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September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Sandy Point Youngsters Enjoy Swimming and Basketball Camps

    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.

  • 16 September

    Lodge Paints Classrooms in Sandy Point

    Members of Prinston Rolle Lodge #12 AF&AM Abaco, completed charity work at J.A. Pinder Primary in Sandy Point on August 28, 2016.

August, 2016

  • 11 August

    Barefoot Bandit Set for Early Release

    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 …

  • 10 August

    Whale Camp Concludes in Sandy Point

    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 …

July, 2016

  • 28 July

    NHI Consultants meet with Abaconians

    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 …

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    Bikers Ride Thirty Miles for Bahama Palm Fire House

    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.

  • 25 February

    With Sandy Point Roads Repaired, Focus Returns to Central Abaco

    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.

July, 2015

  • 16 July

    Sustainability Camp Held in Sandy Point for Five Days

    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.

May, 2015

  • 14 May

    James A. Pinder Primary Celebrates Their Student of the Year

    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.

April, 2015

  • 2 April

    J.A. Pinder Primary School Adds Preschool

    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.