Newcomers win 2016 Chef Noel title

The young chefs from Pine Forest Academy

Celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) again hosted Festival Noel, a signature fundraising event for the organization, is held at the Rand Nature Center and attracts large crowds on an annual basis.    Held on December 2, 2016, one of the featured events of the fund-raiser is the Chef Noel Competition, which several…
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Dr. Darville: Courthouse conditions being assessed

The Garnet Levarity Justice Centre

Minister for Grand Bahama, Dr. Michael Darville revealed that a consultant has already come in to assess the Garnet Levarity Justice Centre, along with all other government buildings following Hurricane Matthew.  Darville shared this during an exclusive interview with The Freeport News on Friday (January 6).     Darville said he believed the consultant to…
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Mobile registration suspends month end

Reno V. Smith

Mobile registration will be suspended come January 31 disclosed Reno V. Smith, Assistant Parliamentary Commissioner, before he announced dates for Mobile Voter Registration exercises island-wide.    “We just want to share some dates for mobile registration on the island, as the mobile registration exercise will be suspended come the January 31,” he reiterated.   Smith…
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Humanitarian efforts extend across the seas to assist those in need

Ken Williams (left) and Keith Cooper 

News of the devastation as a result of the passing of Hurricane Matthew last October, in particular on the island of Grand Bahama, saw many persons from near and far, lending a helping hand to do whatever they could to assist those severely impacted by the Category 4 storm.     Social media, being one…
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