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Bluff House Hires New Head Chef After Valentine’s Day Debut

Mr. Krebs has taken over the roll as the resort’s Head Chef. An indicator that Chef Dolenn knows his “stuff,” came from the hundred plus folks who sang his praises after he served a delectable, full-flavored Valentine’s Day dinner at his Bluff House debut.

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Conch Population Declining

Conchservation’s goal is to educate fisherman on best fishing practices, encourage consumers to purchase legally harvested conch, influence policy with the best available science, protect the Queen Conch habitat in Marine Protected Areas and launch ‘Conchious’ movement involving restaurants and vendors.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Representative Presents Cheque to ACS President

Following its 5th Annual “Walk for the Cure” fundraiser last month, CIBC FirstCaribbean distributed an impressive donation of $73,000 among eight local charities.

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BEC Officially Rebranded as BPL in Abaco

Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) has disappeared and Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) has opened their doors officially in Abaco with the rebranding celebration and customer appreciation event held on February 10 in Marsh Harbour.

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Abaco Club Defends Timing of Signing; Cites Drawn Out Negotiations

Tom Southworth, vice-president of development for Southworth Development, the Abaco Club’s main owner, said that the September 2, 2016, Heads of Agreement signing “had nothing to do” with either the marina permitting or Responsible Development for Abaco’s Judicial Review.

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Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals Hosts Grand Celebration

The grand opening of CJ’s Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals was held on Jan. 28 to officially mark the completion of its new office building and continued business on Abaco.

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Paradise Recording Studio Motivates Abaco Youth Through Music

“A different feeling comes over me when I’m in the sound booth recording. It’s a big avenue to open doors,” Simms said. “The studio is just about people helping one another – just like the motto says because music is the worldwide language, it’s the universal language.

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Abaco Chamber Directors Hold Inspirational Presentation

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation featuring three speakers from Nassau on January 7, 2017, for an outside view on how to move Abaco forward into the twenty-first century. The guest speakers were David Allen of the U.S. Embassy; Edison Sumner, Executive Director of the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation; and Phil Simon, CEO of the Nassau Development Company and also a previous Bahamas Chamber director.

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New Fly Fishing Regulations Implemented

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources made the announcement on Friday, January 6 2017 advising the public that the new regulations governing fly fishing will come into effect on Monday, January 9, 2017. The announcement noted that “all persons above the age of twelve who wish to engage in …

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Captain Celebrates 1,000 Voyages on the Duke of Topsail

December 19 & 20, 2016 marked 1,000 voyages for Captain Michael Bethel and the ‘Duke of Topsail.’ Bethel journeyed to West Palm Beach on December 19 and returned from Florida the following day to Marsh Harbour.

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