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Fourth Annual Patrick Davis Hope Town Songwriters Festival to Take Over Elbow Cay
- Jan 22, 2016 - 8:43:15 AM
Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas – It’s one of the most anticipated annual
events on Elbow Cay, where people from around the world come to enjoy
warm weather, sea breezes and performances by some of Nashville’s best
musical talents. The Fourth Annual Patrick Davis Hope Town Songwriters
Festival will be held February 16 - 21, 2016, at locations on Elbow Cay
and Lubber’s Quarters Cay.
The festival will take place over six
days at six one-of-a-kind venues with more than 15 talented
Nashville-based singer/songwriters. Locations include Firefly Sunset
Resort, Harbour’s Edge Restaurant, Abaco Inn, Sea Spray Resort and
Marina, Hope Town Inn and Marina, and Lubbers’ Landing Resort...
RBPF Wanted: Rosner Thervil of the Mudd, Abaco
- Oct 16, 2015 - 3:04:54 AM
Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are searching for 41 year old Rosner
Thervil of the Mudd, who is wanted for questioning for Possession of
Dangerous Drugs with the Intent to supply. He is described as standing
at 6’4” in height, brown complexion and average built with a low
He should be approached with extreme caution. If you
have any information concerning Rosner Thervil, you are asked to contact
the police in Abaco at telephone numbers 367-2560, 911/919
All Abaco Awards set for December 6th
- Sep 9, 2015 - 1:39:01 PM
The 2nd Annual Driftwood Association All Abaco Awards is scheduled
for Sunday December 6th, 2015 in Abaco, Bahamas. We invite you to
nominate outstanding Abaco natives in any of the following areas:
(Education, Religion, Agriculture and Fisheries, Creative Arts,
Business, Tourism and Hospitality and Youth , Sports and Culture.)
identify an individual whose leadership (particularly in the past year)
has truly made an impact in your life and in the lives of others.
We invite you also to send in your nominations for this year's DRIFTWOOD MAN and WOMAN OF THE YEAR...
Shooting incident in Abaco, 1 in hospital, 2 arrests
- Aug 17, 2015 - 12:02:17 PM
Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a 19 year old male in hospital.
are that on Sunday 16th August 2015 shortly before 5:00am, police
received information that a male while in the area of a business
establishment situated in Dundas Town, Abaco, was shot to his right hand
by a male unknown to him with a firearm. He was taken to the Marsh
Harbour Clinic by private vehicle and was seen by doctor. He is listed
in stable condition.
Caucasian male found floating off Abaco, Bahamas identified
- Aug 5, 2015 - 2:45:26 PM
Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a male whose body was found floating in waters on Scotland Cay, Abaco.
are that on Wednesday 29th July 2015 shortly before 5:00pm, the body of
an unknown caucasian male was found floating in waters on Scotland Cay,
Abaco by a resident of the cay.
Officers responded to investigate and the body was taken to the Marsh Harbor Clinic where it was pronounced dead by doctor...
Sands ‘Man in the Boat’ Sculling Race Pulls into Abaco
- Jul 15, 2015 - 4:22:57 PM
Treasure Cay, Abaco – Bahamian Brewery and
Beverage Co. Ltd. helped Abaconians to enjoy the 42nd Bahamian
Independence celebrations in a ‘Truly Bahamian’ way with their Sands
‘Man in The Boat’ sculling races. The event took place over the holiday
weekend in Treasure Cay, right after the Abaco Regatta finals.
love coming to Abaco each year,” stated Lynden Johnson, Bahamian
Brewery and Beverage Sales Manager. “Everyone is so welcoming and the
locals and tourists truly embrace what we are doing with the sculling
events. And, let’s be honest – it’s Abaco – it’s gorgeous...
Bahamas police investigating 2 deaths on 2 separate cruise lines
- Jun 3, 2015 - 5:05:36 PM
Police in Grand Bahama and Abaco are investigating the circumstances
surrounding the death of two individuals on two separate cruise lines.
first incident occurred on Sunday 31st May 2015 around 11:30am, police
received information of a death on board a cruise line anchored off
Castaway Cay. Reports are that a Caucasian male who was a crew member on
board the cruise line was reported to have been found dead.
The second incident occurred on Monday 1st June 2015 shortly...
North Eleuthera and Abaco Get New Air Service
- May 21, 2015 - 4:01:18 PM
A new air service began in Abaco and
North Eleuthera this month to supply the large demand for travel from
those islands to the United States.
Wildcat Touring, LLC began its service on May 1, 2015.
The company, operated by Meregrass Inc., is an FAA certified air carrier operating under Part 135 and a DOT 380 certificate...
Flood Impact on Harbour Island, North Eleuthera and Abaco Being Assessed
- May 6, 2015 - 11:47:31 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Ministry of
Financial Services and Local Government has announced that an assessment team
has been dispatched to survey and assess the flood-damaged areas of Harbour
Island and Eleuthera, on
Wednesday, May 6, 2015.
These areas were impacted during a severe
thunderstorm system, which passed through the Exuma Cays, New Providence,
Eleuthera, Berry Islands, Abaco and their adjacent waters on Tuesday, May 5,
Approximately 6.7 inches of rain fell in
Harbour Island and areas...
Abaco traffic fatality involving bicycle
- Apr 25, 2015 - 10:43:42 AM
Abaco, Bahamas -
Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic fatality that has left a 49
year old male resident of the Pigeon Peas, Abaco dead.
are that on Friday 24th April, 2015 shortly after 9:00pm, police
received information that a male travelling north on his bicycle on Don
McKay Boulevard was struck by an unknown vehicle also travelling north
but did not stop. EMS personnel were called to the scene and the victim
was transported to the Marsh Harbour Clinic where he was later
pronounced dead by doctor.
Prime Minister Christie Highlights Vibrant Public Sector Activity on Abaco
- Sep 23, 2016 - 2:36:09 PM
MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco, The Bahamas – Dynamic public sector activity is
centred on Abaco -- a rising tourism and investment centre. Ongoing
investment continues in infrastructural improvement initiatives, such as
road works in North and South Abaco, Prime Minister and Minister of
Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, on September 22, 2016 at Abaco
"On Moore’s Island, the $5 million investment
to extend the airport runway, complete sea wall repairs, replace water
mains and develop a new airport terminal will bode well for the future
of that island’s 600 residents," Prime Minister Christie said...
RBPF Abaco: Shooting incident/attempted armed robbery
- Mar 29, 2016 - 2:53:59 PM
Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident
and attempted armed robbery of an off duty police officer.
are that on Monday 28th March 2016, around 9:00pm, an off duty police
officer while on Don McKay Blvd, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, at a parking lot,
was accosted by a mask male armed with a handgun in an armed robbery
attempt, the weapon was discharged which resulted in the officer
receiving injuries. The culprit then made good his escape in nearby
bushes. The officer was treated at the Marsh Harbour Clinic, with
non-life threatening injuries and discharged...
Abaco Road Check on Queen Elizabeth Drive
- Mar 9, 2016 - 1:18:13 AM
In keeping with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2016, on Monday
7th March 2016, police in Abaco conducted a road check in the area of
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, where a number of motorists
were cited for various traffic infractions.
Police in Abaco want to
remind the motoring public that the police are committed in keeping our
roads safe, and any persons found in breach of the road traffic laws
will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law.
20-yr-old arraigned on manslaughter charge in Abaco
- Jan 7, 2016 - 1:31:31 PM
Shannon Walkins age 20 years of Spring City, Abaco was arraigned on
Manslaughter charge on Thursday 7th January 2016, before Magistrate
Ancella Evans at the Magistrate Court in Marsh Harbour, Abaco. He was
not required to enter a plea as the matter is an indictable offence. The
matter was adjourned to the 29th February 2016 for trial and is
expected to proceed by Voluntary Bill of Indictment...
Man stabbed in Abaco succumbs to injuries at PMH
- Jan 2, 2016 - 4:47:16 PM
Police are reporting that the 38 year old male of Spring City, Abaco who
was reportedly stabbed in the back on the 22nd December 2015 in Abaco
by another male in the area of Don McKay Blvd has succumbed to his
injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital around 10:00pm on Friday 1st
A 20 year old male who is a relative of the victim
is in police custody and is assisting police with their investigation
into this matter.
Double traffic fatality reported in Abaco
- Dec 24, 2015 - 11:00:31 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left two persons dead and two others seriously injured.
are that on Thursday 24th December 2015 shortly after 12:00am, a
traffic accident occurred on Don McKay Blvd involving a black 2003
Mercedes Benz with a lone driver and a white Honda Civic vehicle with
Further reports are that both vehicle were
travelling on Don McKay Blvd when the accident occurred and both
vehicles were extensively damaged...
38 year old male dead in Abaco after traffic accident
- Dec 15, 2015 - 12:42:05 PM
Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating the circumstances
that led to the death of a 38 year old male in a traffic accident.
are that on Monday 14th December 2015 shortly after 9:00pm, police were
called to an area in Hope Town where a Yamaha motorcycle and a 1996
Ford truck collided in the area of Big Hill Road. The male driver of the
motorcycle received serious injuries and was later pronounced dead by
doctor at the Marsh Harbour Clinic...
Abaco Customs Officers Arraigned on Number of Charges
- Dec 10, 2015 - 8:16:44 PM
Grade 1 Custom Officer Jessel Cash age 42 years of Central Pines, Abaco
and Custom Guard Allison Miller age 55 years of Marsh Harbour, Abaco
were both arraigned on Wednesday 9th December 2015 before Magistrate
Both accuse pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted bail in
the amount of $3,500.00 with one surety. The matter was adjourned to the
11th April 2016 for trial.