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Several Large Blazes Test Fire Dept. in Early 2018

Since October, the Marsh Harbour Fire Department, lead by its two co-fire chiefs, Jessica Cook and Danny Sawyer, have fought three major fires. At the beginning of the year, two fires in the Mudd destroyed a huge number of shanty houses; the third one started on Ernest Dean Highway during …

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Treasure Cay Island Market Place Closes Season with Great Attendance

April 7 was the date of the last Treasure Cay Island Market Place for the season. The twenty-plus vendors were blessed that day with perfect, sunny weather that helped bring out quite a crowd of visitors. At each of monthly events, browsers and buyers could be surprised with the addition …

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Agape Eagles Win Junior Boys Championship

For the third time during this year’s high school basketball  season, the Patrick J Bethel Marlins and the Agape Christian School Eagles faced each other in a basketball championship game, this time in the junior boys division. They had played against each other in February in the girls and senior …

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Bahama Palm Shores Celebrates Fire Service’s Tenth Year

The spirited community of Bahama Palm Shores (BPS) held a celebration during the evening of March 24 to mark the High Banks Volunteer Fire Service’s tenth anniversary and to thank all the people who participated in the bike-a-thon fundraiser held in February. The event took place on the grounds and …

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Senior Agape Eagles Win Basketball School League Championships

As the School League Basketball season came to an end at the beginning of February and the championship games were scheduled to start, two teams were to face each other: the Agape Christian School’s Lady Eagles and the Patrick J Bethel’s Marlins. Senior Boys Eagles and Marlins were also to …

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Fourth Annual Bike-a-Thon Raises Funds for High Banks Fire Dept.

The High Banks Volunteer Fire Service started its tenth anniversary celebration with a fund raiser, the fourth annual Bike-a-Thon which took place in the early morning of Sunday, February 11, 2018. Twenty four people met at 7am at the fire house to register in order to start the ride promptly …

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Recently Appointed Local Min. of Works Director Addresses Highway Problems

Some local roads have been improved over the last couple of years in certain areas of Abaco. But while driving northbound towards Treasure Cay or southbound from the airport roundabout to Casuarina it is impossible not to notice the many potholes and ripples on certain portions of the highways that …

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Hawgs and Falcons Come Up Big in Championship Games

January 6, 2018 was a big day for the WildHawgs, the Marsh Harbour flag football team, as they entered the championships games in two divisions – peewees and seniors. The event took place at the Murphy Town Park Softball field and was well attended by supporters. The weather was slightly …

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GTC hosted Over 1000 Visitors for New Years Day Junkanoo 2018

Green Turtle Cay ferry captain, Nigel Lowe, estimated that approximately one thousand people visited Green Turtle Cay on New Year’s Day for the annual Junkanoo Parade’s festivities. He said that the Green Turtle Cay Ferry offered the regular service in the morning but that by late morning, boat after boat …

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Agape’s Lady Eagles Receive Parade & National Recognition

Winning the National volleyball championship was no small feat, but for the Agape Christian School’s Lady Eagles the path they walked led them there as they had raced through the volleyball season undefeated, and won twenty six games in the last three years. However playing in Grand Bahama during the …

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