On July 15-16, a swimming camp was held by Local Government from the Sandy Point Township, led by Mancer Roberts, who is involved in the Abaco Swimming Club, and his two sons and daughter.
Members of Prinston Rolle Lodge #12 AF&AM Abaco, completed charity work at J.A. Pinder Primary in Sandy Point on August 28, 2016.
After serving a six year sentence in a state prison, attorney John Henry Browne anticipates an early release for his client, Colton Harris-Moore, better known as the “Barefoot Bandit”. According to a report, Harris-Moore’s attorney confirmed that he could be released from Stafford Creek Corrections Centre to a halfway house …
The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) located in Sandy Point, Abaco conducted its annual whale camp in July. During two weeks in July, ten young Bahamians who all share an interest in marine life attended camp at BMMRO. The campers were a mixture of Bahamian students representing public and …
BIS The NHI Secretariat continued to meet with Bahamians across the archipelago with stops in Mayaguana, Abaco, Acklins and Crooked Island during the month of June, as well as engaging with stakeholder and travelling to South Africa for a bilateral exchange of information. Ms. Elizabeth Keju, NHI Consultant, Administration and …
Twenty two brave souls battled a very strong, chilly headwind to cycle the thirty miles from Sandy Point to Bahama Palm Shores on Valentine’s Day, February 14. They did this not to impress their Valentines (though it probably did) but to raise funds for the High Banks Volunteer Fire Service. The riders met at the Fire House in Bahama Palm Shores at 7.30 a.m. from where they were transported with their bicycles to Sandy Point.
Road works continue across Abaco with plans to address road repairs and paving on the some of the cays in the near future according to North Abaco Minister of Parliament, Renardo Curry.
Approximately thirty Sandy Point children ranging in age from four to sixteen received lessons in sustainability during a five day camp monitored by a group of young adults.
Despite the extremely inclement weather on the morning of May 5, students, teachers, local government officials and community well-wishers made their way to the Anglican Church of St Martin at Sandy Point for a special assembly to honour the James A. Pinder Primary School Student of the Year, Florence Burrows. Once everyone was seated, Florence made her walk of honour to the front of the church where she received many accolades throughout the programme.
The James A. Pinder Primary Pre-school in Sandy Point was commissioned on March 12. The opening ceremony began with an opening prayer followed by an outstanding recitation of Proverbs 22:6 by Brenasia Strachan, a pre-schooler.