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August 27, 2011
Eleuthera residents pick up pieces after Irene

Eloise Thompson sat under a tree outside her Palmetto Point home with her daughter and grandchildren to escape the summer heat yesterday, a day after Hurricane Irene slammed into Eleuthera and tore off part of the house.

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PM to tour Family Island communities ravaged by Irene
August 27, 2011
PM to tour Family Island communities ravaged by Irene

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham this morning began a tour of Family Island communities ravaged by Hurricane Irene, as relief efforts continue throughout the country.

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August 31, 2011
BEC gets outside help in restoration efforts

Three regional electricity teams will be flown into Cat Island and Eleuthera to assist with restoration efforts, according to the Bahamas Electricity Corporation.
The teams are a part of Caribbean Electric Utility Service Corporation (CARILEC), which is an association of electricity utilities, suppliers, manufacturers and other stakeholders operating in the electricity industry in the Caribbean.
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Albert McKinney, 75
September 01, 2011
Albert McKinney, 75

Funeral Service for Albert McKinney age 75 affectionetely called "Power" of Deep Creek Eleuthera , and formerly of Bannerman Town Eleuthera, who died Aug, 11th at the Princess Margaret Hospital.

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September 07, 2011
Joint Press Statement on Eleuthera by Clay Sweeting and Ryan Pinder, MP

Enclosed is a Joint Press Statement on Eleuthera by Clay Sweeting and Ryan Pinder, MP? On August 25th, 2011, Hurricane Irene lavishly and without remorse ripped through the island of Eleuthera, wreaking havoc on all its inhabitants, from the deep south to the north. The most significant impacts were felt during the early morning hours where many of the settlements experienced wind speeds of up to...

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September 07, 2011
Volunteers Continue Clean-Up Effort in Eleuthera

Ten days after Irene tore through Eleuthera there is still much to clean up in the North. Communities like Governor's Harbour, Hatchet Bay, Gregory Town, and James Cistern still face mountains of seaweed, sand, and other debris left by the storm. On Sunday a small group of individuals from the Rotaract Club of Eleuthera, Rotary Club of Eleuthera, South Eleuthera Emergency Partners (SEEP), and the ...

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September 07, 2011
Volunteers Continue Cleanup Effort in Eleuthera

Ten days after Irene tore through Eleuthera there is still much to clean up in the North. Communities like Governor's Harbour, Hatchet Bay, Gregory Town, and James Cistern still face mountains of seaweed, sand, and other debris left by the storm.

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September 08, 2011
Moss: Another two weeks for Cat Island Eleuthera

Five workers from Barbados arrived on Saturday, seven more flew in from Jamaica on Sunday, but it could still be another two weeks before power is fully restored to Cat Island and Eleuthera, according to the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC).
The announcement comes two weeks after Hurricane Irene plowed through The Bahamas.
When it's all said and done, residents and business in these areas wil...

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September 09, 2011
BEC making progress on Cat Island and Eleuthera

The Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) said it continues to make steady progress with its efforts to restore the supply of electricity to Cat Island and Eleuthera following Hurricane Irene.
While supply has been restored to all other Family Islands and New Providence, BEC said the damage on Cat Island and Eleuthera was far more extensive.
BEC said the amount of work to do after the hurricane re...

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September 27, 2011
National Junior Sailing Championship on Tap for Grand Bahama October 1-2

Seventy eight boats, including at least four from Cayman and others from around The Bahamas, are on course to cross the starting line in various divisions in what is expected to be a tight series of races in the hotly contested Bahamas Junior Optimist Nationals set for October 1-2. It will be the first time the five-year local history of the event that it will be held in Grand Bahama.

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National Junior Sailing Championship on Tap for Grand Bahama October 1-2
September 28, 2011
National Junior Sailing Championship on Tap for Grand Bahama October 1-2

Seventy eight boats, including at least four from Cayman and others from around The Bahamas, are on course to cross the starting line in various divisions in what is expected to be a tight series of races in the hotly contested Bahamas Junior Optimist Nationals set for October 1-2.

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September 28, 2011
Young sailors ready for Junior Optimist Nationals

A total of 78 boats, including at least four from the Cayman Islands, and others from around The Bahamas, are on course to line up at the starting line in various divisions, in what is expected to be a tight series of races in the Bahamas Junior Optimist Nationals set for October 1-2. It will be the first time in the five-year history of the event that it will be held in Grand Bahama.
"The kids ar...

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Corporal 972 Sidney Dudley Johnson, 39
September 29, 2011
Corporal 972 Sidney Dudley Johnson, 39

Full Military Service for  Corporal 972 Sidney Dudley Johnson age 39 of the Bluff Eleuthera, who died at Doctor's Hospital on September 14th, will be held on Friday 11:00 a.m. at St.. Barnabas Anglican Church Baillou Hill and Wulff Roads.

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BTC Battling Rain, Lightning Strikes to Complete Family Island Repairs
October 05, 2011
BTC Battling Rain, Lightning Strikes to Complete Family Island Repairs

Long Island 97% Complete, Cat Island Team Doubled, Five weeks after Hurricane Irene slammed into The Bahamas downing power lines and crippling phone service in the Family Islands, BTC said today repairmen -- many working seven- day weeks since the storm -- are nearing completion despite constant weather setbacks.

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October 06, 2011
Results and Photos of the 2011 Bahamas Optimist National Open Sailing Championship

Freeport, Bahamas -

Seventy six young sailors
gathered in Grand Bahama for the 2011 Optimist National Championship
Regatta held over the weekend of October 1st and 2nd.  Sailors came from
Long Island, Governor's Harbour, Harbour Island, Nassau, Cayman Islands
and Grand Bahama.

The Green (novice) Fleet had 42 competitors and the
Championship Fleet had 34. The race site with two separate...

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October 06, 2011
Results and Photos of the 2011 Bahamas Optimist National Open Sailing Championship

Seventy six young sailors gathered in Grand Bahama for the 2011 Optimist National Championship Regatta held over the weekend of October 1st and 2nd. Sailors came from Long Island, Governor's Harbour, Harbour Island, Nassau, Cayman Islands and Grand Bahama. The Green (novice) Fleet had 42 competitors and the Championship Fleet had 34.

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October 07, 2011
Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55

Funeral Service for the Late  Alfred McArthur Johnson, 55
Years 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 ...

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October 07, 2011
Results and Photos of the 2011 Bahamas Optimist National Open Sailing Championship

Seventy six young sailors gathered in Grand Bahama for the 2011 Optimist National Championship Regatta held over the weekend of October 1st and 2nd. Sailors came from Long Island, Governor's Harbour, Harbour Island, Nassau, Cayman Islands and Grand Bahama.

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October 10, 2011
Bahamas Ferries takes 15 hit

As one of Nassau's biggest shipping firms prepares to close its doors, Bahamas Ferries is also feeling the pinch and tightening its belt as the company temporarily axes two destinations.
Khaalis Rolle, the chief marketing officer, said North Andros and Governor's Harbour will be reduced to a seasonal service due to low demand and high fuel costs.
"Travel has contracted significantly to the Family ...

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October 10, 2011
Grand Bahama hosts the 2011 Bahamas Optimist National Championship

Freeport, Bahamas - The weekend of October 1-2 played host to the 2011 Bahamas Optimist
National Championship, which for the first time were hosted in Grand
Bahama. 

The event was organized by the local sailing
authority Grand Bahama Sailing Club (GBSC) and by the national sailing
authority the Bahamas Sailing Association (BSA). The event organizers
were pleased to see that seventy six ...

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