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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 24, 2012
Bahamas should emulate Jamaica in world sprints

Jamaica, our sister Caribbean island, is poised to defend its sprinting title at the London Olympics. Four years ago in Beijing, led by the awesomely swift legs of Usain Bolt, Jamaica established beyond any doubt that it had produced the most excellent sprinters, male and female, the world ever saw.
Yes, it is the view here that the 2008 Jamaican Olympic sprinters, collectively, were the best eve...

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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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Minister in Clash With Senior Staff
May 04, 2012
Minister in Clash With Senior Staff

A bundle of documents from the files of the Ministry of Tourism reveals that Minister of Tourism Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace was in a war with the most senior officials of his ministry, as he ignored their advice to terminate a lucrative marketing contract to a company he allegedly brought to the ministry.

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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 09, 2012
Infrastructure boost for Exuma

EXUMA, The Bahamas - With the signing of contracts for a new dock, repair of a bridge and roads, the island of Exuma is poised for an infrastructure boost.
The Bahamas Government has signed contracts with G and L Construction and Rolle's Heavy Equipment to construct a new dock in George Town, repair the ferry dock bridge that connects Little and Great Exuma and repair roads and parking areas betw...

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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
Leroy Stanley Johnson, 69

Memorial service for Leroy Stanley Johnson, 69, of Flint and Taylor Streets will be held on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 at Amazing Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Wilson Tract Officiating will be Sr. Pastor, Rev. Elva Johnson J.P., assisted by Rev. Merion. E. Roberts J.P., Rev. Dr. George Barry and other Ministers of the Gospel.
Left to cherish his precious memories are: his three(3): daughters Nau...

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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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Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25
April 07, 2011
Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25

Funeral service for Bonita Sharmine Johnson, 25 of #401 Commonwealth Blvd. will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 1:00pm at Whosoever Will International, Alexander Blvd., Officiating will be Rev. Roderick McIntosh, assisted by Prophet Derick Bastian and Pastor Fredrick Moxey. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Solider Road.

Beautiful and Fond Memories will forever linger in the Hear...

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January 19, 2012
Parhon Tarik Johnson, 33

Funeral Service for Parhon Tarik Johnson, 33, of Farrington Road will be held on Saturday January 21st, 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Boyd Road. Monsignor Alfred Culmer and Monsignor Simeon Roberts will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery, Tyler Street.

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Wendell 'Big O' Ferguson dies after battle with cancer
May 04, 2010
Wendell 'Big O' Ferguson dies after battle with cancer

It's not so much how you live your life, but the contribution that you make to the development of those around you. Wendell 'Big O' Ferguson was one of those individuals, who through his role as a track and field coach and physical fitness trainer, has left an impact on so many people in our society.

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Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74
December 15, 2011
Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74

Funeral service for Rev. Emmett Thomas Johnson, 74, of Lucien Road, who died on 1st December, 2011, will be held at New Lively Hope Baptist Church, Jerome Ave & Chesapeake Road on Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

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December 02, 2011
Philip Charlton Phil Burrows, 51

Mr. Philip Charlton "Phil" Burrows age 51 years of #13 Windward Road; Imperial Park Sea Breeze Estates will be held on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at 7:30pm at The United Christian Cathedral, Flamingo Gardens.
 
Garnet Funeral Service
For

Mr. Philip Charlton "Phil" Burrows age 51 years of #13 Windward Road; Imperial Park Sea Breeze Estates will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at 9:45a...

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June 25, 2013
RBPF Wanted (Abaco): Alonza Roberts Jr. , Harry Pierre Paul Quinton 'Crimpy' Johnson

Alonza Roberts Jr. , Harry Pierre Paul and Quinton Johnson AKA "Crimpy" are wanted for questioning in connection with the shooting of a New Providence man, which occurred in Murphy Town, Abaco on Saturday 22nd June 2013...

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October 13, 2011
Lawyer critical of government's crime response

Harsher penal sanctions will not affect the crime rate, according to a defense lawyer.
Elsworth Johnson said the government has displayed its "panic mode" with the attitude that "if they can hang somebody and institute harsher penalties they will solve crime".
Johnson said in some instances politicians are encroaching on constitutional rights of citizens, but "they don't care".
Johnson, who is the...

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October 06, 2011
Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55

Funeral service Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55, of North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera and formerly of Governor’s Harbour will be held on Saturday October 8th, 11:00 a.m. at Full Gospel House of God Temple, North Palmetto Point, Eleuthera. Rev. Leonard Culmer, assisted by Rev. Charles Sands and Fr. Scott Brennen will officiate. Interment will follow in Margaret View Cemetery.

He is survived by (2)...

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Margaret Rose Johnson, 66
September 29, 2011
Margaret Rose Johnson, 66

Funeral Service For Margaret Rose Johnson, 66 years,  Of High Tree Estates and formerly of Ragged Island will be held on Saturday October 1st, 3:00 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Theodore Lane. Bro. Glen Colebrook and Bro. Herman Coston will officiate. Cremation will follow.

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September 16, 2011
Bold BAAA move called for in sprint relays - Part II

During the first five years of the 1970s, sprinting supremacy in the country passed on from Kevin Johnson to Mike Sands. Between 1972 and 1975, Sands was head and shoulders above the rest, and dominated the 100, 200 and 400 meters like never before and ever again (up to now).
At the same time, he was the anchor of the national 4x100 meter (m) sprint teams. Unfortunately during that period, there w...

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September 12, 2011
Dwight Johnson, 42

Last rites for Dwight Johnson, 42, of Moss Town Exuma and formerly off James Cisten Eleuthera will be held on Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at Salem Union Baptist Church, Taylor Street off East Street. Officiating will be Rev. Dr. C. W. Saunders assisted by other Ministers of Religion. Interment in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, JFK Drive and Gladstone Road.
Left to cherish this remarkable, lovable saint a...

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New Song from Bodine 'Be' Johnson - Push
March 14, 2011
New Song from Bodine 'Be' Johnson - Push

Bodine 'Be' Johnson releases the newest single from forthcoming 'The BeComing' album called PUSH. The motivational single was produced by Rik Carey and Sketch Carey two of the most talented young producers in The Bahamas. Continuing the theme of Bahamian sounds, visuals and writing, Bodine's soul-searching lyrics represent the determination and drive of every person with a desire to let their t...

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October 04, 2010
Paul Johnson, a superb goal keeper moves on

By FRED STURRUP
NG Associate Editor
frederick@nasguard.com
This has been an exciting year for soccer. The World Cup was held in South Africa and spread soccer fever across the continents. Of course the excitement was felt here as many Bahamians focused on the two-week competitive extravaganza. Also, The Bahamas has another reason to feel good about the sport of soccer.
Around World Cup time in Jul...

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October 05, 2010
(VIDEO) Bodine Johnson launches official music video for Intoxicated

Nassau, Bahamas -

For
those of you who love the sweet sound of Soca and can't wait for a
taste of Junkanoo on Bay Street, Bodine 'Be' Johnson's summer single

Intoxicated is the hit you've been waiting to see on Video.    The
BuffBoo Records recording artist launched her official video for the single on September 23rd at Harry's Haven.

Intoxicated, the feel-good Caribbean love ...

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October 05, 2010
BFA Mourns the Passing of Goalkeeper Paul Pablo Johnson

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas Football Association
mourns Paul "Pablo" Johnson, who passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2010.
Paul spent much of his life involved in football, joining the sport at an early
age and playing for a number of years as one of the country's top goalkeepers. After
coming out of high school, he started his career in 1968 with the Dynamos
Youth, before joining the Dynamos ...

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August 18, 2011
Hendrix John Johnson, 30

Funeral Service for Hendrix John Johnson affectionately called "Ferlie", age 30 of Harbour Island, who died August 10th at the Princess Margaret Hospital will be held on Saturday, 2:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Harbour Island. Father Henry Osuagwu will officiate and interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery Harbour Island.

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January 26, 2012
Paul Harrison Johnson, 47

Funeral Service for Paul Harrison Johnson, 47, of Church Hill Subdivision will be held on Saturday 28th January, 2012 at 11:00am at The New Redeemed Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, Rufuge Court off Cowpen Road. Officiating will be Pastor Andrew Rolle assisted by Pastor Ishmael Grant and other ministers of the gospel. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, John F. Kennedy Drive and...

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January 17, 2012
Vixens vex the Lady Truckers

THE NPVA commenced its championship Sunday night at the D W Davis gymnasium.

In the first match, the Johnson Lady Truckers appeared to be on a mission and got off to a good start, winning the the first 2 sets 25-16, 25-21, however, the defending championships Scottsdale Vixens were not prepared to lose in straight sets or even to lose the game and regrouped to win the next 3 sets 25-19, 25-12 and...

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