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September 30, 2013
Thanks, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie

Firstly, it is appropriate to congratulate Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie, who earlier this month was hired to serve as assistant coach of male and female sprinters at the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
This is yet another chapter in the glorious career of the most decorated athlete in the history of sports in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. The 37-year-old is one of t...

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Ruth Mae Ferguson, 69
May 12, 2011
Ruth Mae Ferguson, 69

Funeral Service for Ruth Mae Ferguson, 69 of Malcolm Road West, Golden Gates I, formerly of Masons Bay, Acklins, will be held on Saturday May 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at Victory Baptist Church, Golf Course Boulevard, Sea Breeze. Officiating will be Pastor Ivan Carey, assisted by Deacon Chuck Smith. Interment will follow in Woodland Gardens, Soldier Road
Precious Memories Shared By: Two daughters:...

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January 27, 2012
Eunice Petrona Sands, 69

Ms. Eunice Petrona Sands age 69 years of #4 Kafer Road and Mt. Tabor Drive, Pinewood Gardens and formerly of Deep Creek Eleuthera, will on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 10am at New Lively Hope Baptist Church, Jerome Avenue and Chesapeake Road. Rev. Dr. A. Shelton Higgs, assisted by Rev. James Pennerman and Rev. Hilbert Flowers will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier...

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March 26, 2014
Freeport resort workers 'laid off'

One day after a union requested approval for a strike vote at the Grand Lucayan resort in Freeport, 55 employees were laid off, Trade Union Congress (TUC) President Obie Ferguson claimed yesterday.
Ferguson said while there were warnings, the workers were "shocked" that they were dismissed so soon.
Ferguson is the attorney for the Commonwealth Union of Hotel Services and Allied Workers, which repr...

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October 25, 2011
Young stars come out at FOCOL tourney

Despite the economic state of the island of Grand Bahama, Freeport Oil Company Limited once again sponsored this year's FOCOL Jr. Tennis Tournament, at the Lucayan Bath and Racquet Club, this past weekend. Though somewhat smaller than previous years, Tournament Director Godfrey 'Gully' Bowe has deemed this tournament a success. Junior players from Grand Bahama and New Providence were involved in s...

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August 04, 2012
Sheniqua through to 100m semis, Debbie out

LONDON, England - Sheniqua 'Q' Ferguson advanced to the semi-finals of the women's 100 meters (m) yesterday with a time of 11.35 seconds, while Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie was faster with a time of 11.32 seconds but failed to move on.
That's just the way it goes sometimes as the latter found herself in a faster opening round heat and couldn't maintain pace with the leaders. Only the top three runner...

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Sheniqua Ferguson flying under the radar
June 26, 2013
Sheniqua Ferguson flying under the radar

Back in New Providence for a few days after a promising run at the BTC Open National Championships in Freeport, Grand Bahama over the weekend, Sheniqua 'Q' Ferguson is gradually unwinding and spending some much needed time with her family.

Don't be misled though... she is definitely focused and ready for the stretch run. Last year, she looked good early in the season, running a lifetime best 11...

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Debbie continues to set the pace
June 29, 2011
Debbie continues to set the pace

At 35, some may feel that Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie may be old in track years, but she showed no signs of age as she sprinted across the finish line to win the 100-meter (m) dash and beat out her much younger competition at the recently held Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA)/BTC Jr. and Sr. National Track and Field Championships, which was held at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex.
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December 31, 2014
Mel Ferguson to run for CAFL president

The commissioner of the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL), Mel Ferguson, has decided to throw his name in the hat for the presidency of the league when the elections roll around early next year.
After months of deliberation, the Executive Council of the CAFL has decided to return the league to its original presidential format, with elections set to be held on January 12 and 13, 2015. Wi...

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Ferguson-McKenzie keeps on rolling
December 22, 2011
Ferguson-McKenzie keeps on rolling

She's 35 now, as the year closes out.  Come January 16, 2012, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie will be 36. With Chandra Sturrup on the shelf for 2011 and her future uncertain, she having seen 40 summers, Ferguson-McKenzie is the pace-setting matriarch for Bahamian sports.

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