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Fossils from Our Past Caution Us on Our Path Towards the Future

By Shaquille Jones Before the arrival of humans, the Bahamian landscape resembled a mysterious, spellbinding wonderland dominated by glorious creatures and lush, tropical forests. Crocodiles, maliciously referred to as “serpents” by Christopher Columbus, sat on the throne of this picturesque kingdom and instilled fear with their menacing stares and powerful …

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Rotary Installs New Interact Club at SC Bootle

On November 7, 2018 the Rotary Club of Abaco inducted its third Interact Club on the island at SC Bootle High School in Coopers Town. The Interact Club elected their board members on Nov 1. The board consists of: President: Whitney Mitchel, V. President: Chelsea Cooper, V. President: Elycia Russell …

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“All White” Pink Rose Ball Another Success

The Sixth Annual Pink Rose Ball was held on October 20 at the Marquee at Abaco Beach Resort. The event raises funds for the Pink Rose Ball Committee which in turn assists the Abaco Cancer Society. The theme for the ever-popular event was “All White,” reflected by the pristine decorations …

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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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Woman Honoured for Exemplary Service to Little Abaco Communities

The communities of Little Abaco came together to celebrate one of their own at a service held at Zion Baptist Church in Fox Town on Oct. 21. Joycelyn McIntosh learned just how much she is respected and appreciated after receiving a plaque and monetary gifts for her dedicated, unwavering service …

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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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Poppies Sold to Commemorate Fallen Soldiers

Keith Bishop, Abaco representative for The British Legion-Bahamas Branch (BLBB), on October 5 presented Central South Abaco MP James Albury with the first Poppy for the year in preparation for the sale of the symbols of Remembrance Day on the eve of the one hundredth anniversary of the end of …

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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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CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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