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Natalie Appleyard is 'Wildflowers' 'Wildflowers' is Natalie Appleyard
Natalie Appleyard is 'Wildflowers' 'Wildflowers' is Natalie Appleyard

November 15, 2019

Before Wildflowers Events & Occasions was even a thought for Natalie Appleyard, the “creative bug” that would eventually lead her to found what has become the premier décor and floral design company for weddings, special events and corporate affairs was ingrained in her soul – from birth. It wasn’t something she caught like the common cold...

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Music to Junkanooers' ears

November 15, 2019

Gary Russell, Music Makers chairman, reacts to the news that Royal Caribbean International would provide the Junkanoo group with a $100,000 sponsorship to assist the group in preparing for the parades. TIM AYLEN
The Junkanoo group that historically has been known as one of the best music makers, and the first group to have pulled off a three-peat in the history of organized parades has had a financial burden lifted off them this year as they prepare to [...]
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Bahamas dominates BVI 3-0
Bahamas dominates BVI 3-0

November 15, 2019

Bahamian Marcel Joseph (right) goes for a shot in The Bahamas' 3-0 victory over the British Virgin Islands at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium yesterday...

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Comets win BAISS senior boys title Cougars win junior girls title
Comets win BAISS senior boys title; Cougars win junior girls title

November 15, 2019

One day after the Queen’s College Comets boys won the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) junior boys title, their senior boys team roared back in the final inning to defeat the St. Augustine’s College (SAC) Big Red Machine 13-12 to sweep them 2-0 in their best-of-three championship series at Queen’s College yesterday afternoon. In junior girls action, the C.W Saunders Cougars made light work of the Big Red Machine to win 11-3 to lift the BAISS junior girls trophy at SAC’s home field...

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Mingoes start slow, finish strong against junior national team

November 15, 2019

The University of The Bahamas Mingoes should have had an easy night against the junior national team Wednesday night in New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) action at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium...

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DPM: No reason to believe The Bahamas facing any blacklisting

November 15, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest said yesterday that after recent favorable reviews by global finance regulators, he does not believe The Bahamas will be blacklisted in the next round of evaluations. "We have no reason to believe that we are facing [...]
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Summit sale will allow Cable Bahamas to restart dividend payments

November 15, 2019

Cable Bahamas is awaiting the formal end-of-year closing of the $332.5 million sale of its Summit Broadband operation in the United States, the company's Chairman Franklyn Butler told Guardian Business yesterday, adding that the sale will allow the company to restart dividend payments. Butler broke [...]
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Longer LI airport runway via compulsory acquisition of land

November 15, 2019

Algernon Cargill.The government will have to acquire land through compulsory acquisition to extend the runway of Long Island's Deadman's Cay Airport to 6,500 feet when the airport is redeveloped, Director of Aviation Algernon Cargill explained yesterday, adding that the government will ensure landowners are paid for [...]
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Bridge Authority rolls out mobile toll payments app

November 15, 2019

The Bridge Authority launched the desktop version of its electronic toll payments application last year in June and is now rolling out the mobile platform, so that motorists can use their smart devices to top up.A year after taking its first foray into the digital space, allowing motorists to pay their tolls electronically, the Bridge Authority is rolling out a new mobile application to add to the convenience. General Manager of the Bridge Authority Anthony Smith said the authority launched [...]
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Stepping up to feed the hungry

November 14, 2019

Reverend Dr. Lloyd Smith, second left, Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention president, along with members of the convention, present a check for $10,000 to pastors from the Grand Bahama Baptist Convention to assist with feeding programs on the island, that was devastated by Hurricane Dorian in September. AHVIA J. CAMPBELL
It makes no sense rebuilding church edifices if people aren't living in communities to attend the churches. With that in mind, the Bahamas National Baptist Missionary and Educational Convention has donated $10,000 to the Grand Bahama Baptist Convention to support its feeding program in the [...]
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Seven days to National Friendship Day

November 14, 2019

National Friendship Day is just seven days away, on Wednesday, November 27. It is a day designed to remind us about the importance of being kind, courteous and friendly to everyone. It is a day for every resident of The Bahamas - native or foreign, [...]
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Replacing God

November 14, 2019

An interesting development is taking place around the world but particularly in major western countries. While many have made it a point of not wanting references to God in their affairs and have launched attacks on persons of faith, particularly the Christian faith, the same [...]
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Bahamas, BVI ready for showdown at TAR tonight

November 14, 2019

Happy Hall, assistant coach and player of The Bahamas Men's National Soccer Team, gives players instructions in the team's final practice at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium last night. SIMBA FRENCHBoth The Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands senior men's national soccer teams got their final practice sessions in last night, as they face off against each other for the fourth time in history in Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) [...]
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Coaching legend McPhee at 'swan song' stage of productive career

November 14, 2019

The coach is moving on gracefully! Legendary Coach Gladstone "Moon" McPhee will be feted during a testimonial banquet, organized by the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association. The date is Saturday, December 7. The location: the Grand Lucayan Pavilion in Freeport, Grand Bahama. From 7 p.m. [...]
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Comets' junior boys get payback as they are crowned BAISS champs senior girls tied 1-1

November 14, 2019

The Queen's College Comets pose with the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary School junior boys softball championship trophy. They defeated St. Augustine's College (SAC) 10-7 yesterday afternoon at SAC's campus to win the best-of-three series 2-0. BAISSThe Queen's College (QC) Comets needed an extra inning but they came away with a 10-7 payback victory over the defending champions, the St. Augustine's College (SAC) Big Red Machine, to sweep them 2-0 in the 2019 Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) junior [...]
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PM touts economic benefits to Bahamas of Belgium embassy

November 14, 2019

Dr. Hubert Minnis. FILEHaving a physical presence in Belgium not only strengthens the country's position in the global economy, but also increases its profile in Europe, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis declared yesterday at the official opening of The Bahamas Embassy of Belgium and the European Union in [...]
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Bahamas Interschool Equestrian League continues to grow

November 14, 2019

Elle O'Brien won the Bahamas Junior Classic Qualifier aboard Linda D'Aguilar's Laureanna CF.
The second horse show of the Equestrian Bahamas 2019-2020 season took place last weekend at Camperdown Equestrian Centre. Saturday's events included equitation classes at all levels, while Sunday's competition featured the first show of this year's Bahamas Interschool Equestrian League (BIEL) series. The Interschool Equestrian [...]
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