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Chief councilor lauded for voter registration exercise

Residents are pictured waiting patiently to be registered on Saturday

Parliamentary Registration Department APC Reno Smith praised City of Freeport Local Government Chief Councilor Frazette Gibson for conducting a Voter Registration Drive this past Saturday (January 7) beginning 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Britannia Plaza (Stop ‘n’ Shop), Carvel Beach.   With The Bahamas’ General Election looming near and over 32,000 Grand Bahamians 18…
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GB Children’s Home aided Dolphins, Tourism Ministry

Pictured are Mr. Kemp GBCH Caretaker; Chivaun Smith; Ministry of Tourism

The Hurricane Matthew Relief Program, coordinated by the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with the Miami Dolphins Organization for the Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH), has concluded.   On Monday past, a final donation of gifts was made at the home’s location.   According to Nuvolari Chotoosingh, Sports Manager at the Ministry of Tourism, the…
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NEMA warehouse in GB Receives roofing material

Pictured are Mr. Kemp GBCH Caretaker; Chivaun Smith; Ministry of Tourism

This past Friday, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), was presented roofing material, worth about $30,000, by the Pathfinders Task Force and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The presentation took place   The Freeport News attended the presentation at NEMA’s Grand Bahama warehouse in Hawksbill.   Scott Lewis, Task Force leader…
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Roberts:?Voter registration in the east progressing nicely

Harvey Roberts

With 2017 being the year for the country’s General Election, Administrator for the East Grand Bahama District, Harvey Roberts, spoke exclusively with this daily, about voter registration in that area.   According to Roberts, voter registration on the eastern end of the island is progressing nicely.    “Things are going very well, persons are coming…
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