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Eight TCCP students awarded scholarships

TECHNICAL CADETS – Students from various high schools who successfully completed the Technical Cadet Corps Program were rewarded for their accomplishments, during the 23rd Annual Graduation and Prize Giving Ceremony that took place on Thursday, May 10 at A Social Affair Convention Center. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Under the theme, ‘Technical and vocational education, the way of the future,’ the Ministry of Education Technical Cadet Corps Program (TCCP) highlighted and awarded 20 young people, who successfully completed the program on Thursday (May 10) evening. Held at ‘A Social Affair Convention Center,’ family, friends and well wishers assembled to witness the group enter…
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Training center reopens, excites small community

GRAND REOPENING–The Young Men Training Association in the Hunter’s Community was officially reopened on Saturday May 12. The building was renamed in honor of local resident Wheatley J. Grant founding member. Looking on from left are Little Miss GB Journey Bannister, Heather Lewis, Deputy Prime Minister K.Peter Turnquest, Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama Iram Lewis, Grant and Administrator Don Cornish. (Photo: Jenneva Russell)

The tight knit community of Hunters located in the Central Grand Bahama Constituency was abuzz on Saturday. Residents, family members and friends from the neighboring settlements and, by extension the entire island, converged on Hunters for the official reopening of the the Young Mens Training Association (YMTA). A historic landmark in the Hunters Community, the…
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GB Cancer Society schedules forum

LORINE MILLER, President, Cancer Society of Grand Bahama Branch

A forum to highlight cancer, is scheduled for Tuesday. On Friday, the chief of the local branch of the Cancer Society of The Bahamas gave details of upcoming events and made the distinction between the May and October focus. “Many persons within The Bahamas and throughout the world are of the assumption that Cancer Awareness…
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Senator Thompson touts investor confidence in GB

MINISTER OF STATE in the Grand Bahama Office of the Prime Minister Senator Kwasi Thompson .

Senator Kwasi Thompson says investor confidence is on the rise in Grand Bahama. As Minister of State in the Office of the Grand Bahama office of the Prime Minister, Senator Thompson is well positioned to gauge the situation based on the ongoing meetings he has with potential investment groups. On Thursday, when he and several…
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