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Project fills ‘10-year void’ for upper middle housing

A south-west New Providence development was yesterday said to be filling a “ten-year void” in the middle class housing market after clinching $13m in lot sales during its first three months.

‘Tables are turned’: BPSU chiefs in vacation pay fight

An ex-Bahamas Public Service Union (BPSU) president has enjoyed “limited success” in securing the $72,000 in accrued vacation pay he alleges is owed following a furious legal battle.

NPBA: High Flyers earn victories

THE Sand Dollar High Flyers division one and two teams added another victory to their win columns after defeating the Island Development Rebels and BIBT Great Whites on Wednesday night at the CI Gibson Gymnasium.

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Man accused of sexually abusing mentally ill woman gets bail

A FORMER corrections officer was granted bail yesterday after he twice  allegedly sexually abused a mentally ill woman this summer.

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Man accused of having gun and ammo granted $9k bail

A MAN was granted bail yesterday after he was allegedly found with the shell of a gun and 11 rounds of ammunition last week.

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Man ordered to drug counselling after guilty plea to stealing from heart centre

A MAN was ordered to attend drug counselling for six months after admitting to stealing a car battery outside the Bahamas Heart Centre last week.

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Man granted bail after allegedly being found in possession of submachine gun

A MAN was granted bail yesterday after he was accused of being found with a loaded submachine gun in his home last week.

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Man charged with assaulting and injuring a woman with a box cutter

A MAN was granted bail after he allegedly injured a woman and threatened her with a box cutter last week.

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TEAM BAHAMAS SET FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: Selected to play in Group B in Valencia, Spain

As they all watched the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2024 draw unfold on Monday, assistant coach Moses Johnson said they are thrilled with the pool the Bahamas national men’s basketball team was placed in.

Cyber Monday beats retailer expectations

Retailers yesterday said Cyber Monday sales exceeded expectations as reduced prices and service deals drove increased consumer demand.

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Euro is gaining


Black Friday is behind us. But the rise of online shopping has reduced the importance of Black Friday as a single day event. What originally started in the US has become a global event.

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COURT FIGHT AHEAD OVER NATIONAL FLAG: Supreme Court rules full trial needed on Bahamas copyright

The Supreme Court has dismissed a second Government bid to strike out a $328.5m damages claim over allegations that it pirated the design for the Bahamian national flag.

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Villanova Wildcats take third Battle 4 Atlantis title

THE Villanova Wildcats added a third Battle 4 Atlantis title to their collection after they triumphed 79-63 over the University of Memphis Tigers on Friday in the championship game at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island.

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Spartans win Baha Mar Hoops crown

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans’ forward Mikeal Brown-Jones called the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championships one of the greatest tournaments he’s ever played in.

Women still wait on protection

November 25 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the beginning of 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, culminating on December 10 - Human Rights Day. This year’s theme, “UNiTE! Invest to Prevent Violence against Women and Girls,” calls for meaningful action and funding towards creating a safer Bahamas where women and girls are free from violence.

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Clubs & Societies November 24th, 2023.

On Saturday, November 18th, the Kiwanis Club of Over-The-Hill and our Key Clubs from RM Bailey & Jordan Prince William assisted with the painting of four Gazebos at the Sandilands Rehabilitation Center.

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$200m renewable fund eyes summer ‘24 launch

The Ministry of Finance’s top official yesterday said he is targeting summer 2024 for the launch of an up to $200m fund that will finance renewable energy’s build-out across The Bahamas.

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Police officer says confession was not beaten out of suspect

A POLICE inspector denied beating a confession out of Michael Newland after Newland admitted in a police interview to being part of the armed robbery of a bus on East Street in 2014 that left a 43-year-old male passenger dead.

Giants and Millionaires in NPBA win column

THE TMT Giants and the Mekaddish Millionaires pulled off the New Providence Basketball Association’s double header at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium on Wednesday night.

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Battle 4 Atlantis men: Tar Heels to face Wildcats In Semifinals today

THE 12th Battle 4 Atlantis men’s tournament got off to a hot start for the Villanova Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels yesterday at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island.