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The Falcons Boysâ Club 10th Annual Conference brought together hundreds of fathers and their sons Friday at Tabernacle Baptist Church and Academy under the theme, â Fathers, We Must Do It Now ...

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Bahamas Customs and Excise Departmentâ s Long Service and Merit Awards Ceremony was held for the first time outside New Providence at Le Chateau on the Green, Freeport Tuesday evening t ...

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Haitian activist, Malario-Ricaldeo Abraham Sarette wants to tell the Haitians in The Bahamas that in order to become a part of this society they need to embrace Bahamian culture and acce ...

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Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) Scared Straight Prison Program is currently entering its Fifth session, with 30 teenage boys expected to travel on Wednesday, July 15 to Nassau, New P ...

Historic session

The Sir Charles Hayward Library in partnership with the Ministry for Grand Bahama and Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture hosted the first ever Constitutional Commission Committee Senior High School ...

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The Bahamas Bar Association along with The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Grand Bahama Chapter staged a lecture entitled â Shackled Freedom : Immigrant Communities in ...

The Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) one of the oldest nonprofit organizations in the community is in danger of closing its facilities, Elizabeth â Tipâ Burrows, HSGB executive director ...

Editorial

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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 ...

Communications Bill, a scary item

The Interception of Communications Bill 2017, which the Government of The Bahamas wanted to push through the House of Assembly and still prioritizes, is a scary item indeed. The proponents of the Bill ...

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 ...

FNM party settling on Parker in west

It’s just about a done deal.

 

Pakesia Parker, we have been informed, is already in campaign mode. She is reportedly the Free National Movement’s choice for the West Grand Bahama/Bimi ...

Education

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AHLEI certification for 15 JHSHS students

Fifteen students of the Hospitality Studies Department at Jack Hayward Senior High School (JHSHS) were awarded their American Hotel and Lodging Institute (AHLEI) certificates, during an assembly last ...

High schoolers learn about Majority Rule

Students in Grand Bahama preparing for this year’s History Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations received a lecture on Majority Rule from Dr. Christopher Curry, ...

'Literacy makes all other learning possible'

In an effort to sensitize their students on the importance of literacy, the Grand Bahama Academy of Seventh-Day Adventists is hosting its Annual Literacy Week under the theme, ‘Read, Lead, Succe ...

Local

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Students exposed to multiple career opportunities

Sunland Baptist Academy (SBA) Guidance Counseling and Vocational Education Departments held its First Career Fair Explosion on Tuesday, February 21 under the theme, ‘Introducing and Exposing Hig ...

Visiting students exposed to Bahamian culture

Twenty-five aspiring hospitality and tourism industry major students visiting from Florida had the opportunity to not only travel to Grand Bahama to experience first hand our island and culture, but a ...

National

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NEMA distributing tarpaulin in New Providence

The National Emergency Management Agency has begun a door-to-door distribution of roofing material, in particular tarpaulin, in New Providence.

 

The Freeport News on Wednesday contacted GB NEMA ...

Sports

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Buddy optimistic about being in Sacramento

It was a whirlwind weekend for the number six overall NBA Draft Pick, Buddy Hield. 

 

This past Sunday (February 18), Hield was included in a trade that sent the former New Orleans Pelicans& ...

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