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June 14, 2012
Notice About Derrick Anthony-Johnson and Sheron Elaine Baines Johnson

Take Notice that the Petitioner Derrick Anthony Johnson has commenced Divorce Proceedings in this Action against you Sheron Elaine Baines Johnson in the Family Division of The Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas on the grounds set out in this Petition filed the Registry of the Supreme Court.

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September 19, 2014
Johnson set to fight in the DR this weekend

Fresh off a 10-round unanimous victory in his last fight, newly crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental of Americas Middleweight Champion Taureano "Reno" Johnson, is off to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for his next fight this weekend. He is scheduled to fight Marvin Bendicott this Saturday, but his title apparently won't be on the line. Johnson's opponent is said to have an impressive ...

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August 22, 2014
Johnson set to stage 'Lean on Me' Regatta this weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, some of the top 'C' Class sloops in the country will gather at Montagu Bay to compete in the "Lean on Me" Regatta, being staged by legendary boat owner Eleazor "Barber J" Johnson.
The title was inspired by the nature and purpose of the event. Johnson does not want the sole focus of the two-day event to be about money and prizes. This regatta is set to be different because...

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June 27, 2014
BTC expecting cell service disruptions through July

Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) mobile customers could experience "cell phone difficulties" until the end of next month, as BTC seeks to upgrade its system, Senior Vice President of Brand and Communications Marlon Johnson said yesterday.
Johnson said system upgrades could result in dropped calls and slow data service.
He said BTC officials hope to wrap up the optimization process by mid-J...

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April 01, 2014
Strikers Boxing stands tall at 2014 Golden Gloves

Last weekend, two Bahamian boxers raised awareness about the level of young talent we have in the country.
Davon Hamilton, 16, and Israel Johnson, 17, along with their coach and president of Strikers Boxing Club Ronn Rodgers attended the 2014 FL Golden Gloves, which took place in West Palm Beach, Florida. The three-day event began on March 26.
After receiving a letter of approval from the Bahamas ...

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March 14, 2014
Stingrays shock Knights with early lead

The 2014 Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) Senior Track and Field Championships got underway yesterday at the old Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium. The C.R. Walker Knights are the defending champs and have won 13 consecutive GSSSA titles, but the first day belonged to the C.V. Bethel Stingrays.
It marks the first time in years that the Knights have trailed after the...

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November 12, 2010
Two students stabbed in altercation at Doris Johnson High

An altercation at Doris Johnson Senior High School yesterday landed two male students in hospital with stab wounds.
According to information reaching The Guardian, the two teenagers - one in grade 10 and the other a grade 12 student - got into an altercation at the rear of the school, which resulted in both of them receiving stab wounds to the shoulder and back.
Police press liaison officer Sergea...

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November 27, 2013
Minister Johnson engineers truce among BAAA executives

The International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF), as has been warned, has gotten into the nasty fight that is going on between two factions of executives in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA).
This is happening finally and for a good reason. The BAAA executive battle has now reached into track and field communities and media organizations all over the world. Partic...

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May 05, 2011
Official opening ceremony held for Doris Johnson Senior High School

By LAMECH JOHNSON

NEARLY a decade after its construction, an official opening ceremony was held yesterday at Doris Johnson Senior High School.

The school on Prince Charles Drive, named after educator and politician Dame Doris L Johnson, opened in 2002 while the PLP was in office, but never enjoyed an official opening ceremony until now.

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham, who gave the keynote addre...

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May 05, 2011
Doris Johnson Senior High School Officially Opened

Nassau, Bahamas -

Nine years after its construction,
Doris Johnson Senior High School was officially opened. The ceremony
was held on the school campus on Thursday, May 5.  Prime Minister,
the Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham said he was 'elated' to be present
for the event and paid tribute to its patron, the late Dame Dr. Doris
Johnson.

"This school bears an impressive
name; that of an ac...

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August 19, 2013
Minister: We have to continue to promote our brand

MOSCOW, Russia - The 14th International Association of Athletic Federations' (IAAF) World Championships are now over and done with, and now all eyes are on The Bahamas for the inaugural World Relays.
The first IAAF World Relay Championships are set for May 24-25, 2014, at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, in The Bahamas. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson said over the...

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July 29, 2013
Bahamas PM greeted by Seventh Day Adventist Pastor Leonard Johnson

Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie is greeted by Pastor Leonard Johnson, President of Atlantis Caribbean Union of The Seventh Day Adventist, and introduced to Pastor Ted N. C. Wilson, left, President of the General Conference of Seventh Day Adventist and guest speaker at the start of "Divine Worship" in the Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort, July 27...

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March 29, 2012
Edgar Clarence Johnson, 78

Edgar Clarence Johnson, 78, a resident of Polhemus Street, off Nassau Street, died at PMH on 23rd March, 2012.
He is survived by his wife: Florence Elizabeth Johnson; 1 son: Edmond JOhnson; 3 daughters: Deborah, Jan & Joann Johnson & a host of other relatives & friends.

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April 30, 2013
Lawyer in Murder Case Suggests Officer Mishandled Evidence

The lawyer for Kofhe Goodman yesterday grilled a crime scene investigator over her handling of exhibits that were submitted for DNA testing. Goodman, who is also known as Edwardo Ferguson, is on trial, accused of the murder of 11-year-old Marco Archer, who went missing on September 23, 2011.

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March 07, 2013
Sports minister wants lottery

Sports Minister Dr. Daniel Johnson yesterday called for the establishment of a lottery to fund sports development in the country.
"We now seek to assist the development of sports in the context of nation building," said Johnson during debate on the mid-year budget statement in the House of Assembly.
"We now know that sports is big business and we have to invest in our athletes.
"The time has come,...

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February 11, 2013
Two Men Die in Police Custody

Two suspects have died in police custody, police confirmed, although they were quiet on the details. A suspect in an attempted armed robbery, who sources identified as Matthew Jacob Pratt, 33, of Nassau Village, died around 4 p.m. at the Central Detective Unit on Friday.

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Van Johnson, 54
April 28, 2011
Van Johnson, 54

Van Johnson, 54 of Marathon Road died on Sunday 24th April, 2011 at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

He is survived by his wife: Yvonne Johnson; sons: Jevan, Darrieus and Van Jr.; grandchildren: Dasmine and Jazell Johnson; mother: Vandaline Johnson-Adderley; sisters: Cyprianna Bethel, Janette Ferguson, Nancy Johnson, Kay Ellison Gardiner, Barbara Jane Etienne and Zina Sturrup; brothers: Edison a...

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November 24, 2012
MISSING: 15 yr old Giovanni Johnson of Windsor Estates, Nassau

Nassau, Bahamas -
Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating 15 year old
GIOVANNI JOHNSON of WINDSOR ESTATES off BERNARD ROAD. Giovanni is
described as having dark brown complexion, slim build and stands at 5'5"
tall.

He was last seen around 8:00 am on Friday 23rd November, 2012 at his residence wearing his C.V. Bethel school uniform.

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October 31, 2010
Acting Minister of Education says that Tourism is Everybody's Business

Nassau,
The Bahamas - Hundreds of students gathered at the Geoffrey Brown Auditorium at
Queen's College on Monday, October 25 to participate in a one-day
conference.

Held under
the theme, "How Strong is Your Parachute...
How Soft Will Your Landing Be... Will a Commitment to Life-Long Learning Help?,'
the objective of the event was to expose students to the many career
opportunities available in t...

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August 03, 2012
Notice About William Bruce Johnson

In the estate of William Bruce Johnson late of Sea Beach Estates in the Western District of the Island of New Providence, one of the islands of the Commonwealth of THe Bahamas, Deceased.

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May 23, 2012
More vie for FNM posts

Three former Free National Movement (FNM) senators have announced their intention to vie for various positions at the party's convention on Saturday.
Former Senator Gladys Johnson-Sands confirmed yesterday that she will enter the race for deputy leader of the party.
Additionally, former senator, Anthony Musgrove announced that he will run for chairman and former senator, Dr. Duane Sands said he in...

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May 17, 2012
Deacon Cedric Bernard Neymour, 61

Funeral service for Deacon Cedric Bernard Neymour, 61 yrs., a resident of West Bay Street & formerly of Behring Point, Andros, who died on 26th April, 2012, will be held at Grants Town Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wellington Street, on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Dr. Leonard Johnson, Pastor Peter Joseph, Dr. Hugh A. Roach & Pastor Craig Williams. Interment follows in Woodlawn Garde...

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Gertrude Johnson, 65
April 14, 2011
Gertrude Johnson, 65

Funeral Service for Gertrude Johnson, 65 of #39 Oxford Drive, South Beach will be held on Saturday April 16th, 10:00 a.m. at St. George’s Anglican Church, Montrose Avenue. Archdeacon Kingsley G. Knowles assisted by Fr. Andrew Toppin will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Fox Hill Road.

She is survived by her seven children: Cyd, Sophia, Shaine, Sharmaine, Sean, Bereashia-...

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April 14, 2011
Darnell Christine Ivy Johnson-Grant, 49

Funeral Service for Darnell Christine Ivy Johnson-Grant, 49 of #39 Hay Street East will be held on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 12:30pm at Grants Town Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Wellington Street. Pastor Peter Joseph, assisted by Elders Winston Ash and Wayde Moxey will officiate and burial will be in Woodlawn Gardens Cemetery, Soldier Road.

The Radiance of this “Ruby of A Gem” will always glow ...

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Swimmers' medal haul
May 07, 2010
Swimmers' medal haul

Three of the five swimmers from the Grand Bahama YMCA's Wave Runners Swim Club, who competed at this month's CARIFTA Games, returned from Jamaica with medals.

Aaron Levarity won two golds and a bronze, Taryn Smith won a silver and two bronze medals (two of them in individual events), while Maya Albury came back with a bronze medal.

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March 01, 2012
Valdez Johnson, 75

Funeral service for Valdez Johnson, 75, a resident of James Cistern, Eleuthera, who died on 21st February, 2012, will be held at Wesley Methodist Church, James Cistern, Eleuthera, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. Kenya Lovelle, assisted by Rev. Dr. Godfrey Bethel & Pastor Henry Whyte. Interment follows in James Cistern Public Cemetery, Eleuthera.

Cherished memories will always l...

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February 15, 2012
Rising managerial costs raises flag amid slow growth

While revenues remain flat, a strong tradition of solid dividends and changes to the Road Traffic Act should make J.S. Johnson a solid addition to any portfolio.
In regards to the act, debated in Parliament late last year, the elimination of police being required to attend all vehicle accidents remains a prime opportunity for the insurance firm.
Forensys, a new company, emerged as a leading conten...

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February 10, 2012
Verdell Helen Johnson, 81

Funeral Service for Verdell Helen Johnson, 81, of Ridgeland Park West and formerly of Old Bight, Cat Island will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 10:00am at Transfiguration Baptist Church, Market and Vesey Streets. Officiating will be Reverend Dr. Stephen E. Thompson, assisted by Reverend Dr. Garnet King, Pastor Emeritus, and Reverend Basil Johnson. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gard...

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January 24, 2012
Johnson seeks to diversify cruise product

Cruise business in The Bahamas is stronger than ever and is showing no sign of slowing down anytime soon.
In an effort to diversify the country's tourism product, David Johnson, the director general at the Ministry of Tourism, said his team is planning on further expanding the sector throughout the Family Islands.
Johnson told Guardian Business tourism officials are in discussions with smaller com...

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December 23, 2011
A beautiful 'Festival of Carols'

Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes encouraged patrons at the Ministry of Education's Festival of Carols to give gifts of compassion this Christmas that will uplift their fellow men.

The Ministry of Education's Festival of Carols has been captivating its patrons and reminding them of the true meaning of Christmas for over 50 years. It is an event frequently patronized by governors general during ...

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