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Sir Durward to be honoured by One Bahamas Celebrations Committee

HONOURING SIR DURWARD – A giant of man as he was often described, Sir Durward Randolph Knowles will be honoured by the One Bahamas Celebrations, Local Committee members revealed on Thursday (March 1) afternoon. Pictured from left are Churchill Tener-Knowles; Terrance Gape, One Bahamas Celebrations Co-Chairman and Cecil Thompson, One Bahamas Celebrations Co-Chairman. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A giant of man as he was often described, Sir Durward Randolph Knowles will be honoured by the One Bahamas Celebrations, Local Committee members revealed on Thursday (March 1) afternoon. Knowles, a Bahamians, was the oldest living Olympian at the time of his passing on February 24. He was 100 years old. Often referring to…
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Empowering students through Technical Education

STRAW WORK – Students are pictured learning to plait straw. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

St. Georges’ High School held successful activities during February for its Vocational Career month. Students were exposed to a number of vocational careers that may have piqued their interest, as possible career options in the future. Under the theme, ‘Empowering Students through Technical Education,’ Subject Coordinator for Hospitality, Family and Consumer Science Education, Pat Robinson…
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Turnquest: Govt. dedicated to promoting small to medium size businesses

PETER TURNQUEST Deputy Prime Minister

The success of small to medium sized businesses throughout the country are incumbent to the success and continued growth of the nation’s overall economy, Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance told the audience at the 20th Annual Bahamas Business Outlook 2018. The event was held at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Thursday,…
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EIA critical component in Oban Energies HOA

IN THIS FILE PHOTO: Minister of State for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson brought remarks on the topic of ‘Economic, Revitalization,’ during the opening of the 20th Annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook Thursday, February 22 at the Grand Lucayan Resort. (FILE PHOTO)

The most vital aspects of the Heads of Agreement (HOA) signed between the government and Oban Energies last week (February 19) is the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), which must be completed and approved prior to the billion-dollar project moving forward, admitted Senator J. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of…
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