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Man pleads not guilty on drug charges granted bail

A MAN was granted $9,900 bail after he was accused of having illicit drugs last week.

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Two die in Andros traffic accident

Police are investigating a fatal crash on Andros that claimed the lives of two men early on Saturday.

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GB $15m solar project in end-April commissioning

THE contractor charged with building and operating a $15m utility-scale solar project on Grand Bahama yesterday said the site will be commissioned at end-April 2024.

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Three men on bail after being charged with stealing $8,000 in construction equipment

THREE men were granted bail yesterday after they were accused of stealing over $8,000 worth of construction equipment in January.

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‘Public protest’ not enough to overturn planning approvals

PLANNING authorities yesterday modified the approvals granted to Wynn Development’s 14-storey Goodman’s Bay penthouse while ruling that “public protest” is not sufficient to overturn prior decisions.

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Residents voice objections to new PI resort proposal

RESIDENTS last night argued that plans to transform the former Paradise Harbour Club site into a seven-storey hotel represent an “overdevelopment” that will impact quality of life and devalue their properties.

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PI resort proposal expands units 46%

The former Paradise Harbour Club’s proposed redevelopment is being expanded to a seven-storey hotel featuring a 46 percent increase in units compared to earlier plans.

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AG: ‘Potential $900m per year in carbon credits’

THE potential revenue from carbon credits for The Bahamas could reach as much as $900m a year, according to Attorney General Ryan Pinder at yesterday’s RF Outlook 2024.

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Friends killed in car tragedy

TWO men in Andros over the weekend were friends and co-workers driving to meet one another at a festival when their cars collided, killing them both.

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Environmental concerns over Abaco barge stuck on reef

A BARGE that encountered bad weather last week and ended up stuck on a reef in the Man-O- War Channel has sparked environmental concerns from the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) and Abaco residents.

A.I.-driven solutions 'can improve our health care, reduce poverty, combat climate change, mitigate crime'

ARTIFICIAL Intelligence (AI) will be a tool the Bahamas Government plans to use in the future, according to Parliamentary Secretary of Economic Affairs Wayde Watson, who teased an app that is in development currently that utilises AI.

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Bahamian company launches StreetSmart – a travel guide app designed for visitors

A StreetSmart app will help tourists find where to go and what activities to do in The Bahamas, transforming the travel experience for them, officials said yesterday.

PM says ‘black hole’ east of East Street

The Prime Minister yesterday branded the section of downtown Nassau east of East Street as “a black hole” for The Bahamas even though it contains some of New Providence’s most valuable real estate.

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Eva Hilton’s ‘clean sweep’ in golf

Shockers win team divisions for 4th year in a row

THE Eva Hilton Shockers brought out the broom at the 2024 Interschool Golf Championships yesterday to sweep all four team divisions at the Bahamas Golf Federation’s (BGF) Nine-Hole Golf Facility for the fourth year in a row.

PI hotel project’s 100 ‘permanent’ job pledge

A development that aims to be Paradise Island’s “first new hotel for many years” yesterday said its project will create 100 permanent jobs and a similar number of construction posts.

Best of the Best Basketball Classic: Who will be the last team standing?

THE CR Walker Knights swept aside the St John’s Giants in the all- New Providence senior girls’ best-of-three final of the Best of the Best Basketball Classic on Saturday night.

Gov’t u-turn on Nassau solar bidding deadline

THE Government has performed a u-turn over the deadline by which all bids on the New Providence renewable energy and microgrid project must be received, it can be revealed.

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Champions are crowned at primary schools golf championships

CHAMPIONS of the 2024 Primary Schools Golf Championships powered by Capital Union Bank were crowned yesterday at the Bahamas Golf Federation’s (BGF) Nine-Hole Facility.

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Sold out - Jack’s Bay offering snapped up

A LUXURY development in Eleuthera has sold out its beachfront and ocean view properties.

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Sewerage upgrades at Arawak Cay expected to be completed in four weeks

SEWERAGE upgrades at Arawak Cay should be completed within four weeks, according to the project’s operations manager.