COLLIN Sexton, one of the hottest young basketball prospects in the United States, pulled off an amazing trick shot in the Bahamas recently by hitting a basket 220 feet below from the Royal Towers bridge at Atlantis, Paradise Island.
UNION leader John Pinder said yesterday the memory of seeing his son dead in the driveway of their Hillside Park home will haunt him forever.
ENVIRONMENT Minister Kenred Dorsett said yesterday that his ministry is not considering any applications for aragonite mining in Andros at this time.
MORE than a month after he announced that he was suspending his election campaign in the Bain and Grants Town constituency, Free National Movement member Leonard Sands announced that he has officially ended his candidacy.
FORMER Cabinet minister Loftus Roker yesterday characterised the country’s political leaders as a “tainted bag of apples,” contending that the nation was now paying the price for years of unchecked corrupt practices by elected officials.
EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday he is surprised by the “level of unhappiness” some Bahamians have expressed at news that the government has struck a deal with the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) to pay creditors and employees of Baha Mar and to restart work on the resort.
THE number of confirmed Zika cases in New Providence has doubled to eight, with Health Minister Perry Gomez reporting four new cases throughout the capital yesterday.
THE funeral service was held yesterday for Canon John Colin Clarke, who died on Saturday, August 20, at Doctors Hospital.
FOX Hill MP Fred Mitchell last night launched his re-election campaign, pledging to spend the majority of his time, if victorious in the 2017 general elections, combating social ills in the constituency.
A VETERAN Massachusetts police officer is facing federal charges for what authorities are calling a double-dipping scheme that defrauded the city of Quincy out of more than $10,000.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday criticised the formation of a committee to oversee payments to Baha Mar creditors, insisting that this was evidence the Christie administration lacked the ability to plan well, instead relying on “ad hoc” governance.
FREE National Movement Chairman Sidney Collie yesterday criticised his adversary Bradley Roberts for the latter’s defense of the “secret” Baha Mar deal.
THE Ministry Education, Science and Technology is concerned over the “unexpected” applications for early retirement from over 100 public school teachers this year, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie suggested that Exuma and Andros are two islands for which the establishment of additional House of Assembly seats should be considered.
A TEEN accused of murder may be called on today to give a defence to allegations that he had direct involvement in the fatal stabbing of schoolmate Adonai Wilson.