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Grand Bahama man, 43, dies after Man-O-War Circle stabbing

POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 43-year-old man in the Man-O-War Circle area of Freeport on Tuesday night.

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Commonwealth Games baton on 388-day journey around world

ON Tuesday, the Queen sent the Commonwealth Games baton on a 388-day journey around the globe.Rich in its tradition, The Queen’s Baton Relay has great significance to the Commonwealth Games as it symbolises the calling on the Commonwealth to come tog

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Govt issues new Family Island Emergency Order provisions

The Office of the Prime Minister advises the following measures will begin Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 5 a.m. for Grand Bahama, Andros, Crooked Island, Acklins, Eleuthera, Cat Island, Exuma, Bimini, the Berry Islands, Mayaguana, Inagua and Abaco.

Kemp returned as president of Baseball Federation

CRAIG ‘Salty’ Kemp, already on the job preparing for his next tenure in office, was returned as president of the Bahamas Baseball Federation for the fourth consecutive time, beating out challenger Clarence McKenzie 5-4 in a closely contested voting procedure on Saturday.

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Case of RBDF marine charged with murder delayed again

FAMILY and friends of a Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine charged with murdering his superior at Government House yesterday prayed for justice after his case was delayed by another month. Able Seaman Jevon Seymour was due to receive a voluntary bill

POLICE ADVICE: Domestic violence and suicide

Most recently there has been a vast increase in Suicide and Domestic Violence incidents, whereas due to these critical and common issues, the Bahamian family structure as we know it is gradually deteriorating. Additionally the correlation between the two matters over the years clearly indicates a cry for help by the victims of these social ills.

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Dear Bahamas, Glad I was here, Shaquille O'Neal

RETIRED NBA star Shaquille O’Neal stopped by a local bicycle store while on vacation to pick out a bike to cycle around town.Workers at Cycles Unlimited on Mackey Street were in for a pleasant surprise when the basketball legend came in this week to

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'Find one happy owner', strife-torn project urged

Oceania Heights’ principals were yesterday challenged to produce one owner who was happy with the development, an attorney telling Tribune Business: “The way the project was structured and sold should not be allowed in the Bahamas.”

Women of Virtue Tea Party and Fashion Show

The Nassau Village Urban Renewal Division held a Women of Virtue Tea Party and Fashion Show at the Holy Cross Activity Centre on May 19 to honour “virtuous women” in the community: Patricia Bell, mother of Minister of State Keith Bell, received the long standing resident award; Pearline Reckly received the religion award; Patricia Morley, civic award; Rita O King, education award; Charmaine Josey, community relations award.

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PM announces national lockdown

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has announced a national lockdown for the entire Bahamas in the ongoing fight against COVID-19.

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The Black Out result

LIVING up to the brand’s reputation, K O Productions most definitely painted the town black on Saturday night as they hosted their 10th Annual BlackOut celebration.

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Marine to face murder trial next month

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force marine charged with murdering his superior at Government House is set to stand trial in August before the Supreme Court. Able Seaman Jevon Seymour stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt yesterday to recei

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DJ Big O dies at 35

POPULAR radio personality Santonio “Big O” Smith, 35, was remembered yesterday by his mother Carolyn Gray as a humble man who will be dearly missed. Smith, a disc jockey at 100 JAMZ, died last Thursday after having a heart attack. His sudden death ha

Attorney passes Series 6 exam

Alivia O. Forbes has passed the Series 6 exam in the US after studying with the Nassau-based Securities Training Institute (STI). She achieving 100 per cent on the STI’s final exam.

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'All I have left is a photo of my grandson'

THE only thing Patricia Darville took with her when she was rescued from decimated Man-o-War Cay on Wednesday afternoon was a photo of her one-year-old grandson. The 74-year-old pridefully shared the photo as she recounted how she, infant Logan Thom

Land registry scheme would speed up conveyances says attorney

THE creation of a land registry system in the Bahamas could take up to 10 years or more to be fully implemented according to a leading attorney, stating that such a system would not only speed up but reduce the cost associated with the conveyance of real estate in the country.

Tennis Hall of Fame: 12 to be inducted at Ball

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net This weekend will be a significant one for women's tennis in the Bahamas. The second Bahamas Open Women's tennis tourney, featuring some of the top players around the world, is all set to be

Tennis Hall of Fame: 12 to be inducted at Ball

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net This weekend will be a significant one for women's tennis in the Bahamas. The second Bahamas Open Women's tennis tourney, featuring some of the top players around the world, is all set to be

Tennis Hall of Fame: 12 to be inducted at Ball

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net This weekend will be a significant one for women's tennis in the Bahamas. The second Bahamas Open Women's tennis tourney, featuring some of the top players around the world, is all set to be

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O'Neil Mortimer extends consecutive hit record to 2,696

IN the first Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s Tennis-A-Thon at the National Tennis Centre on Saturday, seven players eclipsed the old record of 563 consecutive hits set by William ‘JJ’ Fountain.