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Bird watchers of GB experience busy May

BIG DAY – Local enthusiasts Martha Cawright at second left, Gena Granger at center, Delores Kellman third from right and Jill Cooper, second from right are pictured with visiting bird watchers.

GLOBAL BIG DAY is a celebration of birds. By bringing people together in observing and counting birds, this day showcases the wonderful birds from all regions of the world – helping bring awareness to birding and conservation globally! Birds are inspiring creatures. Their amazing migrations and behaviours capture our imagination and their global presence lets…
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Fourth Annual Freetown Fire Hearth Food and Heritage Festival a success

On Monday, June 5, the Fourth Annual Freetown Fire Hearth Food and Heritage Festival took place in Ole Freetown at Gold Rock Creek East, to commemorate the native traditions of early Bahamian settlers. Over 500 locals and visitors that attended the festival and the residents of Ole Freetown were able to showcase their family heritage to a large number of festival goers. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF MOT)

On Monday, June 5, the Fourth Annual Freetown Fire Hearth Food and Heritage Festival took place in Ole Freetown at Gold Rock Creek East to commemorate the native traditions of early Bahamian settlers. With a full day of activities, the event kicked off with a potato eating competition, onion peeling competition, pineapple eating competition, local…
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Beacon School set to host fund-raiser to aid in much needed transportation

READY, SET, GO – Organizers of The Beacon School’s PTA Fun, Run, Walk say that all is set and ready for this weekend’s event, which is scheduled to begin at 6:00 a.m. on the school’s grounds. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

This Saturday, June 10, the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) Board of The Beacon School will host a fund-raising event in the form of a fun, run, walk and push, followed by a souse-out on the school grounds. Jackie Cooper, PTA President disclosed that funds derived from the upcoming fund-raiser, will be used to purchase a…
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