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BTC and HOYTES go public with Labor Day Tournament just days away

TOURNAMENT READY – Officials and sponsors of this year’s HOYTES Labor Day Basketball Classic agree that not only are they ready for the competition, but the teams and coaches as well. Pictured from left are Gladstone “Moon” McPhee, HOYTES President; Eldri Ferguson-Mackey, BTC Northern Bahamas, VP; Fred Sturrup, HOYTES official and Sharon Storr, Tournament Director. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

The BTC HOYTES Labor Day Basketball Classic is just a few days away with the hype continuing to increase. Both BTC and tournament officials met this past Monday in their latest promotional push of the yearly tournament that features teams out of Freeport, New Providence, Abaco and Bimini. The round-robin style tournament runs from June…
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Abaco man found dead, with gunshot wound

Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a 72-year- old male on Saturday May 27, 2017. Reports are that shortly after 8:00 a.m., police were called to a residence in Treasure Cay, Abaco, where the lifeless body of a caucasian male was found with a gunshot wound to the body. He was pronounced dead…
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GB Aquinas College Alumni plan weekend of activities

Reunion plans — Pictured (l-r): Charlie “Softly” Robins, Billie Albury, Antoinette Carroll, Patrick Ferguson, and Anthony “Zips” Hanna discussing reunion plans. Members of the Aquinas College Reunion Coordinating Committee held a press conference to spread awareness of the upcoming 60th Anniversary and reunion event occurring from June 9-11 in Grand Bahama. (Photo by JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Aquinas College (AC) is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year. Former Aquinas College students who reside in Grand Bahama, have scheduled a reunion weekend of activities June 9-11. The reunion’s coordinating committee held a press conference on Thursday (May 25) at the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce regarding the special upcoming event. Patrick Ferguson, Chairman…
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Completing hurricane assessment a major government priority in GB

Kwasi Thompson and Dr. Michael Darville

The Government of the Bahamas through the Minister of State in the Ministry of Grand Bahama plans a high focus on assessing damages to homes as a result of Hurricane Matthew last October. The central administration that succeeded the old government because of the voting on May 10, is determined to close out the Hurricane…
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