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Legendary Walker’s Cay Resort Poised to Resume Operation

Abaco’s once famous sport fishing destination, Walker’s Cay has been sold to Texas businessman and philanthropist Carl Allen who plans to redevelop the northernmost island in The Bahamas to its former glory. Mr. Allen – a long-time visitor to The Bahamas – finalized the purchase of the island with the …

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Cabinet and Industry Split Over Fly Fishing Regulations

The government has announced the continuance of the Flats Fishing Regulations introduced by the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government last year, bringing both clarity and further confusion for some on the controversial act. The decision followed concerns by members of the fly fishing industry that the new Free National Movement …

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Southern Comfort Offering Bahamian Food with a Gourmet Twist in Murphy Town

Located at the corner of Forest Drive and Ben Curry Lane, the small building that is the venue of Southern Comfort Restaurant could be easily passed-by. But look for it, as the menu consisting of traditional Bahamian food with a few international recipes, might be one that keeps you coming …

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American Airlines Adds Direct Route from Charlotte to Marsh Harbour

By Joanne Feinstein AbacoBuzz.com Recently, as part of the biggest Caribbean bound flight expansion in the past few years, American Airlines announced that they would be launching a year-round route from Charlotte to Marsh Harbour. Starting in December this new non-stop route will fly from CLT to MHH every Saturday, …

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Controversial Flats Fishing Regulations Suspended

Confusion mounts over the issue of a suspension of the Flats Fishing Regulations which were passed in early 2017 with an official announcement expected to come “soon” which hopes to clear up matters. During a radio appearance on the Steve McKinney show on Friday evening Minister of Agriculture and Marine …

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Frederick’s Agency Marks Fifty Years of Service to the Community

Frederick’s Agency Customs Brokerage was started by Freddie Albury in 1968. It was the first Customs brokerage in Marsh Harbour. It was located in a small building on Queen Elizabeth Drive in the same location as the current version of the business. Freddie ran the company successfully until it was …

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New Business: Calypso Coffee House

The moment you pass the welcome mat and enter the interior of Calypso Coffee House, the atmosphere changes to one of lively conversations, fast-paced and friendly service, and spacious surroundings with comfortable sofas and cushioned chairs that invite you to take a seat and unwind. Owned by Shannon Hutton and …

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Treasure Cay Property Owners Discuss Taxes with Dept. of Inland Revenue

By Vado Bootle On Tuesday April 3, 2018, the Abaco Chamber of Commerce along with the Treasure Cay Property Owners Association invited interested persons to a town meeting where the Department of Inland Revenue was featured. The Treasure Cay Resort was gracious enough to host the meeting at the Spinnaker …

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Tropic Ocean Airways Donates Sporting Equipment to Long Bay School

Tropic Ocean Airways has been offering private charters and scheduled flights to the Bahamas area since 2011. One of the more popular locations for their clients to fly into is Marsh Harbour, where the Long Bay School is located. After a few years of the community giving so much to …

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Legal Action Brought Against Schooner Bay Ventures

A group of Schooner Bay homeowners have joined a legal action alleging the developer has “unlawfully interfered” with their rights and breached their covenants, with the trial due in March 2018. Additionally, local Real Estate companies are having police look into the disappearance of signs on the road verges near …

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