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Dec 1, 2016 Digital Edition

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Big Hill Boxcart Derby

Beautiful weather greeted the participants and audience of the 18th Annual Big Hill Boxcart Derby on November 26, as the spectators were witnesses of an historic day with the first ever all female final for the Adult Downhill and the first ever female overall champion.

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Abaconians Join #WeMarch Movement as Need for Transparency Grows

While thousands of frustrated residents marched on several island throughout The Bahamas on November 25, Abaco residents joined in the protest calling for better performance from the government of the country.

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Pink Rose Ball Proceeds Distributed to Abaco Cancer Society and Deserving Residents

The proceeds of the Pink Rose Ball that was held on October 22, 2016 were distributed to six recipients during a short ceremony that took place on the morning of November 10 at the Government Complex.

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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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