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GB Police investigating suicide attempt in EMR

A 29-year-old Eight Mile Rock man was rushed to the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH), early Thursday (September 17) morning, following what police believe to be a suicide attempt. According to police information, officers from the Eight Mile Rock station were called to a residence on Graveyard Corner, Pinedale shortly after midnight. On arrival, the officers…
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National Exams present no real concerns, says Laroda

Pictured from left are Area Vice President of the Bahamas Educational Managerial Union (BEMU) Frazette Gibson and Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Area Vice President for Grand Bahama Quinton Laroda. (PHOTOS: TFN FILES)

Day three (Wednesday, September 16) into the national examinations – Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC) and Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) – in Grand Bahama went well. Administrators, teachers and students are showing up and invigilators are in place, despite being advised by Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) president, Belinda Wilson, to “call in late.”…
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Marina collapses at Marketplace

MARINA COLLAPSES – The marina at the Port Lucaya Marketplace, in the vicinity of Reef Tours and the straw market, collapsed Tuesday afternoon. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Marina operator Preben Olsen said that workmen are moving quickly to clean up debris left behind Tuesday (September 15) afternoon, after a major portion of the marina collapsed. A video and photos of the damage at the Port Lucaya Marketplace Marina, in the vicinity of Reef Tours and the straw market, made rounds via social…
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Health Minister encourages dialogue on diseases, viruses

RENWARD WELLS, Minister of Health

Minister of Health Renward Wells urged health care professionals to “talk” to others about influenza, as the season is quickly approaching. “COVID-19 is with us and unfortunately that does not mean that all other illnesses and viruses have ceased,” Wells said during the Ministry of Health’s press update Monday (September 14) afternoon. “In a few…
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