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Overwhelming Response Don Wood’s Art Auction

Local artist, Don Wood, suffered a bad accident at the beginning of December, 2014. The call went out to help him in the form of an Art and Craft Auction held at the Jib Room on Feb 7. Not only did members of the tight knit Abaco artist community come to show their support, but many residents from all over Abaco gladly became involved, making the event a success.

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Frank Kenyon Research Centre Celebration

Friends of the Environment is pleased to announce that their new Research Centre will be named after one of the organization’s 1988 founders, Frank Kenyon. Frank has put his heart and soul, in an unassuming way, into the development and protection of Abaco ever since he arrived here in the 1950s. Through an aggressive fund raising campaign by Frank’s friends and family members, the construction of the building is well underway and has warranted the name “The Frank Kenyon Centre for Research, Education and Conservation”.

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New Chief Councillor for South Abaco

History has been made in the District of South Abaco with the election of a woman to the post of Chief Councillor for the first time. Another surprising fact is that the new Chief Councillor is not from Sandy Point, as has always been the case previously, but resides in Bahama Palm Shores.

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Winners of Tourism Promotion Wed on Hope Town

The Bahamas is a well-renowned vacation destination, and thanks to the Ministry of Tourism’s 16 Weddings, 16 Islands, One Priceless Day promotion, couples were given the opportunity to exchange their vows in paradise.

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Cay Topics Luncheons Begins Season with Women’s Activist

On January 20, Hope Town’s “Cay Topics” series of luncheon lectures for women launched its 2015 season with an inspiring presentation at the Abaco Inn. The speaker was Kathy Bonk, internationally acclaimed activist for women, children, and families.

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Local Artist Injured, Now Recovering

Resident artist / sculptor/ painter Don Wood, suffered a terrible fall on December 14 while painting the roof of his house in Bahama Palm Shores. He had to be airlifted to Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau in critical condition.

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Local Performs with All Stars in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Charles Carey Jr. was a part of history in the making this past Thanksgiving.

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Father Seeks Help Finding Missing Son

David Smith Sr. has not heard from his son in almost four weeks and is now appealing to the public to bring whatever information they have forward, no matter how small, to help bring resolution to his whereabouts.

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Rotary Honours Three New Paul Harris Fellows

Three new Paul Harris Fellows were recognized at the Rotary Club of Abaco’s “World’s Greatest Meal.” They were: Lauren Riviere - Office Manager for Riviere and Associates; Dwayne Wallas- former President of the Club whose legacy includes bringing the Rotary Blood Mobile to Abaco allowing many Abaconians to donate life-saving blood for the first time; and Desmond Bootle- former Club President who reinvigorated the Lowe House Project as well as many other projects including providing school supplies for children.

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Local Man Finds Conch Pearl in Fritters

Local Man Finds Conch Pearl in Fritters

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