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RCL Interact members set to participate in 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program

OFF TO FLORIDA – Nine Interact Club members will be attending the 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Program (RYLA) in Islamorada, Florida Keys. Pictured from left are Chevette Black, SGHS Advisor; Billy Ferguson, SGHS Interact Club; Kyla Lundy, SGHS Interact Club; Kyle Smith, president RCL; Jayshan Lundy, Jack Hayward Interact Club; Laquon Gibson, Jack Hayward Interact Club; Chazztin Bowe, BMES Interact Club and Billy Jane Ferguson, RCL Advisor. (PHOTO COURTESY OF CLIFFORD BOWE)

Significant attention has been placed on at-risk youth engaged in negative exploits, which more often than not tends to cast a dark shadow across the positive work of many young boys and girls throughout the Grand Bahama community. Despite this fact, the Rotary Club of Lucaya (RCL) is elated to highlight the positive contributions made…
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GB students sparkle in Spelling Bee event

WELL DONE—Ivan Butler District Superintendent for West Grand Bahama congratulated students for a job well done in the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Annual Spelling Bee. Pictured from left are Vahria Wedderburn West End Primary, 2nd place; Tameko Johnson of Walter Parker Primary School, 1st place Neveah Saunders, Gateway Christian Academy, 3rd place and Butler. (Photo by JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Grand Bahama students from both the Eastern and Western Districts were simultaneously showcased in the annual Spelling Bee event on Thursday past, and there were sparkling performances. Hosting the affair was the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST) District, at the Bahamas Union of Teachers Hall. Over 20 students, from both public and private…
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Grand Bahama Children’s Home receives major donation

IN MEMORY OF MR. SIMMS – Atso Group of Companies (AGC) Operation Manager Julian Knowles and Supervisor Telia Simms delivered $2,500.00 in BMX Roadstar bicycles and other toys to the Grand Bahama Children’s Home in memory of late AGC founder Anthwan Simms for the little darlingS residing at the Home. Pictured from left to right are GBCH Administrator Enzy Jones, Knowles, Sheila Johnson-Smith and Simms’ daughter and AGC Supervisor Telia Simms. (PHOTO: SHARELL LOCKHART)

A deep-seated pang of joy flooded the hearts of Grand Bahama Children’s Home Executive Director Sheila Johnson-Smith and Administrator Enzy Jones on Thursday, January 25 as Atso Group of Companies (AGC) Operation Manager Julian Knowles and Supervisor Telia Simms delivered $2,500.00 in BMX Roadstar bicycles, Sharper Image Turbo Tumblers, Little Tikes Sports T-Ball Sets, Mattel…
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Bahamian company part of historic Pulaski treasure find

DOCUMENTING – Ray Darville Jr., is pictured documenting some of the coins recovered from what is believed to the the Pulaski wreck. (PHOTO COURTESY OF OVERSEAS MARINE GROUP)

A team from a local marine and salvage company, Overseas Marine Group, can boast of being a part of what is being claimed to be the historic find of an 1838 shipwreck 40 miles off North Carolina. According to history, the Pulaski, a luxury steamship sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic in 1838, with…
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