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Cherokee All-Age School receives donation of desks

Michelle Lowe, Principal of Cherokee All-Age Elementary, School received a donation of 20 new student desks for the Cherokee All-Age School on Saturday, March 23, 2013. The desks were donated by Marsh Harbour’s Mason Lodge members.

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Tanisha Charlton chosen as Junior Minister for Abaco

The Junior Minister of Tourism competition took place on March 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Conference Room in the Government Complex. This year’s theme was: “Tourism to the World: I Am Its Voice.”

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Local tattoo artist relies on experience and skill

I had a new and very illuminating experience recently; I made a visit to Stephen Russell’s ‘Cosmic Wave Tattooing and Body Piercing Studio’ to learn more about this highly skilled art form. Many people still think of tattoos as being crude crosses or anchors or names tattooed on the bodies of sailors but this art form has gained in popularity recently and now adorns the bodies of people from all walks of life, many of whom one may be surprised to find have a tattoo.

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Steak Out at Anglican Church raises money

The Anglican Church Men’s group of the St. John the Baptist Church, Marsh Harbour, held its Spring Steakout on March 9 on the grounds of its parish church hall. The Steakout is traditionally held each year for Valentine’s weekend so was originally scheduled for February 9, but since the hall was already booked for another function on that date the following weekend had to be considered.

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Bahamian photographer, artist collaborate on Layers Project

Bahamian artists Scharad Lightbourne and Leanne Russell set out on a collaborative project called “Layers” during the month of February as a tribute to the work of renowned Bahamian artists Amos Ferguson, Brent Malone, John Beadle, and Max Taylor.

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Forest Heights receives Green Flag certification as an Eco-Friendly School

Deep Creek Middle School in Eleuthera was the first school to receive Green Flag Certification in The Bahamas and in the Caribbean, and now Forest Heights Academy has joined the ranks.

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Artist Highlight: A Talented Young Musician

Seventeen year old Charles Carey III is a talented young musician looking ahead to a career in music. He felt music running through his blood at a very early age and began drumming at the age of five years with the help of his father, Reverend Charles Carey, Principal of Wesley College, who is also a talented musician.

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Anniversary Service held at St. James Methodist Church

The St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town has an interesting history which encompasses many struggles. The current building is the fourth on the site. The first St. James Chapel was built in 1820 and served as the Sunday Chapel as well as a ‘Sabbath Day Methodist School’ where reading and writing were taught.

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Ordination Service held at Kirk of the Pines

During a special service at the Kirk of the Pines Presbyterian Church on February 24, Kathleen Key and John Hudson were ordained as Ruling Elders of the Presbyterian Church. They will serve as Elders in both the Kirk of the Pines, Marsh Harbour, and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church of Nassau.

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Director of Youth meets with community leaders

One of the assignments of Darren Turnquest, Director of Youth at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, during his stay on Abaco was to meet with youth group leaders as a follow-up on the Youth Group Leaders training that took place a few months ago.

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