Shoppers relish TSO bargains despite hurdles in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Overcast and drizzly conditions and tough economic times meant Thursday's Takes Style Out promotion wasn't what it used to be in this south-central town. Read More

'Get fit,' Jamaicans told
Mandeville , Manchester — Physiotherapists at Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) who recently celebrated World Physiotherapy Week, are urging Jamaicans to use physical activity as a prescription for healthier lifestyles.... Read More

'Satisfied, thankful, hopeful' - Manchester TSO participants
MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Now a fully fledged entrepreneur with more time for her business since last year's Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO), where she was still balancing her day job with her boutique Anita Elizabeth, Summer James strategically planned her participation in last...... Read More

Maggotty High celebrates 'whole' day
Maggotty , St Elizabeth — Maggotty High School in St Elizabeth has finally replaced the shift system with a whole day structure, and according to principal Sean Graham, all stakeholders are pleased.... Read More

Touching lives through eye care

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large South Central Bureau | Monday, October, 9 2017    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Rev Gerald Emmanuel, pastor of the Cambridge United Church in Brompton, 15 miles west of here, was smiling from ear to ear when the Jamaica Observer Central visited last Friday. Read More

Blackwood eyes consistency

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Former Holmwood Technical High School star cricketer Jermaine Blackwood will be in search of greater consistency as a batsman during the West Indies two-Test tour of Zimbabwe later this month. Read More

Farmers, stakeholders honoured at Manchester Denbigh Awards

Monday, October, 9 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of PMO (Production and Marketing Organisation) groups, individual farmers and other farming stakeholders were on September 30 honoured here. Read More

Lacovia bridge needs repair

Monday, October, 9 2017    

Sections of the railing of Lacovia bridge spanning Black River in St Elizabeth are broken, and locals are urging the authorities to correct the problem. “It is dangerous,” one resident told the Jamaica Observer Central recently. (Photo: Gregory Bennett) Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, October, 9 2017    

1) Tuesday, October 10Projects Abroad Jamaica/Ebenezer HomeWorld Homeless Day ActivitiesGrey GroundManchester — 9:00 am RSVP Caribbean VolunteersWorld Homeless Day Activities Read More

Lions Club of Mandeville forms partnership to assist students

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 2 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Lions Club of Mandeville recently partnered with the Manchester Youth Information Centre and local business Fancy Fruits to assist students in their preparation for the new school year. Read More

Barita at forty

Monday, September, 25 2017    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Launched in September 1977, Barita Investments Limited this month marks 40 years in the financial services industry. Read More

Students first

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Maggotty, St Elizabeth — It's tough. However, the Glen Stuart Primary School fraternity is fighting its way through following last week's closure of the school doors by health authorities because of a sewage problem. Read More


Monday, September, 25 2017    

Maggotty, St Elizabeth — She is totally blind, but 14-year-old Moneajah Elliott is not allowing that to hold her back. Read More

Photo: Helping hand

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Senior medical officer at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH), Dr Everton McIntosh (second left), accepts a donation of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals valued at $2.6 million from Managing Director of Medical Disposables and Supplies (MDS) Myrtis Boothe. Looking on are Business... Read More

Photo: My ball!

Monday, September, 25 2017    

Leon Stephenson (left) attempts to dribble past Maggotty High School's Lamar Thompson during their ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup game at the STETHS Sports Complex in Santa Cruz on Saturday. Lacovia High won the game 2-1 with goals from Deshawn Powell in the 27th minute and Oshane Staple in the 70th. Read More


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