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Five hurt after two cars collide

FIVE people – one seriously injured - were taken to hospital following a traffic accident on the Warren J Levarity Highway in Grand Bahama on Saturday afternoon.

"Compassionate" motorist recognised with award in Grand Bahama

ZAVIA Bastian has been recognised with a courteous driver award as part of a road safety promotion in Grand Bahama.

BIA chair: new tax required to fund $1bn cost of NHI

THE chair of the Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) says National Health Insurance (NHI) could potentially cost almost $1 billion to implement, adding that a botched rollout of the scheme could result in “serious repercussions and consequences for the industry”.

Christie's wish for Lakers v Heat at National Stadium as AEG signs events deal

IN AN effort to bolster the country's cultural and sports tourism brand, the government signed a consultancy and management services agreement on Friday with Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), one of the world's leading sports and entertainment presenters.

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Brothers' spat ends with one stabbed, one arrested in Freeport

AN ALTERCATION between two brothers late on Friday night ended with one being stabbed and requiring hospital treatment and the other arrested and taken into police custody.

Haitian man pleads guilty in US migrant smuggling case

FORT PIERCE (AP) - A Haitian man is facing imprisonment in the United States after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from The Bahamas.

June hearing date for BAMSI dormitory fire case

A JUDGE has scheduled a hearing for arguments over a procedural dispute concerning the case of a man charged with setting fire to a dormitory at the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI).

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Keod Smith given more time in contempt case

A JUDGE has stayed contempt proceedings against a lawyer who had accused her of bias pending the outcome of his application before the Court of Appeal.

Grand Bahama launches volunteer drive to help tourists

IN AN effort to improve visitors’ experience in Grand Bahama, the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is searching for Bahamians interested in volunteering for its 'People-to-People Ambassador' programme.

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Accused deny murders of women in separate cases

TWO high profile murder suspects denied committing murder when they appeared in Supreme Court on Friday.

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Man, 21, dies in late-night shooting on Bias Street

A MAN was shot dead while he was walking along Bias Street, off Baillou Hill Road, late on Thursday night, police have reported.