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Community : Grand Bahama
KGBCC Marks Litter Month to help cleanup GB - Apr 22, 2018 - 2:12:33 PM

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A clean neighbourhood is good for the environment, beneficial for residents, especially children, all while increasing property values and growing community investment; something Grand Bahama is working hard to do after several hurricanes and economic challenges.

Since its inception, The Keep Grand Bahama Clean (KGBC) Committee, an initiative of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited, has embarked on a mission to create cleaner, greener communities across the island of Grand Bahama...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Fast food restaurant on Prince Charles Drive robbed - Apr 20, 2018 - 7:01:23 AM

Police are asking members of the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving an armed robbery, which occurred Thursday, 19th April, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, two armed men pulled up to the drive thru window of a fast food restaurant on Prince Charles Drive. One of the men came from the vehicle and robbed the cashier of cash before getting back into a 2009 black Chevrolet Cobalt and speeding off... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Illegal drugs recovered on Potter's Cay Dock - Apr 20, 2018 - 6:15:34 AM

The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, has led officers to successfully recovering a quantity of dangerous drugs from hitting the streets of New Providence. 

Shortly after 11:00am Thursday, 19th April, 2018 Drug Enforcement Officers, conducted a search of a freight container, while at Potters Cay Dock, and recovered two boxes with suspected marijuana... 
Community : Grand Bahama
EARTHCARE teaches Bahamian students about plastic pollution - Apr 19, 2018 - 9:35:42 AM

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EARTHCARE’s Founder, Gail Woon addressed the BMES Assembly on April 17th 2018. Her topics were Earth Day, Plastic Pollution and EARTHCARE. Earth Day is April 22nd. “The first Earth Day was in 1970. Pollution was very bad, the air was polluted. In the U.S. the rivers were so full of chemicals that were dumped by industries that they would regularly catch on fire. The people were fed up and they marched and protested asking their government to enact laws to protect the air, the water and the ground from pollution. Every year since then, more and more people and countries have started to celebrate Earth Day world wide...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate traffic fatality in Eleuthera - Apr 18, 2018 - 6:55:16 AM

Police on Eleuthera, are investigating a traffic accident which occurred, Tuesday, 17th April, 2018, and has left an adult female dead. 

Reports are that shortly before 6:00pm, a woman was driving a silver Chevrolet Cobalt car on Queens Highway, south of the settlement of Upper Bouge, when she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into bushes before overturning...
Community
Call for conservationists to unite over minister’s fisheries ‘threat’ - Apr 17, 2018 - 8:09:59 PM

Save The Bays said they were shocked and alarmed to learn of the government’s apparent plan to stretch the country’s already overburdened marine resources to breaking point and perhaps beyond – the group calling recent statements by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Renward Wells “outrageous” and “uninformed”.

STB chairman Joseph Darville said the Minister’s vow to try and double fisheries exports within a year is reckless, dangerous and an insult to the hard work and sacrifice of countless conservationists over the years...
Community
UB Concert Choir Readies for Cultural Exchange as they tour Canada - Apr 16, 2018 - 1:20:58 PM

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The month of April ushers in an aura of collective turmoil for college students, who enter panic-mode in a mad rush to brace for last-minute assignments and final exams.

With the Spring 2018 semester drawing to an end, members of the University of The Bahamas’ (UB) Concert Choir are preparing for another type of rush – excitement - as they prepare to embark on a “tour of musical and cultural exchange.”...
Community
CGI Group of Companies Celebrate Atlantic Medical Fun Run Walk Run in Grand Style - Apr 15, 2018 - 9:53:11 PM

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The local companies of Colonial Group International (CGI), inclusive of Atlantic Medical, Security & General and Colonial Pensions, have combined its efforts to host the 20th Annual Atlantic Medical Fun Run Walk. The goal is to make this year’s event the best one yet.

The Walk, which is in its 20th year will take place on Saturday April 21 and will be held in honour of CGI’s former President and CEO, Alan Peacock who passed away late last year...
Community
AML To Celebrate Earth Day With 3rd Annual Eco-Friendly ‘Bring Your Own Bag’ Initiative - Apr 15, 2018 - 11:32:04 AM

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On Sunday, April 22nd, AML Foods Ltd. will commemorate Earth Day with its 3rd annual Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) event. This weekend, the company hopes to distribute more than 10,000 free, reusable shopping bags to customers at grocery outlets on New Providence and on Grand Bahama. Participating stores include Solomon’s Super Center at Old Trail Rd, Solomon’s Yamacraw, Solomon’s Fresh Market Harbour Bay, and Solomon’s Fresh Market Old Fort Bay in New Providence and at Solomon’s Lucaya, and Solomon’s Freeport in Grand Bahama... 
Community
ALIV supports IBS Build A Bridge Competition for a second time - Apr 13, 2018 - 10:16:00 AM

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April 13, 2018 ALIV is elated to have served for a second year as a Gold Sponsor for the 11th Annual Integrated Building Services (IBS) Build a Bridge Challenge which took place at The Holy Trinity Activity Center on Thursday, April 12th. Sixteen (16) schools came together to compete but only one would come out on top- a five-person all-girl team from the Anatol Rodgers High School. The IBS Build-A-Bridge Challenge is an annual popsicle stick bridge building event for high school students across The Bahamas. The event began in 2008 by Integrated Building Services, a Bahamian engineering firm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Male arrested at LPIA for drug possession - Investigates alleged suicide - Apr 12, 2018 - 7:16:44 AM

Male arrested at LPIA for drug possession:  A 29 year old Guyanese male, a resident of Suriname was taken into custody at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) Wednesday, 11th April, 2018, after he was suspected of having smuggled dangerous drugs into the country. 

 Investigates alleged suicide: According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm Wednesday, 11th April, 2018, police were called to a residence in western New Providence, after a female was discovered in a home, with a plastic bag over her head...
Community
Scotiabank Funds Scholarship - Apr 11, 2018 - 7:31:38 PM

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Scotiabank is a patron sponsor of The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation, funding a scholarship for one of the grade six nominees.

”At Scotiabank, we are committed to providing opportunities that help young persons in our community become better off. The Student of the Year Awards programme is an excellent way to recognize primary school students who have demonstrated academic brilliance,” said Nakera Symonette, Senior Manager...
Community
BTC continues to serve the community - Apr 11, 2018 - 1:19:26 PM

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BTC and the Bahamas Red Cross share a history of caring for and serving the Bahamian community for generations. The Red Cross Fair is one of the largest and most attended events in the country. Last weekend, both entities teamed up to ensure that the event was a successful one. Director General, Caroline Turnquest said, “This year’s theme was “It’s a Youth Vibe. This is one of our larger fundraisers, and it is critical for us to be successful, so that we can provide for those in need.” Manager for Public Relations, Indira Collie said...
Community : Service Organizations
Humane Society of Grand Bahama AGM set for April 17 - Apr 11, 2018 - 10:45:20 AM

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Animal lovers wanted! Please consider becoming a member of the HSGB and help us reduce animal suffering and pet over-population on Grand Bahama. There are so many ways to help...fundraising, humane education, spay/neuter canvassing, public outreach, even helping at the shelter by walking/socializing dogs and socializing cats.

Current members are invited to vote in the 2018/2019 Board and Officers. Not a member or your membership has lapsed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous Drugs Discovered On Armstrong Cay - Apr 11, 2018 - 9:58:51 AM

A Joint Operation involving officers of the Abaco District, Drug Enforcement Unit and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, resulted in the discovery of over 75lbs. of Hashish oil.

Reports are that on Tuesday 10th April 2018, shortly before 3:00pm, officers acting on information...
Community : Service Organizations : GB Chamber of Commerce
British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce welcomed to Grand Bahama - Apr 10, 2018 - 9:08:37 PM

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Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Executives received a courtesy call from representatives of the British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC).   The BCCC was inaugurated in 2001.  

With its head office in the UK and chapters in the Caribbean, it connects Caribbean countries, to foster and develop trade and investment opportunities with the UK.  It is a daughter chamber of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce, one of the UK's 52 British Chambers of Commerce accredited chambers...
Community : Service Organizations
The Kelly Bullard Foundation Story - Apr 10, 2018 - 6:51:40 PM

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Dr. David Allen Delivers Guest Lectures at Hong Kong University, Takes Message of Connection between Shame, Anger, Violence Halfway Round the Globe 

Dr. David Allen was just a young boy when he first heard about messages from The Bahamas. In those days, the message came by way of a post card with a picture of a beach under shining sun, child shoveling sand into a bucket and the hastily-scribbled words, ‘Wish you were here.”...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Missing: 57 year old Godfrey Wilson of Nassau - Apr 10, 2018 - 6:14:47 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 57 year old Godfrey Wilson of St Joseph Street who was reported missing on Tuesday 10th April, 2018.

Wilson is about 5’7” tall and medium build. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Wilson is asked the contact the police immediately... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted: David Mettelus of New Providence - Apr 10, 2018 - 6:04:58 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is wanted for questioning in connection with a number of armed robbery incidents, which occurred on the island of New Providence.

The suspect is David Mettelus, age 34 years of Ashley and Straw Flower Roads, Montel Heights...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police continues investigations into country’s latest homicides - 115 ticketed - Apr 10, 2018 - 5:24:45 PM

Police continues investigations into country’s latest homicides: Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the persons responsible for two shooting incidents, which has left two adult male dead.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, Monday, 9thApril, 20108 a man was standing in front of his residence at Homestead Avenue off Homestead Street, when a black Nissan March pulled up...
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