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Thursday April 25th 2013 , Gas Prices
Presently Gas prices have had no dramatic change during the week. Esso's prices are still the best price for your budget. If you want to save even more check out Bahamas Public their bargains are affordable especially if you have a On the Go card you can capture even more deals along with their Ting's Tuff Promotion. If you wish to obtain a On the go card you can get one from their store on wullf road.
BPSU On the Go Service Station- Regular price $5.73, $5.48 for On The Go Rewards Card holders, $5.48 for all non-card holders between 12-5:30 am
Shell-$5.66, Esso-$5.52, Texaco-$5.73 , Shell Wulff Road $5.62
By SANCHESKA BROWN
Tribune Staff Reporter
A 23-YEAR-OLD man was found dead, bound and gagged in what police are describing as a "execution style" killing.
In one of two murders on Wednesday night, the body of Akyto Samuel Smith, of Faith Gardens, was found riddled with bullets in the trunk of a car.
Police say officers on routine patrol on Sir Milo Butler Highway noticed a suspicious vehicle parked hard against a wall just south of the Shell Service Station.
During a search of the vehicle they popped the trunk and found the body. He is said to have been shot at least six times.
Police believe he was in the trunk for only a few hours as rigor mortis had just beg ...
Tuesday January 22nd, 2013 Gas Prices
Texaco's prices are still the highest and esso still has the best deal for gas on the island. Bahamas Public service station offers good discounts for their customers who hold an on the go card , if you wish to obtain one you can ask about it at their store located on wullf road.
Also on wulff road check out shell's low bargains.
BPSU- Regular price $5.00, $4.75 for On The Go Rewards Card holders, $4.75 for all non-card holders between 12-5:30 am
Shell-$5.10, Esso-$5.03, Texaco-$5.40, Shell Wulff Road -$4.99
Friday February 22nd, 2013 Gas Prices
The increase of prices this week puts Texaco as the lowest competitor for gas on the island. Bahamas Public Service Station's On The Go Service station offers great discounts with their on the go rewards for persons with a on the go card , ask about their store located on wulff road.
Also check out shell wulff road for their affordable prices.
BPSU On the Go Service Station- Regular price $5.40, $4.15 for On The Go Rewards Card holders, $4.15 for all non-card holders between 12-5:30 am
Shell-$5.36, Esso-$5.48, Texaco-$5.40 , Shell Wulff Road $5.25
As Hurricane Sandy barrelled across the western coast of New Providence Thursday night, Nirvana owner Cedric Munnings could not sleep.
By dawn, much of what he had spent years developing was gone.
"Last night was rough," Munnings told The Nassau Guardian as he worked with cleanup crews yesterday to clear the substantial debris left behind by the late season storm.
Nirvana is a popular beach spot for churches, businesses and families, but in Sandy's wake, it has become a mangled mess.
"All the rooms were full of water," Munnings said.
"Then outside in the parking lot was three feet of water. In the back here we lost the patio, we lost the sports bar, and we lost some trees and the fence."
Munnings said Nirvana Beach Bar has been through its fair share of storms in its 38 years, but he did not expect such damage from Sandy, which at times had winds in excess of 100 miles per hour.
Chris Fox, who teaches music, said they lost about $200,000 worth of equipment and materials which were stored at Nirvana.
"We had sandbags about six feet high trying to stop the water to the front because the sea was coming in," Fox said.
"We were definitely prepared. We had rocks stacked on the sea front and, if you looked out there the storm moved the rocks.
"If we didn't have those rocks there we might have lost the house."
Along the western coast of New Providence, other residents told similar stories.
The floors of some homes were blanketed with sand and furniture was tossed about like rag dolls.
As emergency crews carried out their work along West Bay Street yesterday, area resident Roger Gomez Jr. said the road was completely covered in debris after Sandy.
Gomez was busy clearing his parent's driveway of rocks and fallen tree branches when The Guardian spoke with him. Across the road, the waves were crashing as the remnants of Sandy raged on.
"The whole of the house was flooded and the garage was flooded," said Gomez, who had trouble standing in the fierce wind.
"We're just trying to clean up the debris on the driveway first. We had to nail up some doors too.
"Some trees fell, a few things blew around and the tractors were around here early clearing up the road."
Across the street, Omar Munnings said the waves the night before were ferocious.
"When I arrived here at 5 o'clock this morning I met the waves from the sea crashing against the place and [they] actually plunged a rock into one of the windows," said Munnings, who also lives on West Bay Street.
"I had about five inches of water in the house as well."
Munnings added, "We have a lot of work to do when this storm is over, a whole lot of work."
From Saunders Beach to Go Slow Bend the waves were crashing onto the road yesterday.
The sand from Saunders Beach had washed onto the road and completely covered the ground of the nearby Shell gas station and blocked off a portion of the road for most of the morning.
Earlier this year the Ingraham administration spent $2.2 million to restore sand to the beach.
Piles of sand near Sandy Port made the road impassible yesterday morning and a police car got stuck.
Noted psychiatrist Dr. David Allen was busy clearing a portion of a fallen tree branch outside his West Bay Street home.
The branch was blocking a portion of the road.
He seemed cool about the storm, noting that if he had pruned the tree regularly he would not be outside with a team of workers trying to move it.
"This was a scary one though; the sea was raging and it just took our shutters, knocked them off, broke windows in the bedroom, and took, I mean, big clay pots and threw them up," Dr. Allen said.
"I think we need to look at the islands and say God bless them."
Freeport, Bahamas -
The Pelican Bay Hotel in Grand Bahama officially opened their new
conference facility called the Canal House on September 17th with a
brief ceremony and night of celebration on their property. The Rt Hon Hubert A.
Ingraham was in attendance for the occasion along with local
dignitaries, politicians, and business persons.
Guests arrived to
live Junkanoo music. The Grand Bahama Youth Choir led by Kevin Tomlinson
opened the ceremony with several Bahamian musical numbers, and after
remarks by general manager Magnus Alnebeck and the Prime Minister, a
ceremonial conch shell was smashed by Prime Minister Ingraham to
officially open the building.
Those in attendance were
then welcomed into the 5 level facility to enjoy food, drink and music
provided by The Matrix band and DJ President...
Monday November 12th 2012, Gas prices
Prices are the same as last week, with Shell and Esso tied with the same price and Texaco as the lowest price on the island.
Shell $5.68, Esso $5.68, Texaco $5.66, and Shell Wulf rd is $5.60 and Esso Bargain City $5.43 between the hours of 12am-5:30am.