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    • Canadian couple spearheads assistance drive for Grand Bahamians immediately following Hurricane Dorian
      Despite suffering the total loss of their Emerald Bay home, snowbirds from Canada – husband and wife Ken and Fiona Williams – decided to take immediate action in lending a generous helping hand to assist persons on the island that too, were severely impacted by the storm. The couple shared with this daily that as the monster storm was projected Continue Reading...
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    • ‘Precious Pearls’ treated to a special post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar
      Having gone through the most unforgettable experience due to the passing of Hurricane Dorian (September 2019), the Department of Social Services hosted a day of rejuvenation and retreat for 130 senior citizens at their post-Christmas Luncheon and Seminar.    The department’s employees were eager to continue the annual luncheon for the ‘Precious Pearl,’ despite themselves being displaced from their office Continue Reading...
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    • Chief Justice hoping to make “real” changes in the judiciary
      Chief Justice Brian Moree QC is hoping to make several changes in the judiciary, this year. Moree shared his plans for 2020, during the opening of the Legal Year ceremony on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Pro Cathedral of Christ the King Church. Moree noted that not only does the annual service mark the opening of Legal Year, but it Continue Reading...
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    • Plans for new High Rock Clinic underway
      Plans for the construction of a new clinic for East Grand Bahama are underway and is expected to be completed by July 2020, said Minister of Health, Dr. Duane Sands on Saturday, January 11, at the presentation of a Hospitainer and BBPods, donated to the Public Hospitals Authority by International Medical Corps (IMC). “To the residents in this community, let Continue Reading...
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    • Disaster Authority and Social Services’ officials clarify benefit assistance post-Hurricane Dorian
      Managing Director of the Disaster Authority Katherine “Kay” Forbes-Smith sought to clarify the Department of Social Services’ benefits as it relates to hurricane relief assistance, due to residents’ complaints regarding the programme post-Hurricane Dorian.  In a press conference yesterday – Wednesday, January 15 – at the Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction office, Forbes-Smith along with representatives from the Continue Reading...
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    • AKA Sorority Annual Scavenger Hunt set for January 18 on Taino Beach
      The Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. announced the launch of the Third Annual Scavenger Hunt, which is set for January 18 at Taino Beach beginning at 9:08 a.m.  For the past two years, the event has been one the entire community of Grand Bahama looked forward to and organizers are hopeful, this year will Continue Reading...
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