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Dames laud officers as ‘true heroes’

TRUE HEROES – Minister of National Security, Marvin Dames lauded officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force in the Northern Bahamas as ‘tru heroes,’ having performed their duties before, during and after Hurricane Dorian despite experiencing challenges themselves. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Uniformed officers’ heroic capabilities before, during and after the passage of Hurricane Dorian, were “truly demonstrated,” said Minister of National Security, Marvin. Dames. The minister made this statement during his remarks at the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Northern Bahamas District’s Annual Church Service on Sunday, January 12 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Sea Grape,…
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Canadian couple spearheads assistance drive for Grand Bahamians immediately following Hurricane Dorian

LENDING A HELPING HAND – Canadians Ken (second left) and Fiona (left) Williams, along with friends Mike (right) and Deborah (second right) Randal, came together with other volunteers to assist Grand Bahamians with much-needed items immediately following Hurricane Dorian, back in September 2019. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Despite suffering the total loss of their Emerald Bay home, snowbirds from Canada – husband and wife Ken and Fiona Williams – decided to take immediate action in lending a generous helping hand to assist persons on the island that too, were severely impacted by the storm. The couple shared with this daily that as…
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Plans for new High Rock Clinic underway

DR. DUANE SANDS Minister of Health

Plans for the construction of a new clinic for East Grand Bahama are underway and is expected to be completed by July 2020, said Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands on Saturday, January 11, at the presentation of a Hospitainer and BBPods, donated to the Public Hospitals Authority by International Medical Corps (IMC). “To the…
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AKA Sorority Annual Scavenger Hunt set for January 18 on Taino Beach

ANNUAL FUND-RAISER – The Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the launch of the Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, which is set for January 18 at Taino Beach beginning at 9:08 a.m. Pictured are sorority organizers and sponsors of the event, including Pi Upsilon Omega, AKA Sorority Inc. President Kerel Pinder (seated centre). (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the launch of the Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, which is set for January 18 at Taino Beach beginning at 9:08 a.m.  For the past two years, the event has been one the entire community of Grand Bahama looked forward to and organizers…
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