Big day at STETHS

Santa Cruz , St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) recently showed off its technical/vocational education programme during 'Tech/Voc Day' on the school campus. Read More

SDC Local Economic Support boosts farming in Manchester
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — More than 25 farming communities in Manchester are benefiting from the Social Development Commission's (SDC) Local Economic Support initiative which recently hosted a farmers' festival in this south central town.... Read More

Joyful, joyful
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Under the theme “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” the Manchester Municipal Corporation in collaboration with the Jamaica Constabulary Force last Monday (December 10) held the annual service of readings, carols and tree lighting, to officially...... Read More

BREDS FOUNDATION - A 'blueprint' for a better Jamaica
TREASURE BEACH, St Elizabeth – Treasure Beach-based non-profit Breds Foundation recently marked 20 years of contribution to community development in various ways, including education, sports, life skills and environmental protection.... Read More


Monday, December, 17 2018    

May Pen, Clarendon — A week after beating Cornwall College to take the all-rural ISSA/Wata daCosta Cup, Carendon College travelled to the National Stadium in Kingston and stopped Kingston College 1-0 to capture the ISSA Olivier Shield. Read More

A touch of class

Monday, December, 17 2018    

In a recent ISSA Rural Area Under-14 football game between Lennon High and Spalding High, Lennon goalkeeper Tyraze Samms got mud all over his face during heavy rain. His captain, Chevaunie Stewart, stopped playing, left his position and used his shirt to wipe the mud off his teammate's face. Read More

Pleasing inauguration of St Bess Homecoming Agrifest

Monday, December, 3 2018    

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

Monday, December, 3 2018    

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

Monday, December, 3 2018    

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

Monday, December, 3 2018    

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




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