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Lightning strike hits water supplies

WATER and Sewerage customers residing in central, southern and eastern New Providence may experience periods of reduced water pressure over the next 24 hours.

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Two facing court over vehicular manslaughter

TWO MEN were granted $10,000 bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday on two separate charges of vehicular manslaughter.

'Economic dignity': Container Port slashes casuals to 24%

The Prime Minister yesterday said the Government's drive for "economic dignity" had resulted in Freeport Container Port reducing the number of "casual" employees in its workforce to 24 percent.

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Long Island MP released on bail

LONG Island MP Adrian Gibson was released on bail yesterday 24 hours after he faced corruption charges for allegedly abusing his power as executive chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation.

Nassau does not need local govt

The Progressive Liberal Party government's plan to introduce local government in Nassau will add another unnecessary layer of bureaucracy in the capital, which is where the central government is headquartered. The prime minister resides in Nassau. In fact, every prime minister dating back to Sir Roland Symonette lived in Nassau. To the best of my knowledge, each of Nassau's 24 MPs resides in New Providence, where the House of Assembly and the Senate are located.

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Anthonique Strachan 3rd in 200m at the Prefontaine Classic

ANTHONIQUE Strachan continues a resurgent season with standout performances in some of the biggest stages in track and field.

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McPhee-McCuin lands star-studded recruiting class for Ole Miss

ON the heels of a record-setting season and a new contract extension, Yolett McPhee-McCuin has landed another star-studded recruiting class for her Ole Miss Rebels women’s basketball programme.

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87 new cases of COVID

EIGHTY-seven new cases of COVID-19 were recorded last Thursday and Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

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Chavez Young named player of the week

CHAVEZ Young has excelled with the Buffalo Bison since his return to Triple-A baseball and was recognised as the club’s Player of the Week.

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Man accused of rape

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday after he faced a rape charge.

HomeTown Lender new Bahamas Bowl sponsor

COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL SEASON BEGINS IN THE BAHAMAS ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

NASSAU, Bahamas – Bowl Season will begin in the Bahamas this year as the longest-running international bowl game in college football history, the HomeTown Lenders Bahamas Bowl, will be played Friday, December 16 at 11:30 am ET.

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Bahamian athletes shine at the NCAA Outdoors

THE National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 2022 Outdoor Championships concluded on Saturday at the Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon with just one Bahamian competing in a final event.

Freeport church holds events to honour 60th anniversary

CHRIST the King - the oldest church in Freeport - is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a number of fundraising events that will benefit their social outreach ministry on Grand Bahama.

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Man accused of armed robbery

A MAN was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services by a Magistrate’s Court yesterday accused of an armed robbery at Montagu Beach last week.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Green high-top Converse a symbol of pain too much to bear

For a moment last Tuesday, Mathew McConaughey could have run for and been elected President of the United States. For a moment, the Oscar-winning actor took us all where we needed to be – in the heart of Uvalde, Texas where on May 24, a deranged 18-year-old brandishing an AR15 walked into an elementary school and for 40 minutes before the SWAT team arrived went on a killing spree, leaving 19 children and two teachers dead.

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Killings prompt plea to families

THREE murders occurred within 24 hours in New Providence this weekend, the latest of them a man who was killed after a basketball game at AF Adderley Junior High School yesterday - prompting a call for people who know relatives possess illegal firearms to “do the honourable thing”.

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Chisholm Jr solidifies his case for National League All-Star bid

Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm Jr’s power-hitting display ranks among the top at his position in all of Major League Baseball and continues to solidify his case for a National League All-Star bid.

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Woman attacked former business partner with piece of wood

A WOMAN was put on six months’ probation yesterday after threatening and attacking a former female business partner with a piece of wood.

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Jazz Chisholm Jr leads All-Star Ballot Returns for NL 2nd Basemen

JASRADO “Jazz” Chisholm Jr emerged as the leading vote getter for National League second baseman after the first return of 2022 MLB All-Star ballots.

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BJ Murray assigned to the Chicago Cubs’ high-a affiliate

BJ Murray Jr continues his progression in the Chicago Cubs organisation.