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Wyannie Malone Museum Updating Genealogy Book

There’s a line in a ‘Crosby, Stills and Nash’ song that says, “And you, of tender years, can’t know the fears that your elders grew by.” I heard that song as I was writing this, and I realized how true it is. We can listen to or read the accounts, but I’m not sure we can really, truly appreciate the suffering or fears faced by so many of our ancestors.

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Hope Town Community Center Progressing

The Hope Town Community Center’s construction is progressing well. According to the organization, the roof is nearly completed and all the doors and windows are almost installed.

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Abaco’s Ashley Hall Faces Critical Medical Challenge

  By Amanda Diedrick Meet Ashley Hall. She lives in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. She just graduated sixth grade. And she weighs 39 pounds. Sadly, that’s not a typo. Eleven-year-old Ashley — the daughter of my childhood friend Nancy (Blair) Hall and her husband, Philip — has suffered from a severe …

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Gospel Singer Jason Crabb Performs on Abaco While Vacationing

Crowds gathered on July 26 as the Friendship Tabernacle Church hosted renowned Gospel singer Jason Crabb for a complimentary performance. While Crabb performed free of charge, he wanted the money from the collection to go to a local charity.

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Documentary Focuses on Abaco Potcakes and Their Rescuers

New York City based actress and media content director/producer, Evelyn Vaccaro, of Vaccaro Creative Productions, and Wendy Shankin- Cohen, CEO and President of Dr. Harvey's fine health food and all-natural products for companion animals, teamed up to begin a journey of good will that launched them from NYC to Abaco. What compelled this mission of love was a collection of rather endearing and often unfortunate residents of these islands, the Royal Bahamian Potcake.

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Schooner Bay Hosts Summer Program for South Abaco Youth

Children from Crossing Rocks and nearby communities participated in a four week Summer Program hosted at The Schooner Bay Institute of Art and Science. Classes were comprised of two groups, ages five through nine, and ages ten through fourteen. The objective of the program was to provide educational and enjoyable experiences through hands on activities.

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A Special Appeal from the Abaco Fly Fishing Guide Association

As you are aware, Prescott Smith is the president of the Bahamas Fly Fishing Industry Association. We believe he, and some of his supporters on the board of the BFFIA, are the primary authors of the draconian fly fishing draft legislation that is exclusionary to most of the bonefishing sector’s visitors, clients, and our global partners that has caused so much panic in the flats fishing industry.

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Boats & Tradition Come Full Circle for Family

For the Keys, family and tradition are pillars of their outlook on life. And for this story you have to appreciate both.

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Young Men Showcase Talent at Friendship Tabernacle

On June 25, Friendship Tabernacle Church was the venue for an evening dedicated to showcasing young people. On that day, young men had the opportunity to showcase their talents. Performers sang, read poetry, preached, read scripture and danced. The theme religion and morality was communicated through many of the performances.

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Rotary Changeover Dinner Prompts Club to “Give; Love!”

The Rotary Club of Abaco held its annual changeover dinner On June 29 at the Abaco Beach Resort. Apart from the ordinary agenda of the weekly meeting, this evening held special awards, year-in-reviews and remarks from several guests. It was a fun evening as the club marked the end of one year and beginning of its next.

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