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Princess Athena Alexis Crowned as ABKC Bahamas Champion

Princess Athena Alexis is the new American Bully Kennel Club (ABKC) Champion for The Bahamas. Owned by Kara Butler-Wight, Athena competed in the 4th Annual Bahamas Bully Show held on August 5 at Queen’s College. The event also included a fun show segment. “Princess Athena Alexis Butler, owned by me, …

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Sign Language Camp Held for Third Year in a Row

“Deaf people can do anything hearing people can except hear.”- Dr. King Jordan. From July 22-26, The International Christian Centers for the Deaf (ICCD) partnered with Abundant Life Bible Church to host its 3rd Annual Sign Language Summer Camp at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym in Marsh Harbour. Led by Kayla Rohr, ICCD …

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Reunion Celebrates Two Hundred Years of the Archer Family in Abaco

During the first week of August members of the Archer family made their way to Abaco to celebrate another family reunion. They had come from many places; most of them from New Providence and Grand Bahama but some had traveled from Florida and Georgia. They met at The Bae Restaurant …

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Police Summer Camps Conclude in August

Leading up to the close of the Abaco Police Summer Camps, the campers practiced reciting the prayer, charge and Bahamas Constitutional Preamble in time for the closing ceremony held on Aug. 2. There were a number of daily activities enjoyed by the campers as well. On July 24, Perez Curry and Ranger Treneil …

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Remembering Hurricane Floyd Twenty Years Later

By Timothy Roberts While according to official statistics Floyd was never a Category Five Hurricane in its life cycle, it still was a powerful storm when it was at its peak moving through The Bahamas. Sustained winds were as high as 155 mph, and its minimum central pressure was 921 …

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Drowning Victim Impacted Millions of Lives with Charity

 By Jonnalee McIntosh An American homeowner in Green Turtle Cay drowned after getting caught in a rip current in the waters of Gilliam Bay beach in Green Turtle Cay on July 17. Molly Greene, 72, was swimming with her two grandchildren that afternoon when the incident happened. Greene and her …

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NevandriaLyriic Releases Single in Memory of Her Late Aunt

By Canishka Alexander The silky smooth voice of Abaco songbird, Nevandria Rolle has hit the airwaves once again this summer in an unforgettable performance on the Homegrown podcast with G Cole. Nevandria recently released her new single, “Your Light,” in honor of her Aunt Rebecca Davis, who passed away from …

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Sweat it Out: Small Changes Yield Big Results

By Kristen Pearce When it comes to losing weight, it doesn’t always require drastic measures and a restrictive diet. Of course, diets can often times be rewarding, but in most cases they do not pan out in the long term. And if you are like me, after two days of …

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Concern Grows Over Pets Left Unattended in Hot Vehicles

By Canishka Alexander It’s a growing concern, and one that affects pets worldwide. Abaco is no exception. As a receptionist and assistant to Dr. Derrick Bailey at Island Veterinary Clinic for almost 19 years, Chamara Parotti recently addressed the alarming issue of pets being left unattended inside of hot vehicles. …

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Local Diver Continues his Exploration of Abaco’s Amazing Underwater World

By Mirella Santillo When he first moved to Andros in 1988-his first time in The Bahamas- former Navy Seal Diver, Brian Kakuk explored the Blue Holes of that island. Subsequently on Abaco to teach fishermen safe diving practices, his visit corresponded to the discovery of fossils at Saw Mill Sink. …

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