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Rising Stars crown 2021 Champions

Rising Stars crowned 2021 Champions.

After it was announced that tighter restrictions would be put in place for the islands of Grand Bahama, New Providence and Eleuthera, the Rising Stars Girls Softball Developmental League moved swiftly to complete their championship series this past Saturday, July 24. The championship games were contested at the EMERA Baseball Park. The restrictions, which included the…
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MP, activists pay tribute to late Kendle Colebrooke

ACTIVISTS’ TRIBUTES – Member of Parliament for East Grand Bahama K. Peter Turnquest and fellow activists paid tribute to the late Kendle “KCX” Colebrooke, for his contributions in the fight for Bahamians. Pictured from left are family members – Colebrooke’s younger sister and eldest son, Omar Lightbourne; C. Allen Johnson, Troy Garvey, Shantel Johnson-Ryan and Jah Shiloh. (PHOTO: BARBARA WALKIN)

Condolences continue to pour in for the late outspoken, controversial community activist Kendle “KCX” Colebrooke, who is not only being remembered for his aggressive approach in addressing issues, but his passion for seeing change in the country. President of the Enough Movement Shantel Johnson-Ryan said they will continue the fight for change that Colebrooke began.…
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Nine shelters ready now for occupancy

SHELTERS READY – Department of Social Services’ Acting Deputy Director for the Northern District Charlamae Fernander, in a recent interview with this daily, disclosed that some nine shelters are ready for occupancy at this time. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

As residents continue to hope for a quiet Hurricane Season, officials at the Department of Social Services revealed that there are some nine shelters, throughout the island, that have met assessment requirements. Department of Social Services’ Acting Deputy Director for the Northern District Charlamae Fernander, in a recent interview, noted that the assessment team members,…
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GB Abuse Hotline relaunched

HOTLINE RELAUNCHED – The Department of Social Services officially relaunched its Abuse Hotline in Grand Bahama on Friday past. Pictured making the announcement from left are Chief Welfare Officer Dorothea Gomez; Department of Social Services’ Acting Deputy Director for the Northern District Charlamae Fernander and Chief Welfare Officer Jodi Burrows, Manager of the National Hotline for Grand Bahama. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS

Persons experiencing abuse, in any form, and other emergency difficulties now have access to assistance through the Department of Social Services’ National Hotline. The 24-hour 727-2471 and the 352-9851/2 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) contacts officially came online Friday, July 23. Department of Social Services’ Acting Deputy Director for the Northern District Charlamae Fernander noted…
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