Editorial

Respect should be afforded all

It is understandable that there will be all sorts of emotional behavior and utterings during this election season. It is no secret why the campaign period leading up to general elections is called the ...

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Down to wire battle in GB

It’s down to the wire for the two prominent political parties in Grand Bahama. Indeed, in Grand Bahama there are only two distinguishable battle lines. The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) is ...

FNMs in GB seek to regain edge

Tonight two major political rallies are scheduled. Indeed, the two major political forces in the country will have their representatives and supporters rallying as the Free National Movement machinery ...

Decaying society

Our society is decaying. We are, in fact, deteriorating as a people, well beyond the pace that many would agree to. The nation is festering, and at the risk of being accused of prophesying “fire ...

An awakening for FNMs in GB

The massive Progressive Liberal Party connection with island voters, through the captivating rally last Friday, should serve as an awakening for the Free National Movement (FNM) family in Grand Bahama ...

DNA Future Uncertain

The Democratic National Alliance, under the leadership of Branville McCartney, showed up in spades during the 2012 election cycle.

 

Obviously the DNA connected substantively with the voting publ ...

Hail to the Falcons!

Previously, in another column in The Freeport News, the excellent work being done by Head Coach Kevin Clarke and his staff with the extraordinary Tabernacle Baptist Academy male basketball team was co ...

Butler-Turner an enigma

To put it quite simply, Loretta Butler-Turner is a riddle. She is an enigma. Her statements are puzzling. Her words indicate one thing and her actions another. Unfortunately for her and to an apprecia ...

Water supply project ideal

On the heels of the water expansive project in Grand Bahama that affords residents of East End Grand Bahama, piped services, Minister of Public Works and Urban Development Philip Davis has launched a ...

Education

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Students laud benefits of Study Abroad Program

Mount Royal University Calgary, Albertha, Canada Third Year Bachelor of Midwifery Degree students Heather Carl, Paige Layden, Cheralynn Higgin and Taryn Campbell lauded the benefits of traveling to Gr ...

UB dorms expected to house 88 students

Minister for Grand Bahama Dr. Michael Darville said that for the first time ever, there would be persons outside of Grand Bahama coming to the island to complete courses at the University of The Baham ...

Local

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Second GB Homecoming dates announced

The Second Annual Grand Bahama Homecoming is set for Labour Day Weekend June 2  – 5 and in a press conference recently the committee shared details of the three-day event which is expected ...

Turnquest urge Bahamians not to lose focus

Speaking exclusively with this daily at the Annual Coconut Festival celebration held in Pelican Point on East Monday, Deputy Leader of the Free National Movement (FNM) K. Peter Turnquest, Member of Pa ...

National

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NHI enrollment launched country wide

On Monday, April 24 the government launched the first phase of its National Health Insurance Scheme with the enrollment segment.

 

The enrollment phase which was launched country-wide gave citize ...

National Focus

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Anti-bullying message fun and informative

Walter Parker Primary School is spreading an anti-bullying message with a week of activities.  

 

The school hosted a special assembly for its Bully Free Week on Wednesday, February 15 at th ...

Big plans for Majority Rule Day Jan 10 in GB

Plans that will include representation of all inhabited Family Islands have been made to highlight Majority Rule Day in Grand Bahama.

 

Grand Bahama Majority Rule Day Committee spokesperson, note ...

Local champions in the AIDS/HIV fight

Since 1985, The Bahamas has been involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS – promoting the message of abstinence, in the early years, and later reinforcing that message, while adding education and ...

Sports

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