November 27, 2013 |
When: 10 a.m. Where: Imperial Arena, Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas On the air: TV: AXS (found on DirecTV, AT&T and Dish Network); Radio: 710 Records: USC 4-1; Villanova 4-0. Update: The Trojans are on a four-game winning streak - all at home and not against the quality competition they will find in the three-day Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament. Guard Byron Wesley leads the Trojans with a 19.8-point scoring average. The Wildcats are led by junior forward JayVaughn Pinkston, who averages 20.3 points.
May 8, 1987 |
Bahamian police were put on alert to turn back New York's wandering garbage barge Thursday after a developer said he wanted to unload it on a tiny uninhabited island to help build a tropical playground. Tony Gallina of Largo said he planned to use the 3,100 tons of refuse as fill on which to lay foundations for a resort on Little San Salvador, a spit of land 250 miles southeast of Miami in the Bahamas' Out Islands.
July 18, 1986 |
President Reagan will name Carol Boyd Hallett, 48, to be ambassador to the Bahamas, the White House announced Thursday. A former member of the California state Assembly, Hallett currently is national field director for Citizens for America, a private lobbying organization for Reagan Administration programs.
May 11, 1986 |
The 43 members of Parliament in the Bahamas have listed assets totaling $38.9 million, the government's Official Gazette said last week. Kendal W. Nottage, a former Cabinet minister who resigned in 1984 after a Royal Commission of Inquiry report on allegations of corruption and drug smuggling, listed $8.4 million in assets and $560,686 in liabilities, making him the wealthiest member of Parliament with a net worth of $7.8 million.
May 7, 1987 |
The owner of a tiny Bahamian island agreed today to take 3,100 tons of unwanted New York garbage as landfill, but the Bahamian government immediately vetoed the plan. The plan by Tony Gallina, who would like to build a resort for the rich and famous on the island, could have ended the six-week odyssey of the garbage scow that has journeyed from New York to Central America in search of a home. "I'm ready to close the deal right now," Gallina said earlier today. "It's a great situation.
February 4, 2013 |
We were someplace outside San Antonio, crossing the high plains of West Texas in a rented RV the size of a city bus, when the winter storm took hold. On the radio, a forgotten Buck Owens rendition of "Truck Drivin' Man" filled the darkness. Then the news flash: Snow and high winds had closed Interstate 10, not far down the road. We had a deadline, so we kept moving. As we gassed up in Sonora, the first flakes began to fall - scouts for an oncoming army. Soon a blizzard blew horizontally, blanketing the highway.