By Marlana Bethel 2017 wrapped up quite nicely for Scotland Cay residents as they worked together to bring Christmas cheer to the North Abaco towns. For the fourth year in a row, Scotland Cay homeowners have worked together to create Santa’s workshop right on Scotland Cay. For weeks leading up …
A culvert system connecting the settlements of Little Abaco (Wood Cay, Cedar Harbour, Fox Town, etc.) and Great Abaco appears to be nearing completion. The Little Abaco project was amended to be a culvert and not a full bridge with Waugh Construction awarded the contract in September 2016. Though no …
The North Abaco Potcake Rescue team, New York based Potcake Advocate, Evelyn Vaccaro and the family and friends of Chloe Kotval have recently joined hearts and hands across an ocean, in memory of this very special girl. Chloe passed away on Feb 14th 2017, devastating families across her home town in Ottawa, Canada and far south to the communities of Hope Town where she vacationed with her family.
By Bishop Ken Carroll Residents of North Abaco came out to hear the findings pertaining to the reconstruction of a causeway between Great Abaco and Little Abaco. The Bridge (as it is colloquially known) will restore the natural flow of water between two creek systems which act as fish breeding …
The Free National Movement (FNM) ratified their candidate for North Abaco on January 30, naming Darren Henfield, son of well-known Bishop Clifford Henfield, the representative for the party.
All candidates for the North Abaco District and Central/South Abaco district have now been ratified for the three major parties: Progressive Liberal Party, Free National Movement and the Democratic National Alliance.
For the third year in a row, the community of Scotland Cay worked together to create a little extra Christmas cheer for the people in the small towns of North Abaco. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Scotland Cay was a makeshift “North Pole” (minus the cold, of course). Lists were made and checked twice, just as is the custom of Old Saint Nick. For weeks, presents were wrapped, stockings stuffed, and preparations made for hams and dinners to be purchased and delivered.
The first North Abaco Championship was organized by North Abaco's Administrator, Whelma Colebrook, who assembled school athletes from all the communities of North Abaco for a series of championship games. The Opening Ceremony was held at the Treasure Cay Primary School on Friday, September 16. Games were held later that night and continued on September 17 and 18.
The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held a Round Table meeting in Cooper’s Town on September 9. The purpose of the meeting was to hear about the problems of business owners in North Abaco. Supt. Hilton Cash and several of his officers were also present and explained their renewed efforts at reducing crime on Abaco.
This month, hundreds of Bahamian students will report to our public and private schools to begin another school year, bringing with them new school book bags with all the necessary school supplies, thanks to the North Abaco Youth on The Move Association, led by James Ernie Pritchard.