From The Bahamas Department of Meteorology:
DWIGHT Coleby is off to an impressive start with his new club - Heroes de Falcon - in the Venezuelan SuperLiga. The veteran frontcourt player is averaging 9.4 points and a team high 7.8 rebounds per game. He also leads the team in blocks at 1.6 per game, while shooting 53 percent from the field in 25 minutes per game.
THE Office of the Spouse will reach out to victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse and partner with organisations in the coming weeks in its continued and committed fight against these issues.
ALTHOUGH we’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bahamas Roadmasters Running Club was quite pleased with the turnout for their virtual running of the 125th Boston Marathon.
THE Free National Movement elected Michael Pintard as its new leader Saturday evening, entrusting the Marco City MP with rebuilding and re-energising the organisation after its demoralising general election defeat.
FORMER Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham also gave condolences in the wake of Sir Sidney Poitier’s death.
THE newly formed Island Tennis, headed by professional players Philip ‘PJ’ Major Jr and Kevin ‘KJ’ Major, are teaming up with Baha Mar to stage a tennis tournament for aspiring young players next weekend.
LOCAL forecasters are advising the public to be vigilant as a new weather system heading for the southeast Bahamas gets closer.
THE government has officially launched phase one of the public private partnership to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain several airports throughout The Bahamas.
ABOUT 120 leaders came together in Glasgow yesterday at the start of COP26, launching two weeks of global negotiations to help determine whether humanity can drive forward the urgent action needed to avoid catastrophic climate change.
A massive blaze broke out at a car junkyard yesterday in the commercial industrial area of Queen’s Highway, Freeport.
FREEPORT businessman Darren Cooper believes Ian Rolle, president of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, is not “a good fit for the City of Freeport” and should resign.
SKYGuard | Bahamas Dept of Meteorology Real-Time satellite long range projected track of Tropical Storm Ian
TAHNAJ Thomas achieved another career milestone in the Pittsburgh Pirates organisation and is one of the club’s non-roster invitees to major league Spring Training in Bradenton, Florida.
WARREN Saunders hit his first home run for the Brooklyn Cyclones while BJ Murray overcame a slow start to emerge as an offensive leader for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in Single A Baseball.
A NEW NGO focused on community outreach and empowerment commemorated its first Women’s History Month by celebrating each other, engaging in community outreach, and making a commitment to foster a culture of “women supporting women”.
THE Bahamas Think HBCU college fair is set for April 23 and will provide 1,500 students throughout the country the opportunity for scholarships at 20 historically black colleges and universities in the United States.
ACCORDING to experts, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin is entering its lowest and darkest market phase. The price of Bitcoin fell to its lowest level since December 2020 on Wednesday, and even hit $20,000 for a short time. The oldest digital currency was trading at around $20,500 on Friday, June 17.
THE Free National Movement and the Organisation for Responsible Governance have questioned the Davis administration’s plan to fully rewrite the Public Procurement Act in advance of them reporting their actions.
ROMAD Dean and his Crestwood Prep Lions (Ontario, Canada) finished third at one of the most prestigious winter tournaments on the prep basketball circuit in the United States.