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Maritime industry extremely important, says Thompson

COURTESY CALL – Members of The Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corps paid a courtesy call on Minister of State for Grand Bahama, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson in recognition of Maritime Week. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson recently welcomed members of the Maritime Cadet Corps, which is spearheaded by Clayton Curtis, who paid a courtesy call on the Office of the Prime Minister. Proud of the Cadets, who have remained disciplined in the program and…
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Veteran educator to be honored at ‘Labor of love’ retirement banquet

CELEBRATION TIME – Organizers announced the Wednesday, May 30 retirement banquet to be held in honor of former District Superintendent of Education for Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Cays, Mary C. Cooper, at the Grand Lucayan Resort. Pictured from left are District Education Officer for East Grand Bahama and the Cays, Mary Russell; District Education Officer for Secondary Schools Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Cays, Marvin Rolle; District Senior Education Officer Gaylene Pinder and Elcina Duncombe, Subject Secretary for the Examination and Assessment Division Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Cays. (PHOTO: SHARELL LOCKHART)

Ministry of Education, Science and Technology officials recently held a press conference announcing a retirement banquet to be held in honor of former District Superintendent of Education for Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Cays, Mary C. Cooper, at the Grand Lucayan Resort on Wednesday, May 30. Respected as one of the finest educators in The…
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Female dies in East Mall Drive traffic accident

EARLY MORNING CRASH – A female resident of Sea Grape became the island’s latest traffic fatality victim, when the grey GMC truck in which she was in crashed into a tree early Saturday (May 19) morning. The driver was transported to hospital and was said to be in stable condition. (PHOTO: VANDYKE HEPBURN)

The community of Sea Grape, Eight Mile Rock is in mourning following the tragic weekend death of a female resident. Early Saturday (May 19) morning traffic police were called to the scene on East Mall Drive and Explorer’s Way, where a grey GMC truck had crashed into a tree. According to reports from Assistant Superintendent…
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ROYO’s 8th Annual Men United March a success

UNITED – Several youth groups, civic organizations, clergymen and government officials, including Member of Parliament for Pineridge, Rev. Frederick McAlpine, joined Dudley Seide of Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) on Whit Monday (May 21) for the Annual Men United March. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The overcast skies on Whit Monday holiday did not put a damper on the Eighth Annual Men United March, named in honor of veteran educator Dr. Cecil Thompson. Assembling bright and early at the Lucaya Cricket Club a number of youth, civic, government and church groups joined in solidarity to march for awareness of many…
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