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Coming increases: Water, garbage collection bills to increase

VOICING CONCERNS – Members of the Coalition for Concerned Citizens (CCC) shared concerns over the rate increases for water and garbage collection, which are set to be implemented February 1. Pictured from left are Kirkland Russell, Pastor Eddie and Margo Victor, holding up a notice received in the mail with their bill. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The proposed water and garbage collection bill increases set to be implemented February 1 is not sitting well with members of the Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCC). CCC representatives – Rev. Eddie Victor, Rev. Margo Victor and Kirk Russell – held a press conference yesterday, Thursday, January 17, to voice their concern over the coming…
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Wanted man and accomplice enter guilty pleas to laundry list of charges

GOODS RECOVERED – Corporal #2137 Miller looks over a number of items that police confiscated after they were reported stolen between October 2018 and January 2019. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Once wanted suspect Wellington Adderley, 28, of West End Grand Bahama and 36-year-old Lofton Rigby also of West End, Grand Bahama pled guilty to a laundry list of charges in the Eight Mile Rock Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 17. Clad in a black polo shirt, blue jeans and blank and white tennis, Adderley, also…
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70 participants open 2019 Fresh Start Programme

ORIENTATION SESSION – Participants in the Fresh Start Programme took part in orientation sessions that was held on Thursday, January 17 at Christ the King Auditorium. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

A group of 70 participants of the Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture’s (MYSC) Fresh Start Programme met for the first time, during  its soft opening for the 2019 cycle on Thursday (January 17) at the Foster B. Pestaina Centre under the theme, ‘Never Give Up.’ Fresh Start is a youth employment skills training programme…
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Miss and Little Miss Mary, Star among activities for Catholic Week 130th Anniversary Celebrations

CELEBRATING CATHOLIC WEEK – Administrators pictured left to right – Aquinas College Alumni, Antoinette Carroll; Religion Teacher, Joanne Edgecombe-Cooper; Principal of Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy, Joye Ritchie-Green and Math Teacher,  Keldra Pinder – prepare for Catholic Week, beginning January 27. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy is celebrating 130 years in education with a list of activities throughout the month of January to February. On Tuesday, January 15, the administrative board held a press conference at the school to share details of the upcoming events. Principal, Joye Ritchie- Green said, “We have a whole…
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