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Teen pleads guilty to two counts of stealing a vehicle

CHARGED – Joshua Lewis was hauled before the courts on Friday, June 8 where he was charged on two counts of stealing a vehicle. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A 19-year-old man was hauled into Freeport’s Magistrate Court to answer to car theft charges Friday (June 8) morning. Joshua Lewis, 19, of Sunset Subdivision was arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on two counts of Stealing a Vehicle. He pleaded guilty to both matters and was sentenced to two years at…
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CELEBRATE BAHAMAS

INDEPENDENCE PLANS – Organizers outlined plans for the 2018 Bahamas Independence Celebrations for Grand Bahama, during a press conference at the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday, June 7. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

As the country’s 45th Independence Day approaches, various government officials and entities have joined forces to put on an array of Independence events. The Office of the Prime Minister hosted a press conference to announce the celebratory activities on Thursday (June 7). Revealing the theme for this year’s celebration – Celebrate Bahamas: We’ve come this…
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Local Sorority Chapter donates to church’s feeding program

DONATION – Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority made a donation to the Crossreach Ministry of the Lucaya Presbyterian Kirk, food pantry. Organizer Jerry Coleburn (back row center) accepted the donation on the ministry’s behalf. (PHOTOS: JAIMIE SMITH)

The local Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Pi Upsilon Omega made a special presentation to the pantry of the Crossreach Ministry of the Lucaya Presbyterian Kirk, recently. The Crossreach Ministry of the Lucaya Presbyterian Kirk has been in existence for over 20 years, providing non-perishable items to needy families throughout the island of…
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International certification for 17 JHSH students

WELL DONE – Students of Jack Hayward Senior High School Hospitality Department were presented with certificates from the American Hotel Lodging Educational Institute, after successfully becoming certified in Staffing and Guest Services. The students are pictured with administration and instructors, who supported the program. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Seventeen Jack Hayward Senior High School (JHSHS) students collected their American Hotel and Lodging Exam Certificates of completion, during a special presentation in the school’s gymnasium Wednesday (June 6) morning. Principal of Jack Hayward Senior High School, Bronwyn Smith, told this daily that the program participants were from Grades 10 to 12. She noted that…
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