Dreams of university education will be realized for 546 high school graduates who are now recipients of the National Bursary Scholarship Award. On Thursday evening, August 16, deserving high school students from across The Bahamas were recipients of ...

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Outstanding students receive National Bursary Scholarship Awards to attend UB and more...

Outstanding students receive National Bursary Scholarship Awards to attend UB


Dreams of university education will be realized for 546 high school graduates who are now recipients of the National Bursary Scholarship Award.  On Thursday evening, August 16, deserving high school students from across The Bahamas were recipients of scholarships and other tuition assistance at the National Bursary Scholarship Award Ceremony at Melia Nassau Beach resort.

The award programme provides scholarships for qualifying students to attend the University of The Bahamas (UB) and obtain a four-year degree...
   
 


Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Fri. Aug 17


3-day Bahamas public forecast

The public forecast for today and tonight Friday 17th August 2018.

General situation: A ridge of high pressure will continue across the Bahamas maintaining gentle to moderate winds as upper level troughing over the area supports some showers and thunderstorms around the islands today.

Special warnings: Boaters and beachgoers in the Central and Southeast Bahamas should remain alert due to rough surf and the risk of rip currents along east coast beaches...
   
 


Defence Force rescues Jet Ski occupants and retrieves body from sea


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Two individuals are counting their blessings after they were rescued from waters near Potters' Cay on Thursday afternoon by Royal Bahamas Defence Force Military Divers and Marines attached to the Defence Force's Harbour Patrol Unit.

Shortly after 4:00 pm Thursday, two Bahamian occupants – an adult male and a young child were riding a Jet Ski on the eastern side of Potters' Cay Dock when they lost control, causing the Jet Ski to overturn. Marines in the area immediately jumped into the water and pulled both individuals to safety...
   
 


Education Minister tours GB schools


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Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd visited Grand Bahama on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to view the preparations taking place at schools on the island, as the date draws near for schools across the country to re-open.
 
The Education Minister and his delegation, made up of the Permanent Secretary and other Ministry of Education officials, toured Holmes’ Rock Junior High school, which is still in the process of being completed, Bartlett Hill Primary, Eight Mile Rock High School, as well as Freeport Primary and Walter Parker Primary schools....
   
 


Recording Academy announces new Advocacy Committee; reinforces commitment to Creatorsʹ Rights


Today, the Recording Academy™ announced that two-time GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair and four-time GRAMMY-nominated producer and songwriter Harvey Mason Jr. will lead the Academy's National Advocacy Committee as co-chairs. Joined by Committee members Sue Ennis, Lalah Hathaway, Booker T. Jones, and Nile Rodgers, the Committee's immediate focus is ensuring that the Senate passes the Music Modernization Act, which would be the first major reform to music copyright law in decades...
   
 


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