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President of GBCC responds to recent suicide attempts

SUICIDE NOT AN OPTION – With the recent increase of alleged suicide cases on Grand Bahama, two attempts and one death, President of the Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC), Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart said it is important for persons to reach out when feeling hopeless.

With the recent increase of alleged suicide cases on Grand Bahama, two attempts and one death, President of the Grand Bahama Christian Council (GBCC), Rev. Dr. Robert Lockhart said it is important for persons to reach out when feeling hopeless. In a recent interview with this daily, Lockhart noted that it is important for persons feeling a…
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Two women plead not guilty to fraud charges

FEMALE DUO CHARGED – In photo at left in the red T-shirt, Wendy Fawkes (Fox), 38, of #41 Edgar Place and Renae Harvey, 51, of #11 Imperial Park were arraigned Monday (September 28) morning on several counts of Fraud. They pleaded not guilty and were remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Prominent social media figure “vixen” Wendy Fawkes (Fox), 38, of #41 Edgar Place and Renae Harvey, 51, of #11 Imperial Park were arraigned Monday (September 28) morning on several counts of Fraud. The two was escorted to the Freeport Magistrate Court shortly before 10:00 a.m. to answer to the charges. As Fawkes exited the unmarked…
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GBCH young residents set to return on Friday, Oct. 2

GRAND CELEBRATION PLANNED – The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Grand Bahama Chapter and local Rotary clubs have joined forces to welcome the children of The Grand Bahama Children’s Home (GBCH) back home in grand style. Pictured are representatives from the GBCH, FIDA and Rotary. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Having been forced away from their comfort zone at The Grand Bahama Children’s Home for over a year, as a result of damages to the facility by Hurricane Dorian back in September 2019, the young residents are finally scheduled to be home this week. Since the storm the children were relocated to New Providence and…
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Lloyd, Butler, Wilson face challenges in Education

Pictured from left are Minister of Education, Jeffrey Lloyd; Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President, Belinda Wilson and Disstrict Superintendent of Education, GB, Ivan Butler.

A COMMENTARY By FRED STURRUP GENERAL MANAGER/MANAGING EDITOR Government schools, according to the edict put forth by Minister of Education Jeffery Lloyd, will re-open this coming Monday, October 5. It is indeed a challenging time for the ministry, which is charged with the very important responsibility of preparing our young boys and girls through education and sports, to carry…
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