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‘JJ’ is the fastest player in WNBA history to grab 2,000 rebounds, make 250 3s

JONQUEL ‘JJ’ Jones already has a long list of notable career accolades and she recently added one more during the New York Liberty’s recent four-game winning streak.

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PMH blood bank’s new location commissioned

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital’s blood bank has been relocated to 1st Terrace off Collins Avenue.

Water Corp completes Prince Charles repairs

The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) yesterday confirmed it has completed repairs to the ruptured main water line on Prince Charles Drive that left hundreds without water at the weekend.

Five years jail for Man who admits to having 15 guns and $300k of marijuana

A MAN was sentenced to five years in prison after admitting to having 15 firearms and more than $300,000 worth of marijuana in his home on Sandilands Village Road last week.

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BREAKING: DEPP confirms Adelaide wetlands fuel spill

The Department of Environmental Planning and Protection (DEPP) is working to contain fuel in the wetland area at Adelaide today.

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BREEF hosts public snorkel event for World Oceans Day

AS World Ocean Day is coming up on June 8, the Bahamas Reef Environmental Educational Foundation (BREEF) is raising awareness of the dangerous impact of climate change on the ocean.

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Pinder: New firearm bill will be ‘all-encompassing’

ATTORNEY General Ryan Pinder said government would introduce a new Firearms Act to target untraceable firearms and 3D guns, require routine inspection of guns for those licensed to have them and provide greater detail about which guns are prohibited.

Auto H & L borrowers hit by excess interest

Several thousand Bahamians may have been over-charged interest on loans issued by one of this nation’s largest used car dealers, it was revealed yesterday.

“I don’t write songs, I hear Heaven” - Up-and-coming gospel artist finds success with first single

She has always been a worshipper at heart, so it was only natural for Frankelle Outten to choose the genre of gospel when she decided to become a singer.

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Contractor chief: ‘Negotiate harder’ over $290m hospital

The Government was yesterday urged to “negotiate harder” to ensure the $290m hospital’s lead contractor is Bahamian amid fears that reliance on Chinese financing “always puts locals at a disadvantage”.

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Residents concerned over $290m hospital

DOZENS of residents voiced their opposition to the construction of a $290m hospital at New Providence Highway during a rowdy town hall meeting yesterday.

Freeport Business Expo attracts 400 attendees

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) says its Freeport Business Expo 2024 attracted more than 40 exhibitors and 400 attendees earlier this month.

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‘Absolutely insane’: Ex-health minister blasts $290m hospital

A former health minister yesterday blasted the proposed $290m new hospital as “an absolutely insane idea” and challenged why the cost has risen more than five-fold under the Davis administration.

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‘One-stop solution’ to BPL woes re-floated

A “quick one-stop solution” for The Bahamas’ energy crisis was yesterday re-floated by a local attorney who argued it could resolve cost, reliability and environmental woes “within months”.

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‘Vexatious litigation’ delayed rescue of starving dolphins

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Jomo Campbell defended government’s efforts to rescue five dolphins from Blackbeard’s Cay.

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Forest fire hits Coral Harbour

A MASSIVE forest fire erupted in the Coral Habour community yesterday.

Why US offshore wind power is struggling – the good, the bad and the opportunity

America’s first large-scale offshore wind farms began sending power to the Northeast in early 2024, but a wave of wind farm project cancellations and rising costs have left many people with doubts about the industry’s future in the US.

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China to fund new hospital

The Government is aiming to “break ground” on New Providence’s new $290m hospital by September 2024 after the project was approved for “concessionary financing” from a Chinese state-owned bank.

Gov’t in ‘shelf ready project’ for Ginn site

The Government is seeking to transform the stalled 2,012-acre former Ginn development into a “shelf ready project” that is more appealing to potential investors and purchasers.

Freeze on $2.288m City Markets HQ buy upheld

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld an injunction freezing $2.288m that was paid by a BISX-listed food group to acquire the major asset held by the City Markets employee pension fund.