Local Business

Hurricane insurance advocated

Sharing information from left G. Lawrence Palmer, Melanie Thompson, Anton Bowleg

With Hurricane Irma having wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and continued its destructive path through the United States this past weekend; and compounded by the threat of Hurricane Jose, local insurance representatives took the opportunity to advise residents regarding the coverage process. Insurance Management encouraged all residents to secure their homes and businesses. Branch Manager…
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Working partnership to clean up Pineridge ahead of storm

CLEANING IT UP – City of Freeport Deputy Chief Councillor, Ernie Barr partnered with Seaport Construction Co. Ltd. CEO, Franco Miller, to conduct a massive, last-minute clean-up and collection exercise earlier this week.

Recovery from the ravages of Hurricane Matthew nearly a year ago, continue on as residents throughout the communities of Grand Bahama desperately try to secure that which remains of their homes just ahead of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm, that is expected to pose serious danger beginning as early as this coming Friday, September…
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Merchants accommodate rush for new school year supplies

The proprietor and staff at H & L Bookstore, Downtown were on hand to assist last minute back-to-school shoppers over the weekend.

In its fullness, the new school year begins today. Some schools opened last week but the majority of the remaining institutions got going this morning. As is the custom, merchants who sell school items have been in demand. Over the weekend, The Freeport News interviewed a number of representatives of business places that stock school…
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Local business marks a decade of being ‘truly Bahamian’

CEO Jimmy Sands poses in front of Brewery’s Grand Bahama headquarters shortly after breaking ground on the facility which officially opened its doors to the public in 2007.

What began as a vision in the heart and mind of James ‘Jimmy’ Sands has since blossomed into a national beverage empire. Bahamian Brewery and Beverage Co. Ltd is celebrating 10 years of everything “Truly Bahamian.” Opened in 2007, the 40,000-square foot brewery opened with a staff complement of 14. In the beginning, much of…
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