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    • Betty Smith installed as Pilot Club chief
      An elated Betty Smith was recently installed as the new president of the Pilot Club of Lucaya. The installation ceremony for the upcoming 2018-2019 year, took place at A Social Affair Convention Center. It was an exquisite affair as attendees were all clothed in white, which added to the elegance of the evening. As for Smith, she expressed “great appreciation” Continue Reading...
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    • GBEA’s investigation ongoing in search of oil contamination
      The issue of “underground” oil contamination continues to be of great concern for residents of the Southern Shores in Grand Bahama. According to a local organization that focuses on maladies in the environment, the investigation is continuous. Recently, Grand Bahama Environmental Association (GBEA) informed The Freeport News that drilling and sample testing took place. GBEA executive Shuffel Hepburn has been Continue Reading...
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    • Bus rests in West GB being restored
      The Local Government Eight Mile Rock East Township recently took the initiative to address a vexing problem for residents. Chairman Kevin Wildgoose informed that the decision has been made to rebuild bus stops, to accommodate commuters who utilize the Public Transportation Service throughout the West Grand Bahama District. Nearly two years since Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Grand Bahama, either Continue Reading...
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    • Digital currency processing touted
      The timing of the Blockchain/Cryptocurrency conference is ideal for Grand Bahama and the wider country. So said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hon. K. Peter Turnquest while addressing the afternoon session of the Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (BBCC) 2018 on Wednesday. He said the forum is essential as the technology focus gets stronger in Grand Bahama. “The Continue Reading...
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    • Blockchain, cryptocurrency ‘paying’ the way to the future
      The first Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference (BBCC) represents an important step towards the government’s new vision for the country and is a progressive step for the island of Grand Bahama, said Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday – Wednesday, June 20. The prime minister, who served as the keynote speaker at the opening of the conference in the Ballroom Continue Reading...
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    • Haitian nationals charged with Illegal Landing
      On Monday (June 18) afternoon, The Bahamas Immigration Department charged seven Haitian nationals before the Freeport Magistrate’s Court for being in breach of the Immigration Act. The five males and two females were taken into custody last Saturday evening. Napthali Cooper, Bahamas Immigration Officer, speaking with this daily on Tuesday (June 19), noted that Alex Jean, 36; Kelly Pieere, 33; Continue Reading...
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