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Drumeco Archer returned as BAAA president

AFTER an intense campaign, Drumeco Archer was returned on Saturday as president of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations for the next four years, a term that will include the hosting of the 50th CARIFTA Games and the return of the World Athletics Relays in 2024.

Sensible plan?

IS government development of housing in a country, especially on New Providence with very little useable real estate left, the policy of this Government and of the past sensible?

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Undefeated Cavaliers secure 40-31 win over Freedom Baptist Warriors

IT was another day in the office for coach Wilton Johnson and his Mt Carmel Cavaliers senior boys basketball team last night.

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Bail granted in firearm possession case

A MAN was granted $3,000 bail yesterday after allegedly being found by police with a loaded pistol over the summer.

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Lightbourne and Dames lead Blue Devils to win over ranked team

BRADLEY Lightbourne, Joshua Dames and their Kansas City Kansas Community College Blue Devils continue to play one of the most difficult schedules in JuCo basketball and defeated their second ranked team of the young season.

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Bridge tolls may go up - but not for cars

THE Bridge Authority yesterday announced a possible toll increase for vehicles with heavy equipment and weight restrictions on the Paradise Island bridges next year pending an assessment on the traffic impact on the structures.

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Discharge over drug possession

A MAN was ordered to give 50 hours of community service yesterday after admitting to the possession of drugs.

FTX customers

I have seen a pie chart from, https://twitter.com/whalechart/status/ 1595384133827854336?s=21 – about the global distribution of FTX customers as of “The Petition Date”.

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Mt Carmel senior boys rout Greenville 43-25

BAHAMAS SCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

IT was an excellent start to the Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association’s (Small Schools) 2022/2023 basketball season.

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Hornets’ Jones: ‘My confidence level has always been really high

KAI Jones has taken full advantage of his increased opportunities recently in the rotation for the Charlotte Hornets.

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Man and woman in hospital after shootings

A MAN and a woman are in hospital after separate shootings in New Providence on Friday and Saturday.

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Three charged in separate sexual assault cases

THREE men were charged in Magistrate’s Court on Friday in three separate cases of sexual assault.

FTX collapse

This past week has been one of the most eventful for a long time if not years - yes, FTX alone saw us googling and reading so much that we saturated our minds and thoughts. Ask ten people their opinion and you will get 12 opinions or more.

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Man accused of rape attack

A MAN was accused in a Magistrate’s Court of raping a woman in the capital last week.

Sports notes

THE Bahamas Scholastic Athletic Association completed its best-of-three volleyball championships on Tuesday at the Tom “The Bird” Grant in Yellow Elder.

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Ole Miss Rebels lose by two points in Pink Flamingo Championship

IN what turned out to be a dramatic finish to a great Baha Mar Hoops Pink Flamingo Championships last night at Baha Mar, the number 17-ranked Utah Utes held off the University of Mississippi Rebels 69-67 on a three-point play with just six seconds left on the clock.

Treasure Cay ‘can’t afford’ $3bn legal battle’s fall-out

TREASURE Cay homeowners yesterday warned they “can’t afford” for the development to be “tied up for years” by a $3bn claim against the Government.

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S&P slashes Bahamas ‘23 growth to just 1.1%

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) yesterday slashed its 2023 economic growth forecast for The Bahamas to just 1.1 percent despite giving the country a break on repeated annual creditworthiness downgrades.

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Father of crash victim: She was my everything

THE father of a Bahamian woman killed in a car crash in Minnesota on Friday is struggling to bear the loss of his daughter. “I have this hole in my heart that’s never going to be filled,” Kermit Miller told The Tribune yesterday.

Manufacturer: 12-hour shift doesn’t break law

A Freeport manufacturer last night said just three maintenance staff “withdrew” their labour over a new 12-hour shift system implemented to support the company’s expansion.