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Wilchcombe fosters sports expansion in Grand Bahama

Fred Sturrup

On Saturday, I visited the location of the proposed West Grand Bahama Junior High School, which I understand will be inclusive of a state-of-the art sports facility. Work has begun. Engineers have marked out several acres of the site in Holmes Rock, West Grand Bahama.   In September of last year, the government held the…
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Chaos at Nassau school

Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean tries to calm the crowd of concerned parents.   (Photo: Torrell Glinton)

Government High School (GHS) was the scene of a “bloody” fight Thursday, when shortly after 11:00 a.m. an altercation erupted between a number of male students at the campus in the capital.   According to reports, three males were stabbed about the body and were all transported to hospital, one listed in critical condition.   …
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New automated vehicle and driver’s license process to begin in February

Pictured from left are Senior Under Secretary Ministry for Grand Bahama

The Road Traffic Department new Automated Vehicle and Driver’s License Transition process is scheduled to begin in Grand Bahama on Monday, February 6, 2017, revealed RTD Controller Ross Smith.   “This major change is a vital and fundamental component to the modernization of the department, as it seeks to bring the management and operation of…
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Mitchell reveals immigration figures

YOUNG SPEAKERS – Rotary Club of Grand Bahama Sunrise invited four local high school students – Gabrielle Edwards

Immigration officials say that since the ‘Wet Foot/Dry Foot’ policy was halted, there has not been a single interdiction of Cuban migrants in Bahamian waters, despite 2016 providing an average of 107 Cuban migrants being intercepted then repatriated each month nationally with Grand Bahama processing an average of 60 per month.   Yesterday (Wednesday, January…
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