Come out of the closet

Recently multiple high profile athletes including NBA Player Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets and NCAA Division I Basket Ball player of the University of Massachusetts, Derrick Gordon, have’ c ...

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Words of Wisdom from a layman

One of the most encouraging, and exciting, theological aspects of the Christian faith "in the world today"  is the increasingly important role of the Laity! This is especially evident in the current ...

Only God can figure out man

Dear Readers,


Man is referred to as God’s greatest creation.  He is the highest functioning species by virtue of possessing a brain that is able to utilize logic and rational, to ena ...

The power of your thoughts

“I can make you rise or fall. I can work for you or against you. I can make you a success or a failure. I control the way that you feel and the way that you act.

I can make you laugh…work ...

Cut pet care costs

Today, the human-animal bond is stronger than ever. The more tumultuous the world is around us, the tighter we cling to our beloved pets. They soothe us with their predictability and unconditional lov ...

Yield not to temptation

Our scripture reading today is found in St. Matthew's Gospel:

Our Father which art in heaven,

Hallowed be Thy name

Thy Kingdom come

Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven

Give us this day our d ...

Stop the foolish talk

To the Editor

Dear Sir,

These few lines of reason need to be said, now!

THE EARTH IS THE LORD'S - It belongs to no one, no person, no party, no race, no nation. When in 1946, The Bahamas was in dire s ...

Our parents had the recipe

Dear Readers,


 One of the easiest and preferred ways for me to relax and replenish, is to place a gospel compact disc into a console, sit back and unwind.  I can be in this position f ...

Creating a vision for your life

As I prepare to observe yet another anniversary of my birth this coming Thursday, February 5, 2015, I find myself in deep reflection. Have I accomplished all that I would have liked to at this stage i ...

Fear Paralyzes

Fear is defined as a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined. It is the feeling or condition of being afraid.

What stood out to me mos ...

Dental care for your pet

Dental cleaning, scaling and polishing, root canals, dental x-rays, orthodontics, crowns, caps, implants, and periodontal surgery for pets? This must be a joke right?  Not at all. Dental procedur ...

Our Scripture reading on this bright Monday morning in the first month of this New Year is found in the last book of the Bible!

Revelation 21:16

1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the firs ...


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Protecting our children in a changing world

The Ministry of Social Services and Community Development, Department of Social Services, is observing the month of April as Child Protection Month under the theme, “Protecting Our Children in a ...

Spring Break 2013: Destination GBI

The parties, the nightlife, the women and a great time are all the things and more visitors can expect on the island of Grand Bahama for Spring Break 2013.

Mega student vacation travel agent, StudentC ...

Enemies of the State

Author' s note: This article was first published on August 27, 2012. Since then, some of the objectionable actions by those who are referred to as â Enemies of the state⠝ have considera ...


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Dear Editor,

From space astronomers have crowned The Bahamas as the most picturesque location on the planet Earth and these islands welcome all for a close up view and experience of paradise and ...

A tale of two cities

The great novel A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens compared social backgrounds and lifestyles.

In the case of Sir Jack Hayward, his death brings into focus, the strong connection to the city of h ...

Dear Editor,

A look at the national budget and debt over the decades reveals that spending and borrowing have grown exponentially. The country is in this mess because of both political parties, ...

The Freeport News today extends condolences to the immediate family of Sir Jack Hayward and his wider circle of associates inclusive of the Grand Bahama Port Authority and the soccer (football) ...

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