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‘2 Brother’s introduced GB's 1st E-Class Sloop - The Freeport News

‘2 Brother’s introduced GB's 1st E-Class Sloop - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The regatta scene got a lot more interesting for Grand Bahama recently with a new addition in the E-Class sloop.  Named “2 Brothers”, the sailing vessel was introduced and prayed over this past Saturday, September 19 at Taino Beach. The craft was built by Luther Ferguson and his two sons, Hoshea and Monty. Construction of the boat began back in Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 12 hours ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Curtain at Regency Theatre could rise again Jan. 2021 - The Freeport News

Curtain at Regency Theatre could rise again Jan. 2021 - The Freeport News

Bahamas

For nearly 50 years, the Regency Theatre has been considered a place of peace, harmony, refuge, love and laughter for countless Grand Bahamians and visitors, who love the theatre. The lone island’s performance stage has welcomed world renowned artisans, motivational speakers, authors, musicians, playwrights and countless others. The theatre has also been revered as one of if not the best, of Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 1 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Wells: 'Part A of RMH renovations on month end completion schedule' - The Freeport News

Wells: 'Part A of RMH renovations on month end completion schedule' - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The first phase of long-awaited upgrades to the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH), according to Minister of Health Renward Wells, is on schedule for an end of the month completion. The Rand, the island's only hospital, sustained extensive flooding damage as a result of Hurricane Dorian last September. “At the Rand Memorial Hospital, Part A of the Restoration Project is on Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Ammunition discovered - The Freeport News

Ammunition discovered - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Officers of the Canine Unit and the Criminal Investigation Department, acting on information, have discovered ammunition wrapped in cloth off Frobisher Circle. Reports revealed that on Wednesday, September 16 shortly after 3:00 p.m. law enforcement officers found one 9mm magazine with 20 rounds of .9mm ammunition wrapped in a blue cloth. No arrest has been made and the investigation continues. In Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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National Exams present no real concerns, says Laroda - The Freeport News

National Exams present no real concerns, says Laroda - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Day three (Wednesday, September 16) into the national examinations – Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC) and Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) – in Grand Bahama went well. Administrators, teachers and students are showing up and invigilators are in place, despite being advised by Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) president, Belinda Wilson, to “call in late.” In a voice note, reported Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 7 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Edward St. George Memorial postponed until further notice - The Freeport News

Edward St. George Memorial postponed until further notice - The Freeport News

Bahamas

There were hopes that the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) would be able to host the Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament in November. However, with the mandated two-week quarantine for visitors from New Providence and the United States, the association has decided to postpone the tournament until further notice.  The announcement came from GBSPA Vice President and Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Coach Philippe laments loss of Tip-off Classic this season - The Freeport News

Coach Philippe laments loss of Tip-off Classic this season - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Recently, there was an announcement that the high school sports program has been suspended for the upcoming fall semester. Coaches have made it clear that they understand why that decision was made by the Ministry of Education’s sports unit.  Here on Grand Bahama, that means the Grand Bahama Secondary School’s Athletic Association’s biggest basketball tournament, the Tip-off Basketball Classic, will Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 12 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Country facing financial hardships due to Dorian, COVID-19, says DPM - The Freeport News

Country facing financial hardships due to Dorian, COVID-19, says DPM - The Freeport News

Bahamas

“It is incumbent that the country remains steadfast in completely reopening the economy swiftly, but more importantly, as safely as possible.” So, said Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance as he disclosed the financial hardships the country has faced, firstly with the devastation as a result of Hurricane Dorian, and now coupled with the COVID-19 crisis. “The Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 13 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Well known roofing expert falls to death - The Freeport News

Well known roofing expert falls to death - The Freeport News

Bahamas

Eltoro Ian Johnson, aka Kaka, 43, has been unofficially reported to be the man who fell from the roof at Jack Hayward Senior High School Tuesday (September 8) afternoon, and later died. Although the police department has not released an official identification of the victim, expressions of condolences poured in via social media Tuesday, as word spread of the unfortunate Continue Reading
The Freeport News, 14 days ago

Predicted: Local

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GB Utility Company receives regulatory approval - The Freeport News

GB Utility Company receives regulatory approval - The Freeport News

Bahamas

The Grand Bahama Utility Company has received regulatory approval that deems 70% of the island’s water safe to drink. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Gmail LinkedIn
The Freeport News, 14 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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