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JA host 2017 Charter Night under the theme ‘Solving Tomorrow’s Problems, Today’

Ron Dames

Junior Achievement (JA) Grand Bahama celebrated 33 years of excellence, during its 2017 Charter Night under the theme, ‘Solving Tomorrow’s Problems, Today.’   Advisors and students participating in the program this year shared their thoughts on being a part of the program on Monday (January 30) at the Bishop Michael Eldon School (BMES) Auditorium.   …
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PM lauds WGBYDA for its effective impact

Prime Minister Perry Christie is pictured with Minister of Tourism

Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Perry G. Christie, on Sunday, January 29 joined the congregation of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, E.M.R in celebration of West Grand Bahama Youth Development Association (WGBYDA) 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebrations and Honorees Luncheon.   Borne out of love for community and youth development, the WGBYDA co-founded…
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Praise for community partners for providing aid in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Praise for community partners for providing aid in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew  (PHOTO:?TFN FILES)

Schools across Grand Bahama and The Bahamas faced serious challenges as a result of Hurricane Matthew, nearly four months ago, ravaging this archipelagic region.   While no lives were lost in The Bahamas as a result of the Category 4 storm, damages sustained to homes, businesses and schools hit, left many, particularly on Grand Bahama,…
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Donald Mortimer announces as Central GB independent

Donald Mortimer

Grand Bahama resident Donald Mortimer has declared that he will enter the race for Central Grand Bahama constituency as an independent candidate for the upcoming general elections. Mortimer informed The Freeport News earlier this week that he has started his campaign.   Mortimer, a plumber, has lived in Grand Bahama since 1977.  The newcomer to…
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