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GSYSCC Back-to-School event set for this weekend at Independence Park

The Grand Bahama Shipyard Social and Community Club is set to host its Second Annual Back-to-School Fun, Walk and Run for students on the island this Saturday, August 26. Coordinators for the event held a press conference on Monday (August 21) at the Grand Bahama Shipyard to provide information about this initiative. Jecholiah Barnett, president…
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ROYO Summer Camp closes out with Back-to-School Giveaway

Youth pastor at Calvary Temple, Bruce Russell is pictured enccouraging the young campers to remain focused, work hard, exercise discipline and never give up on their goals, during the upcoming school year. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

For the past two years, the Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) has hosted its Annual Summer Camp at the organization’s Community Center on Banyan Lane, providing wholesome, educational activity for children, for a portion of their summer break. Katie Seide, Coordinator of ROYO’s Summer Camp shared what took place over the two-week camp, noting that…
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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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