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Man pleads guilty to seven shop breaking charges

In the Northern Bahamas crime news, a male suspect pleaded guilty to seven counts of Shop breaking in Abaco, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder. Chris Tyrone Ferguson age 31 years, of the Mudd, Abaco, was arraigned on Monday (September 4)…
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Bahamians not taking Hurricane Irma’s approach lightly

After Hurricane Matthew’s devastating impact on Grand Bahama last year October, residents are not taking any chances in making hurricane preparation with the forecasted approach of Hurricane Irma, a Cat 5 storm. Residents flocked to local stores yesterday to purchase supplies.

Having endured extreme devastation at the mercy of Hurricane Matthew less than a year ago, Grand Bahama residents are not taking the threat of Hurricane Irma lightly. Now packing a whopping 185 mph wind speed, Irma has now made history as being the largest, most developed system to form in the Atlantic. Over the weekend…
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PM: Emergency evacuation of Southern Islands begins this morning

Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister of The Bahamas

With Hurricane Irma posing a threat to the Islands of The Bahamas, as early as Thursday, September 7, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said that the government made the decision, “to institute an emergency evacuation to New Providence for the residents of MICAL and Ragged Island.” The prime minister in a national address late yesterday…
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Strong police presence observed as GB students return to schools

Deputy Commissioner of Police Emrick Seymour and other senior officers were on hand to greet students at St. Georges’ High School and maintain law and order on the streets, as the students made their way to school.

Grand Bahama-based Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) officers were out in full force at schools on the is- land on Monday, the first day of school in the Government System. Emrick Seymour, Deputy Commissioner of Po- lice in the Grand Bahama District & Northern Bahamas, spoke about RBDF’s goals for the new school year during…
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