Bahamas Local Stories

Bahamaslocal.com hosts P1 AquaX Champion Brian Baldwin at Harbourside Marine

November 07, 2019

P1 AquaX is the fastest growing and most exciting personal watercraft championship in the world. Witness their first visit to The Bahamas as the top forty jet ski professionals race for the championship title. This four-day event will be held on Nassau Harbour and is open to the public.

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VIDEO The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama
(VIDEO) The Fox Foundation Collaborates With The Buddy Hield Foundation to Bring aid to Grand Bahama

October 04, 2019

The Bahamas as a whole has been truly devastated by the Category 5 monster of a hurricane Dorian. The two islands mostly effected have been Abaco and Grand Bahama. Instantly after the storm the founder of the Fox Foundation Adrian Fox committed half of a million dollars towards hurricane relief. This very public act philanthropy set off a chain of events giving to the greater cause of helping the island’s bounce back. Amongst the many videos of people committing money to the cause was Grand Bahamain son of the soil Buddy Hield, NBA super star.

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BahamasLocal.com, Bahamas Red Cross and MV Impulse go door to door in North Abaco

September 30, 2019

Just weeks after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Abacos and Grand Bahama, BahamasLocal.com set sail with the crew of the MV Impulse and the Bahamas Red Cross to answer the call of those in Little Abaco and East End, Grand Bahama, who were quickly running out of basic needs after the historically destructive storm. Determined to make a personal impact, they loaded the luxury yacht with 16 pallets of goods including food, water, tarps, blankets, clothing, shoes, bleach, insecticide, hygiene kits, and more and made the 12 hour voyage into the banks between the Abacos and Grand Bahama.

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Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands, announced death toll has risen to 20

September 04, 2019

"The death toll from Hurricane Dorian has risen to 20, Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands confirmed today..

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VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury
VIDEO: Residents trapped in homes in Grand Bahama as Hurricane Dorian unleashes his fury

September 02, 2019

Residents in Grand Bahama found themselves trapped in homes as Hurricane Dorian continued his sobering march through the Northwest Bahamas.

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VIDEO: US Coast Guard evacuating critically injured from The Abacos
VIDEO: US Coast Guard evacuating critically injured from The Abacos

September 02, 2019

The US Coast Guard flew into Abaco at the first opportunity to assist those critically injured in the passing of catastrophic Hurricane Dorian.

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Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian
Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian

September 02, 2019

Reports are in that the Humane Society of Grand Bahama has been completely devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian a historically catastrophic category 5 hurricane.

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VIDEO: Rescue in Abaco as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his crawl through The Bahamas
VIDEO: Rescue in Abaco as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his crawl through The Bahamas

September 01, 2019

Heavy equipment operators came to the rescue of some Abaco residents seeking shelter after having their roofs torn off and homes destroyed in the passing of Category 5 Hurricane Dorian.

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VIDEO: Apartment building ravished, families stranded as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his path of destruction
VIDEO: Apartment building ravished, families stranded as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian continues his path of destruction

September 01, 2019

An apartment building in Abaco was torn apart by Category 5 Hurricane Dorian's historic strength.

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VIDEO: Trapped in the storm families pray as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian rakes across Abaco
VIDEO: Trapped in the storm families pray as catastrophic Hurricane Dorian rakes across Abaco

September 01, 2019

Video in from Abaco shows a family sheltered in their bathroom as they pray to God for continued protection.

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VIDEO: Residents forced to safer ground as Hurricane Dorian bears down with gusts up to 220mph
VIDEO: Residents forced to safer ground as Hurricane Dorian bears down with gusts up to 220mph

September 01, 2019

As Hurricane Dorian drags through the Bahamas many resident in the Abacos have already been forced to safer ground.

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VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian NOW 185MPH winds with over 220MPH Winds Gusts
VIDEO: Hurricane Dorian NOW 185MPH winds with over 220MPH Winds Gusts

September 01, 2019

Hurricane Dorian is now 185MPH winds with over 220MPH winds gusts.

Hurricane Dorian is now going over Abaco

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Green Turtle Cay Dock flooded as Category 5 Hurrican Dorian makes his approach
Green Turtle Cay Dock flooded as Category 5 Hurrican Dorian makes his approach

September 01, 2019

Video in from Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, showing extensive flooding at the dock as Hurricane Dorian approaches as a Category 5.

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BahamasLocal.com Proudly Sponsored the U17 Boys National Team

August 08, 2019

The Bahamas National Under 17 Boys Team travelled to the USA to represent the country in field soccer...

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Routine traffic stop leaves Bahamian young women bloodied and bruised
Routine traffic stop leaves Bahamian young women bloodied and bruised

August 04, 2019

A routine traffic stop in the capital over the weekend left two young ladies bloodied and bruised. According to reports a vehicle of young adults was stopped by police for an out headlight. Upon approaching the vehicle one officer asked the driver if there were any other occupants to which the young male driver responded "Yes".

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Countdown to Landfall: Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry
Countdown to Landfall: Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry

July 12, 2019

After weeks of wicked weather the folks in Louisiana now face another foe in Tropical Storm Barry. Famous for its rivers and their influence on culture, the gulf coast of Louisiana is infamous for it's flooding and the great loss of life that often comes with. From the Great Flood of 1927 to Hurricane Katrina, residents of Louisiana are more than aware of the threat they face when the waters around them begin to rise.

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Ministry of Tourism and Aviation Press Conference on Upcoming WBFF Event

June 28, 2019

The Ministry of Tourism and Aviation held a press conference yesterday, at the Sapodilla Restaurant to discuss the upcoming World Beauty, Fashion and Fitness (WBFF) eventto be held on August 5th-10th 2019 at the Grand Hyatt, Baha Mar, with the Grand Finale to take place on the August 10th, 2019...

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Accident in Rock Sound Eleuthera-Tour Bus Overturns

June 24, 2019

Reports of an overturned tour bus in Rock Sound Eleuthera. It is alleged that tourists on tour are trapped. Reports are all unconfirmed at this point...

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BAHAMIAN, Tebby Burrows is making waves in the international music circuit

May 29, 2019

The NBC Songland is where musically inspired magic is taking place. The show's initial intent is to "discover the magic" behind "award-winning voices" and "chart-topping hits..."

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DRAKE MAMA, THERE GOES THAT MAN! Major Catcalls in 'The' Bahamas
DRAKE MAMA, THERE GOES THAT MAN! Major Catcalls in 'The' Bahamas

May 28, 2019

We all know Drake can draw a crowd anywhere he goes -- but who would've guessed he gets the construction site treatment in the Bahamas???

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