Western News

Flanker residents hail $20-m social and economic projects in their community

FLANKER, St James — Flanker residents have welcomed the $20-million projects being established in the inner-city community, pointing out that the initiative would change their lives, both socially and financially. Read More

For outstanding service
Bunker's Hill, Trelawny — Thirteen members of Unity Baptist Church in Bunker's Hill Trelawny were recently recognised for outstanding contribution to the church and community at a function held at the Glistening Waters Luminous Lagoon in the...... Read More

Round Hill awards long-serving employees
ROUND HILL, Hanover — Some 78 employees at the famed Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Hanover were recently recognised by the hotel at their Long Service Awards ceremony held at the property's Hanover Terrace.... Read More

Police win inaugural TMC inter-agency quiz title
FALMOUTH, Trelawny — The Trelawny Police Division team defeated the Social Development Commission 27-17 to become champions of the inaugural Trelawny Municipal Corporation (TMC) Inter-agency Quiz competition which climaxed at the Falmouth town...... Read More

High Hopes

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

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Rub-a-dub to be staged in MoBay next summer

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Promoters of the burgeoning South Miami-based 90s original dancehall party, Rub-a-Dub, has now set sights on staging the event in Montego Bay, next summer. Read More

Sport Diary — December 5

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

TODAYISSA Western Conference boys' basketballHerbert Morrison vs Holland High @ Herbert Morrison - 1:30 pmMuschett High vs Irwin High @ Muschett - 1:30 pm  Read More

Unbeaten 'Herbie', Muschett clash in U-16 ISSA basketball

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer MONTEGO BAY, St James | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

Unbeaten and high- scoring Under-16 teams Herbert Morrison Technical and Holland High are to meet in the first game of an ISSA Western Conference boys' basketball double-header at Herbert Morrison today, set to start at 1:30pm. Read More

'Most fitting'

By Horace Hines Observer West Report | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Former president of the Trelawny Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Derrick Scott is calling for the renaming of Cornwall Street in the Georgian town of Falmouth in honour of the late Trelawny Northern parliamentarian, Wendel “Bull... Read More

OvaFlo promoters donate stove to Pell River Primary

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James – Promoters of OvaFlo, Elvis Haughton and Denzel “Fada” Scott, have over the years packed countless party venues in Negril and Hanover with partygoers in safe, harmonious environments. Read More

Coopers Pen eye TFA KO semis

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Coopers Pen will seek to stay on course for a second early season title when they take on RG Strikers (formerly Wakefield United) in the quarter-final of the Trelawny Football Association Victor Wright Knock-out at Wakefield, set to kick-off... Read More

Cricket Club, Falmouth Saints seek wins in JBA's basketball qualifier

BY PAUL A REID Observer West writer | Thursday, December, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Cricket Club Knights will seek to make it two wins in a row, while Falmouth Saints will be hoping for their first win, when the Jamaica Basketball Association's National Basketball League qualifying series continues on Saturday with a double -header at the... Read More

30th annual JAMIN Regatta begins in MoBay tomorrow

Thursday, December, 5 2019    

MONTEGO BAY, St JamesSailors from around the world will participate in the 30th annual JAMIN J/22 International Invitational (JAMIN Regatta) which begins tomorrow at the Montego Bay Yacht Club and ends on Sunday. Read More

Jamaica Health and Wellness Conference reports successful first staging

Thursday, November, 28 2019    

The inaugural staging of the Jamaica Health and Wellness Tourism Conference took place at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall with two days of panel discussions, presentations and wellness demonstrations, which organisers say was a success. The Tourism Enhancement Fund/Tourism... Read More

Shaw calls on ganja farmers to produce CBD oil

BY HORACE HINES Observer West reporter | Thursday, November, 28 2019    

BIG WOODS, Westmoreland — The Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw is lashing out at the widescale importation of CBD oil, a product of the marijuana plant, for which Jamaica is reputed to be the home of the best species. Read More


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