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Miss Abaco World Unveils Six “Tropical Treasures” Contestants

The Miss Abaco World Committee officially unveiled the six contestants participating in the Miss World Abaco Pageant this year under the theme “Topical Treasures.” The event took place at Da Blue Hole Restaurant on Feb. 16. Julieth Stuart-McCafferty, Miss Bahamas Organization’s (MBO) Abaco Pageant Director, greeted guests before calling on …

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Love Rush Junkanoo Pays Homage to Local Pioneer

On a night that paid tribute to Abaco’s Junkanoo pioneer, Colon Curry, the spirit of camaraderie and love of the culture trumped the competitiveness of seasons past, and marked a bright future ahead for the Love Rush Junkanoo Parade. Standing victorious in their first ever performance was the Spartans United, …

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Combustion Music Festival Raises Over $130,000 for Charities

2017 marked a banner year for the Combustion Music Hope Town Music Festival as the festival nearly doubled its total from last year. Marked by incredible talent, great sponsors and cooperative weather, December 8-10, 2017 brought four incredible shows to Hope Town, with top songwriters in the US entertaining capacity …

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District Superintendent Retires

Having contributed 46 years to the field of Education in The Bahamas, Dr. Lenora Black retired as District Superintendent of the Abaco district this month. Dr. Black became District Superintendent in 2007. A private Farewell/Pre-Retirement Luncheon was held on Jan. 5 for Dr. Black, and she was joined by her …

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Scotland Cay Volunteers Return North to Spread Cheer

By Marlana Bethel 2017 wrapped up quite nicely for Scotland Cay residents as they worked together to bring Christmas cheer to the North Abaco towns. For the fourth year in a row, Scotland Cay homeowners have worked together to create Santa’s workshop right on Scotland Cay. For weeks leading up …

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Rotary Feeds Over 150 in Annual Fund Raising Drive

The Rotary Club of Abaco, through their annual bell ringing fundraiser drive, raised enough funds this year to supply grocery certificates to over 150 people in Abaco from Crown Haven to Moore’s Island. Though typically the Club purchases the food themselves and delivers boxes the logistics of doing so are …

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Mega Family Fun Day Organized by North Abaco MP

North Abaco was the place to be for the Mega Family Fun Day event held on behalf of the Hon. Darren Henfield, MP for North Abaco. The event was held on the Treasure Cay Primary School grounds from noon to 5 p.m. on Dec. 23. The collective mood of those …

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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Magic to Hope Town

Residents and visitors alike came together to enjoy a special and unique event in Hope Town as they hosted their Third Annual Christmas Village featuring the Bahamas’ very own ice skating rink. Children were given the options of several fun games, including golf, where they could win prizes or they …

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Christmas Festival Rekindles Holiday Cheer in Hearts of Community

Launching the 14th Annual Christmas Festival on Dec. 2 at BAIC Park, Pastor Silbert Mills gave the blessing over the event spurring a series of planned activities in motion. The first activity of the day was Game Time with a Doughnut Eating contest. As moderator, Shelly Austin informed the participants …

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FHA Junior Junkanoo Group Pays Tribute to Music Royalty

The award winning Forest Heights Academy Junior Junkanoo took to the streets of Nassau again this year under the theme of “Music Royalty.” Large colourful banners and outfits highlighted pop sensations such as (The Artist Formerly Known As) Prince, Michael Jackson as well as homegrown legend Ronnie Butler. The FHA …

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