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11th Annual High Rock Sea Fest set for August Monday holiday

Final plans were announced for the 11th Annual High Rock Sea Fest, which organizers promise to be an exciting, funfilled event this August Monday holiday. Pictured from left are Elaine Smith, Ministry of Tourism Grand Bahama Coordinator of Product Development and Chairman of the Association, pastor Pedyson Baillou. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Residents young and old are invited to the 11th Annual High Rock Sea Fest that takes place on Monday, August 7 at the East End Primary School from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Representatives from the High Rock Sea Fest Association along with the Ministry of Tourism held a press conference on Wednesday (August 2)…
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Sunny and warm weather heading into the weekend

Kirk James

Residents can look forward to mostly sunny and warm weather today, according to Duty Forecaster Sharez Williams of The Bahamas Department of Meteorology in Grand Bahama. Speaking to the weather conditions on Wednesday (August 2), following Tropical Storm Emily’s two-day rainfall impact, Williams determined that the weather consists of deep ridging over the area, which…
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Showers and thunderstorms for GB as TD Emily moves to the East

Over a two-day period Tropical Depression Emily, which is now moving east from the Central Florida Coast, left Grand Bahama with flooded streets, throughout the city. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Emily is expected to move further east. Local Meteorologist Kirk James of The Bahamas Department of Meteorology in Grand Bahama reported early Tuesday (August 1) morning, that even though Tropical Depression Emily would move further east from the Central Florida Coast into the western Atlantic Waters, Grand Bahama will still suffer some impact from the…
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Smith’s Point residents want answers

Smith’s Point residents are hoping to get answers as to when work will resume on the sea wall in their community. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Weeks after Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Iram Lewis, called a halt to the Smith’s Point Sea Wall Project, residents of that community are seeking answers as to when the work will resume. During an exclusive interview with The Freeport News, late last month (June 21), vendors in the area expressed their concerns…
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