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Bus rests in West GB being restored

BUS RESTS – Local Government Eight Mile Rock East Township Chairman Kevin Wildgoose has announced the Bus Rests Rebuild Project with the support of West Grand Bahama Island Administrator Don Cornish. Residents are witnessing the rebuilding take shape at the respective bus rests, from left to right, at the entrance the Eight Mile Rock on the Hepburn town boundary, MartinTown/ Russell Town and adjacent to the Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic in Bartlett Hill. (PHOTOS BY: JENNEVA RUSSELL, TFN PHOTOGRAPHER)

The Local Government Eight Mile Rock East Township recently took the initiative to address a vexing problem for residents. Chairman Kevin Wildgoose informed that the decision has been made to rebuild bus stops, to accommodate commuters who utilize the Public Transportation Service throughout the West Grand Bahama District. Nearly two years since Hurricane Matthew made…
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Grand Bahama Regatta set for July

REGATTA COMMITTEE – Pictured is this year’s GB Regatta Committee – P. Kyle Stuart, Entertainment Coordinator; Sherri Saunders, Regatta Booklet, Skippers Social; J. Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Grant, 2018 Honoree; Santina Basden, Committee Member; Chervita K. Campbell, GB Regatta Chairman; Acharo Knowles, Kalik representative. Not pictured, but serving this year are Umeakie Sawyer, Treasurer; Rasheema Ingraham, Jr. Sailing Coordinator and Maudtasma Lundy, Relations.

“We clear the harbour and the wind catches her sails and my beautiful ship leans over ever so gracefully, and her elegant bow cuts cleanly into the increasing chop of the waves” a quote by L.A. Meyer that describes his pure joy of sailing, a joy which many Bahamians love and enjoy too. The 2018…
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Activists announce plans to stage march addressing VAT hike and more

Determined For Absolute Change (D.F.A.C.) Bahamian Rights Activists led by Troy Garvey, announced yesterday that the organization plans to host a community rally under the theme, ‘It’s Our Time to March,’ beginning 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22. Encouraging the Grand Bahama community to support, Garvey noted that the march is being held in protest…
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DFBA President: VAT increase may have debilitating effect on many businesses

YOLANDA HANNA DFBA, President

Following the passage of the 2018/2019 Budget in the Lower House early Tuesday morning, this daily conducted an exclusive interview with Yolanda Hanna, President, Downtown Freeport Business Association (DFBA), getting her views on the Budget, in particular the 4.5 value added tax (VAT) hike and the repercussions it may have on the island’s business sector.…
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