2nd Annual Sir Durwood Knowles Fun Run & Walk this Saturday
- Nov 27, 2014 - 5:15:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - 2nd
Annual Sir Durwood Knowles Fun Run & Walk this Saturday at 7am at
the Nassau Yacht Club. The proceeds from the event will help fund the
Bahamas National Sailing School's operating expenses and to assist with
sending youth sailors to regattas to represent The Bahamas
There are 2 courses on Saturday, one approximately 1 1/2 miles, and one about 2 1/2 miles.
at the Nassau Yacht Club or at any of the Sport Center locations.
Registration will also be available from 6-7am prior to the event.
Registration fee is $15. Come out and support our youth sailing program!
Grand Bahama Students Encouraged to Be the Bridge to a Brighter Future
- Nov 27, 2014 - 5:03:04 PM
FREEPORT, Bahamas – Minister for
Grand Bahama, Dr. the Hon. Michael Darville, on Thursday encouraged students of
Grace Christian Academy to strive for excellence and believe in themselves. The
Minister addressed them during the school’s Thanksgiving Service.
He opened with a poem
written by a nine-year-old:
First we give thanks for the food that we are given
Then we give thanks for the homes that we live in
Then we give thanks for the sky, sun and moon above
But mostly we give thanks for the people we love!
RBPF Nassau: Man shot at Windsor Place - Blue 2013 Kia Rio stolen - Woman robbed in bar on Bay St.
- Nov 27, 2014 - 4:10:12 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police seek the public's help in solving two (2) armed robberies:
the first incident, shortly before 3:00pm on Wednesday 26th November
2014, two men armed with a handgun entered a bar located on West Bay
Street, where they robbed a woman of her handbag containing and
assortment of jewelry before fleeing on foot.
the second incident, shortly after 11:00pm on Wednesday 26th November
2014, a man was in front of his West Bay Street home, when two men armed
with firearms robbed him of cash and his blue 2013 Kia Rio vehicle
before speeding off...
RBPF: Wanted armed robbery suspects turn themselves in to Nassau police
- Nov 27, 2014 - 4:06:45 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are pleased
to report that in less than 24 hours after an all point bulletin was
issued for armed robbery suspects Dion Smith, AKA “Bressy” Kevin
McKenzie, AKA “Sceva”, both men turn themselves in on Wednesday 26th
Police wish to thank members of the public and the media for assisting in the capture of these two suspects.
Grand Bahama's Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Continue to Support the Fight Against Diabetes
- Nov 27, 2014 - 4:00:26 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - In
recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, The Grand Bahama Alumnae
Chapter (GBAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. welcomed Caribbean Certified Diabetic Instructor and Registered
Nurse Nicole Bain as guest speaker during its
November monthly meeting held at the Pelican Bay Resort.
chartering in 2009, GBAC has conducted an annual Diabetes Awareness Health Fair
and education program with the objective to educate the Grand
Bahama community on prevention methods of this disease, and to promote healthy
lifestyles with the goal of having a healthier community...
LIS’ 4th Annual Turkey Trot Coming This December
- Nov 27, 2014 - 12:09:51 PM
Freeport, Bahamas – In their ongoing efforts
to support the Grand Bahama Children’s Home, Lucaya International
School (LIS) is getting ready to host their 4th annual Turkey Trot
fundraiser which will be held Saturday, December 6th at 8am, starting at
Banana Bay restaurant.
“We are all very excited about this
year's Turkey Trot fun run and walk,” said Cath Hindley, IB/IGCSE
Geography Teacher at LIS. “This is the 4th consecutive year the event
has taken place and each year it seems to become bigger and more
popular, both within our school community and also within the greater
Grand Bahama community...
Celina Robinson takes 1st place in the Hugh W. Campbell Primary School spelling bee
- Nov 26, 2014 - 1:59:58 PM
Bahama - Congratulations Celina Robinson on placing 1st Place in the
2014-2015 Hugh W. Campbell Primary School Spelling Bee on November
14th, 2014. A job well done!
Celina will be participating in the District Spelling Bee in February 2015.
Miss Robinson has been attending Hugh W. Campbell since Kindergarten and has always been at the top of her class...
RBPF Missing: 77 year old Anthony Bastian of Nassau
- Nov 26, 2014 - 12:34:29 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 77 – year old
Anthony Bastian of Zion Boulevard, who was reported missing by family members.
Bastian is a dark brown male of a slim build about 5’ 10” in height and he was last seen on Tuesday 18th November 2014...
5 arrested by Eleuthera police for Drug Possession
- Nov 26, 2014 - 11:03:59 AM
Eleuthera, Bahamas - POLICE in Eleuthera
took three adult males and two adult females into custody for possession
of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 25th November 2014.
reports, around 11:00am, police in Eleuthera acting on intelligence
executed a search warrant at a home located in Gregory Town, where they
uncovered a quantity of marijuana. The five suspects were taken into
custody for questioning with regards to this discovery.
RBPF Wanted: Kevin McKenzie & Dion Smith (Nassau) for Armed Robbery
- Nov 26, 2014 - 10:48:14 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The first suspect is
29 – year old Kevin McKenzie, AKA “Sceva” of
McKenzie is a dark brown male of a slim build about 5’ 8” to 5’ 10” in height.
The second suspect is
25 – year old Dion Smith, AKA “Bressy” of
Smith is a light brown male of a slim build about 5’ 8” to 5’ 10” in height...
RBPF Nassau: 3 arrested shortly after house breaking - Drug arrest - 2 men arrested for stolen property
- Nov 26, 2014 - 10:27:03 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
3 House breakers arrested shortly after house breaking: Three males ages 21, 18 and 14, are in
custody after they were arrested shortly after a house breaking on
Tuesday 25th November 2014...
Make drug arrest: An 18 - year old male was taken into custody for possession of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 25th November 2014...
2 men arrested for stolen property: Two men ages 33 and 31, are in custody after
they were arrested for possession of a quantity of stolen items on
Tuesday 25th November 2014...
$150,000 In Scholarships For Bahamian Students
- Nov 25, 2014 - 8:46:05 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas – A 12th grade Kingsway
Academy student’s business plan to diversify the economy by creating a
bush tea pharmacy has won her a $60,000 scholarship to attend Elmira
Brittney Wells, 17, walked away with the top prize
during the 13th Annual Sunshine Insurance - Elmira College Essay &
Runners-up Kiara Grant of Doris Johnson
Senior High School, Meshach Roberts of Queen’s College and Regina Smith
of Queen’s College each won $30,000 scholarships to attend Elmira
Hundreds of important sites for nature threatened with destruction
- Nov 25, 2014 - 3:31:31 PM
According to a new report by Bird Life
International, more than 350 of the planet’s most important bird natural
habitats are being threatened and could possibly be lost forever.
Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) are places of international
significance for the conservation of the world’s birds and other animals
and plants, over twelve thousand of these IBAs have been identified
IBAs are the largest and most comprehensive global
network of important sites for nature conservation and studies have
shown that 356 of these IBAs located in 122 countries and territories
have become ‘IBAs in Danger’ and are in imminent danger of being lost.
About half of these are legally protected, which highlights the
importance of improving the management effectiveness of protected areas...
Kicking off the 2014 Kettle Drive Corporate Sponsorship, AML Foods Limited donates $10,000 to the Salvation Army
- Nov 25, 2014 - 2:38:06 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Renea Knowles, VP of
Marketing and Communications, said “Every year through our “Gifts for
Good” program we seek to do our part and come to the aid of persons in
need in the communities that we operate in. Recognizing that every year
the Kettle Drive helps countless individuals and families at Christmas,
as well as throughout the year, we decided to launch this year’s “Gifts
for Good Program” with a donation to the Salvation Army in Nassau and
“The Kettle Drive has been giving hope to many in the
Bahamas since 1931 and AML Foods through our brands Solomon’s, Solomon’s
Fresh Market, Cost Right Wholesale Club, Domino’s Pizza and Carl’s Jr.
feel it is important to support this worthy cause...”
Exuma police seize over 100 rounds of ammunition
- Nov 25, 2014 - 12:20:52 PM
Exuma, Bahamas - According to reports,
around 1:00pm on Monday 24th November 2014, Police in Exuma acting on
intelligence, went to Williams Town where they uncovered over 100 rounds
of ammunition in a plastic bag hidden in bushes. No one was taken into
custody for this find.
Investigations are ongoing.
RBPF Nassau: 2006 Infinity stolen - US Citizen arrested for failing to declare - 14 arrested during Operation - Arrest for stolen cell phone
- Nov 25, 2014 - 10:31:46 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police Seek Public's help in solving armed robbery: According
to reports, shortly after 12:00midnight on Tuesday 25th November 2014, a
man had just pulled up at his home located at Baldwin Avenue, when two
men in a white van armed with a handgun robbed him of his 2006 Infinity
vehicle license number 3343 and sped off
14 arrested during police Anti- Crime Operation in Yellow Elder
:POLICE are reporting the
arrest of 14 persons for a number of major and minor offenses including
house breaking and dangerous drugs during an anti-crime operation in the
Yellow Elder area on Monday 24th November 2014...
Alcoholics Anonymous Grand Bahama Announce New Meeting Venue
- Nov 25, 2014 - 8:22:23 AM
Bahamas - Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Grand Bahama have changed
venues. Their have been held for over 30 years and are very important
to those struggling with addiction and all are welcome to attend.
Meetings in Grand Bahama have moved to the St. George's High School.
The Meetings are held on Monday and Thursdays at 7pm. All our welcome, and there is no charge to attend...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Armed Robbery at Deadman's Reef residence
- Nov 25, 2014 - 8:05:01 AM
Police in Grand Bahama needs your assistance in finding three males who reportedly robbed a male of cash and jewelry.
are that on Monday 24th November 2014 shortly after 9:00pm, a male
reported that upon returning home to his residence in the Deadman's Reef
area, he met three masked male in his home brandishing a firearm who
demanded cash. The culprits then robbed him of cash, jewelry and a 2000
gold Buick century vehicle that was recovered a...
RBPF Missing: 22 yr old David Smith of Spring Point, Abaco
- Nov 24, 2014 - 2:01:32 PM
Abaco, Bahamas -
Police in Abaco need your help in locating 22 year old David Smith from
Spring Point, Abaco. He is described as standing at six feet tall, slim
built, brown complexion with locks.
Anyone with information that
can assist the police in Abaco you are ask to contact them at telephone
numbers 367-2560/367-3437, in Grand Bahama at the Central Detective
Unit 350-3107/8, emergency numbers 911/919 or call your nearest police