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Investor confidence 'growing in Grand Bahama'

PRIME Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the groundbreaking for a new $4-million Colonial Group International (CGI) Building in Freeport yesterday indicated a growing investor confidence in the revival of Grand Bahama’s economy.

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Mother appeals for funds after car accident

LAKEISHA Curry, a young mother-of-two, is seeking the public’s help to raise funds to help pay for her physical therapy due to a bad car accident.

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Did she take Shavar?

POLICE on Wednesday issued a sketch of a woman believed to be responsible for the abduction of three-year-old Shavar Bain Jr over the weekend.

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Taskforce set up to check boats are safe

TRANSPORT and Local Government Renward Wells said yesterday a taskforce has been established to ensure all vessels participating in the tour-boat industry meet the required standards to operate.

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Osborne presses on to sue over sacking

DARNELL Osborne, the former chairperson of Bahamas Power and Light, is officially suing the government over Works Minister Desmond Bannister’s role in her departure from the board last year and the “defamatory” comments he made about her in the press.

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No electricity problems this summer, predicts Moxey

BAHAMAS Power and Light chairman Donovan Moxey says there should be no issues in the coming summer months when consumers will use more electricity.

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Court of Appeal to deliberate over Archer conviction appeal

THE Court of Appeal is currently mulling over whether to reinstate Ministry of Works Registrar Omar Archer’s appeal of his conviction for threatening a former assistant commissioner of police in a social media post some four years ago.

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Professor Bethel looks to be reinstated at university

IN a letter last month to lawyers for the University of The Bahamas, Wayne Munroe demanded Associate Professor Felix Bethel be reinstated.

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Wells planning to ‘right-size’ his ministry

TRANSPORT and Local Government Minister Renward Wells has confirmed that plans to “right-size” his ministry are being looked at, with the action set to target a “poorly staffed” executive management layer.

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BPL’s bills blitz in Family Islands

HUNDREDS of Bahamas Power and Light customers in the Family Islands could be left in darkness for failure to adequately pay their bills, beginning on March 15.

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Moree’s Minnis’ man for new CJ

BRIAN Moree, a senior partner of McKinney, Bancroft & Hughes, is widely expected to become the next Chief Justice of the Bahamas.

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‘Beating charge will be probed’

COMMISSIONER of Police Anthony Ferguson yesterday insisted allegations police tortured the father of a missing child will be fully investigated.

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Now ‘computer glitch’ stalls Oban

ONE year since the controversial deal with “missteps” was inked, officials are still struggling to set a date with Oban Energies to renegotiate the Heads of Agreement for its proposed $5.5 billion oil refinery and storage terminal on Grand Bahama.

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Attempted armed robbery thwarted by alert neighbours

NEIGHBOURS thwarted an attempted armed robbery Monday morning.

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Foulkes concern over Inagua industrial issue

LABOUR Minister Dion Foulkes yesterday expressed concerns over ongoing industrial issues at Morton Salt, telling reporters that operations at the salt plant remains critical to employment on Inagua.