KGBCC marks Litter Month to help clean up GB

PARTNERS AGAINST LITTER – Keep Grand Bahama Clean (KGBC) committee members remind the public to ‘Use A Bin To Put It In” by erecting their Partners Against Litter sign, at the Ranfurly Circus Roundabout, representing one of many efforts of the KGBC group. Pictured from left are Nakira Wilchcombe, KGBC Co-Chairperson; Rico Cargill, KGBC committee member; Cheri Wood, Bahamas National Trust and Environmental Activist; Daryl Jones, Royal Bahamas Police Force and Head of Rangers Program; Henry Sands, GB Coordinator ‘Let’s Do It Bahamas Movement;’ Olethea Gardiner, KGBC Co-Chairperson and Lawrence Burnside, LIONS Club. (Photos courtesy of KGBCC for Barefoot Marketing)

A clean neighbourhood is good for the environment, beneficial for residents, especially children, all while increasing property values and growing community investment; something Grand Bahama is working hard to do after several hurricanes and economic challenges. Since its inception, The Keep Grand Bahama Clean (KGBC) Committee, an initiative of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited,…
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Walter Primary School honour roll student writes and illustrates second novel 

Young author V’ajha Clarke

`While many adults are unable to add author to their list of accomplishments in their lifetime, a 10 -year- old fifth grade student of Walter Parker Primary School, V’ajha Clarke can now proudly boast that she is the author of not one, but two published books. The young author spoke exclusively with this daily on Thursday afternoon,…
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Mt. Zion Baptist to honour retired pastor

SPECIAL CELEBRATION – The Mt. Zion Baptist Church family is set to honour retired clergyman, Rev. Lindy Harris Russell (seated centre) and his wife Nell, during a two-day celebration scheduled for this weekend. Russell is pictured with the organizing committee of the event. (PHOTO: TFN)

Championing the cause of Bahamians, at-risk youth, the disenfranchised and Christian believers for decades, Mt. Zion Baptist Church Pastor Emeritus Rev. Lindy Harris Russell, who also served as the former Free National Movement (FNM) Member of Parliament for Eight Mile Rock will be honoured during a two-day Retirement Banquet and Appreciation Service beginning 7:00 p.m.…
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ACP Butler: We are all in the fight against crime together

GUEST SPEAKER – ACP Samuel Butler was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Freeport recent meeting, where he told Rotarians, “we are all in the fight against crime together.” (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Crime means different things to different groups of people, Assistant Commissioner of Police and Officer-in-Charge of Grand Bahama and the Northern Bahamas Districts, Samuel Butler, told Rotarians, during a Rotary Club of Freeport recent (Thursday, April 12) meeting held at the Ruby Swiss Restaurant. ACP Butler, who was the club’s guest speaker noted that for…
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