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Wisconsin outlasts Dayton 43-42 in Battle 4 Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Connor Essegian scored a career-high 13 points while Wisconsin beat Dayton 43-42 in yesterday’s first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis despite shooting just 23.7%.
Man in hospital after shooting
A 43-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital after he was shot on Monday, police said.
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.
Two arrested after gun find
THE discovery of firearm and ammunition in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, has led to the arrest of two men.
Inmate found dead in his cellblock
POLICE are investigating the sudden death of a 43-year-old male inmate who died at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services yesterday.
Seniors to take the spotlight at national schools golf tournament
THE playoff rounds in the primary division of the second annual National Schools Golf Tournament is complete.
AML Foods targets e-commerce launch
BISX-listed AML Foods is planning to launch an e-commerce division during its current financial year that will enable the group to supply clients “throughout The Bahamas”.
Bahamas falls to Argentina
The Bahamas men’s national basketball team didn’t have any answers for Argentina as they pulled away in the second half for a 95-77 win for their second consecutive loss in five days in the FIBA Americas 2023 World Cup Qualifier.
Shamar Burrows earns player of the week honours
SHAMAR Burrows concluded the first semester of the Atlantic University Sport basketball season with a conference-wide honour.
Grant named to All-Tournament team
Team Bahamas second baseman Adari Grant was named to the All-Tournament team for the fourth annual Caribbean Baseball Cup.
Man found shot dead in govt vehicle
A 43-year-old man is dead following a shooting incident over the weekend, prompting police to appeal for the public’s assistance in their investigation.
Accused of injuring man
A MAN was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court yesterday after being accused of injuring a man earlier this week.
Government searching for site for New Providence hospital
HEALTH and Wellness Minister Dr Michael Darville said yesterday that the government is actively reviewing potential sites for a new hospital in New Providence.
'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.
114 new COVID cases
THERE were 114 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in the country on Friday and Saturday.
'Red flags’ raised on recovery work
THE Disaster Reconstruction Authority is in the process of investigating several contracts that were issued to manage debris management sites in Abaco and Grand Bahama after “red flags” were detected from comparisons between the large sums of money paid out and the work that was actually done.
In court over $143 of stolen booze
TWO men were sentenced to three months in prison in a Magistrate’s Court yesterday for receiving $143 worth of alcoholic beverages.
THE KDK REPORT: Almost flew west
AT 6,500 feet, while flying a single engine plane from Nassau to Florida, my patient’s engine failed. He was alone in a cocoon of absolute silence. He knew that his survival hinged on his ability to locate a safe place to land. Fortunately, he was able to restart the engine but four other times during his one hour flight, the engine malfunctioned. At the time, my patient, hereafter referred to as AJ, was in his mid-30s and although he managed to land safely, this would be the first of many lessons he was forced to learn about remaining calm in the face of life-threatening danger.
Mako Aquatic Club wins Oak Tree Medical Invitational
THE Mako Aquatic Club captured the second annual Oak Tree Medical Invitational held on Saturday at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.
Policeman accused of conspiracy to murder
POLICE have charged a police officer with conspiracy to commit murder in relation to the death of a Passport Office employee.