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2017 Love Rush Junkanoo

Thousands of visitors and locals lined the sides of Don MacKay Blvd to witness the display of beautiful colours and dancing and feel the rhythm on February 25 as the annual ‘Love Rush’ Junkanoo parade paid homage to recently departed Agatha “Aggie” Curry of Spring City.

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Eagles Take Both Girl’s and Junior’s Championships, Marlins Earn Senior Championship

The finals of the Abaco School League Association Basketball season were played during the week of February 12 to 16 with three games each day on Monday and Thursday, the champion having to win two games out of three. There was a very competitive atmosphere in Agape Christian School’s Grace Gymnasium with coaches shouting encouragement and fans cheering.

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March 1, 2017 Digital Edition

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Mini-Hospital to Open in “Six to Eight Weeks”

Dr. Darville said that “We had an opportunity to look at the lab equipment – everything seems to be intact – and we looked at the x-ray equipment. We will bring in our engineering team to do an inventory of the equipment to ensure the quality and integrity of the equipment meets the international standard.”

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In Their Own Words: South Abaco Candidates

Editor’s Note: You’ll notice there is only one candidate response here. However, there are three candidates for Central / South Abaco. Questionnaires were confirmed delivered to all six candidates (North and South) the last week of January as well as weekly follow-ups. As of this printing we received only four …

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National Sports Academy to Launch in Moore’s Island Following Delays

The formation of the academies have been at the focal point of each budget debate following the success of the men’s 4x400 meters (m) relay team, The Bahamas’ “Golden Knights” at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Town Meeting Discusses North Abaco Causeway

By Bishop Ken Carroll Residents of North Abaco came out to hear the findings pertaining to the reconstruction of a causeway between Great Abaco and Little Abaco. The Bridge (as it is colloquially known) will restore the natural flow of water between two creek systems which act as fish breeding …

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Arts for the Parks Raises Awareness and Funds for Abaco’s National Parks

The annual Bahamas National Trust Arts for the Parks took place on the weekend of January 27-28 at the Abaco Beach Resort.

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2017 RC Laser North American Championship Held in Marsh Harbour

The RC Laser North American Championship ventured out of the continental United States for the first time. The dates were set for January 28-29, 2017, so it gave those travelling from the north a few days to escape from the cold. One sailor came from Sweden and one arrived by sailboat.

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Ancient DNA Extracted from Extinct Bahamian Tortoise: Abaco Tortoises More Closely Related to Species from Pacific Galapagos than North America

A thousand years ago, the islands of The Bahamas were home to land-dwelling crocodiles and large tortoises. They were the island’s top predators and prey species before humans arrived in the archipelago. An abrupt change in the island’s animal populations occurred around the same time people migrated into the Bahamian Archipelago.

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