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Probation over drugs charges

A 37-year-old male was given one year of probation after pleading guilty to having marijuana and cocaine.

Man accused of attempted murder

A 37-year-old man was sent to prison on Friday for attempting to end the life of Bernard Deveaux on Saturday, July 13.

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Darville: Hospitals able to deal with uptick including COVID

HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville said the nation's hospitals are well equipped to address infectious diseases given the recent increase in the number of persons testing positive for influenza-like illnesses, including COVID-19.

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PM to be treated for sciatica in US

HEALTH Minister Dr Michael Darville said Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis battled with sciatica for a “few months”, adding that he suffered excruciating pain in one of his legs when he stood.

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Rising baseball stars are ‘starting from the bottom’

The Bahamas Baseball Association will continue its quest to get the country’s international rankings up so that they can eventually get a team to qualify to compete in the World Baseball Classic.

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Weighing in on the Olympic debate

THERE has been much public debate over a controversy that has brewed because of the fact that the Bahamas Olympic Committee has not been respected for the role that it plays in the landscape of sports in the country.

Keyshawn Strachan to join Cornhuskers

KEYSHAWN Strachan, national record holder of the men’s javelin, will be the latest Bahamian javelin thrower to make the transition to the Big Ten Conference with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Cornhuskers. The premier javelin performer announced the transfer from the Auburn University Tigers via his Instagram page on Wednesday evening.

DR KENT BAZARD: The benefits of cross-training for injury prevention and performance enhancement

CROSS-TRAINING has become a cornerstone in the modern athletic regimen, offering numerous benefits beyond simply improving performance in a single sport.

Port meets with GB Power over electricity outage woe

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) yesterday said it has met with the Grand Bahama Power Company (GBPC) to address the frequent power outages impacting the island’s residents and businesses.

Atlantis wins four World Travel Awards honours

Atlantis yesterday announced it won four honours at the 2024 World Travel Awards held in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines on July 1.

Taxi driver revolt on livery ‘hustling’

Taxi drivers at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPI) were yesterday said to have “revolted” over complaints of unfair competitive practices that have come close to sparking violence.

Bahamians paid $61m more for property coverage in ‘23

Bahamian businesses and households paid an extra $56.3m for property and casualty insurance coverage in 2023 due to the “challenges” faced by local underwriters on reinsurance pricing.