Opinion

GBPA essential to GB Island

Grand Bahama Port Authority

The Grand Bahama Port Authority, as is, in the present structure, is most essential to Freeport and the wider Grand Bahama. This is so, despite the modest profile that Grand Bahama Port Authority management personnel seem to prefer; the progressive innovative projects, some of which, never come to light; the high-tech revamping of the organization,…
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Testimonial slated for Coach McPhee

COACH GLADSTONE “MOON” MCPHEE

These days, at the age of 73 and counting, Coach Gladstone “Moon” McPhee is still at it, taking rough talent and fine-tuning it for quality basketball performances, and, in particular, inspiring a unique understanding of the game. For his dedication to nation-building through the many young boys and girls who have been molded in a…
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GB Independence celebration date change controversial

The Bahamian Flag

One of our reporters who was monitoring social media, expressed surprise over the disagreement, so many had regarding the change of the official Independence celebration in Grand Bahama. We were induced by the powers that be, to do the countdown to Independence at approaching midnight between July 8-9, rather than 24 hours later, as is…
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GBPC to again lead island’s hurricane season preparation

2019 Hurricane Season

The Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) is looked to, once again, to lead the hurricane season preparation on island. Every year, the GBPC utilizes The Freeport News, to put forth important safety and general hurricane-preparation information to bring about an awareness among the public.  On occasions, the GBPC also has to field critical questions regarding…
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