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Stories by Tamara Bailey

Published:Sunday | February 11, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

It is deemed the business centre of Manchester but after a little rainfall it is a swimming pool for the mentally unstable and a river for motorists and pedestrians.For years, the flooding on Ward Avenue in Mandeville has affected businesses and...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 10:05 AMTamara Bailey

The over 50 car marts in and around the town Mandeville, Manchester, are causing concern for stakeholders and residents of the parish. President of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Garfield Green, says the car marts are both formal and informal...

Published:Saturday | January 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Women have been deemed, the world over, as the weaker sex from time immemorial. However, this has been refuted many times as women have stepped up to the plate and done more than they themselves ever thought they could do....

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:06 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:What if every individual had one shot in life and failing meant they reached the end of their road? If that were the case, many of the successes witnessed today would have only been figments of our imagination.The non-profit...

Published:Thursday | December 21, 2017 | 12:05 AMTamara Bailey

This Christmas, while for many it will be the happiest time of the year, the reality is that for the less fortunate, they will be experiencing the blues. Unless, of course, others take time out to make them...

Published:Saturday | December 16, 2017 | 12:04 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Last week, we introduced to you a woman of resilience, who through an illness referred to as secondary adrenocortical insufficiency (where a lack of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) prevents the body from producing enough...

Published:Saturday | December 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:"Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone's life. Be the light that helps others see. it is what gives life its deepest significance." unknownIn the second year of their existence, the United Christians...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

There have been countless meetings with regard to plans for the sustained development of the parish of Manchester to assist to small and micro enterprises. But, unfortunately, the execution of these plans do not always materialise.However, through a...

Published:Thursday | December 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Imagine having to whisper to your doctor whenever you visit the emergency room, out of fear that those in earshot will hear your business, because the wall between the treatment room and the waiting area is either extremely thin or non-existent.This...

Published:Saturday | December 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Hatfield, Manchester:"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."- Elbert HubbardWhen 27-year-old Laura Sade Bent found that the career plans she had made for herself were not...

Published:Saturday | December 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

"The strength of a woman is not measured by the impact that all her hardships in life have had on her; but the strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow those hardships to dictate her and who she becomes."- C. JoybellIf...

Published:Thursday | December 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Over sixty small business owners were recently engaged by the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with JAMPRO, at an Agri-Business Expo and Workshop, geared towards business development and accessing export markets....

Published:Saturday | November 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:They met in 2005 while at university, but it wasn't until 2015 that an Instagram message, six red roses and six white roses set the tone for a beautiful friendship that later blossomed into unconditional love.Odale Mulgrave, a...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:When Benjamin Barrett, at the age of two, took to basic drawing and colouring, his parents could not have known that they had a child prodigy in their midst who would soon inspire them to unearth their own talents and build...

Published:Saturday | November 11, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:She is a woman who has walked among kings and queens but has never lost the common touch.Her life, from a very tender age, was about serving people selflessly, skipping the pastime of 'dolly house' as a young girl, she spent...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Gavin Linton, the driver of a Toyota Hiace minibus that crashed in April 2011, resulting in the deaths of three students of the Holmwood Technical High School and an adult, was freed of manslaughter charges in the Manchester...

Published:Thursday | November 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

"Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything."- Unknown Last week, we shared with you part-one of the story of Brian Wright*, a young man with no parents, no home, and a longing to be given a...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Two of four men held in the immediate aftermath of the murder of Corporal Melvin Smith in Mandeville, Manchester, just over one week ago are to face an identification parade shortly.Head of the Manchester police, Superintendent Wayne Cameron, made...

Published:Saturday | November 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Manchester, Jamaica:How is it possible for a man to rob God when He is the provider for all that man is bestowed with? Pastor Thomas 'Hurricane' Bryan, the stewardship director of the Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, says to the...

Published:Friday | November 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Expressionless was the face of 28-year-old Kayode Garwood, who was convicted of the murder of 11-year-old Tareek Gregory, as he was sentenced to life in prison in the Manchester Circuit Court yesterday.Garwood will have to...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

His twenty-two years on earth have been far from favourable, having been abused, taken from his mother - who later died in the saddest way possible - separated from his sister, rendered homeless and growing up with no knowledge of his father's...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 10:02 AMTamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE , Manchester: It's been a night of grief for the Manchester police and members of affiliated ‎community groups battling to come to terms with the murder of corporal Melvin...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:When a mother loves unconditionally a child that she carried in her womb, it is expected and appreciated, but when she takes a child birthed by another and exercises the same motherly love and duties, she is angelic.Sonia...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

With THE importance being placed on students' mastery of technical and vocational skills, along with academics, seven high schools across northwest Clarendon will benefit from a recent grant of $3.5 million from Member of Parliament Richard Azan...

Published:Saturday | October 21, 2017 | 12:03 AMTamara Bailey

Ellen Street, Manchester"The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, "Say to the Israelites: 'Of all the animals that live on land, these are the ones you may eat: You may eat any animal that has a divided hoof and that chews the cud."There are some that only...

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