Local Business

Local businesswoman credits a ‘higher power’ for business success during sluggish economic times

Proprietor of JJ’s Bargain Store credits God for the business not only surviving, but expanding during this economic downturn being experienced throughout the island. (PHOTOS: TFN)

For the past 21 years JJ’s Bargain Store, (formerly located on Explorer’s Way, opposite the local Post Office), has serviced the community – providing an assortment of household and entertainment products for the family. Over the years, the cross section of available items outgrew that location, which forced owners to relocate to a new and…
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Genesis Academy learn Rotarians are all about ‘service above self’

President of the Rotary Club of Sunset, Dr. Freeman Lockhart (right) presented the principal of Genesis Academy, Ricardo Major (left), with a check from the club and its members to assist with programs at the school. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSEL)

With ‘Service Above Self’ as the mantra behind the Rotary International Organization, locally, Rotary Clubs throughout the island continue to positively impact the communities in which they exist, the Rotary Club of Sunset being no exception. Recently the club made a monetary donation to the Genesis Academy, as a result of funds accumulated during one…
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New Franchise Locations encourage Bahamian Ownership

TC has created multiple ownership franchise opportunities for Bahamians on Grand Bahaama island with the newest locations opened in Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock and Pinders’ Point and West End.

Since its inception The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has built its brand on a commitment to service and supporting their community. As part of that commitment the BTC Brand has become synonymous with the promotion and protection of all things Bahamian, as well as supporting the efforts of small Bahamian businesses. This has become most…
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Pilot Club of Lucaya attends convention in Las Vegas

International Convention – Members of the Pilot Club of Lucaya attended their organizations international convention in Las Vegas Nevada.

Members of the Pilot Club of Lucaya, recently attended the 96th Pilot International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. They were a part of nearly 600 Pilots and Anchors who participated in the global event that drew representatives from more than four countries and geographic areas around the world. Pilot International is a community-based volunteer service…
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