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Six new members for Omega Chapter

imberley Miller, President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter (center) welcomes six new members to the organization. Pictured from left to right: Lynne Fraino, Richeena Campbell, Colette Parker, Miller, Felisha Seymour, Keturah Babb and Yvonne Pearson.

AKA Sorority Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter welcomed six new members. Recently, on June 4, six members were officially installed in the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter organization. Held at the Pelican Bay Resort, the ladies were warmly welcomed into the sorority, with fellow sisters, family members and other well wishers present, to…
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Authorities to face Smith’s Point residents in town hall meeting

Toni Hudson- Bannister, Officer in charge and Assistant Engineer with the Ministry of Works, GB office, Whittington Brown, President of Certified Testing Laboratories International and Hon. Iram Lewis, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Works and Member of Parliament for Central Grand Bahama, strategize the continuation of work on the Smith’s Point seawall, in a timely and efficient manner.

Representatives from the Ministry of Works will host a town hall meeting on the Smith’s Point sea wall project this coming Friday, beginning at 6 p.m.. The meeting is a follow-up item to update residents of the little community in light of the recent termination of the former contractors for the sea wall, Smith’s Construction…
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Smith’s Point residents, vendors suffer because of sea wall issue

Unfinished SEA WALL – Photo taken by The Freeport News team yesterday shows the unfinished sea wall in Smith’s Point.

The residents and vendors of Smith’s Point have expressed annoyance over the road closure because of the sea wall project. Concerns about the development of the sea wall project were communicated to The Freeport News on Sunday. Fish Fry occurs every Wednesday night in the community. Residents from all over the island go to Smith’s…
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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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