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Abaconian
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Bradley Albury
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Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas
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2009

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 1 PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID WEST PALM BCH FL Permit NO 4595 Renew your subscription before the expiration date shown in the label below. The Abaconian Stuart Web Inc. 5675 SE Grouper Ave Stuart, FL 34997 Change Service Requested VOLUME 21 NUMBER 22 November 15th, 2013 National Geographic promotes Geotourism Project Environmentalists attend a presentation with Tonya Cargill-Adderley and Maria Lucia Prinz on The Bahamas Geotourism Out Islands Program for National Geographics Inter active MapGuide on Nov. 1. For details see page 2. Save the Bays directors and North Abaco Treasure Cay development With input and support from Save the Bays, a national environmental coalition, the North Abaco Councils is separating themselves from Central Government on the handling and decisons regarding the controversial dredging. See page 7. Above: Save the Bays direc tors along with North Abaco Council members. national competition By Timothy Roberts Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna Martin and Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation Hope Town road reviewed by Minister Left to right: Marji Chapman (Hope Town District Council Secretary), Donnie Carey (HTDC Member), Don Cash (HTDC Member), Arthur Eldon (HTDC Member), Harold Malone (HTDC Deputy Chairman), Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin (Minister of Transport and Aviation), Jeremy Sweeting (HTDC Chairman), Hope Strachan (Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation), Edison Key (Central, South Abaco Member of Parliament), Preston Cunningham (Central Abaco Island Administrator). Creters Bulldogs brought in a historic win for Abaco softball. See Section B Page 10. Page 1 4 Hefty license fee increas es which are in effect as of November 6, 2013 came as a surprise to many gun owners on Abaco. See page 5. Epworth Chapel renovated After six months of re pairs, made possible by donations and fundrais ers, the Methodist Chapel is seating its congrega tion again. See page 11. Last year a local chicken farm was going to shut ter its doors. This year theyre back in full swing. Find out why on page 17.

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com promotes Geotourism Project to Out Islands only By Canishka Alexander Central & All Abaco Above: Tonya Cargill-Adderley, principal of Contact Excellence Consulting. Above: Maria Lucia Prinz, a National Geographic representative. they have named the Geotourism encompasses a nature, the out doors, water, music and arts.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 3 Damianos

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Page 4 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Abaco hunters, lawBy Timothy Roberts the information that the fees were already Yet others feel that the new fees will The new fees were mentioned by the Central & All Abaco Fault shuts down Wilson City Power Plant in early Damaged equipment and isolated incidents delay repairs By Timothy Roberts salt off transformers in several areas be tempted to restore power they developed tions were responsible for a series of island

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 FULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLASBahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun.Enjoy a delicious dinner with us Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pmOpen Year RoundCome lounge at The Helm, our indoor barBoat House Restaurant For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.comWhite Sound, Elbow Cay Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town By Canishka Alexander This led to the arrest of three per Central & All Abaco televisions in their possession and two with stolen televisions to stop by the Marsh of the speed limit in the death of Fred Police conduct On Nov 8 Police performed community walkabouts in Treasure Cay and Marsh Harbour. a former Chief In spector of the British Police Department (above.) Photo courtesy Abaco Police.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 Marble and Granite counter tops, showers and oors installed Made in Marsh Harbour Call 367-6867 or 367-4726 View installations on our web site: abacomarbleandgranite.com Concerns continue to be raised in Treasure Cay Save the Bays directors join with Council By Canishka Alexander that there was a delay in the developers re North Abaco Smith said they had invited Fred Smith to Gary Smith added that the develop irksome. The North Abaco expressed frustration regarding being bypassed for deci sions about the community. lationship that family islanders have with Please see Development Page 10

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // Sporty The Abaconian Bradley M. Albury Editor-in-Chief AB 20213 Marsh Harbour Abaco, The Bahamas Logo Photo Credit: Tuppy Weatherford Reporters/Freelance Contributors: Canishka Alexander, Samantha Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Timothy Roberts, Mirella Santillo, Rashida Murray, Lee Pinder Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 9 Abacos most complete newspaper. 2022 Aero Circle New Smyrna Beach FL. 32168 7,500 copies Published twice monthly Free at over 100 Abaco locations from Grand Cay to Moores Is. Subscription rates: $20.00 Abaco $25 other Bahamas (One Year) $45.00 USA $65 Canada airmail $95.00 UK, Europe & Caribbean surface Order The Abaconian Today JUNE 2012 Name Address Address City St. Postal code + Country E-mail or Tel # 24 issues US$ or B$ Above subscription is a gift from: $45 USA via 3 rd Class $25 Bahamas via surface $20 to Abaco US$65 Canada via Airmail US$95 UK, Europe Surface Mail to: 2022 Aero Circle, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168 or: P.O. Box AB 20213, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas If you want to renew this gift next year, please give us your address below Why subscribe? The Abaconian will keep you informed on issues such as: Master Card Visa WE NOW ACCEPT MASTER CARD/VISA Community Calendar team has beaten the heavy hitters than players from any other island

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 9 Letters to the Editor Airport lion dollars here and a few million dollars Matter Idealism and Inspiration in our Communities Please see Letters Page 10

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Page 10 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Abaco Letters to the Editor Letters From Page 11 remind me of those mentioned above and Tis the Season to be Write to the Editor: that the Meister family owns some of the North Abaco Development From Page 10

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 11 South Abaco Renovations nearly Methodist Church By Lee Pinder Michael Knowles and Reverend Marie Neilly rededicating the Epworth Methodist in 1933. rainwater has hampered the entryway to ed and try to help themselves whenever Above: repairs being carried out on the cement area in front of the Chapel. Materials were secured for this project by Michael Bethel.

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Page 12 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 13

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Page 14 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Hanna-Martin said that the Ministry They said it nesses and that not ev eryone is able to afford a For approved by The Cays From Page 1 We will be by the community in issues and by rational sense Business By Canishka Alexander Above: Keli Albury, owner of Island Girl Boutique I and II. Grand opening was held on Oct. 31 for her second location. Please See Boutique Page 15

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 15 Specializing in Residential & Commercial Real Estate throughout The Abacos HOPE TOWN HIDEAWAYSAbaco Surfside Starting at $1,520/wk plus tax Aerie Cottage Starting at $2,200/wk plus tax Tahiti Sunset $1.026 M Turtle Run $3.39 M Atlantic Horizons $1.2 M Fresca Starting at $2,600/wk plus tax Marnies Landing Lot #6 $850,000 Seascape $325,000 Fig Tree $2.05 M NEW PRICE NEW 20% OFF Further Business Boutique From Page 14 Veteran 5-Star hotel Press Release Above: veteran hotelier Allen Davis whose career has taken him from 4-diamond and 5-star properties in the U.S., France and the Caribbean to local management posi tions at the Lyford Cay Club and Cat Cay in the northern Bahamas has joined the Hope Town Harbour Lodge as its new manager. Please See Lodge Page 16

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 TREASURE CAY Interior lot, Flamingo road $48,000 Rock Point waterfront lot, exc price $185,000 Golf Course Lot $35,000 MAKE OFFER www.islandpropertiesbahamas.comTel: (242) 367-0737 Fax: (242) 367-0736 Chris & Molly Roberts 2/2 Beachfront Villa with 100' of sandy beach frontage $390,000 Cute 1 bed, 1 bath, furnished cottage, close to beach $116,000 2 Acre beach front estate lot $550,000 Beautiful interior lots, starting at $21,700 1 Acre beach front estate lot $295,000 4 Interior lots starting at $12,000 Pinehurst lots $7,000 & $11,000 9 + acres 8 Mile Bay Beach access $199,000CASUARINA POINT 4 Bed, 4 Bath Beachfront home, extensive decking, 2 cabanas $795,000 REDUCED! Waterfront lot, panoramic views $88,000 Sea view lot, 100 ft. to beach $38,500 Lots $35,000 and up REDUCED! 4/4 Beachfront home/duplex $375,000 Find Your Vacation Spot GUANA CAY South end hilltop lot $86,000 2/2 Great Atlantic Views, shared dock, steps to beach, rental income $265,900 Pelican Shores waterfront lot 1.3 acres elevated hilltop on the harbour, dock & seawall $895,000 Eastern Marsh Harbour lot, plans passed for 7 unit multi-family complex $350,000 Commercial lot near hotel $125,000 Iggy Biggy complex & residences call for details Jacks Jungle homesite & dockage $135,000 Additional lots available. Beach Access lot close to town $120,000 3 Waterfront lots, one with dock starting at $178,000. OWNER MOTIVATED 2/3 acre oceanfront lot $180,000 20,000 sq. ft. Hilltop lot with starter cottage, harbour and ocean views $198,000 68+ acres of prime property with oceanfront access. Great for off the grid development site or private estate. $1,980,000 3/2 Homes beach access $ 195,000 Lots starting at $30,000 Hilltop lots with ocean view $75,000 $95,000 Gorgeous beach front lot 17,000sq.ft $198,000 Further Business Lodge From Page 15 for its intimate feel despite its broad lawns Spirits Expands to Abaco Above: Jimmys Wines and Spirits held a Grand Opening and Sale for its new Marsh Harbour location. Abaco Business: The Green Turtle Cay Ferry By Mirella Santillo Please See Ferry Page 20

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Found Firearm (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and Crime Report Further Business By Timothy Roberts He said that now that they have seen does really well and they hope to have

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 The Moorings Yacht Charters The Best Sailing Vacations In The World! Prestige Class The Conch Inn Resort Curly Tails The Conch Inn Resort and Marina Come and experience the beauty of the Bahamas. We are waiting for you. The Conch Inn Marina Compliments of The Moorings and The Conch Inn Hotel and Marina Tide North Bar Channel December 2013 34 ft. mono-hull or 37 or 45 ft. Catamaran Cruise the Abaco Sound in one of our new power boats Further Business Ferry From Page 16 Above: Floyd Lowe, who bought Green Turtle Ferry from his brother in 1970, holding a Cacique Award for Transporta tion.

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Page 22 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 ere & Back.....Again EFFECTIVE: JULY 2012 Ph: 242-367-0290 Fax: 242-367-0291 REGULAR FERRY SCHEDULE Marsh Harbour to Hope Town 20 minute ride 7:15am / 9:00am / 10:30am /12:15pm 2:00pm 4:00pm / 5:45pm Hope Town to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 9:45am / 11:30am /1:30pm 3:00pm 4:00pm / 5:00pm / 6:30pm Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War 20 minute ride 7:15 / 10:30am / 12:15pm / 2:30pm* 4:00pm / 5:45pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Man-O-War to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 11:30am / 1:30pm /3:15pm* / 5:00pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Marsh Harbour to Scotland/Guana Cay 30 minute ride 6:45am / 10:30am / 1:30pm /3:30pm 5:45pm Scotland/Guana Cay to Marsh Harbour 8:am / 11:30am / 2:30pm / 4:45pm / 6:30pm Any stops outside the main harbour will be a minimum charge of two persons. Two persons or over will remain at regular charge. During the month of August through December there are some adjustments made to the schedule. You are advised to contact the oce for any changes. REGULAR FERRY FARES One Way: $17.00 Round Trip Open Return: $27.00 Children 6-11: Half Price Children 5 and under: Free Hope Town and Man-O-War ferries depart from the Ferry Dock at Crossing Beach. Guana /Scotland Cay depart from the Conch Inn. Prices subject to change without notice. Alburys Ferry Service Area Code 242 unless listed otherwise Island-wide Abaco Listings Abaco Cottage 114 hse 366-0576 Abaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529 Casuarina Point Sea Grape/Coco Plum 2 Units 367-2107 Cherokee Lee Pinder 3 hse 366-2053 Marina Albury Cottages 5 cottages 366-2075 Grand Cay Rosies Place 352-5458 Green Turtle Cay Barefoot Homes 14 hse 577-4092 Bluff House Club 12 units 365-4200 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties 34 hse 365-4047 Leeward Yacht Club 5 hse 365-4191 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties 34 hse 365-4636 Other Shore Club 365-4226 Roberts Cottages 3 cott 365-4105 Guana Cay Dive Guana 11 hse 365-5178 Dolphin Bch Resort 4 rm 10 cott. 365-5137 Guana Sunset Beach 13 units 365-5133 Ocean Frontier 6 cott 519-389-4846 Wards Landing 4 units 904-982-2762 Ruth Sands 9 hse 365-5140 Hope Town Abaco Inn 22 rm 366-0133 Crystal Villas 5 villas 321-452-0164 Elbow Cay Prop 53 hse 366-0035 Hope T Harb Lodge 25 rm 366 0095 Hope T Hideaways 63 hse 366-0224 Hope Town Inn 6 rm 4 Villas 3 Suites 366-0003 Hope T Villas 3 hse 366-0266 Lighthouse Rentals 4 cott 366-0154 Sea Gull Cottages 4 hse 366-0266 Sea Spray Resort 6 villas 366-0065 Tanny Key 43 hse 366-0053 Turtle Hill 4 villas 366-0557 Lubbers Quarters Cay Lubbers Landing 4 villas 577-2000 Man-O-War Island Home Rentals 2 hse 365-6048 Waterway Rentals 14 hse 365-6143 Marsh Harbour area Abaco Beach Resort 82 rms 367-2158 Abaco Real Estate 6 hse 367-2719 Abaco Towns 16 apts 367-0148 Ambassador Inn 6 rms 367-2022 Conch Inn 9 rms 367-4000 Living Easy 16 hse 367-2202 Island Breezes Motel 8 rms 367-3776 Lofty Fig Villas 6 eff 367-2681 Pelican Beach Villas 6 cott 367-3600 Regattas 32 apts 577-6764 HG Christie 11 hse 367-4151 Sandy Point Oeishas Resort 366-4139 Pete & Gays Resort 14 rm 366-4119 Spanish Cay Spanish Cay Resort 18 rm 6 hse 365-0083 Treasure Cay Abaco Estate Services Mult hse 365-8752 Bahama Beach Club 88 units 365-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort 95 rms 365-8801 Turtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 Hotels and House Rental Agents Web Sites with Abaco Information www.abaconian.com www.abacoinet.com www.abacocottage.com www.abacos.com www.oii.net www.bahamas.com Hope Town..cont Honesty and Quality You Can Count On Brandon ompson Offering unsurpassed attention to detail with almost two decades of hands on experience www.lbtmarine.com bthompson@lbtmarine.com Cell: 242-357-6532 Ph/Fax: 242-367-2704 Further Business Above: John Cash Press Release Local realtor awarded Careers on Abaco: Music Teacher By Jennifer Hudson Above: Jamal McIntosh, ACH music teach er.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 23 Dive Shops Dive Abaco Since1978, Marsh Harbour.................................. 367-2787 Dive Time, Man-O-War............................................................365-6235 Froggies, Hope Town.............................................................. 366-0431 Treasure Divers, Treasure Cay.........................................365-8571 Brendals Dive, Green T. Cay......................................... 365-4411 Dive Guana............................................................... 365-5178 A & P Car Rentals ............................................. 367-2655 Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals .............................. 367-1035 Bargain Car Rentals .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals ................................... 367-3910 Cruise Abaco. .................................................... 577-0148 Quality Star Car Rentals (Texaco) ...................... 367-2979 Rainbow Boat Rentals ...................................... 367-4602 Rental Wheels Scooters, Bikes, Cars .................. 367-4643 Richs Boat Rentals .......................................... 367-2742 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 367-2513 Sea Star Car Rentals ......................................... 367-4887 The Moorings Boat Rentals ............................. .367-4000 Brendals Dive Bikes & Kayak rental .................. 365-4411 C & D Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4311 Cruising Cart Rentals ........................................ 365-4065 D & P Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4655 Donnies Boat Rentals ....................................... 365-4119 Harbour View Golf Carts....................................365-4411 Kool Karts ........................................................ 365-4176 Reef Boat Rentals ............................................ 365-4145 Sea Side Carts & Bikes ...................................... 365-4147 T & A Cart Rentals ............................................ 365-4259 Donna Sands Cart Rentals ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals ..................................... 365-5175 Cruise Abaco ............................................. 321-220-8796 Conch Pearl Boat Rentals .................................. 365-6502 Ria-Mar Golf Cart Rentals ................................. 365-6024 Waterways Boat Rental ................ 357-6540 & 365-6143 Cats Paw Boat Rentals ..................................... 366-0380 Elbow Cay Cart ................................................. 366-0530 Hope Town Cart Rentals .................................. 366-0064 Island Cart Rentals .......................................... 366-0448 Island Marine Boat Rentals .............................. 366-0282 J Rs Cart Rental ................................................ 366-0361 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 366-0023 T & N Cart Rentals ............................................ 366-0069 Abaco Adventures Kayaks ............................. 365-8749 Blue Marlin Rentals. ......................................... 365-8687 Cashs Carts ...................................................... 365-8771 Cornish Car Rentals .......................................... 365-8623 JIC Boat Rentals ............................................... 365-8582 Triple J Car Rentals ........................................... 365-8761 Wendals Bicycle Rentals...................................365-8687 Ts Carts............................................................557-1015 DSB Bike Rentals...............................................376-9858 Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper Abaco Pizza. ................................ $ .................. 367-4488 Anglers ................................... $$$ .................. 367-2158 Casiahs.......................................$................... 367-0514 Curly Tails ............................... $$$ .................. 367-4444 Golden Grouper ......................... $$ .................. 367-2301 Island Family Rest ..................... $$ .................. 367-3778 Java Coee House ....................... $ .................. 367-5523 Jamies Place ........................... ..$$ .................. 367-2880 Junovias.....................................$$..................367-1271 Jib Room .................................. $$ .................. 367-2700 Kentucky Fried Chicken ............... $ .................. 367-2615 Mangoes ................................. $$$ .................. 367-2366 Rum Runners.............................$$.................. 367-0171 Snack Shack ............................... $ .................. 367-4005 Snappas .................................... $$ .................. 367-2278 Wallys .................................... $$$ .................. 367-2074 Abaco Inn .............................. $$$ .................. 366-0133 Capn Jacks ................................ $$ .................. 366-0247 Firey.......................................$$$................. 366-0145 Harbours Edge ......................... $$ .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) .............. $ .................. 366-0760 HT Inn & Marina.........................$$................. 366-0003 H T Harbour Lodge .................. $$$ .................. 366-0095 Munchies .................................... $ .................. 366-0423 OnDa Beach .............................. $$ .................. 366-0558 Sea Spray ............................... $$ .................. 366-0065 Sugar Shack + ............................ $ .................. 366-0788 Petes Pub .................................. $$ .................. 577-5487 Cracker Ps ................................. $$ .................. 366-3139 Bradleys on the Harbour ............. $ .................. 365-6380 Dockn Dine ................................. $ .................. 365-6139 Island Treats Snack Bar ................ $ .................. 365-6501 Bakers Bay Market Place ...... $$$ .................. 612-1021 Grabbers ................................... $$ .................. 365-5133 Nippers ..................................... $$ ................. 365-5143 Orchid Bay ............................... $$$ .................. 365-5175 Bahama Beach Club.................$$$...................365-8500 Coco Beach Bar & Grill. ................ $ .................. 365-8470 Florences Cafe ............................. $ ................. .365-8185 Spinnaker Restaurant ............. $$$ .................. 365-8469 Touch of Class ........................ $$$ .................. 365-8195 Treasure Sands Club ................ $$$ ................. .365-9385 Blu House ............................. $$$ .................. 365-4200 Jolly Roger Bistro ...................... $$ .................. 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .................... $$$ .................. 365-4271 Harveys Island Grill ................... $$ .................. 365-4389 Lizard Bar & Grill........................$$...................365-4191 McIntoshs Restaurant .............. $$ .................. 365-4625 Miss Emilys Restaurant ............. $$ .................. 365-4181 New Plymouth Inn .................... $$ .................. 365-4161 Pineapple Restaurant Bar & Grill $$ ................. 365-4039 Plymouth Rock Cafe .................. $$ .................. 365-4234 Shorties Take-a-way...................$$..................365-4342 Sundowners .............................. $$ .................. 365-4060 Nancys ...................................... $$ .................. 366-4120 The Blacky Lodge .................. $$$ .................. 376-0321 The Red Marlin Bistro...............$$....................426-5440 Judy Maes Kitchen....................$.....................475-7626 Beach Cabana Bar......................$.....................376-9858 Police Hope Town 366-0667 Police Man-O-War 365-6911 Police Treasure Cay 365-8048 Police Green Turtle Cay 365-4550 B. Electricity Corp 367-2727, 367-2846, 367-4667 Water & Sewerage 475-1499, 475-5518 The following services are provided by volunteers Fire Marsh Harbour 367-2000 Fire Man-O-War 365-4019 Treasure Cay Fire & Rescue 365-9111 BASRA Bah Air Sea Rescue......Marine VHF 16...............366-0282 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 Treasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2295 Abaco Medi-Center.....................................................367-9999 Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic ................................ 367-0020 Chiropractor-Dr. Lewis.................................................367-0020 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay ........................................ 365-8288 Integrated Medical Center .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre ................................... 367-0050 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour ........................... 367-2510 Government Clinic, Coopers Town ............................. 365-0300 Government Clinic, Green Turtle Cay .......................... 365-4028 Government Clinic, Hope Town .................................. 366-0108 Government Clinic, Sandy Point ................................. 366-4010 Kidney Centre, Marsh Harbour....................................367-3310 Out Island Chiropractor...............................................367-2584 Blu House ....................... 38 ......... F ................ 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .............. 40 ......... F ................ 365-4271 Black Sound Marina .......... 15 ............................ 365-4531 Other Shore Club ............... 15 ......... F ................ 365-4226 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 ......... F ................ 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26............................365-4191 Treasure Cay Marina........ ..150......... F............... ..365-8250 Man-O-War Marina .......... 28 ......... F .................365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina ...... 192 ......... F .................367-2158 Conch Inn .......................... 72. .........F.................367-4000 Harbour View Marina ........ 40 ......... F ................367-2182 Mangoes Marina ............... 29 ........... .................367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina ...... 62 ......... F .................367 2700 Hope Town Marina ............ 62 ............................ 366-0003 Lighthouse Marina .............. 6 ......... F ................366-0154 Sea Spray .......................... 60 ......... F ................366-0065 Schooner Bay .................... 15 ......... F ................475-7626 Spanish Cay Marina ........... 40 ......... F ................365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina .......... 158 ........... ................365-5802 Guana Hide-aways ............ 37 ........... ................365-5070 Orchid Bay ......................... 66 ........ F ................365-5175 Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beah.......................1-386-478-0600 American Eagle Miami ..................................................... 367-2231 US Reservation..............................1-800-433-7300 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud .............................367-2095 Craig Air Jacksonville...........................................................367-3522 Island Wings Ft. Lauderdale.....................................1-954-274-6214 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando, Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach ............ 367-3415 US Reservation...................................1-800-231-0856 Sky Bahamas Nassau ......................................................... 367-0996 Reservation.......................................1-242-377-8993 Western Air Nassau ........................................................... 367-3722 Abaco Air .............................................................................. 367-2266 Cherokee Air Charters .........................................................367-1920 Extra $3 for each passengers above two ective Dec 08 Clinic, Downtown, Stop Light, ........................................................ $10 Ab Bch Resort, Eastern Shore close, Ferry ........................................ $15 Spring City ........................................................................................ $15 Dundas Town, Nat Ins bldg, C Abaco Primary Sch ............................. $15 Murphy Town & Great. Cistern .......................................................... $20 Snake Cay ........................................................................................ $35 Casuarina Point ................................................................................. $60 Cherokee, Winding Bay, Little Harbour ............................................. $80 Bahama Palm Shore ......................................................................... $90 Crossing Rocks ................................................................................ $105 Sandy Point ................................................................................... $150 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $50 Treasure Cay Airport, G Turtle ferry ................................................... $80 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $85 Fox Town ........................................................................................ $165 Clinic, downtown, Ab Beach Hotel ................................................. $ 10 Nat. Ins. Bldg, Murphy Town, Gr. Cistern .......................................... $10 Wait time $0.40 per minute, Hourly rate $40 per hour Luggage $0.75 each over two, large bags $1 ea. Eective Dec 08 Green Turtle Cay ferry dock ............................................................... $10 Madeira Park .................................................................................... $20 Sand Banks ...................................................................................... $25 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $30 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $45 Black Wood ...................................................................................... $20 Fire Road & Coopers Town ............................................................... $40 Cedar Harbour ................................................................................. $60 Wood Cay ......................................................................................... $70 Mount Hope .................................................................................... $80 Fox Town .......................................................................................... $85 Crown Haven ................................................................................... $90 Marsh Harbour airport ..................................................................... $80 Green Turtle Ferry to Marsh H Airport .............................................. $80 Treasure Cay Hotel to Marsh Harbour ................................................ $85 Treasure Cay Hotel to Green Turtle Ferry ........................................... $25 Treasure Cay Hotel to Blue Hole ........................................................ $30 Albert Lowe Museum ................................ Green Turtle Cay Capt Roland Roberts House, reef exhibits .. Green Turtle Cay Memorial Sculpture Garden .................... Green Turtle Cay Wyannie Malone Historical Museum ................. Hope Town Elbow Cay Lighthouse ....................................... Hope Town Swim Mermaid Reef o Marsh Harbour ........ Pelican Shore Drive to & swim in Blue Hole ........... Treasure Cay farm road Art studio & working foundry ...................... Little Harbour Man-O-War Heritage Museum...................Man-O-War Cay Man-O-War Boatyards .............................. Man-O-War Cay Hole-inWall lighthouse -very rough road......South Abaco Cedar Harbour plantation ruins need guide...North Abaco Blackwood blue hole & sisal mill......................North Abaco Abaco wild horses by appointment..................... 367-4805 Bird watching ask tourism.................................367-3067 Crossing Beach in Marsh Harbour Witches Point 3 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Little Harbour 20 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Cherokee 23 miles S of Marsh Harbour www.theabaconian.com Alburys Ferry Service Marsh H.>Guana Cay/Scotland cay F rom Conch Inn advised to contact the oce for the changes. Note: 4:30 pm trip to GTC not on Sundays ** Note: 4:30 pm trip will be made from New Plymouth only Between Abaco & Grand Bahama Summer Schedule only (April to Dec) Sandy Point & Nassau Every Friday & Sunday, except holidays, under 4 hours. Call 225-3376 or 366-4119 Call for rates. Not on Sundays or holidays Marsh Harbour to Hope Town or Man-O-War 20 minutes, Guana Cay 30 minutes Marsh Harbour cont... North Abaco Sandy Point Treasure Cay Casaurina Point Cherokee Crossing Rocks Green Turtle Cay Hope Town Marsh Harbour Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Abaco Dental Asso......................................................367-0164 Diamante Dental, Marsh Harbour................................367-4968 Man O War Dental Clinic..............................................365-6508 Abaco Island Pharmacy, Marsh Harbour......................367-2544 Chemist shoppe, Marsh Harbour.................................367-3106 Caribbean Veterinary Centre, Marsh Harbour..............367-3551 Island Veterinary Clinic, Marsh Harbour......................367-0062 Everyone reads The Abaconian Bring errors & revisions to our attention Revised July 2013 All phones use area code 242 unless noted .......... ....367-2936 ..................... ....367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure ........................... ....577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay ........................ ....365-8749 .................. ....365-4411 ....................... ....365-8506 ...... ....367-2787 ......... ....366-0024 ............ ....376-9858 Charter Fishing Boats Abaco Beach Resort Snappas Grill & Chill Curlytails Mangoes Restaurant Abaco Inn Capn Jacks H.T. Harbour Lodge Sea Spray Sundowners McIntosh Restaurant Jolly Roger Bar & Bistro Leeward Yacht Club Bluff House Guana Grabbers Nippers Bar & Grill

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Page 24 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 HEALTH INSURANCE Health is Wealth It's known that a healthy society is a wealthy society, that's why Insurance Management offers the largest selection of coverage in The Bahamas Nobody does it better!INSURANCE MANAGEMENT(BAHAMAS) LIMITED. INSURANCE BROKERS & AGENTS email: info@imbabaco.comNassauRosetta Street P.O.Box SS-6283 Tel: (242) 394-5555 Fax: (242) 323-6520Freeport1, Pioneers Way P.O.Box F-42541 Tel: (242) 350-3500 Fax: (242) 350-3510AbacoQueen Elizabeth Dr. P.O.Box AB-20666 Tel: (242) 367-4204 Fax: (242) 367-4206EleutheraQueens Highway P.O.Box EL-25190 Tel: (242) 332-2862 Fax: (242) 332-2863ExumaQueens Highway P.O.Box SS-6283 Tel: (242) 336-2304 Fax: (242) 336-2305

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 22 November 15th, 2013 Nations best feel Bulldogs bite Above: Creters Bulldogs landing on Abaco on Nov. 4. They brought back the winning title from the Bahamas Softball Federations National Round-Robin Tournament on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. For more on the historic win, see page 10. By Canishka Alexander Above, left to right: Brenda Sawyer, Wynsome Ferguson, Joanne Bradley, Melinda Pin der, Marjolein Scott-van Der Hek, Ruth Saunders and Laura Albury. Theresa Albury is not pictured. The Pink Rose Ball Committee donated a $10,000 cheque to Joanne Brad ley and Marjolein Scott-van Der Hek of the Abaco Cancer Society on Nov. 7. Pink Rose Ball donates $10,000 to Abaco Cancer Society

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 School & Youth News Angels Academy celebrates Halloween with a costume contest Pirates, princesses and ghouls paraded for Angels Academys Halloween contest. Prefects installed at S.C. Bootle Press Release Above: S. C. Bootle High School Prefects after making their pledges. Long Bay School focuses on Jesus Press Release Please see Long Bay Page 4

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 School & Youth News Long Bay From Page 2 Above: Long Bay students and faculty listen to Pastor Leonardo Rahming. By Samantha Evans St. Francis de Sales wins Grade Eight Spelling Bee By Samantha Evans Youth arms of the Kiwanis Club go Trick-O-Canning Above: K-Kids, Builders Club and Key Club members went Trick-O-Canning on Octo ber 15 to gather food to give to the needy. By Canishka Alexander Adult students look for second chance through student sponsorship Please see Adult Page 5

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 Man-O-War Hardware Non-Corrosive Hardware An Extensive Selection of Brass, Stainless & Monel Bolts, Nails & Screws Hinges & Barrel Bolts Stainless Steel Hurricane Clips #1 Lumber Plain & Pressure Treated Pine, Fir, Cypress Teak & Mahogany Interior, Exterior & Marine PLYWOOD For quotes or information Call Walter Sweeting l Arthur Elden Man-O-War Cay, Abaco, Bahamas Ph: (242) 365-6011 l Fax (242) 365-6039 School & Youth News Adult From Page 4 ACH holds prefect installation and awards ceremony By Mirella Santillo Above: ACH Prefects sing for the assembly during the awards ceremony. Above: Head Boy, Conrad Cornish, proud ly displays his awards. District Debate By Berthony McDermott (Grade 11 Student)) Please see Debate Page 6

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 CEDAR ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $230 .00 5 SHELF WOOD BOOK CASE $120 00 BABY CRIBS $250 00 & $285 00 WOODEN TODDLER BEDS $175 .00 WOODEN HEADBOARD Full $115 .00 Queen $150 .00 ROLLAWAY BEDS $260 .00 Ron-Paul Cabinets Plus Owners: Ronnie & Pauline Roberts Phone: (242) 367-0546 Visit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes Pharmacy LAMINATED FLOORING $2 50 sq.ft. PADDING $0.55 sq.ft. 25 % All BUNK BEDS o MATTRESS BOX SPRING BED FRAMES Commercial Carpet..$11 .00 sq.yd. Carpet Padding........$5 .95 sq.yd. Boys & Girls Bicycles JOHN CASHREALTY www.treasurecayrentals.com Lot 2 Block 200 Galleon Bay Estates 142 of canal frontage with dock, electric, boathouse, garage and lovely marina views. $399,000 NEW LISTING Lot 35 Block 167 Anchorage Estates multi family canal lot adjacent to Palm Bay $249,000 NEW LISTING Lot 32 Block 3 Homesite located on Treasure Cay Drive across from golf course. $59,000 NEW LISTING Lot 74 Block 199 14,439 sq. ft. Canal front homesite with Sea of Abaco views $149,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2338 2 Bed 2 Bath newly furnished lower condo with boat slip & storage locker, very smart upgrades $259,000 NEW PRICE Bahama Beach Club 2024 3 Bed 2 Bath 1645 sq. ft. Luxurious fully furnished second oor condo at Treasure Cay beachfront resort with pool bar/ restaurant. $675,000 OWNER FINANCING Ocean Villa 911 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished, steps from Treasure Cay beach, excellent buy. $275,000 Twin Palms 3 Bed, 2 Bath charming 1800 sq. ft. newly renovated home with pool & dock and 2 min walk to T. C. Beach $849,000 OWNER FINANCING Roberts Home 3 Bed 2.5 Bath fully furnished 3000 sq ft CBS home with 2 car garage and dock $949,000 Mariners Cove 1510 Townhouse 2 bed, 1.5 bath, professionally decorated, lovely marina view $219,000 Royal Palm 2321 2 Bed, 2 Bath tastefully furnished marina condo, end unit with pool in front, boatlift and storage $259,000 Beach Villa 635 2 Bed 2 Bath 1,025 sq. ft. charming renovated villa, large garage, many extras & upgrades. $279,000 NEW LISTING Royal Poinciana 2513 Oceanfront 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished condo with water views from every room! $545,000 Lot 5 Block 191 Brigantine Bay canal front homesite with serene water views. $310,000 NEW LISTING Las Brisas 4 Bed, 3 Bath 2 Den 3000 sq ft private luxurious beachfront home on Windward Beach. $1,575,000 NEW PRICE Royal Palm 2309 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished lower condo, situated between two pools w/boat slip on Treasure Cay Marina. $249,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2377 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished lower condo on Brigantine Bay w/boat lift $249,000 NEW PRICE Lot 8 Block 198 Brigantine canal homesite with 90 ft. of seawall in Treasure Cays most protected canal. Choice water views. $235,000 WILL TRADE FOR CONDO Lot 6 Block 198 canal front homesite with 91 of seawall on Treasure Cays most protected canal at THE best price! $135,000 NEW LISTING Lot 21 Block 200 Galleon Bay Estates 20,164 sq. ft. canal front homesite with terric Sea of Abaco views $199,000 NEW LISTING Marina View Villa Modern 2 bed/2bath CBS, fully funished home, 1,000 sq. ft. plus porches, overlooking Treasure Cay Marina John CashABR, BRI, CRB, CRS, Broker UNDER CONTRACT SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Quality Star Auto Service Station And Garage Don MacKay Blvd., Marsh Harbour THE PLACE FOR YOUR ENTIRE AUTOMOBILE AND TRUCK NEEDS We stock a wide variety of parts and tyres. If you need an item that is not in stock, we will quickly import it for you Open 7 am 7 pm Monday thru Thursday 7 am 8 pm Friday and Saturday Tel: (242) 367-2979 Debate From Page 5 School & Youth News Above: SC Bootle High School Debate Team celebrating their victory. From left: Sabrina Russell, Vice-Principal; Berthony McDermott; Dearsharay Brown; Chelsea Bowe; Tani sha Charlton and Coach Nadira Kawalram. Lifestyles Soberlee designers launch new fashion line By Canishka Alexander See photo: page 19.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 Happy Thanksgiving Menu Invites you to our Thanksgiving Dinner28th November, 2013Time 6:00pm to 9:00pmFor local transportation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.com SoupWild Rice Turkey SoupSaladHoliday Apple SaladEntreesApricot Glazed Turkey........... $36.00 Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Prime Rib.......... $42.00 Dessert Walnut or Apple PieTopped with a fruit pecan sauce & stued with a smoked sausage & bread bacon stung Served with a Au Jus sauce **All entrees served with a choice of Wild Mushroom Rice or Mashed Potatoes & Italian cut green beans Lifestyles wedding ceremony ever held at Long Dock By Lee Pinder The Esther Network founder honours Abaco women at conference Hon. Butler-Turner delivers keynote By Canishka Alexander Above: Angie Collie, founder and managing director of Auskell Advanced Medical Cen ter, was honoured at The Esther Network's Women's Empowerment Conference on Nov. 9. She is shown accepting her honorary plaque from the Hon. Loretta Butler-Turner, who was the keynote speaker for the occasion. Please see Esther Page 15

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Beautiful Wall Maps of the Bahamas, Caribbean, Coastal Florida & More!www.IslandMapStore.comPhone: 239-963-3497Island Map Store GROUP LTD CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING ESTATE SERVICES DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTIONPlanning, Management, Execution of all Stages of Residental, Commercial, Infrastructure or Renovation ProjectsENGINEERING DESIGN & CONSULTINGStructual & Civil Engineering Licensed Professional EngineerESTATE SERVICESProperty Management & MaintenanceAbaco Shopping Center, P.O.Box AB 20200 Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas jnicksims@gmail.comnick sims PRESIDENT & ENGINEER 242-577-7467 Tel/Fax: 242-367-sims BETTER BUILDING SOLUTIONS Abaco student shoots hoops in NCAA basketball By Canishka Alexander Sports Above: Kevin Altidor (in purple) playing for the Young Harris College Mountain Lions. Sands Sculling Champion repeats Press Release Please see Sands Page 12

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Historic win for Creters Bulldogs, Abaco By Canishka Alexander Sports Above: Bulldogs Mark Douglas holding the winning trophy. The team was greeted at the airport by throngs of cheering fans as well as North Abaco MP Renardo Curry and former softball player, Rudy Smith. For over three decades, softball teams from Abaco have attempted the BSF Champion ship and fallen short. This year, however, Creters Bulldogs triumphed, beating the best Nassau and Grand Bahama had to of fer.

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Page 12 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Sports At 6pm, the sculling races began and after 3 heats well-known sculler Clayton Bain emerged victorious. The 2nd annual sculling championship was very successful, with scullers coming from Long Island, Andros, Abaco and Grand Bahama. This is the second year in a row that Bain has won, proving he is the ultimate sculling champion and the man to beat in 2014. (Photo Courtesy of Bahamian Brewery and Beverage for Barefoot Marketing) The event was comprised of 3 races, the junior sailing race, the E-class sailing and the sculling race. On Saturday, the morning races began with the Triple B Malta Junior sail ing. The winners of the junior sailing race were Chloe Sweeting in 1st place, Joey Gale in 2nd place and Rachel Sands in 3rd place. (Photo courtesy of Bahamian Brewery and Beverage or Barefoot Marketing) Press Release Jennifer Dudas takes the reins of the BBC Please see BBC Page 13 Sands From Page 8

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 Dont forget to place your ad in the Abaconian ONLY 2 ISSUES LEFT BEFORE CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS Advtertise Your: Open House Store & Merchandise Restaurant Specials Christmas & New Year Events Political & Business Thank You ads School & Church Programs DEADLINE FOR AD PLACEMENTDecember 1st issue is November 20th December 15th issue is December 4thFor more information you can contact us at 242-367-3200 Email: abaconiannews@gmail.com or stop by and see us at our oce located in Dove Plaza #106 Pre-K through Grade 6Small Class Sizes & Individualized In struction shelly.roark@angelsacademyabaco.com www.AngelsAcademyAbaco.com 242-367-2780 Sports Above: Jennifer Dudas, BBCs new presi dent. BBC From Page 12 Flag Football season opens By Timothy Roberts Please see Football Page 18

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Keashia Curry: Audea Russell: Denton Gay: Olujimi Scott: Miran da Albury: Erin Patterson: Carl Archer Jr.: James Albury: Sherrie Romer: Joy Ar cher: Clyde sha Cornish: Paytan Stubbs: Serena Greene: Students Away

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 15 Chante Basden Ray shell Sands: Cathy Weather ford: Aisha Jones: Keith McDonald: Abria Hield: Denton Sawyer: Tremeice Martin: Alexis McIntosh: Aly Boyce: Have a child away at school or college? Call us at 367-3200 Students Away Esther From Page 7 Lifestyles

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Page 16 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 THE NEW GOVERNMENT COMPLEX TELEPHONE NUMBERS Administrators Oce..........................242-699-0000 Dept of Education.................................242-699-0016 Dept of Environmental Health............242-699-0032 Min of Finance/Business License..........242-699-0052 Dept of Immigration.............................242-699-0067 Magistrates Court................................242-699-0092 National Insurance Board.....................242-367-2639 Public Treasury.....................................242-367-2647 Dept of Social Services.........................242-699-0150 Ministry of Tourism.............................242-699-0152 Local Government Council.................242-699-0165 Auditor General Dept..........................242-699-0171 Bahamas Mortgage Corp.....................242-699-0177 Dept of Information Technology...........242-699-0182 Dept of Housing...................................242-699-0187 Dept of Labour.....................................242-699-0200 Dept of Marine Resources....................242-699-0202 Road Trac Dept.................................242-699-0217 Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture.....242-699-0228 Prime Ministers Oce........................242-699-0241 Passport Oce.....................................242-699-0244 FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE TO CUT OUT AND SAVE Lifestyles November is Aviation History Month: A look at one of Abacos most famous pilots and the legacy of out-island aviation By Jennifer Hudson Gospel Singalong Fundraiser Concert held in November By Jennifer Hudson Above: But for Grace, an eight-member group attached to the Seventh-Day Adventists Church, sang some very expressive and meaningful selections.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 17 HOPE TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL TO RUN FERRYS FRIDAY, SAT URDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT, LEAVING MARSH HARBOUR AT 6:30 RETURNING 11:30. $15.00 Round Trip CALL ALBURY'S FERRY FOR DETAILS. Broadcast Music, Inc. announces Combustion Music Hope Town Music Festival Press Release Lifestyles Across 1. FACSIMILE Commonly known as a Fax. 3. ROYAL Descriptive of the Monarchy. 5. CELCIUS Metric system of temperature. 9. GOATSKIN Common material for Junkanoo drums. 10. LIGHTHOUSE Abaco has two of these imperial structures. 14. DODO Extinct bird. 16. ARSON 18. CALLOUS Rough, insensitive. 19. DIDGERIDOO Australian wind instrument. Down 1. FRANTIC Distraught and hurried. 2. MAIZE Corn 4. CLEAN Antonym of dirty. 6. IRS US Tax Agency 7. SEAWEED Hiding spot for conch; food for turtles. 8. PEARL Found in oysters but also conchs. 11. IBIS Wading bird. 12. CORAL Colourful home for 13. ATOMS Makeup of molecules. 15. MAP Critical to navigation. 17. ROUND peg in a _____ hole. Nov 15 Clues Across 4. Fast shark 5. Christmas Saint 7. A rod and reel arent much good without this. 9. A colour, a branch of military. 11. This animal is said to Never forget 12. Very important and timely. 13. Large body of fresh water. 16. US holiday often celebrated with turkey. 18. Travel that focuses on culture, nature and arts. Down 1. Necessary to mail a letter. 2. Power derived from the sun. 3. When Toters come to your party, they usually bring this. 6. Shrimp sauce; drinks. 8. Famous Joyce novel. 10. These Bulldogs just won the National Softball Tournament. 14. Newly renovated Cherokee church. 15. Famous plumber. 17. Licensing fees for these have gone up sharply and unexpectedly. Aug 15 Answers

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Page 18 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 By Mirella Santillo Third Annual Angels Academy Carnival excites students ABACO ISLAND PHARMACY LTD.We have moved! Next to ECC and across from BTC, Marsh Harbour 367.2544 tel 367.6544 faxabacoislanpharmacy@gmail.comPrescriptions Testing Beauty Supplies Vitamins Supplements 8:30am 6pm Sundays 9am 4pm Business Service Directory Rentals : Services: Big Cat Equipment THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IS TO MARKET AND PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS ON A CONSISTENT BASIS. One way to get your business known is to start with a BUSINESS CLASSIFIED for only $45 per issue for B&W or opt for our six issue discount rate. Contact Us For More Information 367-3200 or email: abaconiannews@gmail.com GET YOUR BUSINESS KNOWN!! Nassau 242-457-4SOD (4763) or 225-4SOD (4763) Abaco 242-357-6975 Fax: 242-367-2424 GRASS GRASS GRASS From Our Farm to Your Door! We Now Have SOD for Immediate Delivery! Located Don MacKay Blvd and Airport Phone 367-2431 Marsh Harbour Mon Sat 7:30 5 Sun 10 5 Visa and MasterCard Accepted Tropical Souvenirs Straw Baskets Shirts Hats Casual Wear Gifts Souvenirs Androsia Shirts Androsia Fabric SOUTH ISLAND SOLAR Abacos First Choice in Alternative Energy Solutions Solar Panels Solar Batteries Solar Pool Pumps Solar A/C Units Back up Power Systems Solar Golf Cart Charging System Solar & Instant Hot Water Heaters System Installations & Maintenance Charge Controllers/Chargers/Inverters FINANCING AVAILABLE!! 242.458.7734 mike@southislandsolar.com www.southislandsolar.com WE ARE A LOCALLY OWNED BUSINESS Sports Football From Page 13 Above: a good ground game is important for any offense to succeed. Right: A leaping catch in the endzone. School & Youth News Above: Shelley Roark, owner of Angels Academy, waits at the ticket booth during the school Carnival. Please see Carnival Page 19 Above: a young girl attempts eating a cot ton candy larger than her head at the Car nival.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 19 RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS COLOR OPTIONS FOR YOUR CLASSIFIED Call 367-3200 Fax 367-3677 abaconiannews@gmail.com RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 2423673677 Email: abaconian news@gmail.com Houses and Land For Rent and For Sale PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Central Pines Casuarina Point, Great Cistern, Treasure Cay RE DUCED to PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, Great Guana Cay, Marsh Harbour, Government Sub, Scotland Cay, Abacos Private Island. Also SERVICES VEHICLES FOR SALE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE VEHICLES FOR SALE Items for Sale, Employment, Services, Cars & Boats MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE Parker 2501 center console, Pro Windsurf Gear, Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 2423673677 Email: abaconian news@gmail.com Two Albury Brothers 20 Boats One 22 Aquasport One 25 Ber tram Evinrude Re-Power Orphans, 31 Tiara, 1990, Abaco Powerline Construction Co. HP Pavillion 17 Notebook Computer, Remington 1187, Solid Cherry 48 Round Dinning Table, Classic 1978 Volkswagen Convertible, 2000 Ford F350, Medi cal Inversion Table Washing Machine, Seeking EXPERIENCED Caregiver School & Youth News Carnival From Page 17 Above: the bounce house is always a fa vourite. Left: Behind the scenes of a re cent Soberlee Designs pho toshoot. The shirts, designed by Dakotah Delancy and Leanne Russell, are being mod elled by Analia Lowe (left) and Erica Pinder (right).

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 1 PRSRT STD US POSTAGE PAID WEST PALM BCH FL Permit NO 4595 Renew your subscription before the expiration date shown in the label below. The Abaconian Stuart Web Inc. 5675 SE Grouper Ave Stuart, FL 34997 Change Service Requested VOLUME 21 NUMBER 22 November 15th, 2013 National Geographic promotes Geotourism Project Environmentalists attend a presentation with Tonya Cargill-Adderley and Maria Lucia Prinz on The Bahamas Geotourism Out Islands Program for National Geographics Inter active MapGuide on Nov. 1. For details see page 2. Save the Bays directors and North Abaco Treasure Cay development With input and support from Save the Bays, a national environmental coalition, the North Abaco Councils is separating themselves from Central Government on the handling and decisons regarding the controversial dredging. See page 7. Above: Save the Bays direc tors along with North Abaco Council members. national competition By Timothy Roberts Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna Martin and Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation Hope Town road reviewed by Minister Left to right: Marji Chapman (Hope Town District Council Secretary), Donnie Carey (HTDC Member), Don Cash (HTDC Member), Arthur Eldon (HTDC Member), Harold Malone (HTDC Deputy Chairman), Hon. Glenys Hanna-Martin (Minister of Transport and Aviation), Jeremy Sweeting (HTDC Chairman), Hope Strachan (Minister of State in the Ministry of Transport and Aviation), Edison Key (Central, South Abaco Member of Parliament), Preston Cunningham (Central Abaco Island Administrator). Creters Bulldogs brought in a historic win for Abaco softball. See Section B Page 10. Page 1 4 Hefty license fee increas es which are in effect as of November 6, 2013 came as a surprise to many gun owners on Abaco. See page 5. Epworth Chapel renovated After six months of re pairs, made possible by donations and fundrais ers, the Methodist Chapel is seating its congrega tion again. See page 11. Last year a local chicken farm was going to shut ter its doors. This year theyre back in full swing. Find out why on page 17.

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Page 2 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 unitedabacoshippingco@coralwave.com promotes Geotourism Project to Out Islands only By Canishka Alexander Central & All Abaco Above: Tonya Cargill-Adderley, principal of Contact Excellence Consulting. Above: Maria Lucia Prinz, a National Geographic representative. they have named the Geotourism encompasses a nature, the out doors, water, music and arts.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 5 Abaco hunters, lawBy Timothy Roberts the information that the fees were already Yet others feel that the new fees will The new fees were mentioned by the Central & All Abaco Fault shuts down Wilson City Power Plant in early Damaged equipment and isolated incidents delay repairs By Timothy Roberts salt off transformers in several areas be tempted to restore power they developed tions were responsible for a series of island

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Page 6 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 FULL SERVICE MARINA WATERFRONT VILLASBahamian Breakfast Sat. & Sun.Enjoy a delicious dinner with us Happy Hour Daily 5 pm 6 pmOpen Year RoundCome lounge at The Helm, our indoor barBoat House Restaurant For local transporation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.comWhite Sound, Elbow Cay Sea Spray will pick up from Hope Town By Canishka Alexander This led to the arrest of three per Central & All Abaco televisions in their possession and two with stolen televisions to stop by the Marsh of the speed limit in the death of Fred Police conduct On Nov 8 Police performed community walkabouts in Treasure Cay and Marsh Harbour. a former Chief In spector of the British Police Department (above.) Photo courtesy Abaco Police.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 7 Marble and Granite counter tops, showers and oors installed Made in Marsh Harbour Call 367-6867 or 367-4726 View installations on our web site: abacomarbleandgranite.com Concerns continue to be raised in Treasure Cay Save the Bays directors join with Council By Canishka Alexander that there was a delay in the developers re North Abaco Smith said they had invited Fred Smith to Gary Smith added that the develop irksome. The North Abaco expressed frustration regarding being bypassed for deci sions about the community. lationship that family islanders have with Please see Development Page 10

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Page 8 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 From the Editor's Desk // Sporty The Abaconian Bradley M. Albury Editor-in-Chief AB 20213 Marsh Harbour Abaco, The Bahamas Logo Photo Credit: Tuppy Weatherford Reporters/Freelance Contributors: Canishka Alexander, Samantha Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Timothy Roberts, Mirella Santillo, Rashida Murray, Lee Pinder Phone 242-367-3200 FAX 242-367-3677 AbaconianNews@gmail.com Subscribe NOW Order form on Page 9 Abacos most complete newspaper. 2022 Aero Circle New Smyrna Beach FL. 32168 7,500 copies Published twice monthly Free at over 100 Abaco locations from Grand Cay to Moores Is. Subscription rates: $20.00 Abaco $25 other Bahamas (One Year) $45.00 USA $65 Canada airmail $95.00 UK, Europe & Caribbean surface Order The Abaconian Today JUNE 2012 Name Address Address City St. Postal code + Country E-mail or Tel # 24 issues US$ or B$ Above subscription is a gift from: $45 USA via 3 rd Class $25 Bahamas via surface $20 to Abaco US$65 Canada via Airmail US$95 UK, Europe Surface Mail to: 2022 Aero Circle, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 32168 or: P.O. Box AB 20213, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, The Bahamas If you want to renew this gift next year, please give us your address below Why subscribe? The Abaconian will keep you informed on issues such as: Master Card Visa WE NOW ACCEPT MASTER CARD/VISA Community Calendar team has beaten the heavy hitters than players from any other island

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 9 Letters to the Editor Airport lion dollars here and a few million dollars Matter Idealism and Inspiration in our Communities Please see Letters Page 10

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 11 South Abaco Renovations nearly Methodist Church By Lee Pinder Michael Knowles and Reverend Marie Neilly rededicating the Epworth Methodist in 1933. rainwater has hampered the entryway to ed and try to help themselves whenever Above: repairs being carried out on the cement area in front of the Chapel. Materials were secured for this project by Michael Bethel.

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Page 14 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Hanna-Martin said that the Ministry They said it nesses and that not ev eryone is able to afford a For approved by The Cays From Page 1 We will be by the community in issues and by rational sense Business By Canishka Alexander Above: Keli Albury, owner of Island Girl Boutique I and II. Grand opening was held on Oct. 31 for her second location. Please See Boutique Page 15

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 15 Specializing in Residential & Commercial Real Estate throughout The Abacos HOPE TOWN HIDEAWAYSAbaco Surfside Starting at $1,520/wk plus tax Aerie Cottage Starting at $2,200/wk plus tax Tahiti Sunset $1.026 M Turtle Run $3.39 M Atlantic Horizons $1.2 M Fresca Starting at $2,600/wk plus tax Marnies Landing Lot #6 $850,000 Seascape $325,000 Fig Tree $2.05 M NEW PRICE NEW 20% OFF Further Business Boutique From Page 14 Veteran 5-Star hotel Press Release Above: veteran hotelier Allen Davis whose career has taken him from 4-diamond and 5-star properties in the U.S., France and the Caribbean to local management posi tions at the Lyford Cay Club and Cat Cay in the northern Bahamas has joined the Hope Town Harbour Lodge as its new manager. Please See Lodge Page 16

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Page 16 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 TREASURE CAY Interior lot, Flamingo road $48,000 Rock Point waterfront lot, exc price $185,000 Golf Course Lot $35,000 MAKE OFFER www.islandpropertiesbahamas.comTel: (242) 367-0737 Fax: (242) 367-0736 Chris & Molly Roberts 2/2 Beachfront Villa with 100' of sandy beach frontage $390,000 Cute 1 bed, 1 bath, furnished cottage, close to beach $116,000 2 Acre beach front estate lot $550,000 Beautiful interior lots, starting at $21,700 1 Acre beach front estate lot $295,000 4 Interior lots starting at $12,000 Pinehurst lots $7,000 & $11,000 9 + acres 8 Mile Bay Beach access $199,000CASUARINA POINT 4 Bed, 4 Bath Beachfront home, extensive decking, 2 cabanas $795,000 REDUCED! Waterfront lot, panoramic views $88,000 Sea view lot, 100 ft. to beach $38,500 Lots $35,000 and up REDUCED! 4/4 Beachfront home/duplex $375,000 Find Your Vacation Spot GUANA CAY South end hilltop lot $86,000 2/2 Great Atlantic Views, shared dock, steps to beach, rental income $265,900 Pelican Shores waterfront lot 1.3 acres elevated hilltop on the harbour, dock & seawall $895,000 Eastern Marsh Harbour lot, plans passed for 7 unit multi-family complex $350,000 Commercial lot near hotel $125,000 Iggy Biggy complex & residences call for details Jacks Jungle homesite & dockage $135,000 Additional lots available. Beach Access lot close to town $120,000 3 Waterfront lots, one with dock starting at $178,000. OWNER MOTIVATED 2/3 acre oceanfront lot $180,000 20,000 sq. ft. Hilltop lot with starter cottage, harbour and ocean views $198,000 68+ acres of prime property with oceanfront access. Great for off the grid development site or private estate. $1,980,000 3/2 Homes beach access $ 195,000 Lots starting at $30,000 Hilltop lots with ocean view $75,000 $95,000 Gorgeous beach front lot 17,000sq.ft $198,000 Further Business Lodge From Page 15 for its intimate feel despite its broad lawns Spirits Expands to Abaco Above: Jimmys Wines and Spirits held a Grand Opening and Sale for its new Marsh Harbour location. Abaco Business: The Green Turtle Cay Ferry By Mirella Santillo Please See Ferry Page 20

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 17 Found Firearm (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and (Suspect arrested and Crime Report Further Business By Timothy Roberts He said that now that they have seen does really well and they hope to have

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Page 20 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 The Moorings Yacht Charters The Best Sailing Vacations In The World! Prestige Class The Conch Inn Resort Curly Tails The Conch Inn Resort and Marina Come and experience the beauty of the Bahamas. We are waiting for you. The Conch Inn Marina Compliments of The Moorings and The Conch Inn Hotel and Marina Tide North Bar Channel December 2013 34 ft. mono-hull or 37 or 45 ft. Catamaran Cruise the Abaco Sound in one of our new power boats Further Business Ferry From Page 16 Above: Floyd Lowe, who bought Green Turtle Ferry from his brother in 1970, holding a Cacique Award for Transporta tion.

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Page 22 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 ere & Back.....Again EFFECTIVE: JULY 2012 Ph: 242-367-0290 Fax: 242-367-0291 REGULAR FERRY SCHEDULE Marsh Harbour to Hope Town 20 minute ride 7:15am / 9:00am / 10:30am /12:15pm 2:00pm 4:00pm / 5:45pm Hope Town to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 9:45am / 11:30am /1:30pm 3:00pm 4:00pm / 5:00pm / 6:30pm Marsh Harbour to Man-O-War 20 minute ride 7:15 / 10:30am / 12:15pm / 2:30pm* 4:00pm / 5:45pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Man-O-War to Marsh Harbour 8:00am / 11:30am / 1:30pm /3:15pm* / 5:00pm *Except Sundays and Holidays Marsh Harbour to Scotland/Guana Cay 30 minute ride 6:45am / 10:30am / 1:30pm /3:30pm 5:45pm Scotland/Guana Cay to Marsh Harbour 8:am / 11:30am / 2:30pm / 4:45pm / 6:30pm Any stops outside the main harbour will be a minimum charge of two persons. Two persons or over will remain at regular charge. During the month of August through December there are some adjustments made to the schedule. You are advised to contact the oce for any changes. REGULAR FERRY FARES One Way: $17.00 Round Trip Open Return: $27.00 Children 6-11: Half Price Children 5 and under: Free Hope Town and Man-O-War ferries depart from the Ferry Dock at Crossing Beach. Guana /Scotland Cay depart from the Conch Inn. Prices subject to change without notice. Alburys Ferry Service Area Code 242 unless listed otherwise Island-wide Abaco Listings Abaco Cottage 114 hse 366-0576 Abaco Vacation Planner + 25 hse 367-3529 Casuarina Point Sea Grape/Coco Plum 2 Units 367-2107 Cherokee Lee Pinder 3 hse 366-2053 Marina Albury Cottages 5 cottages 366-2075 Grand Cay Rosies Place 352-5458 Green Turtle Cay Barefoot Homes 14 hse 577-4092 Bluff House Club 12 units 365-4200 Cocobay Cottages 6 cott 800-752-0166 Green Turtle Club 35 rm 365-4271 Island Properties 34 hse 365-4047 Leeward Yacht Club 5 hse 365-4191 New Plymouth Inn 9 rm 365-4161 Ocean Blue Properties 34 hse 365-4636 Other Shore Club 365-4226 Roberts Cottages 3 cott 365-4105 Guana Cay Dive Guana 11 hse 365-5178 Dolphin Bch Resort 4 rm 10 cott. 365-5137 Guana Sunset Beach 13 units 365-5133 Ocean Frontier 6 cott 519-389-4846 Wards Landing 4 units 904-982-2762 Ruth Sands 9 hse 365-5140 Hope Town Abaco Inn 22 rm 366-0133 Crystal Villas 5 villas 321-452-0164 Elbow Cay Prop 53 hse 366-0035 Hope T Harb Lodge 25 rm 366 0095 Hope T Hideaways 63 hse 366-0224 Hope Town Inn 6 rm 4 Villas 3 Suites 366-0003 Hope T Villas 3 hse 366-0266 Lighthouse Rentals 4 cott 366-0154 Sea Gull Cottages 4 hse 366-0266 Sea Spray Resort 6 villas 366-0065 Tanny Key 43 hse 366-0053 Turtle Hill 4 villas 366-0557 Lubbers Quarters Cay Lubbers Landing 4 villas 577-2000 Man-O-War Island Home Rentals 2 hse 365-6048 Waterway Rentals 14 hse 365-6143 Marsh Harbour area Abaco Beach Resort 82 rms 367-2158 Abaco Real Estate 6 hse 367-2719 Abaco Towns 16 apts 367-0148 Ambassador Inn 6 rms 367-2022 Conch Inn 9 rms 367-4000 Living Easy 16 hse 367-2202 Island Breezes Motel 8 rms 367-3776 Lofty Fig Villas 6 eff 367-2681 Pelican Beach Villas 6 cott 367-3600 Regattas 32 apts 577-6764 HG Christie 11 hse 367-4151 Sandy Point Oeishas Resort 366-4139 Pete & Gays Resort 14 rm 366-4119 Spanish Cay Spanish Cay Resort 18 rm 6 hse 365-0083 Treasure Cay Abaco Estate Services Mult hse 365-8752 Bahama Beach Club 88 units 365-8500 Brigantine Bay Villas 5 units 877-786-8455 Treasure Cay Resort 95 rms 365-8801 Turtle Rock Villas at Palmetto Beach 3 villas 262-820-1900 Hotels and House Rental Agents Web Sites with Abaco Information www.abaconian.com www.abacoinet.com www.abacocottage.com www.abacos.com www.oii.net www.bahamas.com Hope Town..cont Honesty and Quality You Can Count On Brandon ompson Offering unsurpassed attention to detail with almost two decades of hands on experience www.lbtmarine.com bthompson@lbtmarine.com Cell: 242-357-6532 Ph/Fax: 242-367-2704 Further Business Above: John Cash Press Release Local realtor awarded Careers on Abaco: Music Teacher By Jennifer Hudson Above: Jamal McIntosh, ACH music teach er.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section A Page 23 Dive Shops Dive Abaco Since1978, Marsh Harbour.................................. 367-2787 Dive Time, Man-O-War............................................................365-6235 Froggies, Hope Town.............................................................. 366-0431 Treasure Divers, Treasure Cay.........................................365-8571 Brendals Dive, Green T. Cay......................................... 365-4411 Dive Guana............................................................... 365-5178 A & P Car Rentals ............................................. 367-2655 Abaco Dorado Boat Rentals .............................. 367-1035 Bargain Car Rentals .......................................... 367-0500 Blue Wave Boat Rentals ................................... 367-3910 Cruise Abaco. .................................................... 577-0148 Quality Star Car Rentals (Texaco) ...................... 367-2979 Rainbow Boat Rentals ...................................... 367-4602 Rental Wheels Scooters, Bikes, Cars .................. 367-4643 Richs Boat Rentals .......................................... 367-2742 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 367-2513 Sea Star Car Rentals ......................................... 367-4887 The Moorings Boat Rentals ............................. .367-4000 Brendals Dive Bikes & Kayak rental .................. 365-4411 C & D Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4311 Cruising Cart Rentals ........................................ 365-4065 D & P Cart Rental ............................................. 365-4655 Donnies Boat Rentals ....................................... 365-4119 Harbour View Golf Carts....................................365-4411 Kool Karts ........................................................ 365-4176 Reef Boat Rentals ............................................ 365-4145 Sea Side Carts & Bikes ...................................... 365-4147 T & A Cart Rentals ............................................ 365-4259 Donna Sands Cart Rentals ............................... 365-5195 Dive Guana Boats & Bikes ................................. 365-5178 Orchid Bay Cart rentals ..................................... 365-5175 Cruise Abaco ............................................. 321-220-8796 Conch Pearl Boat Rentals .................................. 365-6502 Ria-Mar Golf Cart Rentals ................................. 365-6024 Waterways Boat Rental ................ 357-6540 & 365-6143 Cats Paw Boat Rentals ..................................... 366-0380 Elbow Cay Cart ................................................. 366-0530 Hope Town Cart Rentals .................................. 366-0064 Island Cart Rentals .......................................... 366-0448 Island Marine Boat Rentals .............................. 366-0282 J Rs Cart Rental ................................................ 366-0361 Sea Horse Boat Rentals .................................... 366-0023 T & N Cart Rentals ............................................ 366-0069 Abaco Adventures Kayaks ............................. 365-8749 Blue Marlin Rentals. ......................................... 365-8687 Cashs Carts ...................................................... 365-8771 Cornish Car Rentals .......................................... 365-8623 JIC Boat Rentals ............................................... 365-8582 Triple J Car Rentals ........................................... 365-8761 Wendals Bicycle Rentals...................................365-8687 Ts Carts............................................................557-1015 DSB Bike Rentals...............................................376-9858 Prices $ Low, $$ Moderate, $$$ Upper Abaco Pizza. ................................ $ .................. 367-4488 Anglers ................................... $$$ .................. 367-2158 Casiahs.......................................$................... 367-0514 Curly Tails ............................... $$$ .................. 367-4444 Golden Grouper ......................... $$ .................. 367-2301 Island Family Rest ..................... $$ .................. 367-3778 Java Coee House ....................... $ .................. 367-5523 Jamies Place ........................... ..$$ .................. 367-2880 Junovias.....................................$$..................367-1271 Jib Room .................................. $$ .................. 367-2700 Kentucky Fried Chicken ............... $ .................. 367-2615 Mangoes ................................. $$$ .................. 367-2366 Rum Runners.............................$$.................. 367-0171 Snack Shack ............................... $ .................. 367-4005 Snappas .................................... $$ .................. 367-2278 Wallys .................................... $$$ .................. 367-2074 Abaco Inn .............................. $$$ .................. 366-0133 Capn Jacks ................................ $$ .................. 366-0247 Firey.......................................$$$................. 366-0145 Harbours Edge ......................... $$ .................. 366-0087 H T Coee House (B & L) .............. $ .................. 366-0760 HT Inn & Marina.........................$$................. 366-0003 H T Harbour Lodge .................. $$$ .................. 366-0095 Munchies .................................... $ .................. 366-0423 OnDa Beach .............................. $$ .................. 366-0558 Sea Spray ............................... $$ .................. 366-0065 Sugar Shack + ............................ $ .................. 366-0788 Petes Pub .................................. $$ .................. 577-5487 Cracker Ps ................................. $$ .................. 366-3139 Bradleys on the Harbour ............. $ .................. 365-6380 Dockn Dine ................................. $ .................. 365-6139 Island Treats Snack Bar ................ $ .................. 365-6501 Bakers Bay Market Place ...... $$$ .................. 612-1021 Grabbers ................................... $$ .................. 365-5133 Nippers ..................................... $$ ................. 365-5143 Orchid Bay ............................... $$$ .................. 365-5175 Bahama Beach Club.................$$$...................365-8500 Coco Beach Bar & Grill. ................ $ .................. 365-8470 Florences Cafe ............................. $ ................. .365-8185 Spinnaker Restaurant ............. $$$ .................. 365-8469 Touch of Class ........................ $$$ .................. 365-8195 Treasure Sands Club ................ $$$ ................. .365-9385 Blu House ............................. $$$ .................. 365-4200 Jolly Roger Bistro ...................... $$ .................. 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .................... $$$ .................. 365-4271 Harveys Island Grill ................... $$ .................. 365-4389 Lizard Bar & Grill........................$$...................365-4191 McIntoshs Restaurant .............. $$ .................. 365-4625 Miss Emilys Restaurant ............. $$ .................. 365-4181 New Plymouth Inn .................... $$ .................. 365-4161 Pineapple Restaurant Bar & Grill $$ ................. 365-4039 Plymouth Rock Cafe .................. $$ .................. 365-4234 Shorties Take-a-way...................$$..................365-4342 Sundowners .............................. $$ .................. 365-4060 Nancys ...................................... $$ .................. 366-4120 The Blacky Lodge .................. $$$ .................. 376-0321 The Red Marlin Bistro...............$$....................426-5440 Judy Maes Kitchen....................$.....................475-7626 Beach Cabana Bar......................$.....................376-9858 Police Hope Town 366-0667 Police Man-O-War 365-6911 Police Treasure Cay 365-8048 Police Green Turtle Cay 365-4550 B. Electricity Corp 367-2727, 367-2846, 367-4667 Water & Sewerage 475-1499, 475-5518 The following services are provided by volunteers Fire Marsh Harbour 367-2000 Fire Man-O-War 365-4019 Treasure Cay Fire & Rescue 365-9111 BASRA Bah Air Sea Rescue......Marine VHF 16...............366-0282 Hope Town 366-0549 Marsh Harbour 367-3752 Guana Cay 365-5178 Treasure Cay 365-8749 Abaco Family Medicine, Marsh Harbour ..................... 367-2295 Abaco Medi-Center.....................................................367-9999 Auskell Advanced Medical Clinic ................................ 367-0020 Chiropractor-Dr. Lewis.................................................367-0020 Corbett Clinic, Treasure Cay ........................................ 365-8288 Integrated Medical Center .......................................... 367-1304 Emergency ............................................... 458-1234 Marsh Harbour Medical Centre ................................... 367-0050 Government Clinic, Marsh Harbour ........................... 367-2510 Government Clinic, Coopers Town ............................. 365-0300 Government Clinic, Green Turtle Cay .......................... 365-4028 Government Clinic, Hope Town .................................. 366-0108 Government Clinic, Sandy Point ................................. 366-4010 Kidney Centre, Marsh Harbour....................................367-3310 Out Island Chiropractor...............................................367-2584 Blu House ....................... 38 ......... F ................ 365-4247 Green Turtle Club .............. 40 ......... F ................ 365-4271 Black Sound Marina .......... 15 ............................ 365-4531 Other Shore Club ............... 15 ......... F ................ 365-4226 Abaco Yacht Service ........... 10 ......... F ................ 365-4033 Leeward Yacht Club............ 26............................365-4191 Treasure Cay Marina........ ..150......... F............... ..365-8250 Man-O-War Marina .......... 28 ......... F .................365-6008 Boat Harbour Marina ...... 192 ......... F .................367-2158 Conch Inn .......................... 72. .........F.................367-4000 Harbour View Marina ........ 40 ......... F ................367-2182 Mangoes Marina ............... 29 ........... .................367-4255 Marsh Harbour Marina ...... 62 ......... F .................367 2700 Hope Town Marina ............ 62 ............................ 366-0003 Lighthouse Marina .............. 6 ......... F ................366-0154 Sea Spray .......................... 60 ......... F ................366-0065 Schooner Bay .................... 15 ......... F ................475-7626 Spanish Cay Marina ........... 40 ......... F ................365-0083 Bakers Bay Marina .......... 158 ........... ................365-5802 Guana Hide-aways ............ 37 ........... ................365-5070 Orchid Bay ......................... 66 ........ F ................365-5175 Boats can clear Customs at Green Turtle Cay, Treasure Cay or Marsh Harbour Abaco Air Nassau, N Eleuthera, Moores Is ........................... 367-2266 AirGate Aviation New Smyrna Beah.......................1-386-478-0600 American Eagle Miami ..................................................... 367-2231 US Reservation..............................1-800-433-7300 Bahamasair Nassau,W. Palm B, Ft Laud .............................367-2095 Craig Air Jacksonville...........................................................367-3522 Island Wings Ft. Lauderdale.....................................1-954-274-6214 Regional Freeport ............................................................... 367-0446 Silver Airline Orlando, Ft. Laud and W Palm Beach ............ 367-3415 US Reservation...................................1-800-231-0856 Sky Bahamas Nassau ......................................................... 367-0996 Reservation.......................................1-242-377-8993 Western Air Nassau ........................................................... 367-3722 Abaco Air .............................................................................. 367-2266 Cherokee Air Charters .........................................................367-1920 Extra $3 for each passengers above two ective Dec 08 Clinic, Downtown, Stop Light, ........................................................ $10 Ab Bch Resort, Eastern Shore close, Ferry ........................................ $15 Spring City ........................................................................................ $15 Dundas Town, Nat Ins bldg, C Abaco Primary Sch ............................. $15 Murphy Town & Great. Cistern .......................................................... $20 Snake Cay ........................................................................................ $35 Casuarina Point ................................................................................. $60 Cherokee, Winding Bay, Little Harbour ............................................. $80 Bahama Palm Shore ......................................................................... $90 Crossing Rocks ................................................................................ $105 Sandy Point ................................................................................... $150 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $50 Treasure Cay Airport, G Turtle ferry ................................................... $80 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $85 Fox Town ........................................................................................ $165 Clinic, downtown, Ab Beach Hotel ................................................. $ 10 Nat. Ins. Bldg, Murphy Town, Gr. Cistern .......................................... $10 Wait time $0.40 per minute, Hourly rate $40 per hour Luggage $0.75 each over two, large bags $1 ea. Eective Dec 08 Green Turtle Cay ferry dock ............................................................... $10 Madeira Park .................................................................................... $20 Sand Banks ...................................................................................... $25 Treasure Cay Resort ........................................................................... $30 Leisure Lee ....................................................................................... $45 Black Wood ...................................................................................... $20 Fire Road & Coopers Town ............................................................... $40 Cedar Harbour ................................................................................. $60 Wood Cay ......................................................................................... $70 Mount Hope .................................................................................... $80 Fox Town .......................................................................................... $85 Crown Haven ................................................................................... $90 Marsh Harbour airport ..................................................................... $80 Green Turtle Ferry to Marsh H Airport .............................................. $80 Treasure Cay Hotel to Marsh Harbour ................................................ $85 Treasure Cay Hotel to Green Turtle Ferry ........................................... $25 Treasure Cay Hotel to Blue Hole ........................................................ $30 Albert Lowe Museum ................................ Green Turtle Cay Capt Roland Roberts House, reef exhibits .. Green Turtle Cay Memorial Sculpture Garden .................... Green Turtle Cay Wyannie Malone Historical Museum ................. Hope Town Elbow Cay Lighthouse ....................................... Hope Town Swim Mermaid Reef o Marsh Harbour ........ Pelican Shore Drive to & swim in Blue Hole ........... Treasure Cay farm road Art studio & working foundry ...................... Little Harbour Man-O-War Heritage Museum...................Man-O-War Cay Man-O-War Boatyards .............................. Man-O-War Cay Hole-inWall lighthouse -very rough road......South Abaco Cedar Harbour plantation ruins need guide...North Abaco Blackwood blue hole & sisal mill......................North Abaco Abaco wild horses by appointment..................... 367-4805 Bird watching ask tourism.................................367-3067 Crossing Beach in Marsh Harbour Witches Point 3 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Little Harbour 20 miles S. of Marsh Harbour Cherokee 23 miles S of Marsh Harbour www.theabaconian.com Alburys Ferry Service Marsh H.>Guana Cay/Scotland cay F rom Conch Inn advised to contact the oce for the changes. Note: 4:30 pm trip to GTC not on Sundays ** Note: 4:30 pm trip will be made from New Plymouth only Between Abaco & Grand Bahama Summer Schedule only (April to Dec) Sandy Point & Nassau Every Friday & Sunday, except holidays, under 4 hours. Call 225-3376 or 366-4119 Call for rates. Not on Sundays or holidays Marsh Harbour to Hope Town or Man-O-War 20 minutes, Guana Cay 30 minutes Marsh Harbour cont... North Abaco Sandy Point Treasure Cay Casaurina Point Cherokee Crossing Rocks Green Turtle Cay Hope Town Marsh Harbour Agape Family Dental, Marsh Harbour..........................367-4355 Abaco Dental Asso......................................................367-0164 Diamante Dental, Marsh Harbour................................367-4968 Man O War Dental Clinic..............................................365-6508 Abaco Island Pharmacy, Marsh Harbour......................367-2544 Chemist shoppe, Marsh Harbour.................................367-3106 Caribbean Veterinary Centre, Marsh Harbour..............367-3551 Island Veterinary Clinic, Marsh Harbour......................367-0062 Everyone reads The Abaconian Bring errors & revisions to our attention Revised July 2013 All phones use area code 242 unless noted .......... ....367-2936 ..................... ....367-4117 Abacos Nature Adventure ........................... ....577-0004 Adventure on Prozac T Cay ........................ ....365-8749 .................. ....365-4411 ....................... ....365-8506 ...... ....367-2787 ......... ....366-0024 ............ ....376-9858 Charter Fishing Boats Abaco Beach Resort Snappas Grill & Chill Curlytails Mangoes Restaurant Abaco Inn Capn Jacks H.T. Harbour Lodge Sea Spray Sundowners McIntosh Restaurant Jolly Roger Bar & Bistro Leeward Yacht Club Bluff House Guana Grabbers Nippers Bar & Grill

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Page 24 Section A The Abaconian November 15, 2013 HEALTH INSURANCE Health is Wealth It's known that a healthy society is a wealthy society, that's why Insurance Management offers the largest selection of coverage in The Bahamas Nobody does it better!INSURANCE MANAGEMENT(BAHAMAS) LIMITED. INSURANCE BROKERS & AGENTS email: info@imbabaco.comNassauRosetta Street P.O.Box SS-6283 Tel: (242) 394-5555 Fax: (242) 323-6520Freeport1, Pioneers Way P.O.Box F-42541 Tel: (242) 350-3500 Fax: (242) 350-3510AbacoQueen Elizabeth Dr. P.O.Box AB-20666 Tel: (242) 367-4204 Fax: (242) 367-4206EleutheraQueens Highway P.O.Box EL-25190 Tel: (242) 332-2862 Fax: (242) 332-2863ExumaQueens Highway P.O.Box SS-6283 Tel: (242) 336-2304 Fax: (242) 336-2305

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 1 VOLUME 21 NUMBER 22 November 15th, 2013 Nations best feel Bulldogs bite Above: Creters Bulldogs landing on Abaco on Nov. 4. They brought back the winning title from the Bahamas Softball Federations National Round-Robin Tournament on Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. For more on the historic win, see page 10. By Canishka Alexander Above, left to right: Brenda Sawyer, Wynsome Ferguson, Joanne Bradley, Melinda Pin der, Marjolein Scott-van Der Hek, Ruth Saunders and Laura Albury. Theresa Albury is not pictured. The Pink Rose Ball Committee donated a $10,000 cheque to Joanne Brad ley and Marjolein Scott-van Der Hek of the Abaco Cancer Society on Nov. 7. Pink Rose Ball donates $10,000 to Abaco Cancer Society

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Page 2 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 School & Youth News Angels Academy celebrates Halloween with a costume contest Pirates, princesses and ghouls paraded for Angels Academys Halloween contest. Prefects installed at S.C. Bootle Press Release Above: S. C. Bootle High School Prefects after making their pledges. Long Bay School focuses on Jesus Press Release Please see Long Bay Page 4

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Page 4 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 School & Youth News Long Bay From Page 2 Above: Long Bay students and faculty listen to Pastor Leonardo Rahming. By Samantha Evans St. Francis de Sales wins Grade Eight Spelling Bee By Samantha Evans Youth arms of the Kiwanis Club go Trick-O-Canning Above: K-Kids, Builders Club and Key Club members went Trick-O-Canning on Octo ber 15 to gather food to give to the needy. By Canishka Alexander Adult students look for second chance through student sponsorship Please see Adult Page 5

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 5 Man-O-War Hardware Non-Corrosive Hardware An Extensive Selection of Brass, Stainless & Monel Bolts, Nails & Screws Hinges & Barrel Bolts Stainless Steel Hurricane Clips #1 Lumber Plain & Pressure Treated Pine, Fir, Cypress Teak & Mahogany Interior, Exterior & Marine PLYWOOD For quotes or information Call Walter Sweeting l Arthur Elden Man-O-War Cay, Abaco, Bahamas Ph: (242) 365-6011 l Fax (242) 365-6039 School & Youth News Adult From Page 4 ACH holds prefect installation and awards ceremony By Mirella Santillo Above: ACH Prefects sing for the assembly during the awards ceremony. Above: Head Boy, Conrad Cornish, proud ly displays his awards. District Debate By Berthony McDermott (Grade 11 Student)) Please see Debate Page 6

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Page 6 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 CEDAR ADIRONDACK CHAIRS $230 .00 5 SHELF WOOD BOOK CASE $120 00 BABY CRIBS $250 00 & $285 00 WOODEN TODDLER BEDS $175 .00 WOODEN HEADBOARD Full $115 .00 Queen $150 .00 ROLLAWAY BEDS $260 .00 Ron-Paul Cabinets Plus Owners: Ronnie & Pauline Roberts Phone: (242) 367-0546 Visit our Showroom Located Opposite the old Lowes Pharmacy LAMINATED FLOORING $2 50 sq.ft. PADDING $0.55 sq.ft. 25 % All BUNK BEDS o MATTRESS BOX SPRING BED FRAMES Commercial Carpet..$11 .00 sq.yd. Carpet Padding........$5 .95 sq.yd. Boys & Girls Bicycles JOHN CASHREALTY www.treasurecayrentals.com Lot 2 Block 200 Galleon Bay Estates 142 of canal frontage with dock, electric, boathouse, garage and lovely marina views. $399,000 NEW LISTING Lot 35 Block 167 Anchorage Estates multi family canal lot adjacent to Palm Bay $249,000 NEW LISTING Lot 32 Block 3 Homesite located on Treasure Cay Drive across from golf course. $59,000 NEW LISTING Lot 74 Block 199 14,439 sq. ft. Canal front homesite with Sea of Abaco views $149,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2338 2 Bed 2 Bath newly furnished lower condo with boat slip & storage locker, very smart upgrades $259,000 NEW PRICE Bahama Beach Club 2024 3 Bed 2 Bath 1645 sq. ft. Luxurious fully furnished second oor condo at Treasure Cay beachfront resort with pool bar/ restaurant. $675,000 OWNER FINANCING Ocean Villa 911 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished, steps from Treasure Cay beach, excellent buy. $275,000 Twin Palms 3 Bed, 2 Bath charming 1800 sq. ft. newly renovated home with pool & dock and 2 min walk to T. C. Beach $849,000 OWNER FINANCING Roberts Home 3 Bed 2.5 Bath fully furnished 3000 sq ft CBS home with 2 car garage and dock $949,000 Mariners Cove 1510 Townhouse 2 bed, 1.5 bath, professionally decorated, lovely marina view $219,000 Royal Palm 2321 2 Bed, 2 Bath tastefully furnished marina condo, end unit with pool in front, boatlift and storage $259,000 Beach Villa 635 2 Bed 2 Bath 1,025 sq. ft. charming renovated villa, large garage, many extras & upgrades. $279,000 NEW LISTING Royal Poinciana 2513 Oceanfront 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished condo with water views from every room! $545,000 Lot 5 Block 191 Brigantine Bay canal front homesite with serene water views. $310,000 NEW LISTING Las Brisas 4 Bed, 3 Bath 2 Den 3000 sq ft private luxurious beachfront home on Windward Beach. $1,575,000 NEW PRICE Royal Palm 2309 2 Bed, 2 Bath fully furnished lower condo, situated between two pools w/boat slip on Treasure Cay Marina. $249,000 NEW LISTING Royal Palm 2377 2 bed, 2 bath fully furnished lower condo on Brigantine Bay w/boat lift $249,000 NEW PRICE Lot 8 Block 198 Brigantine canal homesite with 90 ft. of seawall in Treasure Cays most protected canal. Choice water views. $235,000 WILL TRADE FOR CONDO Lot 6 Block 198 canal front homesite with 91 of seawall on Treasure Cays most protected canal at THE best price! $135,000 NEW LISTING Lot 21 Block 200 Galleon Bay Estates 20,164 sq. ft. canal front homesite with terric Sea of Abaco views $199,000 NEW LISTING Marina View Villa Modern 2 bed/2bath CBS, fully funished home, 1,000 sq. ft. plus porches, overlooking Treasure Cay Marina John CashABR, BRI, CRB, CRS, Broker UNDER CONTRACT SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Quality Star Auto Service Station And Garage Don MacKay Blvd., Marsh Harbour THE PLACE FOR YOUR ENTIRE AUTOMOBILE AND TRUCK NEEDS We stock a wide variety of parts and tyres. If you need an item that is not in stock, we will quickly import it for you Open 7 am 7 pm Monday thru Thursday 7 am 8 pm Friday and Saturday Tel: (242) 367-2979 Debate From Page 5 School & Youth News Above: SC Bootle High School Debate Team celebrating their victory. From left: Sabrina Russell, Vice-Principal; Berthony McDermott; Dearsharay Brown; Chelsea Bowe; Tani sha Charlton and Coach Nadira Kawalram. Lifestyles Soberlee designers launch new fashion line By Canishka Alexander See photo: page 19.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 7 Happy Thanksgiving Menu Invites you to our Thanksgiving Dinner28th November, 2013Time 6:00pm to 9:00pmFor local transportation to Sea Spray call VHF 16 or 366-0065email : info@seasprayresort.com www.seasprayresort.com SoupWild Rice Turkey SoupSaladHoliday Apple SaladEntreesApricot Glazed Turkey........... $36.00 Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Prime Rib.......... $42.00 Dessert Walnut or Apple PieTopped with a fruit pecan sauce & stued with a smoked sausage & bread bacon stung Served with a Au Jus sauce **All entrees served with a choice of Wild Mushroom Rice or Mashed Potatoes & Italian cut green beans Lifestyles wedding ceremony ever held at Long Dock By Lee Pinder The Esther Network founder honours Abaco women at conference Hon. Butler-Turner delivers keynote By Canishka Alexander Above: Angie Collie, founder and managing director of Auskell Advanced Medical Cen ter, was honoured at The Esther Network's Women's Empowerment Conference on Nov. 9. She is shown accepting her honorary plaque from the Hon. Loretta Butler-Turner, who was the keynote speaker for the occasion. Please see Esther Page 15

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Page 8 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Beautiful Wall Maps of the Bahamas, Caribbean, Coastal Florida & More!www.IslandMapStore.comPhone: 239-963-3497Island Map Store GROUP LTD CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING ESTATE SERVICES DEVELOPMENT & CONSTRUCTIONPlanning, Management, Execution of all Stages of Residental, Commercial, Infrastructure or Renovation ProjectsENGINEERING DESIGN & CONSULTINGStructual & Civil Engineering Licensed Professional EngineerESTATE SERVICESProperty Management & MaintenanceAbaco Shopping Center, P.O.Box AB 20200 Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas jnicksims@gmail.comnick sims PRESIDENT & ENGINEER 242-577-7467 Tel/Fax: 242-367-sims BETTER BUILDING SOLUTIONS Abaco student shoots hoops in NCAA basketball By Canishka Alexander Sports Above: Kevin Altidor (in purple) playing for the Young Harris College Mountain Lions. Sands Sculling Champion repeats Press Release Please see Sands Page 12

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Page 10 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Historic win for Creters Bulldogs, Abaco By Canishka Alexander Sports Above: Bulldogs Mark Douglas holding the winning trophy. The team was greeted at the airport by throngs of cheering fans as well as North Abaco MP Renardo Curry and former softball player, Rudy Smith. For over three decades, softball teams from Abaco have attempted the BSF Champion ship and fallen short. This year, however, Creters Bulldogs triumphed, beating the best Nassau and Grand Bahama had to of fer.

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Page 12 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Sports At 6pm, the sculling races began and after 3 heats well-known sculler Clayton Bain emerged victorious. The 2nd annual sculling championship was very successful, with scullers coming from Long Island, Andros, Abaco and Grand Bahama. This is the second year in a row that Bain has won, proving he is the ultimate sculling champion and the man to beat in 2014. (Photo Courtesy of Bahamian Brewery and Beverage for Barefoot Marketing) The event was comprised of 3 races, the junior sailing race, the E-class sailing and the sculling race. On Saturday, the morning races began with the Triple B Malta Junior sail ing. The winners of the junior sailing race were Chloe Sweeting in 1st place, Joey Gale in 2nd place and Rachel Sands in 3rd place. (Photo courtesy of Bahamian Brewery and Beverage or Barefoot Marketing) Press Release Jennifer Dudas takes the reins of the BBC Please see BBC Page 13 Sands From Page 8

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 13 Dont forget to place your ad in the Abaconian ONLY 2 ISSUES LEFT BEFORE CHRISTMAS & NEW YEARS Advtertise Your: Open House Store & Merchandise Restaurant Specials Christmas & New Year Events Political & Business Thank You ads School & Church Programs DEADLINE FOR AD PLACEMENTDecember 1st issue is November 20th December 15th issue is December 4thFor more information you can contact us at 242-367-3200 Email: abaconiannews@gmail.com or stop by and see us at our oce located in Dove Plaza #106 Pre-K through Grade 6Small Class Sizes & Individualized In struction shelly.roark@angelsacademyabaco.com www.AngelsAcademyAbaco.com 242-367-2780 Sports Above: Jennifer Dudas, BBCs new presi dent. BBC From Page 12 Flag Football season opens By Timothy Roberts Please see Football Page 18

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Page 14 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 Keashia Curry: Audea Russell: Denton Gay: Olujimi Scott: Miran da Albury: Erin Patterson: Carl Archer Jr.: James Albury: Sherrie Romer: Joy Ar cher: Clyde sha Cornish: Paytan Stubbs: Serena Greene: Students Away

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 15 Chante Basden Ray shell Sands: Cathy Weather ford: Aisha Jones: Keith McDonald: Abria Hield: Denton Sawyer: Tremeice Martin: Alexis McIntosh: Aly Boyce: Have a child away at school or college? Call us at 367-3200 Students Away Esther From Page 7 Lifestyles

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Page 16 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 THE NEW GOVERNMENT COMPLEX TELEPHONE NUMBERS Administrators Oce..........................242-699-0000 Dept of Education.................................242-699-0016 Dept of Environmental Health............242-699-0032 Min of Finance/Business License..........242-699-0052 Dept of Immigration.............................242-699-0067 Magistrates Court................................242-699-0092 National Insurance Board.....................242-367-2639 Public Treasury.....................................242-367-2647 Dept of Social Services.........................242-699-0150 Ministry of Tourism.............................242-699-0152 Local Government Council.................242-699-0165 Auditor General Dept..........................242-699-0171 Bahamas Mortgage Corp.....................242-699-0177 Dept of Information Technology...........242-699-0182 Dept of Housing...................................242-699-0187 Dept of Labour.....................................242-699-0200 Dept of Marine Resources....................242-699-0202 Road Trac Dept.................................242-699-0217 Ministry of Youth Sports & Culture.....242-699-0228 Prime Ministers Oce........................242-699-0241 Passport Oce.....................................242-699-0244 FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE TO CUT OUT AND SAVE Lifestyles November is Aviation History Month: A look at one of Abacos most famous pilots and the legacy of out-island aviation By Jennifer Hudson Gospel Singalong Fundraiser Concert held in November By Jennifer Hudson Above: But for Grace, an eight-member group attached to the Seventh-Day Adventists Church, sang some very expressive and meaningful selections.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 17 HOPE TOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL TO RUN FERRYS FRIDAY, SAT URDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT, LEAVING MARSH HARBOUR AT 6:30 RETURNING 11:30. $15.00 Round Trip CALL ALBURY'S FERRY FOR DETAILS. Broadcast Music, Inc. announces Combustion Music Hope Town Music Festival Press Release Lifestyles Across 1. FACSIMILE Commonly known as a Fax. 3. ROYAL Descriptive of the Monarchy. 5. CELCIUS Metric system of temperature. 9. GOATSKIN Common material for Junkanoo drums. 10. LIGHTHOUSE Abaco has two of these imperial structures. 14. DODO Extinct bird. 16. ARSON 18. CALLOUS Rough, insensitive. 19. DIDGERIDOO Australian wind instrument. Down 1. FRANTIC Distraught and hurried. 2. MAIZE Corn 4. CLEAN Antonym of dirty. 6. IRS US Tax Agency 7. SEAWEED Hiding spot for conch; food for turtles. 8. PEARL Found in oysters but also conchs. 11. IBIS Wading bird. 12. CORAL Colourful home for 13. ATOMS Makeup of molecules. 15. MAP Critical to navigation. 17. ROUND peg in a _____ hole. Nov 15 Clues Across 4. Fast shark 5. Christmas Saint 7. A rod and reel arent much good without this. 9. A colour, a branch of military. 11. This animal is said to Never forget 12. Very important and timely. 13. Large body of fresh water. 16. US holiday often celebrated with turkey. 18. Travel that focuses on culture, nature and arts. Down 1. Necessary to mail a letter. 2. Power derived from the sun. 3. When Toters come to your party, they usually bring this. 6. Shrimp sauce; drinks. 8. Famous Joyce novel. 10. These Bulldogs just won the National Softball Tournament. 14. Newly renovated Cherokee church. 15. Famous plumber. 17. Licensing fees for these have gone up sharply and unexpectedly. Aug 15 Answers

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Page 18 Section B The Abaconian November 15, 2013 By Mirella Santillo Third Annual Angels Academy Carnival excites students ABACO ISLAND PHARMACY LTD.We have moved! Next to ECC and across from BTC, Marsh Harbour 367.2544 tel 367.6544 faxabacoislanpharmacy@gmail.comPrescriptions Testing Beauty Supplies Vitamins Supplements 8:30am 6pm Sundays 9am 4pm Business Service Directory Rentals : Services: Big Cat Equipment THE KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS IS TO MARKET AND PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS ON A CONSISTENT BASIS. One way to get your business known is to start with a BUSINESS CLASSIFIED for only $45 per issue for B&W or opt for our six issue discount rate. Contact Us For More Information 367-3200 or email: abaconiannews@gmail.com GET YOUR BUSINESS KNOWN!! Nassau 242-457-4SOD (4763) or 225-4SOD (4763) Abaco 242-357-6975 Fax: 242-367-2424 GRASS GRASS GRASS From Our Farm to Your Door! We Now Have SOD for Immediate Delivery! Located Don MacKay Blvd and Airport Phone 367-2431 Marsh Harbour Mon Sat 7:30 5 Sun 10 5 Visa and MasterCard Accepted Tropical Souvenirs Straw Baskets Shirts Hats Casual Wear Gifts Souvenirs Androsia Shirts Androsia Fabric SOUTH ISLAND SOLAR Abacos First Choice in Alternative Energy Solutions Solar Panels Solar Batteries Solar Pool Pumps Solar A/C Units Back up Power Systems Solar Golf Cart Charging System Solar & Instant Hot Water Heaters System Installations & Maintenance Charge Controllers/Chargers/Inverters FINANCING AVAILABLE!! 242.458.7734 mike@southislandsolar.com www.southislandsolar.com WE ARE A LOCALLY OWNED BUSINESS Sports Football From Page 13 Above: a good ground game is important for any offense to succeed. Right: A leaping catch in the endzone. School & Youth News Above: Shelley Roark, owner of Angels Academy, waits at the ticket booth during the school Carnival. Please see Carnival Page 19 Above: a young girl attempts eating a cot ton candy larger than her head at the Car nival.

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November 15, 2013 The Abaconian Section B Page 19 RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS COLOR OPTIONS FOR YOUR CLASSIFIED Call 367-3200 Fax 367-3677 abaconiannews@gmail.com RENTAL HOUSES AND APARTMENTS PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 2423673677 Email: abaconian news@gmail.com Houses and Land For Rent and For Sale PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Central Pines Casuarina Point, Great Cistern, Treasure Cay RE DUCED to PROPERTY & HOUSES FOR SALE Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, Great Guana Cay, Marsh Harbour, Government Sub, Scotland Cay, Abacos Private Island. Also SERVICES VEHICLES FOR SALE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE VEHICLES FOR SALE Items for Sale, Employment, Services, Cars & Boats MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE BOATS AND MARINE ITEMS FOR SALE Parker 2501 center console, Pro Windsurf Gear, Minimum for 3 lines of info $10 per issue Picture and 4 lines $25 B&W Additional lines at $2 per line Colored Photo additional $20 Spot Color highlight on word ing, additional $10 Call 242-367-3200 Fax 2423673677 Email: abaconian news@gmail.com Two Albury Brothers 20 Boats One 22 Aquasport One 25 Ber tram Evinrude Re-Power Orphans, 31 Tiara, 1990, Abaco Powerline Construction Co. HP Pavillion 17 Notebook Computer, Remington 1187, Solid Cherry 48 Round Dinning Table, Classic 1978 Volkswagen Convertible, 2000 Ford F350, Medi cal Inversion Table Washing Machine, Seeking EXPERIENCED Caregiver School & Youth News Carnival From Page 17 Above: the bounce house is always a fa vourite. Left: Behind the scenes of a re cent Soberlee Designs pho toshoot. The shirts, designed by Dakotah Delancy and Leanne Russell, are being mod elled by Analia Lowe (left) and Erica Pinder (right).

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