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UB reintroduces CEES under new name

Leterah Munnings, CELEARN Assistant Director

Formerly referred to as the Continuing Education and Extension Services (CEES), the University of The Bahamas (UB) has reintroduced the program under the new name – the Centre for the Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning (CELEARN) – offering the same courses for persons interested in enhancing their career fields. During a recent Open House, local…
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Stunningly creative artwork on display for adjudicator

National Art Gallery of The Bahamas Community Outreach Officer, Abby Smith, recently traveled to Grand Bahama to adjudicate the stunningly creative artwork submitted by student participants in the 2016/2017 E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival. (PHOTOS: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

National Art Gallery of The Bahamas Community Outreach Officer Abby Smith traveled to Grand Bahama to adjudicate the stunningly creative artwork submitted by student participants in the 2016/2017 E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Enduring a series of challenges that included Hurricane Matthew, Smith noted she was most impressed by…
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‘Golden Child’ wins first Anything on Wheels and Car Show title

Trico ‘Golden Child’ was named the winner of the First Anything on Wheels and Car Show, held on Saturday, July 15 at Sunset Village, EMR. Trico’s white 2000 Ford Mustang with gold rims stole the show. Making the presentation was organizer of the event Freddie ‘Laffy’ Dean II. (PHOTOS COURTESY P and F Car Rentals)

Paulette and Freddie Dean II, proprietors of P and F Car Rentals, Eight Mile Rock organized the First Anything on Wheels and Car Show, which was held at Sunset Village over the weekend. Despite inclement weather, which hampered the official 12 noon opening of the event, car lovers and “pimp riders” turned out in large…
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Turnquest: Revival of the Lucayan Strip is a key component to growing GB’s economy

Grand Lucayan Hotel

Contrary to unconfirmed reports circulating social media on Sunday (July 16) of Grand Lucayan Resort’s sale to the Wynn Group, this daily learned that, “talks of the sale are in advance stages.” Speaking with Deputy Prime Minister K. Peter Turnquest, Minister of Finance East Grand Bahama, MP, late Sunday (July 16) evening about a pending…
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