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Chuck seeks guidance on Mandeville Courthouse

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — All agree that the more than 200-year-old Mandeville Courthouse needs to be retired, possibly for conversion to a museum. Read More

Students benefit from Jamalco scholarships and grants
Hayes, Clarendon — Bauxite/alumina company Jamalco has awarded some $7m in scholarships and grants to 60 high school and tertiary level students in Clarendon and Manchester. ... Read More

Police Youth Club gives back
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Battersea/Clark's Town Police Youth Club here was recently among organisations providing back-to-school support to the community.... Read More

PHOTO: Classy Fabian
Vere Technical High past student and St Elizabeth native Fabian Allen turned in a breathtaking performance to help his team, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, to victory over the Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 cricket tournament last week.... Read More

NCU president pleased with first-generation grads

By Alicia Sutherland Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Last month the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) headquartered here graduated 453 students in diverse disciplines and at different educational levels. Read More

New drain eases 'heavy water' in Santa Cruz

Monday, September, 10 2018    

Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth — Motorists and pedestrians on Pagon Drive, also known as the Santa Cruz Bypass, and 'back street' had reason to be pleased following heavy rain here on Saturday afternoon. Read More

Remembering the Kendal crash

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 10 2018    

KENDAL, Manchester — In early September 1957, this quiet community a few miles north of Mandeville gained global notoriety after close to 200 people died when a Jamaica Railway Corporation train derailed. Read More

Student hails Manchester Credit Union for education success

Sunday, September, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Abigail Senior graduated from Manchester High School this year and is now off to law school at The University of the West Indies. Read More

Suspected reprisal shooting in Manchester

Tuesday, August, 28 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Police in Manchester say they are treating a shooting incident in the parish on Sunday as a reprisal for the stabbing death of a man last Monday night. Read More

Want a job at JISCo Alpart?

Monday, August, 27 2018    

Nain, St Elizabeth — As Jiquan Iron and Steel Company, (JISCo), Chinese owners of the Alpart alumina refinery gears into expansion mode, there are increasing calls for appropriate training which will allow locals to fill job openings. Read More

At last!

Monday, August, 27 2018    

Malvern, St Elizabeth — It has taken many years of lobbying and pleading but finally the St Alban's Primary School and Infant School in Stanmore, St Elizabeth, is within 'touching' distance of modern, flush toilets for its students. Read More

Fixing the drains

Monday, August, 27 2018    

A drain improvement project aimed at minimising flooding in the Mandeville business centre has been taking place over recent days. Flooding in Mandeville has been a major problem during rain - caused by inadequate drainage, experts say. Photo shows drain upgrading work on Ward Avenue last week. Read More

A royal treat

Monday, August, 27 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Reigning Miss Universe Jamaica Central Jessica Jeffrey earlier this month took time out to provide back-to-school assistance to students. Read More

Eleven injured in Winston Jones Highway crash

Monday, August, 27 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester Police say that a two-vehicle collision on the Winston Jones Highway after 8:00 am on Wednesday, August 22, resulted in the injury of 11 people. Read More

For Your Diary

Monday, August, 27 2018    

1) Tuesday, August 28Australia in the CaribbeanDirect Aid Program Outreach WorkshopCatholic College of MandevilleConference RoomWilliamsfieldManchester — 3:00 pm 2) Sunday, September 2 Read More



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