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Abaco Student Returns with Gold Medals from Abu Dhabi Special Olympics

Latonya Moss returned to Abaco from the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi with two gold medals in bocce ball, one for single competition and one for mixed participation. Needless to say, her welcome back to the island on Saturday, March 23 was overwhelming. From the representative of the local Office …

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Market Place, Book Sale and Annual Yard Sale Made for a Busy Treasure Cay Weekend

Treasure Cay was a hub of activities on March 2, 2019. The library was holding its annual Book Sale and the annual Flea Market was in full swing as of early morning. One would also notice the colourful tents, which have become a trademark of the event, heralding the venue …

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Man-O-War Flea Market Raises Funds for Local School

A favorite destination for flea-market aficionados for the last thirty some years, the Man-O-War Flea Market was held February 16, 2019. Some of the regular market vendors were there such as Vonda Bethel and Corella Sands, offering a large array of quilted items as well as jewelry makers such as …

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Abaco Agricultural Co-Op Cooperates to Construct Coop with High School

Augustine Williams, President of the Abaco Agricultural Co-op, said that the co-op is in the process of starting a program to help Patrick J Bethel High School with its agricultural curriculum. The present agriculture teacher at PJB, Sweavon Smith, would like to add a chicken coop to his present endeavor …

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Chinese Delegation Donates to High School

Mr. Tod Wang, project manager of China Harbour Engineering Company, who resides in Freeport, and two attachés from the Chinese Embassy in Nassau, Mr. Fan Jinke, first secretary, and Mr. Yin Haigang, counsellor & DCM, visited Abaco on Nov. 27. Their purpose was to visit Patrick J. Bethel High School …

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Mickey Visits Schools for Photographs and Gifts

Students from Central Abaco Primary School and Every Child Counts School were treated to a great surprise on December 4 as representatives of Disney Cruise Line accompanied by “Captain Mickey” visited their schools. The Disney group comprised of the Disney Character Event Manager, Mr. Larry Madison and Manager of Public …

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Governor General Visits Abaco Students

For the first time since being sworn in as Governor General of The Bahamas in July 2014, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling came to Abaco on an official visit. Notified of her desire to meet the students of Abaco, District Superintendent of Education, Mrs. Dominique McCartney-Russell, chose Grace Gym at …

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Lady Eagles Win National Volleyball Tournament

After winning the local championship Volleyball School League, the Lady Eagles traveled to Nassau on Nov. 22 to participate in the Nationals that were being held over three days. Once again, the Lady Eagles won the National Tournament. The girls played six games during the tournament, winning five games and …

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Heartfelt Memorial Service Held for Local Junkanoo Hero

During a formal memorial service held on Oct. 22 at Patrick J. Bethel High School, Mr. Colon Curry a longtime staff member of the school was recognized by officials of the Department of Education and by the school’s faculty. As the entire student body sat assembled on the school grounds …

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New Projects on Horizon for the Abaco Club

Quite a few changes have occurred at The Abaco Club on Winding Bay in the last couple of years, besides the final touches to the golf course. “The construction of more structures is on-going,” mentioned Mr. Brian Shaver, director of Golf, who joined the resort one and a half years …

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