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Pinder’s Brokerage to run in Komen Bahamas in memory of company matriarch - Jan 7, 2019 - 8:30:01 AM

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It’s been just a little over two months since Helen Pinder, the matriarch of Pinder’s Customs Brokerage Ltd., lost her battle with breast cancer. Now, more than half of the staff at her company, along with their family members, will take part in a local cancer run this month in her memory – continuing a tradition she started five years ago.

“She was like the sun. She was the center and lit up everything,” said Shannon Pinder, as she reflected on the memory of her late mother-in-law.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama armed robbery at International Bazaar - Jan 7, 2019 - 7:21:18 AM

Reports are that shortly after 1:00am, police were called to a business establishment in the International Bazaar where it was reported that two culprits, one armed with a firearm entered that establishment and robbed the cashier of monies and two patrons of cash and personal items. 

Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the public for any information that can help them solve this matter, to call the Central Detective Unit at 350-3107, 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau murder suspect formally charged - Traffic fatality on Poinciana Drive - Stabbing incident at Potter's Cay Dock - Jan 7, 2019 - 6:30:09 AM

Murder suspect to be charged: Police are pleased to announce that an adult male will be formally charged in Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon on Monday, 7th January, 2019 in connection with a homicide investigation...

Police investigate traffic fatality: Police in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which has left an adult male dead, Sunday, 6th January, 2019...

Stabbing incident:Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a stabbing incident which left two adult males with injuries, Sunday, 6th January, 2019...
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CUBIX celebrates 1st Anniversary with Social Media Contest - Jan 7, 2019 - 4:40:19 AM

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CUBIX, the boutique-styled print shop and shipping company located in Centreville celebrates its first anniversary January 2019.

“We’re just so grateful for the reception we’ve received in our first year,” said Gia Ifill, President and Graphic Designer. “We appreciate that many businesses don’t make it through their first year and so we want to use this month to thank our customers and to invite new people to experience all of the great services that we offer."...
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American Dad To Run MB to pay on’s medical bills - Jan 5, 2019 - 1:55:50 PM

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An American father who runs marathons and uses the prize money to help pay for his young son’s medical bills, will be running Marathon Bahamas in January.

Bryan Morseman of New York will be taking part in the organization’s 10th anniversary on January 20th.

He is optimistic that he’ll get his hands on a cut of the $10,000 prize purse...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Illegal firearm recovered - Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade - Jan 5, 2019 - 8:30:35 AM

Illegal firearm recovered: Police, have taken an adult male into custody, Saturday, 5th January, 2019, after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm.

According to reports, shortly before 2:00am, Mobile Division Officers, were on patrol on Farrington Road, Chippingham, when they had cause to stop a Toyota Vehicle with one occupant. The Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered a 12 gauge Mossberg shot gun...

Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade:  The Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade will be held at 2:00pm, on Sunday, 6th January, 2019 at Annex Baptist Cathedral located on Wulff Road and Peardale...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
20-yr-old EMR man arraigned for murder -- Grand Bahama homicide victim identified - Jan 5, 2019 - 6:27:07 AM

Devano Hanfield age 20 years of Eight Mile Rock was arraigned on Friday 4th January 2019 before Magistrate Gwendolyn Claude at the Eight Mile Rock Magistrate Court on attempted murder charge and possession of a firearm while committing an indictable offence. He was not required to enter a plea, but was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections in New Providence until trial on Thursday 28th March 2019.

This is in connection with the shooting incident on Tuesday 1st January 2019...
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UB Update on Spring 2019 Advisement, Registration and Bill Payment Process - Jan 4, 2019 - 9:51:24 PM

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The vast majority of returning University of The Bahamas (UB) students have completed the final leg of the advisement, registration and bill payment process for Spring 2019. UB anticipated a student population of approximately 4,800 for Spring 2019 inclusive of 460 new students.

On Friday, 4th January, there was a marked difference in the numbers of students awaiting servicing at designated locations in the Portia M. Smith Building and the Performing Arts Centre, which had been converted into a temporary processing station. This was after two hectic days of processing on Wednesday and Thursday...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Alleged drowning in Grand Bahama - Jan 4, 2019 - 5:36:19 PM

Police are investigating an alleged drowning: Reports are that on Friday 4th January 2019 shortly after 2:00pm, police were called to the Deadmans Reef Beach, where it was reported that a male while snorkeling in waters, began experiencing difficulties and was later discovered unresponsive. Emergency Medical Personnel along with the doctor from the West End Community Clinic were called to the scene and pronounced him dead. Police are actively investigating this matter...
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Bahamas Waste GM Takes Message of Neighborhood Heroism to Summit Academy Students - Jan 4, 2019 - 3:25:15 PM

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New Providence is being invaded by a crew of caped crusaders; students on a mission to become ‘Neighborhood Heroes’, serving and protecting their environment at every turn! With the help of the Ministry of Environment & Housing and corporate Bahamas, thousands of students in public and private schools around the island have been working diligently on plans to make their neighborhoods, cleaner and greener through the Be A Hero Campaign...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
30 Illegal Migrants Apprehended in Abaco – Drug Possession Arrest - Jan 4, 2019 - 11:27:23 AM

Reports are that shortly before 5:00pm on Thursday 3rd January 2019, officers while in the area of Man O-War Cay and Scotland Cay, observed a 33 ft. Haitian sloop.

They were later joined by officers of the Immigration Dept. and took into custody (30) Haitian Nationals, (19) males and (11) females. The vessel was towed to the Marsh Harbor Government Dock....

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UB President on Spring 2019 Advisement, Registration and Bill Payment - Jan 3, 2019 - 2:42:07 PM

Recently, University of The Bahamas launched a new online registration system called Banner that is designed to bring about increased efficiencies in student processing, chief among which are registration and online bill payment. The system became operational last Summer, initially allowing current and subsequently new students to register online and pay their tuition and fees.

For Spring 2019, students are continuing to use the online system to complete their registration. Unfortunately, we have encountered a number of circumstances which have prompted us to activate immediate contingencies...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted: 28 year old Wellington Adderly aka “Dixie” of West End, Grand Bahama - Jan 3, 2019 - 1:15:36 PM

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Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 28 year old Wellington Adderly aka “Dixie” of West End, Grand Bahama. He is wanted by the West End Police Station for Housebreaking. He is described as standing at 6’1” tall, weighing 189 lbs. with medium brown complexion and an average built.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Wellington Adderley aka”Dixie” you are asked to contact the West End Police Station at telephone number 346-6444, the Central Detective Unit at telephone number 350-3107, 911/919, or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau shooting victim identified - Dangerous drugs recovered - US Citizens arrested for failing to declare - Jan 3, 2019 - 7:25:16 AM

Shooting victim identified: Police have officially identified the male who was shot and later died on Tuesday, 1st January, 2019 at Market Street, as Terrance Ricardo Rolle Jr. age 19 years of Parker Street...

Dangerous drugs recovered: Police have recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs from the streets of New Providence, Wednesday, 2nd January, 2019...

US Citizens arrested for failing to declare: An adult male and female, citizens of the United States were taken into custody Tuesday, 2nd January, 2019, after they failed to declare a large sum of US Currency...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Shooting Incident in Eight Mile Rock - Jan 2, 2019 - 1:03:31 PM

Reports are that on Tuesday 1st January 2019 shortly before 10:00pm, police responded to gunshots being heard in the Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock park area, where officers met a male with gunshot wounds to the upper body.

Further reports are that two males were involved in an altercation when one of the male shot the other to the upper body with a firearm before fleeing the scene...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident - Firearms Licensing Office new operating hours - Dec 31, 2018 - 10:15:56 AM

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the man responsible for a shooting incident, Sunday, 30th December, 2018, which left an adult male detained in hospital... 

Firearms Licensing Office new operating hours: The Royal Bahamas Police Force wishes to notify members of the public that it’s Firearms Licensing Office on University Boulevard will be open to customers from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am - 4pm...
Community
STB - Oban: Let's be transparent in 2019 - Dec 30, 2018 - 4:51:20 PM

With much consternation, we are learning that an EIA for the proposed Oban Industries has been completed, but will not at this time be made public for scrutiny.  This, in itself sounds most fishy. Even an idiot, without the least understanding about our marine ecosystems, would realize that even the minimum incursion for establishing an oil refinery, storage facilities and mega ships birthing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Illegal Firearm and ammunition arrest - Dec 30, 2018 - 10:21:28 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 30th December 2018 shortly after 1:00am, officers of Rapid Response responded to a disturbance at the Taino Beach area and acting on information, arrested a 21 year old male of Fortune Bay, who was found in possession of a black and grey pistol with one live round of ammunition. He was also wanted by the Magistrate Court in Freeport on (2) two outstanding warrants. He will be arraigned before the Magistrate Court early this week...
Community
The Gift of Boxing & Community Building - Dec 28, 2018 - 12:26:31 PM

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“Growing up in Kemp Road and at school all you use to see was fights, so I use to like to fight. I would get to school and get in fights, then come home to end the fight. I never picked on anybody, I tried to defend others but if you bothered with me then I would bother with you. I was the smallest of all the guys around but I was not going to be beat,“ recalled Major with a grin.

Unlike many kids in his neighbourhood in Kemp Road, young Meacher Major had an active and involved father in the home. He was able to beat the odds, dodging criminal activity which unfortunately swirled around him...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Marijuana Field Discovered in Grand Bahama - Dec 28, 2018 - 8:02:13 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 27th December 2018, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with U.S Law Enforcement Officers, while on aerial patrol in the eastern area of Grand Bahama, discovered (5) plots of suspected marijuana plants and a quantity of suspected marijuana seeds. The plants range between six inches to two feet in height and has a street value of $120,000.00. 

There were no arrest made in this matter...


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