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Accused rapist charged - The Freeport News

Accused rapist charged - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Accused rapist 33-year-old Jamal Jeremy Lightbourne kept his head hung low as police escorted him into the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre Friday (October 19) morning. Lightbourne, a resident of Beachway Drive, appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson to face a rape charge. He was not required to enter a plea and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 2 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Hield and Ayton shine in season openers - The Freeport News

Hield and Ayton shine in season openers - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The National Basketball Association (NBA) regular season is finally upon us and for two of the nation’s brightest stars it was time to validate all the hard work they put in during the off-season.  For third year guard and Grand Bahama native ‘Buddy’ Hield, year three means proving he has to take the next step in his development on the Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 3 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Oban consultant 'insists' project not stalled - The Freeport News

Oban consultant 'insists' project not stalled - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Local consultant to Oban Energies, claims that the $5.5 billion oil storage and refinery project proposed for East Grand Bahama is not stalled. Following two of this daily’s Editorials and a front page article under the headline, ‘Oban Energies East GB refinery project stalled,’ published Tuesday, October 16, the consultant, who spoke under anonymity, insisted that the project will prove Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 4 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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BDEF honorees humbled by recognition - The Freeport News

BDEF honorees humbled by recognition - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Nine outstanding men in the Grand Bahama community that have played a pivotal role in shaping, molding and steering youth of the nation in a positive direction were honoured for their continuing efforts on Friday, October 12 by the Bahamas Diamond Eagle Foundation, at the Regency Theatre. Leslie McDonald, Reginald Dean, Terry Goldsmith, Urban Gibbs, Donald McCartney, Clarence Ellis, Clayton Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Weather  Conditions disclosed - The Freeport News

Weather  Conditions disclosed - The Freeport News

Bahamas

A tropical depression was forecasted to possibly form sometime today in the Caribbean. Local Bahamas Department of Meteorology Duty Forecaster Trinard Tynes, on Monday, revealed weather conditions that may occur this week. According to Tynes’s report, showers and thunderstorms associated with a broad area of low pressure located over the Southwestern Caribbean Sea, were showing some signs of organization. The Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 6 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Skyline Investments West GB project now faces court action - The Freeport News

Skyline Investments West GB project now faces court action - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The West Grand Bahama proposed project, earmarked by Skyline Investments, which has been given such a high profile by the Government of The Bahamas, seems to be in jeopardy. The Freeport News has in its possession a copy of a Supreme Court Notice of Petition on behalf of the estate of Julia Ann Ash, for a section of property, said to Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Sports Academy process stalled - The Freeport News

Sports Academy process stalled - The Freeport News

Bahamas

One positive aspect about former Prime Minister Perry Christie was how good he proved to be in initiating meaningful projects. The magnificent Baha Mar hospitality complex in New Providence on the West Bay Strip, that hallmark facility, is a case in point. In sports, I point to the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium which has been home to some of Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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First baseball pitching star Phillip Francis passes at 78 - The Freeport News

First baseball pitching star Phillip Francis passes at 78 - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Cultural icon Claudette “Cookie” Allens contacted me with the sad news. Her brother-in-law, Phillip “Phil” Francis, had passed away. “Just wanted to let you know of the passing of Phillip Francis. He was 78 and died in Florida,” informed Cookie. Francis died on Tuesday, October 2. Thus, yet another of those immensely-talented, valiant, dedicated and heroic sporting stalwarts, the true Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Students encouraged to pursue excellence through Christ - The Freeport News

Students encouraged to pursue excellence through Christ - The Freeport News

Bahamas

It is always a joyous occasion when students gather around each other to celebrate academic excellence, with administrators setting aside a time in the school’s season to commend the hardworking students who’ve deprived themselves of fun, in order to remain distinctive. As for the students of the Grand Bahama Academy on Friday, October 8, there was an Awards Ceremony held Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 11 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Haitian national answers to serious charge - The Freeport News

Haitian national answers to serious charge - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Felicos Joseph, a 52-year-old Haitian national, had his day in the Magistrate Court yesterday – Tuesday, October 9 – where he had charges of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse with a minor and Overstaying levied against. Appearing before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson, Joseph required the assistance of an interpreter, Wislet Jackson, to translate his French Creole. The court learned that Joseph Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 12 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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