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Return to some form of normalcy desired

ASHTON GREENSLADE, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Officer-in-Charge of Grand Bahama and the Northern Bahamas

YEAR-END MESSAGE FROM FRED STURRUP FREEPORT NEWS GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR It was good to hear, on Wednesday, December 30, the second to last day of the year, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ashton Greenslade say that crime went down considerably in 2020. The chief law enforcement agent of Grand Bahama and the rest of the…
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ACP Greenslade up to the task!

COURTESY VISIT – Assistant Commissioner of Police Ashton Greenslade, who heads the Grand Bahama Police Department, with a further responsibility for the rest of the Northern Bahamas, on Wednesday, December 9, paid a courtesy visit to Freeport News General Manager and Managing Editor Fred Sturrup. Pictured from left are Sturrup, ACP Greenslade, and Superintendent Terecita Greenslade. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

A COMMENTARY The ease and confidence-filled manner in which Assistant Commissioner of Police Ashton Greenslade explains his approach to policing, gives full clarity to the excellent job of maintaining law and order, under his watch, here in Grand Bahama. The island’s Chief Police is a fundamentalist, an old school practitioner, and an updated technical expert, all rolled into…
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Tank Williams, ultimate ambassador, trains world female boxing champion

BAHAMAS/DENMARK CONNECTION – Bahamian Heavyweight Champion and former multi-regional title holder Sherman “Tank” Williams (right), pictured with Denmark’s Sarah Mahfoud (left). Williams is training her for a big world title fight in December.

SPORTS SCOPE SPECIAL Sherman “Tank” Williams is the ultimate sports ambassador for his country, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. A multiple global regional champion, who is the heavyweight boxing king of The Bahamas, Williams, the Grand Bahamian native, has branched out his profile to include being the trainer for female boxing champion, Sarah Mahfoud, of…
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Lloyd, Butler, Wilson face challenges in Education

Pictured from left are Minister of Education, Jeffrey Lloyd; Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President, Belinda Wilson and Disstrict Superintendent of Education, GB, Ivan Butler.

A COMMENTARY By FRED STURRUP GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR Government schools, according to the edict put forth by Minister of Education Jeffery Lloyd, will re-open this coming Monday, October 5. It is indeed a challenging time for the ministry, which is charged with the very important responsibility of preparing our young boys and girls through education and sports, to carry…
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