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Why do they feel so entitled? 


Dear Readers,

After two weeks of political theory, we thought we'd change subjects on you. As one of the older members of our writing team, I often think about this subject; we'd love to hear what you think? 
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PM Minnis opens new BMC housing subdivision as part of new 'urban redevelopment' plan
Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis said the newly constructed Queen's Park Urban Redevelopment Project (located Christopher Street just off Farrington Road) will serve as a model for future developments, particularly in the inner city of New Providence and in Freeport, Grand Bahama.
The Prime Minister said access to affordable housing is critical to the social and economic development of The Bahamas.  Read on 
Former Social Services Director Mellany Zonicle recognized for unselfish service
The Bahamas Government and the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development saluted Mellany Zonicle, former Director of the Department of Social Services, for more than 40 years of service during a luncheon in observance of Professional Social Workers' Month, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the British Colonial Hilton.
Ms. Zonicle, who served as Director from 2001-2015 and 2015-2017, was celebrated as an advocate, a strong, passionate, dedicated, and confident trailblazer in social development. Read More
Shopaholics get #happy as Pelican Bay
offers interactive Shopping Experience on Grand Bahama
Marilyn Munroe once said: "Happiness is not in money, it's in shopping" so, as Grand Bahama's Happiest Hotel, it made sense for Pelican Bay to do its part in spreading the joy of shopping for residents on the island. Shopaholics from around Grand Bahama Island were treated to an amazing interactive experience which combined the power of retail, beauty, creativity, live entertainment and wine for a "sip and shop" experience. Read More
KB RELEASES NEW SONG 'DIS TIME' FROM HIS UPCOMING ALBUM 'JONES TOWN EIGHT MILE ROCK'.
'DIS TIME' is the first release from KB's new twelve track CD entitled 'Jones Town, Eight Mile Rock'. 'Dis Time' is a mid-tempo Rake 'n' Scrape love song with a smooth back beat rhythm that fans of the iconic singer will identify and enjoy. Just as wooing as fan favourite 'Heaven Knows', 'Dis Time' is reminiscent of elements that are quintessentially KB - a great story line, powerful Rake 'n' Scrape instrumentation and velvety vocals serenading the woman he loves, telling her that this time he is promising her all of his L.O.V.E. love. Read More
The Bahamas signs agreement expanding OAS scholarships for Bahamians
Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS, H. E. Sidney Collie, signed an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding between the General Secretariat of the OAS and the Government of The Bahamas for the OAS -Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas Scholarship Programme to expand scholarship offerings to up to 40 Bahamians in 2018, on behalf of the Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd. Read More
Paying it Forward
Sharon Wilson & Co. Lends Support to Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation
Leading law firm Sharon Wilson & Co. expanded its commitment to excellence in education today, extending the support it has long awarded students at the tertiary level to those shining in primary school, with a donation to the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation (BPSTOY). Read More
FLOW's INVESTMENT IN THE CARIFTA GAMES KEEPS KIDS ON THE RIGHT TRACK
In just days, the Caribbean will convene on Bahamian shores for a three day, super intense show of youth athletics. Over 500 potential world champions from twenty six countries are expected to take part in this highly anticipated event.
Over the weekend, the CARIFTA trials were held, and the athletes comprising Team Bahamas were named. BTC and all of the Flow markets have launched the #WhoYouReppin social media campaign.  
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Students told: On the road, tell Mom not to text, tell dad not to speed
Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Frankie Campbell told Grade 4 and 5 students of Garvin Tynes Primary School that road safety is 'everybody's business.' As such, the Minister encouraged the students to remain vigilant whenever they are on the road.  Read More
Government continues work towards complete restoration of Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama recorded a decrease in its unemployment rate from 12.4 per cent to 12.1 between the period of May 2017 to November 2017, indicating some progress as the Government of The Bahamas "continues to work towards the complete restoration of the island."
Administration officials say they were also "pleased to see" the type of business expansion that has also taken place in Grand Bahama -- especially on the domestic front. Read More
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The Height Adjustable Table


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Upcoming Calendar
New Providence
  • April 8th, 2018 
    • Seahorse Institute's Dinner in the Dark 6:00pm at Wok N Roll Chinese Restaurant
  • April 13th - 14th, 2018 
    • Harbourside Marine "Tuna Classic" Tournament
  • April 15th, 2018 30th 
    • Annual Bahamas Bridal Show 12:00pm at The Melia Nassau Beach
  • May 28th - 31st, 2018
    • MRT Facilitators Training 
Grand Bahama
  • March 30th, 2018 
    • The 20th Annual Pelican Point Coconut Festival at 3:00pm
  • March 30th, 2018 
    • 5th Annual GB Regatta Good Friday Fish Fry Fundraiser 12:00pm - 6:00pm
  • March 31st, 2018 
    • Da Local Fresh Market 9:00am - 1:00pm at The Rand Nature Centre
  • April 10th, 2018
    • Insurance Cooperative Launch 6:00pm at Pelican Bay Hotel
  • April 13th - 14th, 2018 
    • Harbourside Marine "Tuna Classic" Tournament
Family Islands
  • April 11th -15th, 2018 
    • Eleuthera...All That Jazz Music Festival at Governor's Harbour 
  • April 13th - 14th, 2018 
    • Harbourside Marine "Tuna Classic" Tournament
  • April 19th-28th, 2018
    • Abaco Anglers 48th Annual Fishing Tournament
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