• Green Turtle Road Works Delayed, Expected to Begin “Before July”

    Green Turtle Road Works Delayed, Expected to Begin “Before July”

    According to Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary Colin Higgs, Green Turtle Cay’s promised road repairs and paving are on “our schedule for work for the [family islands]” with the expectation that they will begin work before July....

  • Falcons, Sharks are AYFA Champions

    Falcons, Sharks are AYFA Champions

    The Abaco Youth Football Association’s Youth flag football season culminated on Saturday January 30 with play-offs taking place in Murphy Town by the baseball field, starting at 9 am on January 30, setting the stage for the afternoon’s championship games....

  • Heads of Government Depts. Meet for Shanty Town Walkthrough

    Heads of Government Depts. Meet for Shanty Town Walkthrough

    On Thursday, February 4 the Senior Island Administrator Charles Moss assembled heads of government departments including the Police and Defence Force for a walk through and familiarization of the shanty town communities known as the Mudd and Pigeon Pea....

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

    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 Isl...

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  • Falcons, Sharks are AYFA Champions

    The Abaco Youth Football Association’s Youth flag football season culminated on Saturday January 30 with play-offs taking place in Murphy Town by the baseball field, starting at 9 am on January 30, ...

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  • Abaco Swim Club Posts Carifta Qualifying Times

    The Abaco Swim Club had a team of eight swimmers travel to Nassau, January 29-30. Participating in the Leno Corporate Services Barracuda invitational swim meet were Makayla Roberts, Jewel Pinder, Kati...

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  • Rotary Golf Tournament Successfully Mixes Fun with Fundraising

    By 8:15 on the morning of Saturday, January 9, a group of Rotarians who organized the 13th Annual Golf Tournament in Treasure Cay, sat wondering if the rain would wash out the day. Half an hour later,...

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  • Pickle Ball Club Started on GTC

    Pickle Ball is a game that has taken off across North America in recent years. A sort of hybrid between paddle ball and tennis played with a wiffle ball, it is a fun game and a great way to exercise....

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  • Jingle Jog a Fun, Festive Race

    As the sun rose on a bright clear Saturday, volunteers were busy preparing for the 3rd Annual Jingle Jog. Held on December 12, 2015, the Jingle Jog is a 5k and kids one-mile fun race to help support t...

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  • 3rd World, Bumpy, Pot-Filled, Rattle-Your-Teeth Roads

    As Managing Director of Bluff House Beach Resort & Marina, I have, like all the folks on Green Turtle Cay, been clamoring for years for someone to fix our island roads. The charming town of New Plymou...

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  • Beach Access

    Dear Editor While enjoying a lunch on Pelican Shores recently, we noticed four tourists tying up at the dock, eager to enjoy snorkeling at Mermaid Reef. Shortly thereafter we met them returning to ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Response to Simon’s Little Harbour Letter

    Simon, it’s always a pleasure to read your letters – they are so well written. However, I would like to correct a couple of misapprehensions you seem to have. ...

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  • A Response to Mr. Curry

    Please allow me to respond to a recent letter in The Abaconian “Road Work to Begin in Green Turtle Cay Soon”. Sir, I find it amusing that after almost three years our MP and Government finally rea...

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