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Island Roots Heritage Festival Highlights a “Fine Tapestry” of People, Culture and History

Under the theme “Beautiful, Bountiful and Blessed” the thirteenth Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay delivered a variety of native foods, music, arts and crafts, games and informative talks, overcoming the weather on May 4 through 6. At the Festival site visitors, both local and from …

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MP Awards Cash Prizes to Inaugural Essay Competition Winners

On May 3, 2018 James Albury, Member of Parliament for Central and South Abaco and the Parliamentary Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, announced the winners of his inaugural MP Essay Competition at a brief service and reception at his office in the Government Complex. In first place …

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Forest Heights Students Declared 2018 MUNS Winners

The third time seems to be the charm for Nadira Kawalram when it comes to the students she trains to represent Abaco in the Model United Nations Sessions (MUNS). Now a teacher and an advisor at Forest Heights Academy, Kawalram took her first bite of success in 2012 at the …

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Moore’s Island Comprehensive School Hosts Easter Study Camp

By Carlotta Simms The sound of laughter filled the air as the children gathered for their morning games session. An explosion of raised arms saluted the teachers and facilitators as possible answers were pitched forth to be judged. A sense of urgency surrounded the pupils as they were anxious for …

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St. Francis Relaunches Annual Steak Out, Fair Fundraiser

April 28 was ground breaking for St. Francis de Sales Catholic School as the school re-launched its Annual Steak Out, Raffle and Fair. Under the driving force of Mrs. Leandra Kelly-Adderley, Principal; Ms. Kelly Albury, PTA president; and Mr. Elmer Bongon, senior master, the fair was deemed a success. Traditional …

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Cherokee Shell Museum Continues to Share Mother Nature’s Handiwork

A whole year has passed since Cherokee Sound opened their sea shell museum, Gifts From The Sea on the 15th of April, 2017. The attraction has proven very popular with visitors to our island. They are amazed at the many different sea shells the museum houses. Visitors come to our …

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Kirk of the Pines Raises Funds with Uplifting Concert

The Kirk of the Pines was proud to present its inaugural Concert of Inspirational and Contemporary Music in its beautiful new sanctuary on April 7, 2018. The large audience certainly showed their appreciation for this evening of enjoyable music and fellowship. Following a welcome by Kirk of the Pines Pastor, …

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Treasure Cay Island Market Place Closes Season with Great Attendance

April 7 was the date of the last Treasure Cay Island Market Place for the season. The twenty-plus vendors were blessed that day with perfect, sunny weather that helped bring out quite a crowd of visitors. At each of monthly events, browsers and buyers could be surprised with the addition …

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Grand Bahama Naturalist Relocates Practice to Abaco

Born Rupert DeGregory Moss now subsequently known as Dr. Roopi Moss Selah See I, the family doctor, naturalist and herbalist has introduced a novel technique research using stem cell treatments to treat his patients. Formerly stationed in Grand Bahama at the ABC Holistic Healthy World, Dr. Roopi now offers his …

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SFDS Students Assist Mudd Fire Victims

Sunday, January 28, 2018 is a day the residents of The Mudd, Abaco will not soon forget as many of their lives were completely turned upside down when a fire destroyed some 55 homes in that Haitian community. St. Francis de Sales Catholic School were among those to render assistance …

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