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Nov 15, 2016 Digital Edition

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Albert Lowe Museum Celebrates Forty Years

By Amanda Diedrick Forty years ago this month, on November 6, 1976, surrounded by Bahamian, American, Canadian and British dignitaries and hundreds of well-wishers, Bahamian artist and historian Alton Lowe watched as then Minister of Tourism Clement Maynard cut the ribbon officially opening Green Turtle Cay’s Albert Lowe Museum. To …

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Green Turtle Guy Fawkes Ceremony Raises Funds for School

There will not be an Island Root Heritage Festival in 2017 because of elections, so the Guy Fawkes commemoration usually overseen by the Island Root Heritage Festival Committee, took place together with a fundraising event to benefit Amy Roberts Primary School. As the two committees joined forces, they produced an …

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Kayakers Enjoy Beautiful Day in Little Harbour for Annual Challenge

The fog heralded the start of a beautiful morning with a pink hue, as it subdued the colours of the sun rising over the Pine Forest on the way to Little Harbour, Saturday, November 5.  Volunteers met early at Pete’s Pub to organize the annual Kayak Challenge, a fundraiser for Friends …

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Davis and Qinguo Tour North Abaco Port and Discuss Little Abaco Bridge Project

Minister of Works and Urban Renewal, Philip Brave Davis, along with Chinese Ambassador Huang Qinguo, Ambassadress Zhen Chuncao and various dignitaries and department officials toured the North Abaco Port project and discussed challenges on November 3, 2016. Mr. Davis said “It was my fourth inspection of the North Abaco Port …

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Pink Rose Ball Continues to be the Must-Attend Function of the Year

On October 22, 2016 the fourth annual Pink Rose Ball was held at the Abaco beach Resort beneath the marquee tent. The Ball, and its related activities, raises funds for The Abaco Cancer Society – which in turn assists local cancer patients and their families. The evening was one of …

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District Council Celebrates 20 Years of Local Government

The Hope Town District Council held a banquet celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Local Government in The Bahamas on October 22 at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge.

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Tournament Winners to Represent Abaco in Nassau Round Robin

The Abaco Softball Association closed out its 2016 softball season during the latter part of October.

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Hope Town Music Festival Aims to Raise over $60,000 for Local Charities

Combustion Music is gearing up to host the 3rd annual Hope Town Music Festival on the beautiful island of Elbow Cay.

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Abaco Avoids Majority of Matthew

Hurricane Matthew, a strong Category Four hurricane, passed through the Bahamas leaving its marking on every island in the archipelago but only seriously impacting New Providence, North Andros and Grand Bahama.

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