Recent Posts by FN Reporter Jaimie Smith

GB Parenting Forum’s importance emphasized

2ND ANNUAL PARENTING FORUM: Officials of the Ministry of Education and The Grand Bahama Principals and Vice Principals Association (GBPVPA) encourage all to participate in their 2nd Annual Parenting Forum which be held this Saturday September 22, at the St. George’s Gymnasium beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pictured from left to right are: Seated: Ivan Butler, District Superintendent, West Grand Bahama and Bimini, MOE, Altamarae Elvies, Vice President, GBPVPA, Gia Walker, President, GBPVPA, and Yvonne Ward, District Superintendent, East Grand Bahama and The Cays, MOE. Standing from left to right: Titi McKenzie -Moss, Chairperson, and GBPVPA Member, Marvin Rolle, District Education Officer, MOE and Malissa Cooper, Committee Member and GBPVPA Member. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

Local officials within the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Grand Bahama Principals and Vice Principals Association (GBPVPA) are encouraging full participation in the Second Annual Parenting Forum, which is scheduled this Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m.. GBPVPA President Gia Walker noted on Tuesday that the forum is open not only to parents but indeed…
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Newly-elected leadership aims to transform Disabled Council

NBCD President, Winifred Tetteh-Owusu, J.P.

There is to be a greater focus on the objectives of the Northern Bahamas Council for the Disabled and in addressing how the organization and those it caters to, are perceived. So said newly-installed President and Vice President of The Northern Bahamas Council for The Disabled, (NBCD) Winifred Tetteh-Owusu, J.P. and Sharry Bain respectively. They…
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Dillard: Hall able to participate in sentencing proceedings

IN THIS FILE PHOTO Murder convict DeVaughn Hall’s (center) sentencing was delayed yesterday, after the Psychiatric and Probation Reports requested were not ready. Hall was found guilty 12-0 in of Barry and Sheena Johnson. (PHOTO: TFN FILES)

Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr. John Dillard II and Chief Probation Officer of the Department of Rehabilitative Services were called to share their reports, as the Devaughn Hall sentencing hearing opened in the Supreme Court September 13. Hall was found guilty 12-0 of the 2015 slayings of husband and wife, Barry and Sheena Johnson on May 10,…
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Youth leaders encouraged to take advantage of YLCP

CARLA BROWN-ROKER Youth Coordinator, Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

An initiative of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Youth Leaders Certification Program (YLCP) was designed to provide avenues in which youth leaders facilitate Youth Programs and by doing so, they will be better able to engage, identify and approach all categories of youth, inclusive of those considered marginalized. According to Carla Brown-Roker,…
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