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Juveniles charged with island’s first and second murders

JUVENILES CHARGED – Two juveniles ages 15 and 16, were hauled before the courts under heavy police guard on Thursday, January 11 for the murders that occurred on January 1 and 4 here on Grand Bahama. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

With heads and faces covered to conceal their identities, two juveniles were escorted into the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre, yesterday (Thursday, January 11), where they were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court for the island and country’s first two murders of the year. The teens, 15 and 16, appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court #3…
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Students learn about the importance of Majority Rule

ATTENTIVE – Walter Parker Primary students were attentive Thursday morning as they heard from guest speaker, former Ambassador Maurice Moore on the importance of Majority Rule. The school held a special assembly yesterday to commemorate Majority Rule Day. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Students of Walter Parker Primary School celebrated the 51st Anniversary of Majority Rule on Thursday (January 11) at their school’s campus, with a special assembly. Majority Rule Day was officially observed on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. (If that day falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday would be observed as a holiday.) Majority…
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ROYO president calling on leaders to come together in fight against crime

Dudley Seide, ROYO, President

Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) president, Dudley Seide, is speaking out regarding the recent murders on the island, which claimed the lives of three young men. During a press conference at the ROYO Community Center on Monday (January 8) Seide said, “We in Grand Bahama do not want to get like Nassau, with murders and…
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More cold weather expected

Residents can expect more unsettling weather this week, said Senior Meteorology Kirk James of the Department of Meteorology. According to James, unsettling or inclement weather is expected to continue for portions of the area and cool-chilly air will be exiting before the next cold front, which is expected to impact the Northern Bahamas sometime Saturday,…
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