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Two men arraigned on illegal firearm possession

TEEN CHARGED – Eric Culmer, 19, was arraigned on possession of an illegal firearm and related charges yesterday in the Freeport Magistrate Court. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Two men were hauled to court Thursday (June 14) afternoon, answering to possession of illegal firearms and related charges. In the first matter, Eric Culmer, 19, of Bass Lane was appeared before Magistrate Rengin Johnson in Court #3, Magistrate Court Freeport on possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. The teen pleaded guilty and was…
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MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR

ECO OIL GROUNDBREAKING – Executives of Eco-Oil Bahamas Limited broke ground for a new development in Grand Bahama yesterday – Thursday, June 14. Pictured from left are Capt. Orlando Forbes, Port Director Freeport Harbour Company; Theocharis Terzis, Business Development Manager – Queensway Navigation; Spyros Manias, Assistant Managing Director, Queensway Navigation; Nuno Matos, Manager Eco-Oil Portugal; Francisco Quintela, Director, Quimitécnica Portugal; Ian Rolle, President – GBPA Group of Companies; Derek Newbold, Sr. Manager of Business Development – GBPA and Invest Grand Bahama; Luís Pereira, Director, Quimitécnica Portugal and Joao Correia, Manager Eco-Oil Bahamas Ltd. (PHOTOS: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Eco-Oil Bahamas Limited announced its $10 million investment in Grand Bahama yesterday – Thursday, June 14 – at a groundbreaking ceremony, which is expected to result in jobs for Grand Bahamians. Government and private sector officials assembled at the Oleander Room, Freeport Harbour to officially announce the new development for the island. Eco-Oil Bahamas is…
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Hundreds of students praised for creative efforts

OVERALL WINNER – Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, pictured with Laws of Life Essay Competition First place senior division overall winner, K’Shura Hanna of Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy, June 8, at Bishop Michael Eldon School Auditorium. (BIS PHOTO: ANDREW MILLER)

Hundreds of students in Grand Bahama were on Friday, June 8, recognized for their participation in the Laws of Life Essay Competition during a ceremony at the Bishop Michael Eldon School Auditorium. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Michael Pintard, was the keynote speaker who gave the students 11 points to live by: Be humble;…
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Solid Rock youth set to host Sixth Youth Conference

Solid Rock Church of the Nazarene Joshua Generation Ministry led by Rev. Keith Evans are excitedly preparing to host their Sixth Annual Youth Conference under the theme, Shakin’ da House beginning Wednesday, June 20 through Friday, June 22. A dynamic cadre of Christian youth leaders will minister during the conference in song, liturgical dance and…
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