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Freeport Primary dismissed abruptly

EARLY DISMISSAL – Freeport Primary School was dismissed early Friday. It is not clear whether the dismissal was in relation to a teacher at the institution testing positive for COIVD-19; however, parents were advised to collect their children and they were to remain at home until further notice. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

GB primary school teacher tests positive for COVID-19 The Freeport News can confirm that a teacher of Freeport Primary School has tested positive for COVID-19 and school was abruptly dismissed at 1:00 on Friday (October 23) afternoon. The daily learned that parents were advised to collect their children promptly and they were to remain at home…
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Developers committed to Grand Lucayan project

DR. HUBERT MINNIS Prime Minister of The Bahamas

Despite the delay with the redevelopment of Grand Lucayan properties and Freeport Harbour, the developers – ITM Group and RCCL (Royal Caribbean Cruise Line) – remain committed to the project, according to the country's chief executive. Laying on the table in the House of Assembly the 60-page Executive Summary Report 2020, which was presented by…
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Illegal dumping will not be tolerated

ILLEGAL DUMPING – The Grand Bahama Development Company Limited (DEVCO) is aware that hazardous material was disposed of in the Lucaya area Wednesday (October 21) morning. DEVCO and its maintenance company, Lucaya Service Company Ltd. (LUSCO), are working with the relevant authorities and environmental agencies to identify the offender(s). (PHOTOS COURTESY OF DEVCO)

The Grand Bahama Development Company Limited (DEVCO) is aware that hazardous material was disposed of in the Lucaya area and has taken steps to ensure a swift clean-up. DEVCO and its maintenance company, Lucaya Service Company Ltd. (LUSCO), are working with the relevant authorities and environmental agencies to identify the offender(s).  LUSCO management stated that…
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Junior Achievement Program continues despite COVID-19

RON DAMES, JA Program Manager, Grand Bahama

Junior Achievement Bahamas continues to mold young and aspiring entrepreneurs, providing tools necessary to propel them into budding businessmen and women. According to Program Manager, Junior Achievement (JA), Grand Bahama Ron Dames, registration is open for returning and new students. While he noted that the format for the subsequent JA Program meetings will change, due…
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