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Pure Silk-Bahamas Classic to open LPGA season
September 27, 2013
Pure Silk-Bahamas Classic to open LPGA season

There's an old saying that goes, "when it rains, it pours". In this case, it was showers of blessings for The Bahamas, as the country has landed a historical hole in one...

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September 30, 2013
Brackettes go up 2-0 on the Lady Sharks

Pitcher Ernestine Butler-Stubbs had her infielders behind her on Saturday night as they proved they didn't mind getting down and dirty for ground balls.
Knowing how important the second game in the best-of-seven championship series was, the Sigma Brackettes came to the Banker's Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex with their bats heated, and it showed in the fourth and fifth innings as they...

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October 30, 2013
Bahamian leads with Lady Tigers with career-high 25 kills in win

COLUMBIA, South Carolina -- The Benedict College Lady Tigers rallied back from deficits in three games and Bahamian Terae Sweeting ...

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November 30, 2013
New CD promotes Bahamian music and art

A new CD by three musicians and College of The Bahamas music professors is focusing on the preservation and promotion of art and music from The Bahamas and its Caribbean neighbors.
"Deep Blue" by C-Force -- Christian Justilien on the euphonium, Christy Lee on piano and Christine Ganglehoff on flute -- is a compilation of original compositions, transcriptions and arrangements of pieces written in a...

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December 09, 2013
Lady Truckers turn back the defending champs

The Johnson Lady Truckers led from the opening quarter on Saturday night, and went on to rout the Bommer G. Operators in the New Providence Women's Basketball Association (NPWBA). They are now just a half of a game behind the Career Builders Cheetahs, for the third spot in the standings.
Latoya Rolle came off the bench to provide the spark for the Lady Truckers in Saturday night's 63-51 win over t...

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December 12, 2013
Boy killed in hit and run

Police were last night still trying to determine who was driving a jeep that struck and killed a three-year-old boy on St. Vincent Road early yesterday.
The toddler's 26-year-old mother was also struck during the hit and run and was listed in critical condition in hospital, according to police.
The boy's body was found down the street from where the impact happened.
Seemingly shocked area resident...

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January 13, 2014
Lady Truckers hold off the defending champs

Members of the Johnson's Lady Truckers basketball team were not shaken at all by the new uniforms and colorful sneakers worn by the Bommer G. Operators in Saturday's game.
Penial Bain, the Truckers' Head Coach, said: "Uniforms don't make a team. They are the same old players just wearing new clothes."
Sporting the colors of the Miami Dolphins, the defending champions Operators fell to the Truckers...

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February 12, 2014
Riccardo Davis making waves as a professional golfer

If you don't know the name Riccardo Davis, from now on, it might be one you will never forget.Anyone who is an avid golfer in The Bahamas knows the name. For some, the name is synonymous with being one of the most gifted golfers this country has ever seen. Davis has been playing golf since the age of eight and came up through the Bahamas Junior Golf program, representing his country at tournam...

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February 17, 2014
Lady Sassoon Golden Heart Award presented to Shelagh Pritchard

NASSAU, Bahamas -- This past Saturday the patrons of the Fiftieth Annual Heart Ball were treated to a glorious evening celebrating the Sir Victor Sassoon (Bahamas) Heart Foundation's Fiftieth Annual Heart Ball.
This year's Lady Sassoon Golden Heart Award went to Shelagh Farrington- Pritchard for her work with children and the elderly in need of assistance. In presenting the Lady Sassoon Golden Hea...

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February 27, 2014
God's faithful recognized

Twelve people will be recognized for the work they have done for the Lord during Prophetic Evangelism Network's annual conference.
Apostle Christopher Russell, Elder Anna Russell, Reverend Esther Thompson, Pastor Jason Russell, Minister Sophette Russell, Irene Dawkins, Rozella Brown, Troy Clarke, Deaconess Edris Rolle, Bishop Stanley Pinder, Elder Minalee Hanchell, and Pastor Bruce Farrington wil...

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March 07, 2014
Royal Blue Golf Course nears completion date

One of the country's newest golf courses is set for a mid-year completion, even before the adjacent resort itself, officially opens.
The Royal Blue Golf Course at Baha Mar, a Jack Nicklaus Signature multimillion-dollar project, is nearing completion, and is expected to be among the best and most challenging courses in the region. The 18-hole, 72-par course, which stretches from the Office of the P...

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April 26, 2014
Lady Sonia ahead of the pack

EXUMA -- The 61st annual National Family Island Regatta kicked off on Thursday with the Class "B" sloop races.
Prevailing after an exhaustive and hard fought battle in the Exuma bay was Lady Sonia, followed by Eudeva; rounding out the top three was Tari Anne.
Annual regattas in Family Islands such as Exuma, Andros and Long Island are principal components of the domestic tourism product offerings ...

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May 03, 2014
Flag football action getting intense

The Bahamas Flag Football Association is getting closer to the start of its playoffs, and the action is really getting heated heading into week number six. After the first five weeks of action, last year's champions, the Ravens, are on top of the men's division once again, while the veteran Sands Light Lynx are ahead in the women's division so far.
The popularity of flag football has grown in the ...

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June 04, 2014
A young lady who strives to always do her best

There's an adage that goes "like mother, like daughter", and in the case of Stacey Williams and her daughter Kayashia Williams, that saying is apt. Kayashia's mom has had a strong influence on her daughter's educational pursuits and long-term goals.
Kayashia, a 3.88 grade point average (GPA) student, who will commence her junior year at Bethune-Cookman University (BCU) in the fall, has found that ...

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June 04, 2014
Island Luck wins church raffle, returns prize

Island Luck web shop CEOs Sebas Bastian and Adrian Fox won a brand new 2014 Kia Rio at the Our Lady's Catholic Church annual fair and raffle last Saturday.
However, they're not going to keep it.
"We decided to donate the car back to Our Lady's Church so it can continue to carry out its duties more efficiently in our communities," Island Luck said in a statement yesterday.
"We wished that a person ...

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June 13, 2014
Mitchell roars back at Symonette over 'anti-American' comment

Fox Hill MP Fred Mitchell on Wednesday lashed out at the "slimy remarks" made by former Minister of Foreign Affairs Brent Symonette that he is anti-American and charged that Symonette wanted to say something else, but did not have the courage to do it.
During his contribution to the budget debate, Mitchell, the foreign affairs and immigration minister, said he could not pass up the opportunity to ...

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LADY PINDLING OWES 306,000
June 19, 2014
LADY PINDLING OWES 306,000

DAME Marguerite Pindling has outstanding real property taxes amounting to $306,831.73 on her home in western New Providence and has not paid for at least 14 years, according to documents obtained by The Tribune...

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June 20, 2014
Roberts blasts media for revealing Pindling's tax bill

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday blasted the media over the revelation that Dame Marguerite Pindling owes the government over $300,000 in unpaid real property taxes and said the story "stinks".
"I said it was sick," said Roberts when contacted for comment.
"Lady Pindling is a retired lady.
"For a lady [over] 80 years of age, sir, who gave to this country, do you a...

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June 23, 2014
Lady Pindling's tax bill paid in full

THE Ministry of Finance has received full payment for the more than $300,000 real property tax bill on the home of Dame Marguerite Pindling after it was revealed that she had not paid taxes on the home for 14 years, The Tribune understands.

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June 23, 2014
Wildcats, Brackettes win on ladies' night at the park

With a men's softball tournament going on in Abaco and the Bahamas Baseball Federation's (BBF) Championships being contested in Freeport, just women's teams saw action in the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) this past weekend; it turned out to be laugher in both contests.
In a championship rematch, the defending champions, Sigma Brackettes, easily stopped the Proper Care Pool Sharks via ...

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Bran would rule out Lady Pindling
June 24, 2014
Bran would rule out Lady Pindling

DEMOCRATIC National Alliance (DNA) Leader Branville McCartney said yesterday that if he were the prime minister, he would "look elsewhere" for a Governor General and not to Dame Marguerite Pindling, based on the recent controversy surrounding her real property tax payments...

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June 25, 2014
Police informed over letter making Lady Pindling claims

THE Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday that it has informed police about a "fraudulent" letter purportedly bearing the signature of a senior executive that alleges Dame Marguerite Pindling owes the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) a substantial amount of money.

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June 27, 2014
'Think Like A Man Too' tests the patience of more discriminating audiences

Think Like A Man Too
(Rated C)
Cast: Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy
Genre: Romantic comedy
Dwight's rating:
Picture this: You're on a beautiful Bahamian beach. It's a bright, sunny day, not too hot, and nary a cloud is in the sky. A gorgeous supermodel saunters by in a skimpy bikini. She is glistening in the sun, simply glowing as she decides to stretch out on the sand...

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July 09, 2014
Lady Pindling vows to unite the nation

DAME Marguerite Pindling said yesterday that her appointment to the highest constitutional office in the country - Governor-General - is "not bad for a barefoot girl from Andros".

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July 30, 2014
God's word is your assurance

"My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," says the Lord. "For as the heavens are higher than the Earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts." - Isaiah 55:8-9

The statement "a penny for your thoughts", was put to a young man seated on a park bench by a woman who had been jogging and was resting for a while. Suddenly the young man flashe...

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August 06, 2014
The unsound 'sound generation'

Now I know beyond any shadow of a doubt, that many, many people in my reading audience are indeed dying to know what the actual theme of today's article is as they initially read the title 'The Unsound 'Sound Generation''. Well, let me tell you how I came up with this title.
A couple came to visit me a few Sundays ago. Actually, I had some business matters to discuss with the lady, and she had br...

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September 17, 2014
Atlanta Consulate Office and Xernona Clayton Treat First Lady Bernadette Christie to Surprise Party

Bernadette Christie, First Lady of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas received “the shock of her life” when she was given a surprise pre-birthday party during her visit to Atlanta, Georgia...

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September 24, 2014
Minister: Education must become a core value

Education must move from a priority to a core value, where everything begins and ends with education; the future of the country depends on the state of education, according to Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald.
"The more our students succeed, the more our country will succeed" said Fitzgerald, as he addressed the Ernest T. Strachan Advanced Toastmasters Club 7108 rece...

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Prime Minister Christie and First Lady Bernadette Christie attended a reception hosted by United States President, Barack Obama
September 25, 2014
Prime Minister Christie and First Lady Bernadette Christie attended a reception hosted by United States President, Barack Obama

While in New York City to address the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly on climate change, Prime Minister Christie and First Lady Bernadette Christie attended a reception hosted by United States President, Barack Obama...

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