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SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from 11th to 17th November 2019

SEVEN DAY FORECAST FOR THE BAHAMAS from 11th to 17th November 2019 General Situation: A cold front will exit the SE Bahamas as high pressure ridge builds north of the Bahamas through Tuesday. A second cold front will move southeastwards across South Florida, then into the NW Bahamas by Wednesday morning followed by a building […]

Posted on 12 November 2019 | 7:00 am

24 Scientists, Experts Oppose Disney’s Proposed Cruise Ship Port at Lighthouse Point on Eleuthera, The Bahamas (Updated with Disney’s Response)

The “Stop Disney – Last Chance for Lighthouse Point” campaign today released a letter (see letter attachment and Disney response below) from twenty-four independent scientists and experts, setting out the technical case against the Walt Disney Company’s controversial proposed cruise ship port at Lighthouse Point on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. The letter […]

Posted on 11 November 2019 | 11:47 am

30 Year-Old Dies in Traffic Accident In Spanish Wells

Sometime around 1:50 am on Sunday morning, November 10th, 2019, Police in Eleuthera received a report of a traffic accident on South Street, in Spanish Wells. Upon the arrival of the Police at the scene, it was discovered that a red Honda Civic driven by a male had collided with a wall.  The lone occupant […]

Posted on 10 November 2019 | 9:08 pm

Glass Window Bridge Officially CLOSED as of 5pm – Saturday, November 9th (UPDATED)

UPDATE (Sunday, November 10th):  The Glass Window Bridge was officially re-opened and the ALL-CLEAR given at 7:30am on Sunday morning, November 10th, 2019. Original Story: The Eleuthera Division of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, released the following statement on Saturday afternoon, November 9th, 2019, warning motorists that the Glass Window Bridge, just north of Gregory […]

Posted on 9 November 2019 | 3:58 pm

Baptists March on GHB Bayfront in celebration of 61st Anniversary – New Leadership, New Sanctuary

On Sunday, October 20th, Baptist members from across Central and South Eleuthera came out to celebrate the 61st Anniversary of Baptist Day, with representatives from church congregations throughout the island.  The celebration began with a bannered march from the historic Ebenezer Baptist church on Cupid’s Cay in Governor’s Harbour, as marchers raised their voices in […]

Posted on 8 November 2019 | 9:00 pm

Statement by the Chairman of the Caribbean Community on the situation in Haiti

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) The Caribbean Community {CARICOM) is saddened and concerned by the deepening of the crisis in Haiti which has paralysed the normal functioning of all sectors of the country and created a situation of extreme hardship for the people. The Community deplores the destruction of property and livelihoods, the deteriorating […]

Posted on 6 November 2019 | 11:51 am

7th Annual Levy Spooktacular, Bigger and Better

Scores of youth, male and female, of all ages and sizes, from throughout Central and South Eleuthera were out at the Leon Levy Native Plant Preserve on The Banks Road in Governor’s Harbour on Saturday night, October 26th, for the Spooktacular 2019, sporting any number of costumed ensembles, from the fairy tales to the frightening. […]

Posted on 6 November 2019 | 7:25 am

Dr. Graham Cates is bringing Family Medicine Center to Eleuthera

Dr. Graham Cates has announced that a new Family Medicine Center (FMC) clinic will be opening in Rock Sound, Eleuthera. The new clinic is expected to begin welcoming patients in mid-November 2019. The new state of the art facility is located on Queens Highway and will provide comprehensive services for all ages, including family medicine; […]

Posted on 5 November 2019 | 11:38 am

Eleutheran broadcasting pioneer, Calsey Johnson, dies at 82

The Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas (ZNS) released the following statement on Thursday, October 24th, 2019, after learning about the passing away, early on Thursday morning, of 82 year-old Broadcast pioneer, former Senator and High Commissioner, Calsey Johnson.  Dr. Johnson, has been noted as being especially proud to be a son of Eleuthera, from the […]

Posted on 24 October 2019 | 4:16 pm

Prime Minister Minnis announces extension of Hurricane Dorian Exigency Order

The Office of the Prime Minister released a statement on October 23rd, 2019, informing the public about an extension to the Exigency Order issued in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.  The statement, seen below, also outlined additional incentives for recovery and rebuilding in the areas impacted: “The Exigency Order issued following Hurricane Dorian has been […]

Posted on 23 October 2019 | 9:15 pm


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