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Fox hauled to court for possession of illegal firearm

Officers escorted Emmanuel Fox into the Freeport Magistrate Court on Monday, August 21 to face charges of firearm and ammunition possession. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Emmanuel Fox, 27, of #29 Amberjack Street was hauled before the court yesterday – Monday, August 21 – where serious charges were levied against him. Fox, who appeared before Magistrate Charlton Smith was charged with possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. He pleaded not guilty and was remanded to The Bahamas Department of Correctional…
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MP tours schools

Member of Parliament for Pineridge, Rev. Frederick McAlpine checked on the progress of repairs that are currently underway at the Jack Hayward Junior High School and Hugh Campbell Primary, during a tour of the schools in his constituency, Monday (August 21) morning. At right McAlpine speaks with the contractors carrying out the repairs at both schools. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Finalization of back-to-school preparations has swung into full gear inclusive of maintenance repairs at Hugh W. Campbell Primary School and Jack Hayward Junior High School, which Rev. Frederick McAlpine Member of Parliament for Pineridge had an opportunity to assess firsthand on Monday, August 21, 2017. Less than two weeks remain before students and teachers alike…
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DosSantos’ Indecent Assault case dismissed

Former educator Michael DosSontos (left) is pictured with his lawyer Paul Wallace-Whitfield (right) outside the courthouse on Monday, August 21 after charges of Indecent Assault against him were dismissed by the courts. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The Indecent Assault case against Michael DosSantos was dismissed Monday, August 21. The teacher and girls’ soccer coach spoke to The Freeport News about this matter after it’s dismissal at the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre. Back in April last year, a team member had accused the then auto-mechanic teacher of St. Georges’ High School and…
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GBCH 40th Anniversary celebrations geared toward highlighting generous donors

The Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH, this year, celebrates 40 years of being a safe haven, a place of refuge and comfort for thousands of children in the Northern Bahamas. Having recently received a generous donation of an industrial generator from Fidelity Bank Bahamas this past Friday, August 18, co-chair of the GBCH’s 40th Anniversary…
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