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FHA Hosts Successful Guy-O-Ween

Forest Heights Academy held a very successful post-Halloween trunk-or-treat event on Friday, November 4. This year, the school combined the concept of trunk-or-treat (establishing a central location for children to trick or treat out of the backs of cars) with Guy Fawkes (typically celebrated November 5.) Guy-O-Ween, as the event …

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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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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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Block Therapy Introduced in Hope Town

Abaco residents have the opportunity to be among the first people in the world to experience the healing properties of Block Therapy, a bodywork practice combining meditation, exercise and therapy.

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Judo Gives to Interact’s Hurricane Fund

The Abaco Judo Club made a donation to Forest Heights Academy’s Interact Club to assist in relief efforts for persons affected by Hurricane Matthew which impacted the Bahamas in early October.

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The Famous Cherokee Quilts

When my husband and I met in 1961, I met many people from Cherokee, in fact we visited Abaco on an August Monday Mail Boat Excursion. It was then that I first learned about the “Cherokee Quilt”, and we received one of them as a wedding gift and my grandchildren are still using it.

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Anglican Church Welcomes New Priest

As of August 24, Reverend Chester Burton took over the spiritual leadership of two Anglican Faith parishes, St. John the Baptist in Marsh Harbour and St. Martin in Sandy Point.

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Abaco’s Horticultural Society Explores the World of Beekeeping

On October 17, over twenty members of the Horticultural Society of The Bahamas- Abaco Branch- met at the apiary (beehive) of Michael Lightbourn Sr. to learn about bees and beekeeping.

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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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