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Boat goes up in flames at Dick's Point

A BURNING boat sent flames shooting into the air and plumes of billowing, black smoke across Montagu Bay yesterday afternoon as firefighters tackled the blaze and the owner looked on helplessly.

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Tourist falls as stairs to Cabbage Beach collapse

A French tourist had a lucky escape yesterday when the stairs of the public beach access on Cabbage Beach collapsed as he stepped onto it. The stairway - the only public access to the beach - had been pounded by heavy surf blown up by the cold front

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Beach access may reopen 'within two weeks'

THE collapsed stairway which forced the “temporary closure” of a public access path to Cabbage Beach could reopen within the next two weeks, according to officials at Atlantis who yesterday said repairs are now 75 percent completed. In an update on

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Public access stairs to Cabbage Beach restored

THE public access path to Cabbage Beach is now open after months of being closed due to a collapsed stairway. Atlantis senior vice-president of public affairs Ed Fields confirmed this information to The Tribune yesterday. In January, it was reporte

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Temporary closure of cabbage beach access for stairway repairs

OFFICIALS at Atlantis yesterday confirmed the “temporary closure” of the main public access path to Cabbage Beach, as the resort looks to repair a collapsed stairway.Senior vice president of public affairs Ed Fields said the resort thought it best to

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Activist Moncur seeks return of hanging

OUR leaders have lost control of our country: our leaders have eaten sour grapes and now our children’s teeth are on edge.

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March to call for no bail and death penalty

THE founder of a popular local Facebook group with more than 15,500 members and the creator of an organisation that represents families of murdered victims are teaming up to organise a “march against murderers” and rally.

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Demolition prompts group to seek legal action

The managing director of a local outreach organisation is seeking legal action after last week’s demolition of the group’s Pine Barren Road property left dozens homeless.

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One year on, police no closer to solving murder of Edgar Dart

GRAND Bahama police are no closer to solving the murder of wealthy British citizen Edgar Dart, who was shot and killed a year ago this week in Grand Bahama.   

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Inside Georgia’s dream world

SHE may be only 11 years old, but Eleuthera native Georgia Birkwieser is already getting serious when it comes to her aspirations of one day becoming a successful author.

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'British man's killers could commit other crimes'

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade is concerned that without the public’s assistance, the men responsible for brutally murdering a wealthy British farmer in Grand Bahama last week will commit other crimes.

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Vehicle swept off Glass Window Bridge by waves

TWO men had a close call in Eleuthera last week after their vehicle got hit by monstrous waves at the Glass Window Bridge and was tossed onto rocks.One of them has faulted officials for not closing the bridge sooner, due to the sea conditions. Eleuth

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LEFT IN TEARS: Animals injured, families scramble for belongings as bulldozers move in

A LOCAL outreach organisation had dozens of its beneficiaries displaced yesterday after bulldozers ripped through their homes and other buildings in the Prince Charles area as the result of a long-standing land ownership dispute.

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‘We will rebuild church after fire’

IN THE wake of a devastating fire that destroyed the Living Water Assembly of God Church, Pastor Eddie and Margo Victor have vowed to rebuild the sanctuary on Chesapeake Drive.

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BUN IN THE OVEN: We have no idea

IT’S funny that by nature most of us wrap ourselves up in our own little world, safe and doing our own little thing, and living within the confines of our own situations and circumstances.

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QC urges: End Port/Hutchison tax breaks

An outspoken QC is urging the Government to force the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and Hutchison Whampoa to fulfill their Freeport obligations by ending the tax benefits they currently enjoy.

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Bulldozers move in on shanty town

RESIDENTS of a shanty town in the Carmichael Road area of New Providence yesterday had their homes bulldozed by contractors hired by the Ministry of Environmental Health following eviction notices given residents over a month ago.

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Rescued from the rubble

LOST within the heartbreaking tale of a demolition exercise that displaced a local outreach organisation and dozens of its beneficiaries is the successful rescue effort by the Bahamas Humane Society (BHS) to save pets buried beneath the rubble.

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Victim of home invasion shooting is identified

FREEPORT – The man gunned down during a home invasion and robbery in Grand Bahama is British citizen Edgar George Dart, 56, of Manitoba, Canada.

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Government facilitated moral decline

In a few days, barring divine intervention, the moral sensibilities of an overwhelming majority of Bahamians will be assaulted by the public nudity, brazen vulgarity, and unbridled debauchery of carnival.

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