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15-year sentences each for 2 women

Rose Adaline Dorstil

Former teacher Sharon Sturrup was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services (BDCS) for the fatal stabbing of her husband.    Sturrup entered a guilty plea to manslaughter on Wednesday (March 22) in the Supreme Court in Grand Bahama.   Sturrup appeared before Justice Estelle Gray-Evans in Supreme Court 1…
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Adderley spearheads St. Georges’ successes

Krista Adderley

St. Georges High School has yet again achieved national recognition in BGCSE studies. The present Deputy Head Girl has been honored for her outstanding results.   Krista Adderley was invited to New Providence last month to receive her certificate for attaining one of the top results nationally in the 2016 BGCSE (Bahamas General Certificate of…
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Sunland students ‘Rock their socks’ in support of Down Syndrome

BA principal M. King

Sunland Baptist Academy (SBA) Stingers hosted its Third Annual ‘Rock Your Socks Day’ in support of the 12th Anniversary of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day (#WDSD) on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.    Myrton King and Sheryl Wood, SBA Principal and Vice Principal, respectively along with administrative staff, teachers and students were proud to help raise…
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DEVCO’s new initiative to assist residents, stimulate economy

Charles Pratt (right)

The Grand Bahama Development Company’s (DEVCO) latest initiative is expected to assist residents to realize their dreams of homeownership, while simultaneously stimulating the island’s economy.   DEVCO executives announced its new innovative pricing strategy, during a press conference at the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Tuesday morning.    The new strategy was introduced whereby all…
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