Armed robbery at Mack Town, Grand Bahama
- Dec 4, 2016 - 2:43:11 PM
Police in Grand Bahama are searching for two men who they want to
question in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday
3rd December 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 12:00pm, two males
armed with a firearm, entered a business establishment in Mack Town and
held the owner and patron at bay, robbing them of cash and cell phone
before making good their escape...
RBPF Nassau: Foiled armed robbery - 3 firearms seized - 2 arrests
- Dec 3, 2016 - 5:55:03 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing
Priorities for 2016, alert police officers on patrol on Friday 2nd
December 2016, arrested two men and seized a handgun, potentially
foiling several armed robberies from
Reports are that shortly after 10:00am, police received a report of two suspicious men driving in a Honda
Odyssey vehicle on Carmichael Road, who were planning to rob several businesses in that area. Moment’s
later Mobile Division officers spotted the two suspects driving in the Honda vehicle in the Golden Gates
Grand Bahama man in serious condition after stabbing incident
- Dec 3, 2016 - 2:22:26 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a male hospitalized on Saturday
3rd December 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 3:00am, while at a business establishment on East Mall Drive, the male was
reportedly involved in an altercation with a group of males which resulted in him being stabbed about the
body. He was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via private vehicle, seen by doctor and is listed in
Still Standing After the Storm Concert & Food Drive a huge success
- Dec 3, 2016 - 12:43:21 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Mackey Media Ltd's Still Standing After
The Storm Hurricane Relief Concert and Food Drive at Port Lucaya on
Friday Nov 25, 2016 drew a large cross section of community support by
local residents seeking to assist the Salvation Army and Red Cross
feeding programs while enjoying a vibrant showcase of local talent.
From acoustic guitarists performing melodic soul and pop music to Bahamas International Mass Choir's Rake n scrape gospel to dramatic Dance numbers by Georgia's Dance Theater and Bahamas Dance Theater to an original poem recited by Miss Grand Bahama (Tiasha Lewis) to R&B and pop hits of today and yesteryear by the Uppercut band to Tony Lowe and friends composition 'We Rise' on into Roachie's
the audience received their canned and bagged food ...
Aliv FREE Family Fun Day & Concert at Taino Beach West
- Dec 2, 2016 - 3:41:39 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama come and Celebrate Our New Day with Bahamian
artists celebrating Bahamian passion at the ALIV free concert. Saturday,
December 3, 2016 from12noon to 5pm is family fun day then from 5pm –
9pm its concert time at Pirates Cove Adventure park, Taino Beach West.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 12noon – 5 p.m. (family fun day)
5pm – 9 p.m. (concert)
Pirates Cove Adventure park,
Taino Beach West
Cat Island Sailing Club invests in youth
- Dec 2, 2016 - 11:05:51 AM
The future of Cat Island is beginning to look brighter, as the Cat
Island Sailing Club Association awarded five students with scholarships
to attend the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
of the association, Pat Strachan, believes that the club should be
known beyond being a group of people organizing a regatta, but rather as
a group that ought to do things for the Cat Island community that
leaves a lasting impression and helps it to grow...
BTVI Support for Sisters
- Dec 2, 2016 - 9:23:35 AM
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI)
recently raised funds to assist the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support
Group - a non-profit charitable group for women diagnosed with breast
A cheque of just over $700 was presented to group
president, Andrea Sweeting. For the past five years, the group
has received a helping hand from BTVI, in its fight against breast cancer...
1 man dead after drive-by shooting, Nassau police seek public's help
- Dec 2, 2016 - 1:36:50 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are asking the public to come forth with information that may help in solving a shooting death that
occurred on Thursday 1st December 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 9:00pm, an adult male was standing in front of a home located at Toote Shop
Corner, when two males in a dark coloured vehicle armed with handguns approached and shot him before
speeding off. The male was pronounced dead on the scene...
Nassau: Housebreaking suspect shot after confronting police with a knife
- Dec 2, 2016 - 12:39:51 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
An adult male is detained in hospital after he was shot by police, who caught him red handed breaking into a
home on Thursday 1st December 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 12:00noon, police received a report of a house breaking in progress at a home
located at West Avenue, Centerville. When responding officers arrived on the scene they met the home
alarm system activated and a window forced open. The officers entered the home, and were confronted by a
male suspect armed with a knife. The officers in fear of their lives shot the suspect...
Results of the Kingdor Annual Speech Competition
- Dec 1, 2016 - 11:51:49 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation is pleased to
announce that its Sixth Annual Speech Competition was a resounding
event was held at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel, #1 Bay Street on
Sunday, November 27, 2016. The topics were both thought provoking and
timely, “Parkinsonians: People Who Move Change The World” and “Unite In
The Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease”, for the junior and senior high
students respectively. Despite the interruptions by Hurricane Matthew,
that disrupted the organization's contacts with the schools and
students, there were still approximately thirty students who entered the
competition for the junior and senior divisions from both public and
Suspect who fired at police shot dead in Nassau
- Dec 1, 2016 - 1:53:11 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Her Majesty’s Coroner is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was shot
dead during an exchange of gunfire with police on Wednesday 30th
According to reports, shortly after 1:00pm, police were conducting a major operation in search of a man
wanted murder and armed robbery in Nassau Village, when they encountered a group of males behind a
home on Peach Street off Spruce Street. The males on seeing the police fled on foot. Police gave chase and
were fired upon by two of the males armed with handguns. Police returned fire and fatally shot one of the
males who was pronounced dead on the scene...
Man dead after industrial accident in Grand Bahama
- Nov 30, 2016 - 7:29:21 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a male on
Wednesday 30th November 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 4:00pm, officers were called to the Beach Way Drive area where a male who
was reportedly working on a power line was found in an unconscious state. The male was attended to by a
doctor of the Rand Memorial Hospital on scene and transported by EMS. He was later pronounced dead...
Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas Donates to the One Eleuthera Foundation
- Nov 30, 2016 - 3:49:03 PM
Nassau, Bahamas – Continuing its efforts to support family island
communities in combating breast cancer, the Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas
(RCOB) presented a cheque of $5,000 to the One Eleuthera Foundation in
support of their cancer screening initiative in Eleuthera.
Governor Tim Ingraham and Assistant Governor Mario Smith made the
presentation to Shaun Ingraham, CEO of the One Eleuthera Foundation. Mr.
Ingraham thanked Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas for their support and
donation which will assist with the organisation’s cancer screening and
imaging program. Ingraham said the purpose of the Eleuthera Imaging
Program is to provide mammogram and ultrasound services on the island.
It will provide a level of convenience...
Public School Scholars Programme providing college opportunities for public school students
- Nov 30, 2016 - 10:09:40 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – Public school students are being encouraged to pursue
college education like never before, thanks to the Public Schools
Scholars Programme. Mrs. Monique Hinsey, the programme’s administrator
is no stranger to colleges and universities both locally and
internationally and is regarded as a scholarship guru. She is now
leveraging her experience to empower scores of public schools students
and their parents of the scholarship opportunities available to them.
Bahamian public school system has no shortage of bright minds. Many of
its students are academically astute and have the aptitude necessary to
matriculate to college. One of the biggest obstacles for most of the
students pursuing a tertiary education, whether locally or abroad is
Major drug bust off Sweetings Cay
- Nov 30, 2016 - 1:59:04 AM
Drug Enforcement Unit Officers and U.S Counterparts made significant drug seizure and arrest.
Reports are that on Tuesday 29th November 2016 shortly before 12:00pm, Officers of the Drug Enforcement
Unit along with U.S counterparts were on air patrol in the Sweetings Cay area, when they intercepted a boat
with four males and four large packages of suspected drugs. One male suspect was arrested and the others
made good their escape. The drugs was confiscated and discovered to be 170 kilos of suspected cocaine
with a street value of over four million dollars.
Letter to Public from St. Andrews Kirk: Hurricane Matthew Relief for Bain & Grant’s Town
- Nov 29, 2016 - 2:29:02 PM
Rev. Bryn MacPhail, St. Andrews Presbyterian Kirk, right, with Omar
Newton, the church sexton, who is helping to distribute building
supplies donated by friends of the Kirk, including Sandals Foundation,
and three churches in the U.S. following the passage of Hurricane
Matthew. The historic church in Bain & Grant’s Town has a
long-standing relationship with community residents in the heart of old
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation, there
remains much work to do in cleaning up our neighbourhoods and repairing
damaged homes. The resources required for this cleanup and rebuild is
beyond the ability of many. Thankfully, there are churches, missions,
and businesses that are eager to help...
Nassau police seek suspects after shooting deaths of 2 males - Suspects sought in vehicle theft
- Nov 28, 2016 - 10:41:01 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are asking the public to come forth with
information regarding the death of two males found dead in separate
incidents on Monday 28th November 2016.
In the first incident,
shortly before 12:00am, police received a report of a man found dead in
front of an apartment complex through a road off Mckinney Drive. When
police arrived on the scene they met the lifeless body of a man who had
been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene...
One Eleuthera Foundation to Launch Breast Cancer Screening
- Nov 27, 2016 - 5:04:06 PM
A free breast cancer screening programme for thousands of at-risk women
on Eleuthera, Cat Island, Long Island and Exuma will launch in early
The programme is a partnership between One Eleuthera
Foundation, Cancer Society of The Bahamas, Cancer Society of Eleuthera,
and Rotary Club of Eleuthera.
It will provide mammography and ultrasound screening...
Five Bahamians Invested as Knights and Ladies of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre
- Nov 27, 2016 - 1:20:38 PM
Five Bahamians were made Knights and Ladies of the Order of the Holy
Sepulchre during ceremonies at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City
on Friday, November 18, 2016.
Monsignor Alfred Culmer, Chancellor of
the Archdiocese of Nassau and Pastor of St Joseph’s Parish, Basil and
Cheryl Albury of St Anselm’s Parish, Patricia Coakley of St Joseph’s
Parish and Elma Garraway of the Church of the Resurrection were invested
as Knights and Ladies of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of
The ceremonies took place at St Patrick’s Cathedral in
New York City by the Grand Master of the Order, Edwin Cardinal O’Brien
in the presence of Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and
Grand Prior of the Order’s Eastern Lieutenancy of the United States...