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Residents encouraged to get ‘A Taste of Port Lucaya’

A new activity has been planned to benefit the vendors in Port Lucaya, who have been struggling economically since the passing of Hurricane Matthew in October of last year. The venture is a joint effort between the Office of the Prime Minister in Grand Bahama, Ministry of Tourism, BTC, the Grand Bahama Port Authority, the Grand Bahama Island Promotion Board, Port Lucaya, and other vendors. Pictured during the announcement are Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the Prime Minister, Senator Kwasi Thompson (left) and Eldri Ferguson-Mackey (right), BTC, Northern Bahamas, VP. (PHOTO: BIS)

‘A Taste of Port Lucaya’ will kick-off this evening beginning 6:00 p.m. in the Count Basie Square, Port Lucaya featuring a myriad of talented Bahamian artists inclusive of renowned comedian Timico ‘Sawyer Boy’ Sawyer and internationally celebrated rake ‘n’ scrape entertainer Desmardo ‘Stileet’ Finley. Minister of State for Grand Bahama in the Office of the…
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Sunny and warm weather heading into the weekend

Kirk James

Residents can look forward to mostly sunny and warm weather today, according to Duty Forecaster Sharez Williams of The Bahamas Department of Meteorology in Grand Bahama. Speaking to the weather conditions on Wednesday (August 2), following Tropical Storm Emily’s two-day rainfall impact, Williams determined that the weather consists of deep ridging over the area, which…
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Showers and thunderstorms for GB as TD Emily moves to the East

Over a two-day period Tropical Depression Emily, which is now moving east from the Central Florida Coast, left Grand Bahama with flooded streets, throughout the city. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Emily is expected to move further east. Local Meteorologist Kirk James of The Bahamas Department of Meteorology in Grand Bahama reported early Tuesday (August 1) morning, that even though Tropical Depression Emily would move further east from the Central Florida Coast into the western Atlantic Waters, Grand Bahama will still suffer some impact from the…
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Building dispute threatens to hamper progressive community development

Lenise Williams the newly elected Local Government representative for Williams Town is calling on the former representative to comply and allow the residents access to the community center. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Williams/Russell Town progressive development is being threatened by a controversial building ownership dispute, which has shook the quaint picturesque community to the core. Newly elected Local Government Councillor, Lenise Williams along with residents of Williams/Russell Town sought to shed light on the matter, which involves the lone Community Center building established there decades ago. Embroiled…
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