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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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Annual Monica Adderley Annual Fun Run & Walk

On Oct. 6, approximately 150 people gathered in front of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church at 6:30 in the morning to participate in the Annual Monica Adderley Fun Run Walk, a fundraising event that precedes the annual Pink Rose Ball by a week, aimed at raising cancer awareness. As …

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Da Blue Hole Social Mixer Benefits Fire Department

On September 14, Da Blue Hole Restaurant was the venue of a “Social Mixer” aimed at giving a chance to local people to get-together during the lull caused by tourists’ departure, as well as benefitting the Marsh Harbour Fire Department, explained Chef David Thompson. And what a get-together it was, …

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Murphy Town Community Center Hosts First Social Event

The first Mix and Mingle to take place at the Murphy Town Community Center was held during the evening of September 20 and was attended by approximately 85 people. As they entered, guests were welcomed by members of the Murphy Town Community Association (MTCA), Misty Dawkins-Davis and Roselyn Saunders, who …

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Treasure Cay Hosts Back to School Bash

Treasure Cay Resort’s Back to School Day, which offered many events for the local students, was organized by event coordinator Paula Morley and patronized by the resort’s manager, Stephen Kappeler. Morley oversaw the activities and contacted the generous sponsors, some of them attending the event, such as Leanne Russell and …

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Murphy Town Home Coming Weekend Features Coconut Barking, Fishing, Music and More

The Murphy Town Home Coming was a three day affair with activities going on all through the weekend. The highlight of Friday morning was a Fishing Tournament that took the fishermen along the shore from Doris Bay to Coconut Tree Bay. The grounds around the community center building are very …

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Murphy Town Local Gov’t Discusses Sun Oil Expansion, Town Cleanup and Independence Celebrations

Seven members of the Murphy Town Committee met on the evening of June 11. The meeting was overseen by Administrator Maxine Duncombe, the minutes recorded by Ramona Bethel. On the agenda were the revising of the minutes of March 26 which had not been approved as yet. Nothing of importance …

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Town Meeting Regarding Sun Oil Fuel Container Expansion Invokes Strong Reactions from Residents

During a townhall meeting held the evening of Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the residents of Murphy Town discussed and reacted to the proposed addition of more fuel storage tanks by Sun Oil at the Shell location near Parker’s Landing. A panel of Sun Oil delegates, including the General Manager, Mr. …

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“Destiny Awaits” St Francis Graduates

Under the theme “Expect the Unexpected – Our Destiny Awaits,” twenty students from St Francis de Sales Catholic School graduated on Jun 8, 2018. Among them, the Valedictorian Ashanti Miller and the Salutatorian, Tianna McIntosh. They made their formal entrance watched by parents, faculty members and officials including the Director …

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