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Falcons Athletics slates first track meet - The Freeport News

Falcons Athletics slates first track meet - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Falcons Athletics Track and Field Club, under strict health and safety protocols, is getting set to host its first ever meet. In honor of a noted businessman, the first James Turner Track and Field Classic is scheduled for this coming Saturday, May 8 at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. The meet is set to begin at 9:30 a.m.  Head Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 1 days ago

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GBPA paved the way for historical gateway - The Freeport News

GBPA paved the way for historical gateway - The Freeport News

Bahamas

COMMENTARY BY FRED STURRUP FN GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR Just recently, on Thursday, April, 29, the Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA) changed hands from former joint owners, the Grand Bahama Port Authority GBPA), and Hutchison Whampoa, to the Government of The Bahamas. The cost to the government was just a dollar, but national administration authorities made sure to point out the Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 2 days ago

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PM says GBIA jobs are secure - The Freeport News

PM says GBIA jobs are secure - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis assured current employees of the Grand Bahama International Airport that their jobs will remain secured. The prime minister made the promise during the official signing for the purchase of the GBIA on Thursday, April 29. Noting that it was a pleasure to return to Grand Bahama in less than a week, following the recommissioning of Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 7 days ago

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Officers recover drugs, illegal firearms - The Freeport News

Officers recover drugs, illegal firearms - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Officers of the Rapid Response Unit (RRU) are investigating the discovery of suspected dangerous drugs and illegal firearms. According to police information, on Wednesday (April 28) sometime around 10:00 p.m. officers of RRU, while on mobile patrol in the area of Sergeant Major Road and Man-O-War Circle, observed a group of males standing in the area of the park. On Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 8 days ago

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GB female charged with drug possession - The Freeport News

GB female charged with drug possession - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Lucita Elizabeth Wells, 52, of Grand Bahama was hauled before the court on Wednesday (April 28) morning, where she was arraigned on several counts of possession of dangerous drugs. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Court #1, Wells, who was represented by Attorney Carlson Shurland, listened intently as Ferguson read the charges. On the first count, Wells was Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 days ago

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Minister Pintard continues backyard farming initiative - The Freeport News

Minister Pintard continues backyard farming initiative - The Freeport News

Bahamas

More than 200 backyard farmers have been provided with start-up kits to begin farming projects. The kits were courtesy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, via Michael Pintard, Member of Parliament for Marco City. The Agriculture and Marine Resources Minister continued the Backyard Farming Program, this past Saturday, April 24. The kits were distributed to Marco City constituents Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 10 days ago

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Properties for sale in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Properties for sale in Grand Bahama - The Freeport News

Bahamas

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The Freeport News, 11 days ago

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2019/2020 School Basketball Champions presented awards - The Freeport News

2019/2020 School Basketball Champions presented awards - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Grand Bahama Secondary School Athletic Association (GBSSAA) recently continued the process of rewarding their 2019/2020 sporting champions.  The association hosted the awards ceremony which celebrated the senior boys and girls, and Under-17 boys’ champions of the Obie Wilchcombe/Derrick Nesbitt High School Basketball League. One half of the league’s patrons, Wilchcombe, was on hand to present the champions with their Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 14 days ago

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Male, 19, charged with unlawful sexual intercourse, pornography - The Freeport News

Male, 19, charged with unlawful sexual intercourse, pornography - The Freeport News

Bahamas

A somber faced 19-year-old Hayward Dorsett of Holmes Rock was hauled before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court #3 Wednesday (April 21) morning, appearing before Magistrate LaQuay Laing.  Dorsett was charged with one count of unlawful sexual intercourse, and one count of child pornography. Laing informed the defendant of the charges before him, noting that the particulars allege that he, sometime between April Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 15 days ago

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PM: ‘Fully vaccinated travelers to get 'COVID Test’ exemption - The Freeport News

PM: ‘Fully vaccinated travelers to get 'COVID Test’ exemption - The Freeport News

Bahamas

“Travelers within The Bahamas who have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus will be exempted from COVID-19 test requirements, that are currently in place when traveling from New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco, Exuma and Eleuthera.” So, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis on Wednesday, April 21 – during a communication in the House of Assembly. He added that such Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 16 days ago

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