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Government Schools to Receive Internet Upgrades as BTC and MOE Sign Historic Agreement

Students throughout The Bahamas will now benefit from equal access to modern technology, as Government schools will have fully upgraded internet access, courtesy of an agreement between the Ministry of Education and BTC.  The historic agreement signed today, enables BTC to provide robust and secure fiber connectivity to more than …

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Sun Oil Hosts Back-To-School Extravaganza

For hundreds of students on the island of Abaco, August 25 was the perfect way to conclude their summer holiday, as they gathered at the Patrick J. Bethel High School for the 3rd annual Back-To-School Extravaganza hosted by Sun Oil Limited. Sun Oil Limited Marketing Manager, Rufus Johnson II noted …

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Kirk of the Pines Delivers School Supplies to Fox Town Students

By Ken Carroll As the summer of 2018 came to an end the students of Fox Town Primary School were ready to hit the books as they prepared for the upcoming school year. Principal Yolanda Curry welcomed the new students and told the returning students that “this is going to …

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Ten Percent Increase in Tourism Arrivals; Abaco to be Featured in Marketing

International arrivals in The Bahamas show a solid growth of +10.2 percent year-to-date, maintaining the tourism turnaround that began in October of 2017. The growth trend is driven by strong performance from the U.S. but a 29.6 percent increase through July in arrivals from Canada is also contributing to the …

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Whale Poached for Ambergris; Best Attempts to Rescue it Fail

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) responded to the report of a live stranded pilot whale on August 23rd on the beach just north of Crossing Rocks, Abaco. With the help of Crossing Rocks community members, BMMRO’s team was able to push the 11-foot young adult female whale back …

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Cheeseburger Party Raises $70,000 for Green Turtle School & Charities

By AbacoBuzz.com The Cheeseburger in Paradise Event turned three years old this year, and it was the biggest year yet. The Cheeseburger in Paradise Event is different from the Stranded Naked Party which ran in the same location from the 1980’s until most recently in 2015. Approximately 300 boats and …

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“10 and Out” Marks Decade of GTC Lionfish Derbies

The 10th annual Green Turtle Cay Lionfish Derby successfully took place at the end of June at the Green Turtle Club. A collaborative effort between Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS), local divers, Brendal’s Dive Center and Green Turtle Club, resulted in 727 lionfish being removed from our waters. This event …

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Government Officials Tour Walker’s Cay Development

The path to the re-opening and rebirth of Walker’s Cay continued on July 18, 2018 as the Walker’s Cay development team welcomed officials from several government agencies to the island for its first on-site visit. “We continue to make steady progress on returning Walker’s Cay to its former glory.  Having …

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E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Results for Abaco District 2018

Schools Participated: Hope Town Primary, Central Abaco Primary, Patrick J. Bethel, Crossing Rocks Primary, Moore’s Island Comprehensive School, Treasure Cay Primary, Cooper’s Town Primary, Agape Christian School, St. Francis de Sales & Every Child Counts Congratulations to all of the schools in the Abaco District that participated in the 2018 …

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Marijuana Field Discovered Just South of Airport

Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field in the Marsh Harbor area on June 12. On Tuesday June 12, 2018 shortly after 12:00pm, officers of the Abaco District including Supt. Stubbs, Insp. Rolle, Insp. Burrows, Cpl. Dean and Cpl. Burrows acted on information and went to a bushy area …

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