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Published:Saturday | May 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Having been diagnosed with chronic illnesses, one of which later resulted in the amputation of his leg, 32-year old Jerome Harrison could have given up on life, but now, he is a living testimony that God's grace is unending."...

Published:Thursday | May 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:He had big dreams. Failure was not an option for him, but somehow, the life he wanted seemed unrealistic and unattainable. How could this young man from Mandeville, Manchester, pack up and leave for a university thousands of...

Published:Saturday | May 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

The issue of tithing is one that has been long debated and for varying reasons. Some individuals rebuff the belief of many Christians that it should be a crucial part of their service to God.Many ask, 'Why does God need my money when He has power...

Published:Tuesday | May 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:The hushed tones at deCarteret College in Mandeville, Manchester, yesterday morning evidenced the grieving hearts of students and members of staff alike who were trying to come to grips with the reality that their beloved...

Published:Saturday | May 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

So you've prayed to God, and your prayer seems to have gone unanswered. You question whether your requests were too ambitious or whether God's love and care still extend to you.But could it be that we are to exercise patience? Or are we the ones at...

Published:Saturday | May 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

"But now that you have come to know God, or rather, to be known by God, how can you turn back again to the weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?" Galatians 4:9 (ESV)The Christian journey is...

Published:Thursday | May 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Having experienced many successes over the years, the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) debate team is hoping to take things up a notch by starting a competition of their own so that teams from all over the world can compete...

Published:Monday | May 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

He was uncertain of what he wanted to do in his younger days; however, he was influenced by his eldest sister to enrol into teachers' college.He had no idea where he would end up, but offering an education to students with special...

Published:Thursday | April 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

NEWPORT, Manchester:It has been 59 years since The Curphey Home for ex-service men and women was constructed; formerly for war veterans, but now mainly for those who have served in the army and need care.For years, the home was in a deplorable state...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Careba Salmon, the 24-year-old charged in connection with the extortion ring targeting businesses in the central region, will have to wait until next Thursday to hear her fate.Salmon, who appeared before the Manchester Parish...

Published:Saturday | April 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:It is expected that with the resuscitation of the bauxite alumina industry, particularly Alpart, there will be greater economic sustainability. However, residents of Nain, St Elizabeth, and adjoining areas are more concerned...

Published:Thursday | April 20, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

WALDERSTON, ManchesterIt was the vision of educators in the 1960s that saw five teachers' associations being merged to later form the Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA).With its roots firmly grounded at the Mizpah Primary School in the parish, the...

Published:Saturday | April 15, 2017 | 12:12 AMTamara Bailey

Cross Keys, Manchester:There is something about the relationship between a young girl and a mother or a big sister.However, not every child is blessed with such a relationship and more often than not, needs a sense of belonging and affirmation.It is...

Published:Saturday | April 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Hundreds of children and adults alike from the Southern Regional Mission Council of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands gathered at the Ridgemount United Church in Mandeville on Sunday for the Children's...

Published:Thursday | April 13, 2017 | 12:18 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:It is said that one makes a living by what one gets but makes a life by what one gives.Three individuals were recently awarded by the Rotary Club of Mandeville for exemplary service to community and inspiring the change they...

Published:Wednesday | April 12, 2017 | 12:19 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:The female university student charged for kidnapping and conspiracy to kidnap was remanded in custody, along with her co-accused, when they appeared...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

DAVYTON, Manchester:"Whe Gail deh? You see her?""Yes, me see her.""Wah happen to her? Anuh dead she dead?""Yes ... she dead! "The confirmation. Those three words spoken to 76-year-old Audrey Anderson and her husband Walde, almost a year ago, shook...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:The Manchester police have now charged a university student who is also the girlfriend of an alleged gang leader who was taken into custody on Friday in connection with the kidnapping of two businessmen in the parish.She is 25...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 5:10 PMTamara Bailey

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) country representative says crime continues to be a major impediment to Jamaica's economic stability. "You cannot fix anything in Jamaica until you have fixed crime," Dr Constant Lonkeng Ngouana...

Published:Sunday | April 9, 2017 | 11:33 AMTamara Bailey

The Manchester police have charged a female university student who is believed to be the girlfriend of an alleged gang leader for the kidnapping of two businessmen in the parish. She is 25-year-old Rosemarie Moore. Having been...

Published:Saturday | April 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:The Manchester police yesterday arrested a female university student from the parish in connection with the recent kidnapping of two businessmen.The 25-year-old woman will be questioned over the weekend in the presence of her...

Published:Saturday | April 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:In a world where some young men are looked upon as contributing to society's growing maladies, the all-male a capella group, The Emeralds, is stepping out and making a change for God, one note ata time.According to the group's...

Published:Thursday | April 6, 2017 | 1:35 PMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester: One of the five alleged extortionists who was arrested and charged for participation in an extortion ring targeting businesses in the central region, pleaded guilty when she appeared before the Manchester parish court...

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Manchester:One could arguably describe the crucifixion as the greatest crime ever committed. Matthew 27:16-27 recounts the story of the pleas the people made to have Jesus crucified and Barabbas, the murderer, freed.But even today, our actions,...

Published:Saturday | April 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

From the age of 17, Shaneka Jemison made clear her intention to one day get married.She even went as far as to getting a wedding dress made. Oh yes! She was proactive all right!But it wasn't until 12 years later that Jemison walked down the aisle...

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