IT is always extraordinary when you come across entire families that have a legacy of nation building. When matriarchs and patriarchs put service above self, they leave indelible marks - not only on their families - but on their country. In this case, I share the heritage of the Coakley family as they say goodbye to their matriarch, Marietta Margaret Coakley.
A massive blaze broke out at a car junkyard yesterday in the commercial industrial area of Queen’s Highway, Freeport.
HOUSE Speaker Patricia Deveaux yesterday maintained she sees nothing wrong with her criticism levelled at National Emergency Management Agency director Captain Stephen Russell and sees no need to apologise.
JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr was reportedly the subject of criticism from fellow Miami Marlins teammates in a players only meeting, but the much maligned star second baseman responded on the field with the most productive stretch of his MLB career.
DWIGHT Coleby’s next stop on his professional basketball journey will take him to the Venezuelan SuperLiga.
JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr broke out of his recent slump with an electrifying performance and continues to build his résumé toward a 2022 National League All-Star berth.
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.
From the Bahamas Department of Meteorology:
Minister for Grand Bahama Ginger Moxey released a statement on Potential Tropical Cyclone One on Saturday night, saying the public is advised to remain indoors and to remain vigilant:
From The Bahamas Department of Meteorology:
Despite overcast skies, marchers turned out in force for the Randol Fawkes Labour Day March which started at Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, at 8am on Friday and concluded at the St Stephen's Anglican Church grounds where various trade union representatives spoke.
This video shows the moment a waterspout appeared at the Paradise Island Bridge on Thursday afternoon.
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.
THERE was a record 12.37 inches of rainfall on Saturday as the western part of New Providence experienced serious flooding sparked by torrential downpour.
BAHAMAS Union of Teachers President Belinda Wilson said the safety of teachers at public schools in the country continues to be a concern, insisting teachers everyday witness violence on campuses and at times have suffered physical harm.
What a tumultuous past two days at my travel agencies in New Jersey with the sad news of the deaths at Sandals Resort in Exuma. It has been difficult enough to get bookings for your country in the past two years. Clients come into our agencies, many having alluring feelings about a trip to the Bahamas. In the past forty years until 2020 we could get instant bookings and travellers would be on their way.
TAHNAJ Thomas has excelled in his role as a reliever in AA baseball, while Warren Saunders and BJ Murray overcame slow starts to the season to produce recent productive streaks at the plate for their respective clubs.
PARTS of this column first appeared nearly five years ago. Sadly, it remains all too relevant. The Tribune has agreed to re-run it today at my request in light of the Davis administration’s commitment to rescuing and resuscitating the historic city of Nassau.
STUDENTS of the L W Young Boys and Girls Empowerment Club participated in a one-day seminar at the Fox Hill Community Centre on Friday.
AFTER the US Embassy in Nassau issued a recent security alert for Americans in The Bahamas, Foreign Affairs Minister Fred Mitchell said it has not affected the tourism product. However, he said, the Bahamas government is working to get on top of the crime issue.