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DPM congratulates COTA Essay winner

WELL DONE – Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest (second right) presented Yanna Swain (center) of Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy with a prize and Certificate of Achievement for her first place finish on a national level in the Caribbean Organization of Tax Administration Essay Competition. Family members and school officials witnessed the historic presentation.

Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest was the welcomed guest at the Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Academy on Monday morning, to personally present their student, Yanna Swain,with a brand-new Apple Macbook Air laptop, along with a Certificate of Achievement on being named this year’s winner in the National Caribbean Organization of Tax Administrators (COTA),…
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Students shine at CFA Ninth Annual High School Speech Competition

Karenda Swain (MOT), who served as scorekeeper is pictured with winner, D’Asia Russell, of Eight Mile Rock High School and Betty Bethel, Director, Ministry of Tourism in Grand Bahama.

The Customer First Associates under the auspices of the president, Angela M. Gibson held their Ninth High School Speech Competition on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Foster B. Pestaina Auditorium. This year’s topic, “The Americanization of the Bahamian Society, how has our proximity to the United States of America…
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Reformation 500th Anniversary begins today in GB

Reformation: Remembering October, 31 1517

Celebrating one of the greatest events in the history of the modern church, the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation is scheduled to take place today, October 31. According to history, that day in 1517 changed the face of the denominations of churches as it is known today. Several churches on the island are expected to…
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Abaco man arraigned on murder charge

Lavardo Huyler (center) was escorted into the Freeport Magistrate Court on Monday afternoon, where he was formally charged with murder.

Escorted by two plain clothes police officers, Lavardo Huyler of Marsh Harbour, Abaco was hauled to court on Monday (October 30) afternoon on murder charges. Appearing before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Court #1, Huyler was not required to enter a plea due to the seriousness of the offence. Clad in plaid blue shirt and navy…
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