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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%.
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.
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”.
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.
DRA report highlights Abaco dome project issues
A COMPANY contracted by the former Minnis administration to construct 213 domes and the needed infrastructure on Abaco in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian discontinued the project after receiving $4.6m of the total $6.4m required to complete the work, despite only completing about 16 percent of the structures.
220 Legendary jobs for ‘hazardous’ site
An $80m marina investment for southern New Providence is pledging to transform “a hazardous location” blighted by trash dumps and stolen boats via a project that will create 220 permanent jobs at full build-out.
Eleuthera water a ‘serious problem’
WORKS and Utilities Minister Alfred Sears said the water system in Eleuthera is a “serious problem” that the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) is addressing.
Skyler, 11, breaks two Bahamas Open records
Grand Bahamian Skyler Smith stamped her name on a part of Bahamas Open records on Saturday to highlight the performances posted as the Lightning Aquatics Swim Club hosted its first Fall Invitational Swim Meet at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex.
Site chosen for sex offences court
THE government is moving full steam ahead with its plans to establish a sexual offences court, with a site already identified to house the facility.
Sebas: $6.4m Abaco dome contract leaves ‘bitter taste’
Sebas Bastian last night said his Brickell Management Group (BMG) had “a bitter taste in our mouth” after losing money on the $6.4m contract to construct 213 dome homes in Abaco post-Hurricane Dorian.
PM tours GoldWynn site
PRIME Minister Philip “Brave” Davis and other government officials toured the construction site of the multi-million-dollar GoldWynn hotel and residences project on Cable Beach last week to view the development’s progress.
Demolition of police station
Anyone who reads The Tribune’s Weekend magazine will probably know of my interest in Bahamian history and the preservation thereof.
Rain, wind and floods in Grand Bahama
HURRICANE Nicole brought heavy wind, rain and flooding to Grand Bahama yesterday.
Miller receives two international appointments
NEWLY minted National Hall of Famer Wellington Miller continues to be recognised for his leadership role, having been re-appointed to serve on two prestigious international sports boards.
$250m cruise port: ‘We’ll help Long Island flourish’
The proposed $250m Long Island cruise port will handle up to 12,000 persons daily at full build-out, one of its principals revealed yesterday, adding: “Our goal is to help Long Island flourish.”
Regulator warned 127 on financial crime compliance
Bahamian regulators issued warnings to 127 law and real estate firms over non-compliance with anti-financial crime mandates while giving this nation’s $306m-plus residential real estate sales a clean bill of health.
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.
Gov’t investment chief: ‘We must regain people’s trust’
The Government’s investments chief yesterday admitted it has “a lot of work to do in regaining the trust of the Bahamian people” while revealing that some $660m worth of projects are on the drawing board for Long Island.
‘APOLOGY LETTER’ FOR FYRE FESTIVAL: Billy McFarland reportedly sends letter to govt
FYRE Festival organiser Billy McFarland reportedly has sent a letter to the Bahamas government in which he “profusely apologises” for the disastrous event, claiming he wants to make things right with The Bahamas.
NICOLE MAKES LANDFALL: 800 seek shelter as hurricane hits Grand Bahama and Abaco
MORE than 800 people were forced to seek shelter yesterday as Hurricane Nicole barreled across Abaco and Grand Bahama, dumping heavy rain and gusty winds – stirring up painful memories for many still reeling from Dorian’s devastation.