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Bahamians Need Not Apply

Dear Editor, Well it looks like all the Bahamian people should just remain on the docks and hire foreigners to bring back their crawfish catch this week. Once again, it seems the law and season for crawfishing has opened early for them.  This happens every year and it gets worse …

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From the Editor’s Desk: Patience?

As we hit the middle of August and the end of the traditional tourist season we can reflect on the last handful of months. Coming off the giddy highs of election fever, Abaco focused inward again first to vote for their local government then to grapple with ongoing problems of …

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Gardening with Jack: Heirloom Tomatoes

If taste is your priority then you need to grow heirloom tomatoes. These are varieties that have been selected as superior and have been grown for many years, sometimes centuries. Heirloom tomatoes may have green shoulders, cracks around the stem end, uneven shapes and poor production but they will have good taste. They are tomatoes with character.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Love, unity & Electricity

While this past holiday weekend should have been spent celebrating our nation’s Independence, the talk of the town clearly revolved around the failure of BEC and BPL to provide reliable electrical current – or any communication of the problems for that matter.

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Thank You to Mr. Edison Key

We the people of Cherokee Township would like to thank Mr. Edison Key, former MP for South Abaco, for his continual contributions over the many years to the area.

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Unreliable Services; Paradise Lost

We, the owners of the Out-Island resorts, continue to pay outrageous fees for these undependable services. Our complaints regarding those services most often go ignored.

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A Poem for BEC

In the darkness Abaconians fumble Unable to see their way Everyone knows BEC is in trouble At least that is bright as day

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Gardening with jack: Pineapples and July Gardening

If you are not growing vegetables right now try covering your garden with clear plastic sheeting. Keep the soil wet by folding back the sheeting and watering every week. This will keep weeds from growing and also help to reduce nematodes infestations.

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Sweat it Out: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Truth is, if we stay in the area where we are comfortable, we will plateau, never getting any better. And chances are we will give up, and we will never see what our bodies are capable of, which is such a shame… you would be surprised what your body is capable of!

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Message from South Abaco MP: June 15, 2017

As I have stated before and will continue to say, our local government officials and members have proved to be among the most dedicated and effective in The Commonwealth. I look forward to building an effective and amicable working relationship with the new and returning local government members and councillors.

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