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May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Moore’s Island Comprehensive School Hosts Easter Study Camp

    By Carlotta Simms The sound of laughter filled the air as the children gathered for their morning games session. An explosion of raised arms saluted the teachers and facilitators as possible answers were pitched forth to be judged. A sense of urgency surrounded the pupils as they were anxious for …

November, 2017

  • 29 November

    Free Clinic Spays & Neuters 75 Animals in Moore’s Island

    A first time event took place recently on Moore’s Island. Abaco Shelter together with Royal Potcake Rescue and support of BAARK conducted a free spay and neuter clinic at the Moore’s Island Burial Society building (generously donated by the Burial Society) in New Bight. The attending vets were Dr. Chante …

April, 2017

  • 13 April

    DPM Davis Addresses Confusion in Moore’s Island Land Grant

    However, at least some portion of the property which is proposed to be transferred from the Bahamas Treasury to the Ministry of Housing appears to privately owned, and already has clear title.

  • 13 April

    Minnis Lays Out Goals During Moore’s Island Headquarters Launch

    A delegation of Free National Movement (FNM) representatives headed to Moore’s Island for the launch of its FNM Headquarters on April 8. Supporters from various South Abaco communities including Sandy Point, Spring City and Marsh Harbour also travelled to Moore’s Island either by boat or airplane.

March, 2017

  • 29 March

    Confusion as Prime Minister Tables Resolution about Moore’s Island Land

    Prime Minister Perry Christie on March 22 tabled in Parliament a resolution for the acquisition of more than 460 acres of land in Moore’s Island, Abaco.

February, 2017

  • 16 February

    National Sports Academy to Launch in Moore’s Island Following Delays

    The formation of the academies have been at the focal point of each budget debate following the success of the men’s 4x400 meters (m) relay team, The Bahamas’ “Golden Knights” at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

September, 2016

  • 16 September

    Moore’s Island Track Construction Begins

    Construction has begun on a new sports complex in Moore’s Island which includes a new track and field on property just across from the airport and is expected to be completed by early 2017.

  • 16 September

    Parents Protest School Conditions: Hold Students Back on Opening Day

    A failure to repair the school over the summer break led to a protest on opening day by concerned parents on Moore’s Island, who kept their children home.

February, 2016

  • 11 February

    Government Set to Spend $5 million in Moore’s Island

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, Philip Davis, and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Dr. Daniel Johnson, led a town meeting at Greater Bethel Native Baptist Church on January 25 outlining the government’s plans for comprehensive infrastructure upgrades on Moore’s Island.

  • 11 February

    From the Editor’s Desk: Planting

    There is a great proverb about trees and planning for the future that goes “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” There are not so many great proverbs detailing the benefits of short-sighted cash-grabs, empty promises or political tricks.