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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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BMMRO Hosts Another Successful Whale Camp

The Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) hosted its annual Whale Camp on July 23rd through August 3rd. The camp consisted of three campers from Abaco, three campers from Grand Bahama, four campers from New Providence, and three campers from Long Island. During camp, Bahamian high school and university students …

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British Legion and Veterans Meet with Island Administrator

A member of the British Legion – Bahamas Branch, along with a Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF) Officer and a Veteran made a courtesy call to the Island Administrator and to the Abaco Chamber of Commerce while seeking to rally greater awareness for the upcoming Remembrance Day celebration. Adina D. …

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St. Thomas Baptist Church Celebrates 11th Pastoral Anniversary

Just Rev. Elon and Lady McIntosh celebrated their 11th Pastoral Anniversary at St. Thomas Baptist Church in Wood Cay with nightly services on Aug. 30-31 ending with a closing-out service on Sept. 2. “Pressing toward the Mark for the Prize in Christ Jesus” was the Scriptural theme, while “Higher Ground” …

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Up-and-coming Producer Releases First Music Album

Jameko McKenzie is the mastermind behind the Sity Lyfe music artist name. A breakdown of the acronym that forms the name gives better insight into McKenzie’s life experience, which he expresses through music. “SITY: System Ignore The Youths, and LYFE: Live Your Full Entitlement,” he revealed. Born in New Providence, …

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Rotary Club of Abaco Celebrates Forty Seven Years of Excellent Charitable Service

To celebrate the Rotary Club of Abaco’s forty seventh anniversary on August 21, 2018 the board planned and executed a two-day community service project. The Club felt it appropriate to mark the occasion with a community service project because it reflects the ideals and long history of the Club giving …

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New Computer Lab and Literacy Center for James A. Pinder Primary

James A Pinder Primary School in Sandy Point held a special ceremony to officially open their new Computer Lab and Literacy Center on Friday, September 7. Principle Paul Knowles, with the aid of Miss World Bahamas Brinique Gibson and Central and South Abaco MP James Albury cut ribbons to reveal …

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Min. Darren Henfield Visits with Students of North Abaco

During a school visit at S.C. Bootle High School on Sept. 6, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, outlined his accomplishments as a young man raised in Dundas Town to inspire the youth in attendance. “You can come right out of …

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