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Special Ceremony Honours Teacher of the Year

The students and staff of Patrick J. Bethel High School cordially invited the community of Abaco to attend a Special Assembly in honour of Jamal McIntosh, Teacher of the Year for 2017-2019 on Nov. 30 on the school grounds. “Celebrating a Man of Excellence” was the theme of the special …

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Cherokee Assembly of God Church Rededicated During Stirring Ceremony

A large group of followers gathered on Sunday November 19, 2017 in the Cherokee Sound’s Assembly of God Church to rededicate their sanctuary after major renovations.  There were visitors from as far away as Nassau, Sandy Point, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay. The ceremony opened with Roger Pinder giving opening …

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Friends of the Environment Executive Director Details Goals

In early October, Cha Boyce took over from Kristin Williams as Executive Director at Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS). Boyce shared her immediate goals for the non-profit environmental agency, including keeping focused on educational programs and continuing to build on what was already planned. “My first goal,” explained Boyce “is …

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Free Clinic Spays & Neuters 75 Animals in Moore’s Island

A first time event took place recently on Moore’s Island. Abaco Shelter together with Royal Potcake Rescue and support of BAARK conducted a free spay and neuter clinic at the Moore’s Island Burial Society building (generously donated by the Burial Society) in New Bight. The attending vets were Dr. Chante …

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GoFundME Campaign Launched to Assist Woman in Need of Cochlear Implant

LaSasha Williams is in urgent need of a Cochlear Implant (CI), and has recently started a medical campaign on the popular crowdfunding platform: GoFundMe.com. The cost of the cochlear implant is an astonishing $100,000. The eldest daughter of Llewellyn and Deborah Williams of Dundas Town, LaSasha serves as a Disability/Deaf …

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Bahamian Film Sets Premier Date in Abaco

The Gala Premiere of the Bahamian made film ‘Cargo’ – an action filled human drama inspired by true events – unveils in Abaco on December 6 at the Abaco Beach Resort and is open to the public. It tells the story of Kevin, a Bahamian fisherman with a gambling addiction …

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Pilot Club Brings the Laughs with Comedy Show Featuring Well-Known Bahamian Comedians

The Pilot Club of Abaco presented a Comedy Show featuring Will Stubbs and David Wallace at the Anglican Parish Hall on Nov. 24. The duo collaborated to deliver hilarious, gut-busting comedy throughout the show. The Comedy Show was organized by Pilot Club Committee members: President Barbara Williams; Margo Dean; Keora …

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CAPS Annual Thanksgiving Assembly Emphasizes Giving, Being Thankful

Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held its Annual Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 23.  The theme was: “Give Thanks.” Teacher Simone Pinder introduced Tianna Bootle, head girl, as the moderator. Following the opening prayer by Deputy Head Boy Muhammed Anjum, and the Scripture Reading by Ashley Smith, the pre-school students came …

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Religious Studies Competition Focuses on Self-Awareness in God

The Ministry of Education’s Religious Studies Speech Competition took place at Court #2 on Nov. 15. Education Officer Sandy Edwards was the moderator, and she gave the contestants and the audience guidelines pertaining to the competition. The topic was: “I Know Who I Am.” The first speech was given by …

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FRIENDS Science Fair Explores the Value of Our Country’s Marine Resources

Students and teachers busied themselves setting up project displays at the Friends of the Environment Science Fair 2017 at New Vision Ministries on Nov. 16. “Exploring the Value of Marine Resources” was this year’s theme. Victor Roberts gave the opening prayer, and the welcome was given by Lianna Burrows, FRIENDS …

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