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Highlights of COCAA First Chance Meet

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

The Jamaica Observer West brings you pictorial highlights of last Saturday's (January 5) County of Cornwall Athletics Association's First Chance meet held at Rusea's High's Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea. Read More

Western Sport Diary

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

TODAY – January 10St James FA/Sandals International Division OneNorwood FC vs Bickersteth FC - UDC field -1:00 pm St James FA/Sandals International Major LeagueBogue FC vs Montego Bay Boys Club - UDC field - 3:00 pm  Read More

St Hilda's High gets greenhouse

Monday, January, 7 2019    

ST Hilda's High School in Brown's Town, St Ann is the latest school in the parish to be equipped with a greenhouse.Noranda Bauxite recently handed over the greenhouse to the school along with a donation of romaine lettuce plants and seedlings. Read More

Hoolebury Primary gets much-needed facelift

Monday, January, 7 2019    

HOOLEBURY Primary School in Scarlett Hall, St Ann, recently received a much-needed facelift through the Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort Corporate Social Responsibility programme. Read More

100 and counting for Irene Massop

Monday, January, 7 2019    

IRENE Massop is thanking God now, more than ever, that she has joined club 100.The centenarian celebrated her birthday on Friday but was honoured the following day by family members and friends at Free Hill Presbyterian Church in St Mary. Read More

59 road deaths

Monday, January, 7 2019    

FIFTY-NINE people died as a result of injuries they sustained in road crashes across northern and eastern parishes last year, a report from the Ministry of Transport and Mining's Road Safety Unit (RSU) has outlined. Read More

PHOTO: Facelift

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Hoolebury Primary School in Scarlett Hall, St Ann gets a much-needed facelift. Read More

Senior JFB board member calls for partnerships to maintain fire stations

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James— Dr Keith Amiel, deputy chairman of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) board, has challenged hoteliers and other business operators to partner with the JFB in an effort to ensure that its facilities and equipment are in working order. Read More

Bolt not done yet

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

SHERWOOD CONTENT, Trelawny —Despite pulling out of the Central Coast Mariners outfit in Australia where he pursued his professional football goal, legendary track star Usain Bolt is still mulling a career in that sport. Read More

More help for McLeggon

BY MARK CUMMINGS Editor-at-Large cummingsm@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

BARRETT TOWN, St James— Paralysed ex-cop Lorenzo McLeggon was not on hand at the Barrett Town Police Station to receive a gift of $200,000 from Florida-based radio personality Bevan Earle on Christmas Day, but Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Steve Mc Gregor, who collected... Read More

MoBay rings in the new year in style

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Scores of revellers turned out to usher in the new year at several themed parties at the main party spots in Montego Bay on Monday night. Read More

Sandals Foundation spends US$54m on projects since inception

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Director of Programmes at Sandals Foundation, Heidi Clarke, has disclosed that over the past nine years the foundation has spent more than US$54million on projects and programmes, which has positively impacted over 750, 000 people in the Caribbean... Read More

Out front Faulkland FC, Falmouth United seek to maintain lead in JFF Western Confed

By Paul Reid Observer West writer | Thursday, January, 3 2019    

LUCEA, Hanover — Leaders Faulkland FC and Falmouth United will seek to end the first-round of the Jamaica Football Federation Western Confederation Charley's JB Rum Super League on top when the competition resumes on Saturday, following a two-week break. Read More

Proud firefighter

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

Kemion Dinnol (left) collects his Firefighter-of-the-Year award from Kevin Haughton, acting assistant commissioner of the Jamaica Fire Brigade (JFB) in charge of Area 4, which covers the western region, during the St James Division of the JFB Annual End of Year Ball and Awards Banquet held at... Read More

Careach Treats Hanoverians

Thursday, January, 3 2019    

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