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RBDF Rangers Hike Proves “Mind of Matter”

The Annual Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Rangers Hike commenced on March 2. The participants hiked a distance of 16.5 miles from the Department of Public Treasury office at Tall Pines Plaza to Snake Cay eventually ending at Camp Abaco.

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Patrick Davis Provides Gift of Music to Students

The Patrick Davis Hope Town Songwriters Festival has come and gone, and many great memories were made along the way. There were so many great performances during the week-long festival dedicated to the craft of songwriting, but the most important moments might not have even happened on stage at all. This year for the first time, Patrick Davis along with some of his talented friends gave back to the community by hosting an educational songwriting workshop for some lucky Abaco school children.

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Tablets Donated to ECC

Chiropractor Dr. Keith Lewis and his stepson, Dr. Matthew Orem, donated ten tablets to Every Child Counts (ECC), presenting them to the Principal of the school, Lynn Major. Dr. Lewis said that he and Dr. Orem were shopping for gifts for their grandchildren, nieces and nephews when they came across …

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CAPS Hosts its Annual Picnic on the Lawn

In what has become an annual event during the month of February, Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) hosted its Picnic on the Lawn event on Feb. 21 between noon to 1 p.m. Over the years, the event has become a well-attended and successful one as parents and their children come …

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FRIENDS Makes a Difference in 2016

Friends of the Environment is making a difference across Abaco.

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Abaco Students Attend RYLA

RYLA is a leadership development programme run by Rotary. While participants can be any age, most events focus on secondary school students, university students, or young professionals. RYLA events include presentations, activities, and workshops that cover a variety of topics.

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Man-O-War Flea Market Features Food, Fun, Ship Tours and More

A good crowd attended this year’s Man-O-War Flea Market. The addition of several ferries, balmy weather and the hope of finding good bargains contributed to the healthy turn out.

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2017 Love Rush Junkanoo

Thousands of visitors and locals lined the sides of Don MacKay Blvd to witness the display of beautiful colours and dancing and feel the rhythm on February 25 as the annual ‘Love Rush’ Junkanoo parade paid homage to recently departed Agatha “Aggie” Curry of Spring City.

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Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic Effective at Humane Population Control

When the original Treasure Cay Humane Society lost its facility they were left with the dilemma of what to do with the expensive surgery equipment, purchased with funds donated by many residents of Treasure Cay. It was conceptualized by the Treasure Cay rescue team that a mobile clinic could be the answer.

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Cherokee Sound to Open Shell Museum

The quaint little settlement of Cherokee, although quiet and laid back has produced many fine sailors, other persons of note and highly skilled craftspeople. It is soon to make its mark on The Bahamas in yet another way. Easter weekend is scheduled for the opening of a Shell Museum there which it is believed will be the only one in The Bahamas.

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