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Merchants accommodate rush for new school year supplies

The proprietor and staff at H & L Bookstore, Downtown were on hand to assist last minute back-to-school shoppers over the weekend.

In its fullness, the new school year begins today. Some schools opened last week but the majority of the remaining institutions got going this morning. As is the custom, merchants who sell school items have been in demand. Over the weekend, The Freeport News interviewed a number of representatives of business places that stock school…
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Pineridge Back-to-School giveaway touches hundreds

Member of Parliament (MP) for Pineridge, Rev. Frederick McAlpine partnered with Aliv to host the first Back-to-School Giveaway for the area, since he became the representative following the May 10 General Election. Hundreds of students turned out to receive back-to-school supplies for today’s (Monday, September 4) opening of the new school year.

Member of Parliament (MP) for Pineridge, Rev. Frederick McAlpine, partnered with Aliv to host his first Back-to-School event as the representative for that constituency on Saturday, September 2. Hundreds of children, parents and guardians converged on the grounds of the Kipling Building, where McAlpine’s office is located, to not only collect back-to-school items, but enjoy…
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Jones a ‘monster’ on the boards

WAITING FOR IT – Jonquel Jones and teammate, Alyssa Thomas box in Sylvia Fowles, as they wait to see which way the ball will bounce off the rim and who will be first to grab the rebound.

Grand Bahama native, Jonquel Jones, WNBA professional, is several rebounds away from the single record in the league. Jones, who has steadily improved in her WNBA career is making waves on and off the court, becoming a household name in the U.S. and at home. The young Holmes Rock basketball star is being described as…
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Young Abaco baseball player missing at sea

Boaters were out on the water in Abaco for several days searching for Dillon Albury, 15, who was reported missing at sea on August 23 – 24.

Fifteen-year-old Dillon Albury, of Abaco has been missing at sea for several days and today family and friends fear the worst as his clothes and cellphone were reportedly found and there is no sight of the young baseball player. Dillon was described as a humble, mannerly young man who absolutely loved the game of baseball.…
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