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Published:Saturday | June 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester: With colourful signs of potent messages condemning the abuse of children, the boys of the Yabnel Care Centre school, along with their fathers, male guardians, cadet corps from various other schools and stakeholders marched...

Published:Saturday | June 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: IMAGINE GOING through a series of events that test your faith, try your patience, and push you to the edge of insanity; with each episode worse than the previous. Would it break you completely or would you rise above all odds...

Published:Friday | June 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Porus, Manchester:More than a week has passed since the start of the hurricane season, deemed inactive by the Meteorological Service of Jamaica. While some may take it lightly, other citizens living in flood-prone areas are hoping for the best.In...

Published:Monday | June 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:One man was killed and another injured in a stabbing incident in Mandeville, Manchester, early yesterday morning.Reports are that the men were leaving a party in the company of a high-school girl when they were attacked.Dead...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 11:02 PMTamara Bailey

Hamilton Brown acknowledged the call of God at the tender age of eight, because the words of a particular sermon impressed upon his heart, but as he grew older, his passion for becoming a musician grew as well, he found it a challenge to live an...

Published:Sunday | June 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Spaldings, Clarendon:As a child, aspirations of becoming a pilot were deeply embedded in the mind of Alexander Bourne. But when he faced financial hurdles, he explored other avenues. He had no idea that one day he...

Published:Saturday | June 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

SPALDING, Manchester:PASTORS ARE sometimes taken for granted because their work is viewed as 'light'. Others marvel at how easily the job gets done and make increased demands. However, Leighton Hynes, interim pastor of the Spalding District Seventh-...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Cedar Grove, Manchester:It all began when two young men were asked to assist a friend in seeking out a business opportunity. Upon their friend's disinterest in one particular venture, they quickly took the chance, and against questions of their...

Published:Thursday | June 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: With renal patients who require dialysis having to pay up to $45,000 per week for treatment, Jamaica Standard Products has committed to making annual donations to the Renal Department of the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH)...

Published:Saturday | May 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

HILLSIDE, Manchester: They say there is at least one feeling that everyone can attest to and that is pain, though it comes in many degrees. When its deliverance is experienced, everything changes for the better.Shudian Lewis grew up in the Church but '...

Published:Thursday | May 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

At the New Forest Primary, Junior High and Infant School, Labour Day focused on repainting the front fence, recreational areas buildings, and continuing the perimeter wall - all signifying a rebranding process as the school seeks to add a high-...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester: It is said that the energy between identical twins is so strong that pain and joy felt by one can, be felt by the other. The same can be said about a mother and her child as several continue to...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Royal Flat, Manchester: Though she got pregnant at a tender age, she knew of the associated responsibilities and so she continued to work and hold her own. She prepared for a boy and encouraged the thoughts of later...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: At the tender age of nine, she asked to be baptised and with the overwhelming struggles of Christian life, 24-year-old Roxanne White has made many mistakes and has had...

Published:Thursday | May 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

While several residents had no idea that a new disease called the zika virus, spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, had emerged and is likely to reach Jamaica, others were continuing with the changes they had made during last year's chikungunya...

Published:Saturday | May 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

DUNROBIN, Manchester: It was no accident, and no regrets were experienced when Tanesha Tomlinson told her partner, George Smith, that they would soon welcome a new life...

Published:Saturday | May 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: Handling several business ventures, maintaining her relationship with her son, working overtime to meet deadlines and doing it all on her own, is a lifestyle only too familiar to Johanna Denny. She...

Published:Friday | May 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:In light of the recent increase in fires, the issue of persons resorting to burning their garbage is causing greater concern.Several residents from rural Manchester have told The Gleaner that because of poor garbage collection...

Published:Thursday | May 14, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

With the drought a major cause for concern as it regards bush fires in the parish, Assistant Superintendent at the Mandeville Fire Station Rohan Powell, is hopeful that the units will remain intact and water becomes more available.

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: MEN HAVE been acknowledged as the stronger sex with the ability to manage almost all the operations of a family. But things have changed and women have stepped up to the plate within recent times and...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

Mandeville, Manchester: During pregnancy, a woman prays and hopes for a healthy baby. She will do everything to ensure that, and when the bundle of joy comes, everything has new meaning. However, there are those mothers who...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:When Stacy Barham got pregnant with her first child, she had no idea that it would include several trips to the hospital after the birth and a little extra patience to deal with the challenges. But amidst all she encountered...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Knockpatrick, Manchester:Thirty-three years ago, Sandra Knight graced the sanctuary of the Cedar Grove Seventh-day Adventist Church with her presence. Her face emanated a radiant smile and, in one man's eyes, her elegant attire clung to her curves...

Published:Saturday | May 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Ellen Street, Manchester:Imagine a day filled with paperwork and hundreds of teenagers with varying personalities, and then imagine going home to two children who require even more attention. Could you do this every day? Or would the tasks see you...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:The South Middlesex branch of the International University of the Caribbean (IUC) recently etched a new milestone in the institution's history with the recent installation of the second Regional Pro-Chancellor.Replacing the...

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