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Canishka Alexander

Canishka Alexander was born in New Providence, but spent most of her childhood years on Abaco. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Abilene Christian University.

Although she has accomplished many things in life, her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to her four children. She loves God, her country and people of all cultures.

CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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St. Thomas Baptist Church Celebrates 11th Pastoral Anniversary

Just Rev. Elon and Lady McIntosh celebrated their 11th Pastoral Anniversary at St. Thomas Baptist Church in Wood Cay with nightly services on Aug. 30-31 ending with a closing-out service on Sept. 2. “Pressing toward the Mark for the Prize in Christ Jesus” was the Scriptural theme, while “Higher Ground” …

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Up-and-coming Producer Releases First Music Album

Jameko McKenzie is the mastermind behind the Sity Lyfe music artist name. A breakdown of the acronym that forms the name gives better insight into McKenzie’s life experience, which he expresses through music. “SITY: System Ignore The Youths, and LYFE: Live Your Full Entitlement,” he revealed. Born in New Providence, …

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Min. Darren Henfield Visits with Students of North Abaco

During a school visit at S.C. Bootle High School on Sept. 6, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, outlined his accomplishments as a young man raised in Dundas Town to inspire the youth in attendance. “You can come right out of …

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New Business: Quality Meats & Spices Abaco

Quality Meats & Spices Abaco opened for business on June 29. Owned by Carlton Rolle and Stephanie Norris, Quality Meats offers assorted meat packages and spices that are affordably priced. Meats are classified as souse bundles, soup bundles, grill lovers bundles or Bundles #1, 2 and 3, which contain chicken …

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New Business: Calypso Hills Hideaways & Shirley’s Restaurant

Overlooking the serenity and seclusion of the Marls, the newest addition to Abaco’s lodging accommodations is Calypso Hills Hideaways Ltd. Owned by Warren and April Ellis, a soft opening was held on August 14. The Ellises also own U-Save Car Rental, which April explained was her husband’s dream. “Calypso Hills …

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Abaco Disability Council Holds Soup Day Fundraiser

The Abaco Council for Disability (ACD) is a newly formed non-profit organization whose purposes include representing the needs and rights of persons with disabilities to achieve equal opportunities for such persons here in Abaco. As with everything they do, funding is necessary for operations.  They held their first fundraising event …

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Former Abaco Student Selected as Chevening Scholar

D’Andra Johnson was recently selected as a Chevening Scholar for the academic year 2018-2019. She will attend Queen Mary’s University of London (QMUL) to study for her Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution. The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship awarded to students with leadership …

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ICCD Sign Language Camp: A Ministry to Reach the Deaf for Christ

The annual Sign Language Camp facilitated by the International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) commenced at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym from July 23 to July 27. This year’s theme was: “Love God; Love People.” A familiar face on the island, Kayla Rohr, ICCD’s Missionary-Bahamas Coordinator and Sign Language …

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Abaco Darts Players Secure Three Medals at 9th WDF Championships

The Trinidad and Tobago Darts Association hosted the 9th World Darts Federation (WDF) Americas Cup and 22nd Caribbean Cup Darts Championships in July. Malcolm Spicer, president of WDF Americas, accompanied Team Bahamas to Trinidad. While there, Robin Albury won the America’s Cup in the men’s singles, and Shane Sawyer, placed …

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