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Norman Manley's 125th

Monday, July, 16 2018    

ROXBOROUGH, Manchester - July 4 marked the birth date of National Hero Norman Washington Manley. Read More

Cricket excellence for south-central schools

Monday, July, 16 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — As usual, schools from south central Jamaica schools were at the fore of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace schoolboy cricket awards ceremony held recently at the Manchester Gold Club in Mandeville. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, July, 16 2018    

 (1) Saturday July 21Manchester Health ServicesWe RiseBenefit Gospel ConcertFirst Assembly of God ChurchNewleigh RoadMandevilleManchester - 6:00 pm (2) Friday July 27 Read More

PHOTO: TOP COACH

Monday, July, 16 2018    

In the 2018 cricket season St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) schoolboy cricket head coach Clive Ledgister guided STETHS Under-19s to the all-rural ISSA/Grace Headley Cup, the all-island ISSA/Grace Spalding Cup and the all-island ISSA/Grace T-20 titles. Since... Read More

Water woes in St Bess

Monday, July, 16 2018    

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth — As if the current severe drought wasn't bad enough, the two water trucks owned by the St Elizabeth Municipal Corporation have broken down, forcing the contracting of private operators to deliver water. Read More

Beware!

Monday, July, 2 2018    

NEWPORT, Manchester — There is a prominent “No Dumping” sign on a private lot across the road from the HEART Trust/NTA facility here, but some people couldn't care less.They still dump garbage there. Read More

Central Jamaica athletes star at National Championships

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — A number of athletes from central Jamaica were at the top of their game at the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA)/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships held inside National Stadium over last weekend. Read More

Slain police officer gets Father's Day recognition

BY ALICIA SUTHERLAND Observer staff reporter sutherlanda@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester - Fallen Community Safety and Security police officer Corporal Melvin Smith was honoured here among six other outstanding fathers on Sunday, June 17, in recognition of Father's Day. Read More

Prize-giving at Porus Parenting Club

Monday, July, 2 2018    

PORUS, Manchester— Launched in 2000, the Porus Primary Parenting Club seeks to give parents a chance to understand and appreciate best practices in caring for their children by engaging them in a range of activities. Read More

Schools' agro expo a hit in St Elizabeth

Monday, July, 2 2018    

NAIN, St Elizabeth — Twenty-two schools in south-east St Elizabeth classified as the Quality Education Circle 41 recently participated in a major agro science exhibition at Alpart Sports Club here. Read More

Sutherland Global expands in Mandeville

BY GARFIELD MYERS Editor-at-Large, South Central Bureau | Monday, July, 2 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Two and a half years after setting up opertaions on Ward Avenue in this south-central town, business process outsourcing (BPO) giant Sutherland Global Services is about to expand operations here. Read More

STETHS, Manchester High share rural cricket honours

Monday, July, 2 2018    

SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth — St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) Under-19 cricketers beat Manchester High by nine wickets at Chedwin Park in early June to take the national ISSA/Grace Twenty20 title. Read More

FOR YOUR DIARY

Monday, July, 2 2018    

(1) Tuesday July 3Springfield All Age & InfantAnnual Transitional ExerciseSpringfield Moravian ChurchSt Elizabeth - 10:00 am (2) Wednesday July 4ISSA/GraceCricket Awards Ceremony Read More

PHOTO: GOT IT!

Monday, July, 2 2018    

Jahnoy Thompson (left - 195), formerly of Manchester High School, pushes for the line just ahead of Nigel Ellis (centre-87), formerly of St Elizabeth Technical High School, in the men's 200 metres at the Jamaica National Senior and Junior Championships at National Stadium in Kingston recently. Read More

Wigton's gift to Rose Hill Primary

Monday, June, 18 2018    

MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Wigton Windfarm Limited at Rose Hill in southern Manchester recently completed a $10-million renovation project at the neighbouring Rose Hill Primary and Infant School. Read More



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