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Stories by Tamara Bailey

Published:Friday | October 2, 2015 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Pride and excitement swelled the hearts of students, teachers and parents of Richmond Primary School as they took to the streets last Tuesday to celebrate one of the school's biggest achievements - a 94 per cent literacy rate....

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2015 | 11:05 PMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:MANCHESTER HAS the highest incidence of breast cancer in the central region, with 14 per cent of its women diagnosed with the disease, according to the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH).Clarendon records a three per cent rate...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:01 AMTamara Bailey

FOR YEARS, policies have been drafted to establish a regulatory system for financing political parties, however, there has been much stagnancy, and executive director of the National Integrity Action (NIA) Trevor Munroe, believes it may continue....

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

As one who grew up in a broken home and who has seen several persons experience the effects of the breakdown of the family, Leonard Anderson has challenged himself to help his fellow men mend pieces of their lives back together...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, ManchesterWe have often heard the expression, 'Happy on the outside, dead on the inside' used to describe a person who is emotionally overwhelmed but still tries to put their best foot forward. There is no doubt that this is the reality...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

WILLIAMSFIELD, Manchester:Members of the non-profit organisation Children of Jamaica Outreach (COJO) planted smiles on the faces of the administrators and children of the Windsor Lodge Children's Home last week Wednesday when they presented them...

Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Newport, ManchesterShe's the energiser bunny that can keep any crowd going, the self-acclaimed 'salt' that has to be a part of everything worthwhile, the teacher, the mother, the wife, the active church member, and the commendable community leader....

Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Green Street, ManchesterIt is said that in the derby of life, falling from the horse is not of great importance. It is what is done after falling that requires acknowledgement.Twenty-three-year-old Chaltu Johnson got pregnant twice during high...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Mandeville is well known for its inviting climate, cleanliness and warm people. But there is more to the town than that which meets the eye. Poised to regain its place as an economically strong...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester: In Mandeville, skilled workers are hard to find."What's missing are the artisans - the skilled labourers. You want a plumber, you want a carpenter, you want somebody who is not an intellect with a degree. We...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, ManchesterHaving had several successful years in the music industry through local and international performances, Rohan Lee'tal Lee has now turned over a new leaf in his book of life; living less for himself and more for God.With a love...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:It has long been established that education is the vehicle that propels persons to reach desired life goals, but, unfortunately, the expenses related with this necessity make it hard for some students to achieve their full...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Grey Ground, Manchester:Every love story is beautiful and unique with the ability to melt any heart, and it is no different with Roy Bennette and Tanalyn Campbell, who recently professed their love before God and man after 15 years of being together...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Royal Flat, Manchester:In a time when the men of the world are losing their morals and values and are becoming more depressed as a result of burdening circumstances, the men of the Royal Flat Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church are stamping their...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Banana Ground, Manchester: Joy filled the air in Banana Ground, Manchester yesterday as family members of 200-metre silver medallist Elaine Thompson celebrated her performance at the IAAF World Championships thousands of miles away in Beijing, China....

Published:Thursday | August 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:It began as a need to seek an avenue from which he could fund his tertiary education, but it was later overridden by his passion for the sciences and having primary-level students excel in the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT...

Published:Tuesday | August 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Unlike many others who have been accustomed to academic excellence from as early as infant school, Jolyn Edwards had a slow start. Not being able to read, she did not truly flourish until grade three.However, Jolyn's...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:As one who grew up with very little expressions of love shown to him by his parents, Lenroy Allen is keen on doing everything he possibly can to make his presence as a father and role model felt by his children.As the finance...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

CROSS KEYS, Manchester:Having grown up in a community where the needs of the children around were many, Shelly-Ann Richmond, who could do very little to help them at the time, is now pouring her heart and soul into her outreach projects, avowing the...

Published:Wednesday | August 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Being acknowledged for academic excellence is nothing new for 17-year-old Sonako Jacas of the Bishop Gibson High School, but each time she exceeds her own expectations, she experiences a whole new sense of pride and joy."From...

Published:Saturday | August 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Ellen Street, Manchester:Recounting precious memories and embracing a rich legacy, past and present members and church affiliates recently gathered for a two-day celebration at the Ellen Street Church of God, which has been in existence for 103...

Published:Friday | August 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Manchester:While some schools may be experiencing a few glitches weeks ahead of the beginning of the new school year, the general consensus among principals in the parish signals that plans are well under way for September 4.Arnaldo Allen, principal...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville Manchester:Commissioner of the Independent Commission of Investigation (INDECOM), Terrence Williams, has sent a strong message to members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) who do not comply with the law and who continue to tarnish...

Published:Saturday | August 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Many times, young people can be heard saying it is harder to stay in the Church after having been brought up in a Christian home, and while so many of them fall by the way, there are others like Dunnique Perry who is happy she had a strong...

Published:Saturday | August 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester: They say a dad is his son's first hero, but his daughter's first love. Fathers share a special bond with their daughters that mothers will never have, and David Martin's relationship with his daughter, Saskia, puts truth to...

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