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Sorority welcomes regional director to Grand Bahama

ALPHA Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter in Freeport welcomed AKA’s International Regional Director Joy Elaine Daley to Grand Bahama.

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NACAC Championships set for Grand Bahama

To help restore the “magic” in Grand Bahama, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture announced that the Bahamas’ Sports in Paradise campaign will host the fourth edition of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships.

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Vendors hopeful after sale of Grand Lucayan Resort

MANY vendors at the Port Lucaya Marketplace are optimistic about the sale of the Grand Lucayan hotel alongside the new mega cruise port venture, which are expected to revive Grand Bahama’s ailing economy.

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BUDGET: ‘We’re going in right direction’

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis yesterday predicted additional revenue growth for The Bahamas, adding that $2.8bn is projected in total revenue for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Inaugural ‘Uncle Lou’ Adderley charity golf tourney on par

THE life and legacy of the late Leviticus Adderley will live on as the Alumni Association of St Augustine’s College hosts the inaugural ‘Unca Lou’ Adderley Charity Golf Tournament.

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50 percent more to social service budget

PRIME Minister Phillip “Brave” Davis said the 2022/2023 Budget will provide a financial boost for the social assistance needs of Bahamians who continue to struggle beneath the pressures of inflation.

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Budget ‘to pay attention to people feeling the pinch’

PRESS secretary Clint Watson yesterday foreshadowed some of the features of the Davis administration’s budget, which the prime minister will present next week.

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Candlelight vigil is held in memory of murdered sister

GRAND Bahama resident Shavon Munnings launched a Domestic Violence Awareness Conference on Tuesday with a candlelight vigil at the First Holiness Church in Freeport.

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Four in court over dangerous drug possession charges

FOUR MEN were charged in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday on separate drug offences.

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Gibson preparing to return after police request

LONG Island MP Adrian Gibson is making preparations to return to The Bahamas from abroad after police requested to speak with him as part of their ongoing investigations into the Water and Sewerage corporation, his attorney told The Tribune yesterday.

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Trio qualify for World Under-20s

SPRINTERS Antoine Andrews, Paige Archer and Lacarthea Cooper were the latest athletes to qualify for the World Athletics’ Under-20 Championships scheduled for Cali, Colombia from August 1-6.

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PM HITS BACK ON BREADBASKET VAT – while Watson claims tax reintroduction does not hurt consumers

PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis told his predecessor yesterday to take his own advice, as he hit back over new criticisms levelled at his administration over its refusal to remove value added tax from breadbasket items.

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BUDGET: $200m development fund to help Family Islands

THE Davis administration’s 2022/2023 Budget will set up a $200m Family Island Development Trust Fund to facilitate immediate and significant investment in infrastructure at the out islands.

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1,000 turn out for return to the road

ABOUT 1,000 revelers flooded the streets on Saturday for a Carnival road parade making for a “perfect” event, according to Rafel Dean, president of the Band Owners Association.

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The Oaktree Sonja Knowles Track Classic this weekend

ALL systems are set for what organiser Tito Moss has predicted will be the biggest track and field meet held in the Bahamas this year: The Oaktree Sonja Knowles Track Classic this weekend.

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Cat Island is suffering

Cat Island is so beautiful, but it has a good reason to sing “O Lord We Got Do Right In" - you see the people of Cat Island had made you honourable for the past 21 years please tell us what have you done for us lately or in the past 21 years?

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Fox, Knowles hit home runs

A PAIR of Bahamian minor league baseball prospects hit their first home runs of the season in productive weekends at the plate for their respective clubs.

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BUDGET: Halkitis hints at homeowner help

SOME relief to the public and incentives to promote homeownership will be some of the features of the Davis administration’s first full budget presentation today, according to Economic Affairs Minister Michael Halkitis.

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US working with Bahamas to tackle migration issues

THE United States government is actively working with nations in the region such as The Bahamas to tackle the root causes of “irregular migration”, according to a high-ranking US State Department official yesterday.

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Dead man found in front of house

POLICE are investigating a homicide that occurred in the Ridgeland Park area on Tuesday night.