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Christian Council head Rev. Lockhart advocates “necessary” safety steps

PASTOR Robert Lockhart

All the necessary safety steps should be taken. So, said Grand Bahama Christian Council President Rev. Robert Lockhart, at a press conference on Thursday. The pastor of Calvary Temple Assembly of God advised residents to be safe and listen to the instructions of relevant authorities regarding impending hurricane Dorian. During the press conference in Calvary Temple’s…
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Central Grand Bahama MP Lewis emphasizes “hurricane” urgency

LONG LINES – Pictured are shoppers standing on long lines at Kelly True Value Ltd, Friday, August 30. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS

Member of Parliament of Central Grand Bahama, Iram Lewis, has made a plea for urgency on the part of residents in his constituency and other sectors. Locals of the southern shore line areas and those residing in the flood zones are urged to evacuate their homes and locate to shelters this weekend as Hurricane Dorian…
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Residents taking Dorian’s arrival seriously

FILLING UP – There were long lines at gas station stations, food stores and supply stores yesterday as residents rushed to purchase items needs for the pending arrival of Hurricane Dorian this weekend. (PHOTOS: JAIMIE SMITH)

Gas stations, food stores, convenience stores, building supply stores and water depots were crowded yesterday –Thursday, August 29 – as residents flocked to various locations to purchase items on their hurricane preparation check list. With Hurricane Dorian forecasted impact Grand Bahama this weekend, residents appear to be taking the advices of the relevant authorities and…
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“Tremendous amount of storm surge” expected with Dorian

Minister of State for Grand Bahama Kwasi Thompson

A hurricane alert is now in effect for the islands of the Northwest Bahamas, including New Providence, Eleuthera, Abaco, Grand Bahama, North Andros, Bimini and the Berry Islands. Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator J. Kwasi Thompson addressed the storm’s whereabouts during a briefing on Thursday (August…
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