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Kirk of the Pines Delivers School Supplies to Fox Town Students

By Ken Carroll As the summer of 2018 came to an end the students of Fox Town Primary School were ready to hit the books as they prepared for the upcoming school year. Principal Yolanda Curry welcomed the new students and told the returning students that “this is going to …

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Treasure Cay Hosts Back to School Bash

Treasure Cay Resort’s Back to School Day, which offered many events for the local students, was organized by event coordinator Paula Morley and patronized by the resort’s manager, Stephen Kappeler. Morley oversaw the activities and contacted the generous sponsors, some of them attending the event, such as Leanne Russell and …

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Local Sailor Inducted into National Family Island Regatta Hall of Fame

For Jeff Gale of Hope Town, 2018 has been a pinnacle year of moments that will last a lifetime all afforded to him through his passion for the sport of sailing. He was born in Fort Lauderdale to Dave and Phoebe Gale who were originally from Pelham Manor, New York …

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As No Name Pigs Popularity Increases So Does Need for Care

While the swimming pigs of Abaco at No Name Cay are enjoying increasing fame and receiving the attention of more and more visitors throughout the year a Green Turtle Cay native has taken up the cause of caring for the residents of Piggyville. Craig Russell one of seven children of …

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BNT Urges Mariners to Learn Park Boundaries

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) is encouraging both local and visiting fishermen to educate themselves concerning the boundaries of the Pelican Cays Land and Sea Park which is a no-take area, as Wardens will be enforcing the rules. This 2100-acre area became a protected land and sea national park in …

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Abaco Disability Council Holds Soup Day Fundraiser

The Abaco Council for Disability (ACD) is a newly formed non-profit organization whose purposes include representing the needs and rights of persons with disabilities to achieve equal opportunities for such persons here in Abaco. As with everything they do, funding is necessary for operations.  They held their first fundraising event …

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Former Abaco Student Selected as Chevening Scholar

D’Andra Johnson was recently selected as a Chevening Scholar for the academic year 2018-2019. She will attend Queen Mary’s University of London (QMUL) to study for her Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution. The Chevening Scholarship is an international scholarship awarded to students with leadership …

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ICCD Sign Language Camp: A Ministry to Reach the Deaf for Christ

The annual Sign Language Camp facilitated by the International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) commenced at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym from July 23 to July 27. This year’s theme was: “Love God; Love People.” A familiar face on the island, Kayla Rohr, ICCD’s Missionary-Bahamas Coordinator and Sign Language …

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Campers Gain Wealth of Knowledge at RBPF Police Summer Camp

Under the theme: “Igniting the Dreams of our Children,” the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s (RBPF) Abaco Division hosted its 4th Annual Police Summer Camp 2018 at Patrick J. Bethel High School and S.C. Bootle High School from June 26 to July 20 for children ages five to 16 years old. …

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School Patron Makes Presentation to Most Outstanding PJBH Graduates

Jackline Jean-Jacques and Dremiko McIntosh were the worthy recipients of a $500 scholarship and plaque from Patrick Bethel, patron of the school – Patrick J. Bethel High School – they both graduated from last month. McIntosh and Jean-Jacques received recognition as the most outstanding male and female graduates, respectively, during …

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