Local Business

Duo confident in local economy rebounding, opens new business to meet needs after the storm

TAKING IT TO ANOTHER LEVEL – As entrepreneurs continue to express confidence in the rebounding of Grand Bahama’s economy, following their dream and opening small and medium-sized business, Clay Williams and Esther Farrington are doing no less.

As entrepreneurs continue to express confidence in the rebounding of Grand Bahama’s economy, following their dream and opening small and medium-sized business, Clay Williams and Esther Farrington are doing no less. The duo, co-owners of Choices Variety Store in the Silvano’s Pub Building, opened their doors on Monday, January 13.  Farrington and Williams took the…
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Livity celebrates 10 years serving GB

Despite losing two locations prior and a third one due to Hurricane Dorian, Livity Vegetarian Take Out and Juice Bar celebrated 10 years of serving the Grand Bahamian community.  Founder and owner, Jamahl Rolle has been a healthy promoter since 1996 and as he started selling drinks out of the back of his vehicle, he…
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Municipal Motors annual holiday initiative rewards customers

PRIZE WINNERS – Four Municipal Motors’ customers were recipients of gifts, during the company’s Annual Christmas Raffle and Giveaway over the holiday. Pictured during the presentation are Municipal Motors’ Manager, Princess Taylor (left); Municipal Motors’ Office Manager, Judy Thompson (second left); and pump attendants Lorenzo Jones (second right) and Mario Phillips (right). (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Municipal Motors has served the Grand Bahama community for 35 years, with outstanding customer service and again, this year in appreciation to residents for their support, the company held its Annual Christmas Raffle and Giveaway. Customers were eligible to enter the contest after purchasing $20 worth of gasoline. After the purchase, Pump attendants would write…
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Shoppers advised to ‘Bring Your Own Bag’

BRING YOU OWN BAGS – Shoppers are being encouraged to take reusable shopping bag when they make purchases as of January 1, 2019, as single use plastic bags have been banned. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

The nationwide ban on single use plastics and Styrofoam, implemented by the Ministry of the Environment and Housing commenced yesterday, January 1.   The ban includes single use plastic bags, Styrofoam containers and cups, plastic utensils and plastic straws.  While the ban officially began yesterday, consumers, retailers and wholesalers are advised that a six-month transitional…
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