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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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Sunrise road opening set

Sunrise Highway is due to be opened once again.

 

The Freeport News has been informed that all relevant talks have taken place between the Ministry for Grand Bahama, Harcourt Holdings Bahamas Lim ...

Christie in full control of PLP

Interestingly, although Prime Minister Perry Christie has been a high-profile public figure for four decades, the true essence of him is not well understood. He is a fighter, politically, like few oth ...

Investors' obligations

Investors in The Bahamas are to adhere to the memorandum of understanding agreed to by all parties. For foreign investors, the list of incentives stretches out into a most enticing piece of document, ...

Further cleanup effort imperative

Hurricane Matthew left this island, leaving in its wake a lot of devastation. While a whole lot has been done to restore the lives of residents, there still remains a major cleanup issue, particularly ...

Education

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Student Of The Year Marvin Johnson Jr.

Beginning today, each Thursday there will be the added dimension of “Community Spotlight” published. Community Spotlight will highlight a deserving resident of Grand Bahama. On this initia ...

District debaters put their skills to the test

Senior high schools from the Eastern and Western Districts participated in the 20th Annual District Debate on Tuesday (November 29) at The Bahamas Teacher’s Union Hall.  

 

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Local

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GB mourns passing of renowned religious leader

Reverend Wilbur Outten, Freeport Bible Church (FBC) senior pastor transitioned from this earthly realm into eternal rest this past Sunday, January 15, 2017 following a bravely fought battle against a ...

Sorors celebrate while giving back

Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (GB Chapter) ladies celebrated the organization’s 109th Founders’ Day Anniversary on Sunday, January 15, 2017 during a Thanksgi ...

Newcomers win 2016 Chef Noel title

Celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) again hosted Festival Noel, a signature fundraising event for the organization, is held at the Rand Nature Center and attracts la ...

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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Bahamas to host 2018 CARIFTA Games

For 45 years Caribbean nations have gathered and competed at the CARIFTA Games. 

 

Over the years different Caribbean countries played host to the junior track and field event and The Bahama ...

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