1million from Saturday's staging of its annual gala dinner set for the Royalton Negril in the resort town. Read More

Cornwall College advance to ISSA Rural Area U-14 final

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

Cornwall College qualified for the ISSA Rural Area Under-14 football final for the third time in the last four seasons and will meet St Elizabeth Technical High (STETHS) in the final to be played at Manchester High in Mandeville tomorrow. In Tuesday's semi-final, Cornwall College beat Vere... Read More

WFA delegates to vote for president tomorrow

BY PAUL A REID Observer West Writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

LLANDILO, Westmoreland — Everton Tomlinson, one of the longest-serving parish Football Association (FA)presidents, will face yet another challenge tomorrow when his former General Secretary Devon Maxwell seeks to remove him from the position he has held for nearly... Read More

PHOTO: Jada thrills Typsy Tuesdays

Thursday, December, 12 2019    


Sport Diary — December 12

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

FRIDAYAlacran JGA Open - Tryall Club @ 7:00 am ISSA Western Conference boys' basketballFrome Tech vs William Knibb Memorial @ Frome - 1:30 pm Read More

Sunset Soiree Brunch for Pier One

Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The promoters of Sunset Soirée Brunch Party are looking to reflect the rich, bold colours of the sunset, when the event unfolds this Sunday at Montego Bay's coastal hot spot, Pier One. Read More


BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 12 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has disclosed that a promenade is to be created on Montego Bay's waterfront leading from the cruise ship Pier in Freeport to “Dead End” on the Jimmy Cliff Boulevard at a cost of $500 million, as part of the... Read More


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