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Back-to-Back Junior Minister of Tourism Winners for Abaco and Forest Heights

The Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition was held at SuperClubs Breezes this month. The winner, who competed with students representing islands across The Bahamas, was Denardo McDonald of Grade 11, Forest Heights Academy in Marsh Harbour. This is the second winner of the prestigious, national competition to hail from …

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School Performances Highlighted During 2019 National Arts Festival

The 60th E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications took place from April 8-11 on the island of Abaco, beginning with Crossing Rocks Primary School on the first day. The students of Crossing Rocks Primary contributed outstanding performances in the categories of visual arts, choral verse speaking and choir. According …

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Bahamas Primary School Students of the Year Pay Courtesy Call to Office of the Prime Minister

Abaco students who were chosen to represent Abaco at the Nation’s annual Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year (SOTY) ceremonies in Nassau paid a courtesy call on the Office of the Prime Minister on April 12. Thirteen students from primary schools across Abaco were chosen based on their academics …

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Royal Squad Fitness Classes Build Self-Esteem, Encourage Healthy Lifestyle

She’s a young, vibrant wife and mother of two. She is fun-loving, adventurous, and aggressive. So, who is she? Introducing: Shanae Roberts. “I am also a proactive individual that lives by the motto, ‘Life is what you make it; why not make it beautiful?’”  Taking a trip down memory lane, …

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Little Abaco Township Beautifies Communities with Big Clean Up

The Little Abaco Township Committee extended an invitation to the communities of Little Abaco to participate in ‘The Big Clean Up’ on March 23. Residents of Cedar Harbor, Wood Cay, Mount Hope, Fox Town, and Crown Haven answered the call to beautify their communities. According to Michelle McIntosh, chairman, 80 …

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Eric Sawyer Memorial Dinner Raises Over $3000 for ECC

Submitted by Frank Durant The second annual Eric Sawyer Memorial Dinner and Fundraiser was a complete success. Held at Sundowners in Green Turtle Cay on world Down Syndrome Awareness Day, March 21, a bit of wind and rain did not stop the overwhelming show of support from the both locals …

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Abaco Student Returns with Gold Medals from Abu Dhabi Special Olympics

Latonya Moss returned to Abaco from the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi with two gold medals in bocce ball, one for single competition and one for mixed participation. Needless to say, her welcome back to the island on Saturday, March 23 was overwhelming. From the representative of the local Office …

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Neighbourhood Watch Groups to be Established

The Ministry of National Security under the visionary leadership of Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, Mr. Stephen Dean, recently launched a new and innovative program called the National Neighborhood Watch Council (NNWC), which all Neighborhood Watch Groups (NWG) fall under in and throughout The Bahamas. With the launch of such …

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Market Place, Book Sale and Annual Yard Sale Made for a Busy Treasure Cay Weekend

Treasure Cay was a hub of activities on March 2, 2019. The library was holding its annual Book Sale and the annual Flea Market was in full swing as of early morning. One would also notice the colourful tents, which have become a trademark of the event, heralding the venue …

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Blue Lagoon and Project B.E.A.C.H. Teach Conservation to Students

Blue Lagoon Island visited schools across Abaco teaching the importance of conservation and preventing marine debris during a week of distance learning provided by Project B.E.A.C.H. (Bahamas Education Association for Cetacean Health), their non-profit affiliate. Te-Shalla Clarke, Education Supervisor, and Destaney Cox, Education Coordinator, hosted Marine Assembly Programs at Agape …

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