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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...

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

Last week, we sought to shed some light on the topic of God's redeeming grace and how far-reaching it is to those who have become slaves to sin.This week, we will delve a little deeper into biblical teachings about the unpardonable sin.Is there such...

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

Mandeville, Manchester:The Manchester police have intensified their investigations into the kidnapping of two businessmen in the parish on Thursday. Both men were found unharmed and released after the police foiled the ransom drop.One suspect was...

Published:Thursday | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With many worthwhile oppor-tunities to be explored as a bilingual Spanish teacher and author, Sherica Green is determined to have individuals, particularly students across Jamaica, embrace the language.Green recently...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:At a time when many question whether or not some of the men in our society have failed to stand up and be counted, one man is ensuring that he plays his part in empowering his fellow brothers through poetic writings.Martin...

Published:Saturday | March 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

There's a young Christian woman who got pregnant out of wedlock, wondering if God has turned his back on her.Then there's a young man who was a part of the church, but had a run-in with the law and is now a social outcast,...

Published:Thursday | March 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Amid hazardous, unpleasant situations and sometimes extremely long hours, the maintenance personnel and drivers of the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) have defied the odds and worked tirelessly to ensure that good...

Published:Wednesday | March 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:As the students and teachers of Victor Dixon High School in Manchester mourn the passing of 14-year-old student Amelia Willis, who was hit by a taxi last Friday, principal Orchid Smith believes this accident could have been...

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

Mandeville, Manchester:Last week, we introduced to you the story of Sonia Kennedy-Brown, a woman who was ostracised, abused, and hated because of the pigmentation of her skin.In her words, she felt like a 'square peg in a round hole' and she battled...

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Since operating under new management, the Hargreaves Hospital has not wavered in its effort to offer state-of-the-art health care services to those who pass through its doors.Just recently, the hospital added another...

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

Mandeville, Manchester:It was more than just a 90th birthday celebration that brought individuals together from all walks of life. It was a day to honour a formidable woman whose mere existence impacts lives positively.Dr Sylvia Barnes, the only...

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

Mandeville, Manchester:They say everyone has a story, and so many of us are dealing with heavy issues that threaten to throw us into the path of insanity.But according to Sonia Kennedy-Brown, one who has been abused, ignored, and been to hell and...

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

The police in Manchester have reported that they are now required to pay keen attention to the disturbing trend of child pornography in the parish, where children are coerced into sexualintercourse and the acts videotaped andcirculated.The...

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

VICTORIA TOWN, Manchester:It was out of anger and frustration that the residents of Victoria Town and surrounding communities took to the streets to protest the unavailability of piped water in their areas recently.According to Member of Parliament...

Published:Sunday | February 26, 2017 | 4:33 PMTamara Bailey

A Manchester man who has been charged for producing and distributing child pornography is to appear in court tomorrow. He is Sikomi Bennett, 26, of Bartley Town in Comfort, Manchester. According to the police, Bennett who was involved in a...

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

The case of a Christian couple who has decided to end their marriage is not unheard of, but is this an act openly supported by the Church?Family ministries director at the Jamaica Union of Seventh-Day Adventist Dr Lorraine Vernal sought to shed some...

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

Snowden, Manchester:Similar to the statement made quite frequently by just about every believer and even some non believers about Jesus' soon return, the statement that death is a sure road all must travel, has been uttered and realised by many....

Published:Friday | February 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

The Manchester police have taken one man into custody in connection with the killing of two men in the parish on Sunday night.The individual, said to be a person of interest, has been identified as Rohan Smiley, also known as 'Boomhead'.According to...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

CROSS KEYS, Manchester:As part of the National Students' Council Week, students of the Cross Keys High School thought it fit to honour the men and women who risk their lives every day to protect them.Staff adviser for the year for the parish and...

Published:Thursday | February 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:During a lively yet equally tranquil thanksgiving service at the Andrews Memorial United Church on Saturday, friends and family of the late Angelo Laurence gathered to bid their final farewell to the man to whom they can find...

Published:Saturday | February 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, ManchesterThe tragic deaths of our girls and young women have seemingly become a staple item in the media for the past few months.It is with heavy hearts that women, particularly mothers, sit and watch how ruthlessly their fellow sisters...

Published:Thursday | February 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

PRATTVILLE, Manchester:It is said that knowledge is power and when one opens their mind to being taught new things, there is no telling what great things can be accomplished.To this end, some 20 students of various communities in South Manchester...

Published:Monday | February 13, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Manchester:One major concern that has existed for decades in the town of Mandeville is the matter of illegal buildings and how they have been dealt with by the powers that be.According to Mayor Donovan Mitchell, it can no longer be business as usual...

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With the numerous gospel shows being held locally and internationally, young Christian, Rohan Lee is of the belief that many have lost their mark by promoting the business aspects rather than the Ministry."Gospel is not a...

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:The Mandeville Regional Hospital is one step closer to having its dream of constructing a pathology laboratory realised through a collaborative effort between the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) and the Lions Club of...

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