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Culture Minister Opens Junior Junkanoo

(BIS Photos / Eric Rose)

Showing her support for students and their cultural expression, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha T. Rolle (center, pink jacket) officially opened the 2019 Abaco Junior Junkanoo Parade on February 22, 2019.  Minister of Foreign Affairs the Hon. Darren Henfield and Central/South Abaco Member of Parliament James …

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Potcake Pizza Night Raises Funds for Animal Shelter

By Taryn Carroll On the evening of February 12 the Royal Marsh Harbour Yacht Club partnered Snappas Bar & Grill for a Potcake Pizza night where part proceeds went to the Abaco Shelter. The Royal Marsh Harbour Yacht Club also made a presentation to the Abaco Shelter – a donation …

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Fierce Competition Defines Flag Football Champs

On February 9, the Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) finished out the season with exciting Championship Games full of intense competition crowning both new and repeat champions. Before the gameday action began the league presented a framed jersey to the parents of the dearly departed Kale Pinder to honour his …

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Raises $4,200 for Rotary Club of Abaco

The Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Abaco team spent a portion of their office holiday celebrations on Dec. 7 ringing the bell to raise money the Rotary Club of Abaco. “This holiday season was such a special time for our company,” said Lana Rademaker, Chief Brokerage Officer for Damianos Sotheby’s International …

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Scientists Study Coral Reef Health

By Meredith Albury Whether you live here or are just visiting, you probably have seen first hand the beauty of Abaco’s reefs and how they are teeming with life. But how healthy are these reefs? What can we do to ensure protection of these valuable ecosystem services, such as fishery …

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The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic Is A Million-Dollar Swing

By Dawn Demeritte The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic was a million-dollar swing with golfers, visitors and organizers. A total of 132 players from around the world competed for the $600,000 purse at the Abaco Club on Winding Bay, January 20 – 23. This event was the second of two Web.com …

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Treasure Cay’s Golf Cart Parade and Tree Lighting

By Nicole Fair If you are ever feeling a case of the holiday blues, trot on down to Treasure Cay the first week of December to treat yourself to a good dose of holiday spirit. One of the mavens of Treasure Cay shrugged her shoulders and said, “Well, it’s not …

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Jingle Jog and Island Market Make for Festive Day in Man-O-War

By Meredith Albury On the morning of December 8th, runners were off to races at Man-O-War Cay’s 6th annual Jingle Jog presented by MOWY Fitness. This was the first year that the Jingle Jog had been accompanied by the Island Market, a local artisan fair hosted by the Man-O-War Heritage …

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Light Up Christmas

By: TX O’Kelley He was determined to string lights on the palm trees in front of the house.  Mom said she thought he had seen it on a beer commercial:  Christmas lights on a palm tree on a tropical island. So my brothers and I sweated in the Bahamian December …

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Thanks on Behalf of The British Legion-Bahamas Branch

On behalf of The British Legion – Bahamas Branch and the Abaco Sub-Committee I would like to extend thanks to all persons that made donations to this worthy cause. The British Legion-Bahamas Branch, is an official Non-Profit Organization registered under the 1992 Companies Act of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, …

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