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FHC, GBAC partners with Bahamas National Trust

NEW PARTNERS – The BNT launched a new three-year partnership with the Grand Bahama Airport Company and the Freeport Harbour Company, over the weekend during a cocktail reception at Dolphin Cove. Pictured from left are Captain Orlando Forbes, Freeport Harbour Company; Sherry Brookes, GB Airport Company representative; Geoffrey Andrews, BNT Deputy Director; Janet Johnson, BNT President; Lakeisha Anderson, BNT Director of Parks; Jason Pinder and Eric Carey, BNT Executive Director.

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) Council hosted a cocktail reception on Friday (November 3) evening, as part of its Four Council Meeting that took place on Grand Bahama November 3 - 4. During the event the Council also launched a corporate partnership with the BNT, Freeport Harbour Company and the Grand Bahama Airport Company. According…
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Real property tax exemption coming for homeowners in Port area

PETER TURNQUEST Deputy Prime Minister

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest emphasized that in the Grand Bahaha Port Area Extension of Tax Exemptions Bill, 2017, all homeowners, within the Port Area, will be exempted from real property taxes. He discussed this during his address at The Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers (BACO) Annual Northern Conference, recently (Wednesday, October 25), which was…
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CCC adamant, Emera proposed buy out ‘should not happen’

EDDIE VICTOR President, Coalition of Concerned Citizens

The Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCC) remains adamant that the proposed buy of the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) by Emera, “should not happen.” With word of a possible buy out by the Canadian-based company of the local power facility making headlines for several weeks, president of the CCC, pastor Eddie Victor and supporters held…
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Adderley wins TM Oslie Delancy Youth Month Speech Competition 2017

THE WINNERS – Pictured from left to right during the presentation to top winners of the TM Oslie Delancy Youth Month Speech Competition 2017 are TM Deborah Pratt, speech competition coordinator; Barbara Smith, daughter of TM Oslie Delancy; D’Asia Russell, third place winner; Skylar Symonette, first place winner; DeJanell Dixon, second place winner; Carla Brown-Roker, Programs Coordinator Ministry of Youth; Apostle Kenneth A. Miller, J.P., Moderator and TM Jethro Dixon, Chief Judge of competition.

Days prior to the closing out of National Youth Month, (October) and with it also being Toastmasters Month, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture in conjunction with Toastmasters clubs on Grand Bahama hosted their Seventh Annual Toastmaster (TM) Oslie Delancy Youth Month Speech Competition this past Monday, October 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at…
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