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April, 2017

  • 20 April

    Shell Museum Opened in Cherokee Features Nature’s Beauties

    The shell collection will continue to grow as other people have already promised to donate shells.

September, 2016

  • 2 September

    Six Arrests Made Regarding Abaco Boat Theft Ring

    According to reports, the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) have made some headway in breaking a boat theft ring in Abaco after making several arrests near the end of August. The men detained are suspected of stealing over a dozen vessels on the island and are, according to one source, …

February, 2016

  • 2 February

    Cherokee Dump Ordered Closed

    Amidst environmental and health concerns surrounding the Cherokee dumpsite, a Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) representative instructed the South Abaco District Council to “immediately shut down” the site and relocate waste disposal for the area.

January, 2015

  • 29 January

    Local Businesses Capture Cacique Awards

    The Abaco Tourist Office is happy to announce that two (2) of the three (3) finalists from Abaco, were successful in capturing the prestigious Cacique Award, at the 16th Cacique Awards held on Saturday, January 24th at the Melia Resort, Nassau Bahamas. Albury’s Ferry captured the Transportation Award and Cherokee Aviation the Local Airlines and Tour Operators Award, not successful was Candace Key who was a finalist for Sustainable Tourism.

October, 2014

  • 16 October

    Smack Down Highlight of Cherokee Day

    On Saturday, October 11 people from far and wide gathered in the quaint settlement of Cherokee to celebrate Cherokee Day. This is not held every year, but the decision was made to revive it again this year to raise much needed funds for the completion of the Cherokee Clinic.

  • 16 October

    Full Dump, Empty Promises

    Cherokee residents have been promised a “new dump” year after year.

July, 2014

  • 11 July

    Local government officials for South Abaco sworn in

    Fifteen persons who were elected in the recent local government elections to serve in the District of South Abaco were sworn in on June 27 by Ms. Lavon Harris- Smith, Administrator for South Abaco.

June, 2014

  • 27 June

    Cherokee Quilt and Handicraft Show brings community together

    The community of Cherokee Sound added one more feather to its cap on Whit Monday, June 9, when it hosted a Quilting Exhibition and Handicraft show in the community centre. Cherokee Sound is noted for its very interesting and varied shows which, over the years, have included art shows, sea shell exhibitions, dolls, teddy bears, angels and nativity shows.

May, 2014

  • 30 May

    Community meeting in Cherokee tackles various issues

    The Local Government Authority Town Committee for Cherokee Sound, Casuarina Point and Bahama Palm Shores held a community meeting in the W.H. Sands Community Centre in Cherokee Sound, on May 12. The goal of the meeting was for persons from all of these townships to air any concerns they may have and have them answered by the various dignitaries and heads of department present.

January, 2014

  • 3 January

    Santa visits Cherokee

    If you were looking for someone special on Christmas Eve they were probably in Cherokee. This year the little settlement of approximately 160 persons hosted a crowd of over 200 at their annual Community Christmas Tree lighting.