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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:To many, he may be too radical for his own good; while for others, his belief system is a breath of fresh air. But Saleen Oliphant says that as a Christian, one should find out the truth for onself rather than be fed...

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

Mandeville, Manchester:In times of old, many children were expected to attend Christian schools at the primary level, especially as many institutions were aligned to denominations.But over the years, this practice has changed and several other...

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

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Over the years, the graduates from the Department of Nursing at the Knox Community College, Cobbla campus, have been in high demand locally and internationally due to their competency in many specialised areas.As a result of...

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

Mandeville, ManchesterHe woke up every day purposed to use his talent to entertain dancehall lovers, but after a series of heart-rending events, the realisation of his true purpose hit home and there was nothing he could do about it.The call of God...

Published:Saturday | January 21, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Grey Ground, Manchester:It is said that happiness doesn't result from what is received, but from what is given. For approximately seven years, the Wright and Williams families, along with friends, have experienced sheer happiness from spending the...

Published:Thursday | January 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:The story of Olympian Olivia McKoy, who represented the country as a veteran javelin thrower across the world, but who, a few years later, ended up living on the streets, is certainly not new.But while some persons have...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Mayor of Mandeville, Donovan Mitchell, opened the first meeting for 2017 at the Manchester Municipal Corporation on Thursday, charging that it cannot be business as usual and that transparency and accountability must be made...

Published:Saturday | January 14, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Manchester:If we counted the number of times we doubted our ability to overcome difficulties and prayed to God for help only to begin worrying about the very same problems immediately after, the count would be ongoing.Many of us have given the devil...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Some people fall in love with their best friends from childhood or a co-worker they never thought of giving the time of day. But for Alicia Swaby and Andrew Spencer, it could have very well been love at first sight.It all began at an ATM in Kingston...

Published:Monday | January 9, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:A group of 14 women from varying organisations who were once victims of sexual abuse, staged a peaceful protest at the Nazareth Moravian Church in the parish yesterday, citing their refusal to accept the silence of the church...

Published:Saturday | January 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:In continuing to look at the myths surrounding the birth of Jesus and the traditional Christmas celebrations, these are the reasons why Nicordo Wilson says he simply cannot regard the season as many do, having been armed with...

Published:Friday | January 6, 2017 | 11:10 PMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:There is no pain greater than that of a mother who thinks she may lose the precious life she was entrusted to bring into this world.Shelly-Gaye Cuff endured much: having to fight for her own life and reserve strength enough to...

Published:Wednesday | January 4, 2017 | 12:37 AMTamara Bailey

At the age of 12, Andrew Codrington, who had a deep love for animals, thought it would do him well to transfer that love into an entrepreneurial opportunity, but he was laughed at and said to be crazy when he told his family about the idea. Fast-...

Published:Tuesday | January 3, 2017 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:With each new year, new plans must be implemented to sustain growth and development and to those which were previously made but fell short, revamping is necessary.Major stakeholders in the parish are moving along a central...

Published:Saturday | December 31, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:The Christmas season has passed but will be etched in memory for many because of the festivities enjoyed.Others acknowledge Christmas Day as the day Jesus was born, but Nicordo Wilson says that this is a myth that must be...

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: As the New Year approaches, many have started looking to their local political representative to implement and enforce policies that will aid their development and that of their community.But though the needs of the people must...

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester"As a young lad growing up in the Anglican Church, I was told I had an immortal soul and that when I die, if I were a good person I would go to heaven and if I were bad, hell was my lot."This is what Seventh Day Adventist...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:In an effort to maintain order in select areas of the town of Mandeville during one of the busiest periods of the year, the Manchester police have implemented traffic changes and reassigned public passenger vehicles to new...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:In an effort to create awareness about issues affecting youth in the parish and offer a platform for support, the Manchester Adventist Youth Federation (MAYFed) hosted a weekend of activities to mark this initiative.The series...

Published:Saturday | December 17, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

Mandeville, Manchester:Being a youth in the Church comes with its unique struggles, and being of a faith not truly understood by others and which is seen as extremely restrictive is an entirely different pool of challenges to contend with.Last week...

Published:Saturday | December 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANCHESTER, Jamaica:Each church is governed by its own set of doctrines and principles, and it is expected that all members abide by them in order to maintain good standing. But the truth is, the influences of society oftentimes become so...

Published:Thursday | December 8, 2016 | 12:11 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester: What began as a kind gesture for Zeco Brown just under two years ago has now become an entrepreneurial venture with the potential of employing several individuals across Jamaica. With his numerous trips from Mandeville to...

Published:Monday | December 5, 2016 | 12:10 AMTamara Bailey

Craighead, Manchester:  The Powell household in Manchester had been filled with the love of a mother, son and daughter, but last Friday, at approximately 9 p.m., they were all cut down and left as charred remains among the rubble of what was...

Published:Saturday | December 3, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

She got pregnant when she was only 18 years old after just finishing high school and was working as a National Youth Service (NYS) participant. She endured life the hard way, but she seized opportunities and proved those who thought she would amount...

Published:Thursday | December 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMTamara Bailey

MANDEVILLE, Manchester:Some may remember Roshane Foster from a previous Gleaner article as the young man who, though born with cerebral palsy, was setting trends and making strides: becoming the first Rotaract member with special needs, successfully...

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