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September 29, 2015
Results of the Youth Back to School Regatta

The Back to School Regatta was held on Saturday and Sunday, September 12 & 13 having been previously postponed as a result of bad weather.

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August 20, 2015
Daijah Johnson becomes first female Bahamian candidate master

Mind sports, like chess continue to make their way to the forefront of the local sporting scene and on the heels of a strong performance in international competition, a young, up and coming chess prospect has received one of the most prestigious awards by the governing body of the sport.

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June 05, 2012
Higgs Johnson attends forum in New York

Higgs & Johnson Partner and Head of Litigation Oscar N. Johnson Jr., along with Tara A. A. Archer, firm partner and chair of the Consumer Litigation Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), attended the Annual Litigation Forum hosted by the IBA titled 'Multi-jurisdictional Disputes: The View From Inside The Corporation', held in New York from May 9 to May 11.
Jed Rakoff, U.S. district...

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Tribune intern Lamech Johnson wins award
May 27, 2011
Tribune intern Lamech Johnson wins award

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT: Tribune intern Lamech Johnson won the Associate of Arts in Mass Communication Award donated by Capital City Marketing, from COB assistant professor of Journalism and Communications, Monique Toppin.

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March 18, 2015
Roberts and Johnson win U.S. Embassy Black History Month essay contest

Doris Johnson School's Tamia Roberts, and Kingsway Academy School's Alexia Johnson are the winners of the ninth United States Embassy Black History Month National High School Essay Contest, honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who worked hard to highlight the importance of equality and human rights for all regardless of race, gender, religion, ethnicity, citizenship and socio-economi...

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May 26, 2011
Ersley Livingston Johnson Sr., 59

Funeral Service for Ersley Livingston Johnson Sr., 59 of #817 Melvern Road, Yellow Elder Gardens, will be held on Saturday May 28th, 10:00 a.m. at St. Agnes Anglican Church, Baillou Hill Road. Archdeacon I. Ranfurly Brown assisted by Rev. Fr. Neil Nairn will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Nassau Street.

Wife: Claudell Johnson; Four sons: Ersley II., Evano (predeceased) ...

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February 06, 2015
Danny Johnson, lost again

What exactly does Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson mean and does he believe it when he said that "there is no divide ever between this government and the Church in The Bahamas"?

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December 18, 2014
Johnson defends spending on Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

In some circles, there has been speculation over the way national facilities are being used, the conditions in which they are kept, and the money being spent on hosting international sporting events, particularly the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson tried to clear up some of the speculation yesterday, and along with General Manager of th...

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November 14, 2014
Culinary students dominate Lukka Kairi food competition

Lukka Kairi, one of the newest restaurants on the food scene will soon open its doors to the public, and it wants to do so with the best Bahamian food possible. As such, the restaurant's principals recently hosted what was known as the Great Bahamian Cook-off to find the best recipes out there to help determine the final menu for the soon-to-be-open restaurant.
Hundreds of entrants submitted sampl...

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October 13, 2014
Empire MMA competes in international competition

Empire Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) finished with a 1-1 win-loss record over the weekend, as E.J. Brown and Giovanni Johnson competed in Combat Night at the Hard Rock Casino in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Brown won by unanimous decision in his bout against Augustine Barrows in the 155-pound weight division, and founder/head coach of the Empire MMA team, Dr. Kent Bazard, said he was proud of the effort h...

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September 25, 2014
GSSSA volleyball season set to get underway next Monday

The Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) will open its 2014-2015 sports calendar with volleyball next Monday, after a delay in action due to last minute maintenance procedures at the four public school gymnasiums around the island.
President of the GSSSA Kevin Johnson said during the summer that the association intends to use the A.F. Adderley, D.W. Davis, C.I. Gibson and Anatol...

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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 04, 2014
Law firm sponsors STEP conference

Higgs and Johnson was a luncheon sponsor of the 2014 STEP Caribbean Conference held at Atlantis last month.
Under the theme "Exploring the Possibilities", the conference considered the prospects that accompany the notion that Caribbean IFCs (international financial centers) will continue to grow and leverage their respective strengths in a world where change is the norm.
The conference tackled a m...

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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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February 26, 2014
Delayed GB casino announcement 'next month'

The new casino operator for the Memories Grand Bahama Beach and Casino Resort will be announced next month as negotiations are "wrapping up", Guardian Business can confirm.
Tourism Director General David Johnson has expressed confidence that a decision will be made soon on the matter. In fact, he estimates it could happen any day now. Calling the process a "very complex situation", Johnson admit...

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PRESS STATEMENT from the desk of Mr. Howard R. Johnson
December 30, 2013
PRESS STATEMENT from the desk of Mr. Howard R. Johnson

My condolences to the families of the recent murder victims in Fox Hill and all those who lost loved ones to murder in 2013...

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October 21, 2013
Johnson: Convicted murderers have not reoffended after release

Elsworth Johnson, an attorney who is a member of The Greater Caribbean for Life, a group of organizations and individuals from countries in the region opposed to capital punishment...

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September 28, 2013
Dabox is your ultimate training facility

It's not your regular gym workout, in fact, it's not even a gym. Dabox is the newest training facility in New Providence, that comes with a different twist.
There's no need to worry about struggling while doing bench presses because there are no benches, cardio machines, exercise bikes or stairmasters to climb in Dabox. Trainer Charles Johnson is promising a pleasant surprise with fast results for...

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Prime Minister Remarks At the Official Opening of the Doris Johnson Senior High School Prince Charles Drive
May 05, 2011
Prime Minister Remarks At the Official Opening of the Doris Johnson Senior High School Prince Charles Drive

Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister At the Official Opening of the Doris Johnson Senior High School Prince Charles Drive

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Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson passes
August 01, 2013
Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson passes

The Anglican Diocese is mourning the loss of Father Mervyn Sydney 'Buck' Johnson, who passed away on Sunday, July 28 at 8 a.m. at Doctors Hospital. He was 62 years old and succumbed after a 22-month battle with brain cancer.

Fr. Buck began his working career as a customs officer. He went on to become a manager and a vice president of operations at McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., before entering Co...

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June 27, 2013
Johnson: Bimini ferry service brings new tourism opportunities

The addition of a Miami-to-Bimini passenger ferry is expected to open up new tourist markets and complement the island's boutique casino, according to the director general at the Ministry of Tourism.

David Johnson told Guardian Business that the Superfast Ferries service will offer another travel option for tourists to visit Bimini...

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May 07, 2013
Statement from Howard R. Johnson, MPA, Former FNM Candidate, Central South Eleuthera

Exactly 1 year ago, the Progressive Liberal
Party returned to office on the back end of the most crippling economic
crisis since the Great Depression. It must be noted that the said
economic spanned most of the FNM's 2007-2012 term in office.
Nevertheless, the PLP reclaimed the government through classic
Machiavellian political tactics, an unrelenting and often sleazy
propaganda machine,&nbs...

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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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Rattlers Go Down Swinging To The Magic
November 06, 2012
Rattlers Go Down Swinging To The Magic

Michael Ingraham was dominant from the mound and at the plate for the playoff-bound Government High School Magic yesterday, to lead them to an impressive 16-4 victory over the C.I. Gibson Rattlers.

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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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July 18, 2012
J.S. Johnson's net income falls 42.4 in Q1

After suffering a difficult 2011, J.S. Johnson's consolidated net income declined once again, this time by 42.49 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year.
Falling from $2.61 million to $1.506 million, consolidated net income fell partly due to a declining revenues stemming from a rough economy.
"The business is not making as much commission as last year, as a result of to...

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Kristie Farah crowned Miss Grand Bahama 2012!
May 22, 2012
Kristie Farah crowned Miss Grand Bahama 2012!

Freeport, Bahamas - The Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant came to a close on May 20th, 2012 after a busy weekend of activities. Saturday, May 19th the contestants were involved in a car parade from the YMCA leading to the Port Lucaya Marina for the National Costume Completion. After little rest, the contestants had to be fresh and ready for the big finale night on Sunday, May 20th.

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