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GBTA elects new board of directors - The Freeport News

GBTA elects new board of directors - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Grand Bahama Tennis Association (GBTA) is ready for the road ahead with their newly-elected board of directors.  The local tennis association held its annual general meeting this past Wednesday, July 1. Natishkah Barrett was returned as president for her sixth term and Danny Rigby serving as vice president of the board.  Dion Demeritte was elected secretary; Lisa Clarke is Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 1 days ago

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Castaways Resort reopening - The Freeport News

Castaways Resort reopening - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Castaways Resort & Suites reopening Monday, July 6. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Gmail LinkedIn
The Freeport News, 2 days ago

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Franco Miller Jr. confident of Florida Gulf Coast choice - The Freeport News

Franco Miller Jr. confident of Florida Gulf Coast choice - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Grand Bahamian collegiate basketball player Franco Miller Jr. is ready to demonstrate confidence when he suits up for the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (FGC) in the fall.  The former Tabernacle Falcons’ star decided to end his tenure at Ole Miss (University of Mississippi) and enter the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) transfer portal back in March, 2020. With three years Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 3 days ago

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BRCS/GBPA kick-off entrepreneurial training for SBR Grant recipients - The Freeport News

BRCS/GBPA kick-off entrepreneurial training for SBR Grant recipients - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Entrepreneurial training for 32 successful recipients of the Small Business Recovery (SBR) grant program began last week in a virtual classroom.   The partnership initiative between The Bahamas Red Cross Society (BRCS) and The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) grants up to $6,000 in funding and business support for Grand Bahama micro-businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian.  The assistance comes Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 4 days ago

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Present, former MPs pleased Fishing Hole Bridge opened - The Freeport News

Present, former MPs pleased Fishing Hole Bridge opened - The Freeport News

Bahamas

After decades of intense agitation, finally the Fishing Hole Road Bridge/Causeway was officially opened on Friday (June 26), finally. Successive governments over more than five decades, up until the last two, failed to address a bridge at the key connection meaningfully. The project which the Free National Movement Government, headed by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, opened, was started back Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 5 days ago

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National Food Distribution Program launched on GB - The Freeport News

National Food Distribution Program launched on GB - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Grand Bahama aspect of the National Food Distribution Program was recently launched and Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, said that initiative is a government priority. The program, mandated by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, has been established to provide food assistance for vulnerable Bahamians. Some $1.4 million Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 8 days ago

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McPhee: This will be the hardest 14 days of his life - The Freeport News

McPhee: This will be the hardest 14 days of his life - The Freeport News

Bahamas

In light of the recent discovery of hometown superstar Chavano “Buddy” Hield testing positive for COVID-19, the Sacramento Kings’ shooting guard has received a number of well wishes from residents on social media platforms and otherwise.  The Freeport News reached out to longtime coach Gladstone “Moon” McPhee, who, has a well-documented history with the 6’5’’ guard. Much like everyone the Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 days ago

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Reforming educational system a high MOE agenda priority - The Freeport News

Reforming educational system a high MOE agenda priority - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Educational reform is high on the agenda of the Ministry of Education’s agenda. So, said the Minister of Education Jeffery Lloyd, during his House of Assembly budget presentation. He noted that change in the educational system must be made in light of the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19, which has forced a new reality. “There is no question that this new reality, Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 10 days ago

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PLP Leader Davis addresses North Andros mining issue - The Freeport News

PLP Leader Davis addresses North Andros mining issue - The Freeport News

Bahamas

(A hot topic in the country today, particularly in the largest island, Andros, is the prospect of aragonite mining in Morgan’s Bluff. Below is a statement in full from the Leader of the Progressive Liberal Party, Philip “Brave” Davis) “The media and Bahamians everywhere will, well, recall that on the 18th June 2020, the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) went on Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 11 days ago

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Jonquel Jones foregoing upcoming WNBA season - The Freeport News

Jonquel Jones foregoing upcoming WNBA season - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Grand Bahamian center for the Connecticut Sun Jonquel Jones, recently announced (Monday, June 22) that she will be foregoing her fifth season in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). The league announced last week the intent to begin the 2020 season at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The academy would serve as the bubble location for the players to Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 12 days ago

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