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West End residents grateful to govt for clean-up post-Hurricane Matthew, but say more needs to be done

While West End residents agree that the clean-up of their community is a good thing

West End, residents and businesspersons had mixed views regarding the post-Hurricane Matthew Clean-up and Community Revitalization Project being spearheaded by The Bahamas Government.   While visiting the historically quaint fishing village on Wednesday (February 8), The Freeport News team learned that many residents appreciate the fact that the settlement has undergone a major cleaning process,…
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Rising Stars usher in new season with increased membership

The Rising Stars opened their season this past Saturday at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. Following the opening ceremony

The Rising Stars Baseball and Softball Development Program rang in their new season this past weekend at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex.   Tee Ballers, coach pitch and junior baseball and softball players took the diamond and got the ball rolling.    Prior to the athletes finally getting their long awaited season started, an opening…
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Hole-in-one wins $46,460 Ford Escape at Golf Classic

Pictured from the left are Poppy Chitwood

The Grand Bahama American Women’s Club is hosting the 14th Annual Philanthropic Golf Classic at The Reef Golf Course February 18.   All proceeds from the tournament fund the club’s philanthropic endeavors to benefit the children of Grand Bahama.   The Tournament, played in a Four Ball Scramble, Blind Draw format, begins with a Shotgun…
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Sports in Abaco on the rise with expansion of facilities

The above building

When the respective construction works on facilities are completed, the Abacos will be fully established as the base of the most significant element of an embryonic National Sports Academy in The Bahamas.   In July of 2012, Dr. Daniel Johnson, new to the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, took an exploratory team to Moore’s…
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