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Teachers in Abaco District Attend Professional Development Exercise

The Department of Education’s Abaco District presented its Teachers’ Professional Development Exercise last week. The school-based session was held on Oct. 25, while the district-wide exercise was held on Oct. 26 at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) under the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) theme: “Understanding the Whole Picture: Imaging the …

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Medical Fund Set Up to Assist Young Woman with Scoliosis

Four years ago, The Abaconian did a feature on four young women on Abaco living with a condition called scoliosis, which affects the spine. One of those women was Joanne Brave. To date, Joanne is the only one of them who has not received therapy, bracing or surgery to correct …

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Abaco Welcomes New Island Administrator

Abaco’s newly appointed Senior Deputy Family Island Administrator, Maxine Duncombe, was appointed on Aug. 21. She spent her early years in Cooper’s Town attending Cooper’s Town Primary School, and later Cooper’s Town High School, which is now known as S.C. Bootle High School. “It is where I got my grounding,” …

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Abaco Educator Participating in US State Department Program for Civic Engagement

Ms. Rayette McDonald, an elementary school teacher and youth mentor, has been selected to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled, “Advancing and Sustaining Civic Engagement” which will take place September 11-29th in the United States. On August 18, Ms. McDonald visited the U.S. Embassy and met with …

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Local Eyes Division I Offers

Young D’Andre Vilmar, now graduated from Roman Catholic High, is poised and ready to begin the next chapter of his life as he continues to work on his academics while honing his basketball skills. Despite a setback, which D’Andre labelled a blessing in disguise; he is now fully recovered from …

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Miss World Abaco Places as First Runner Up in Miss World Pageant

Miss World Abaco Sharonique Russell was recognized as the first runner up in the Miss World Pageant on July 30. This year’s theme was “Metamorphosis.” Regarding her new status, the Abaco beauty said: “But God! What He has for you – you cannot run from. I would love to take …

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Athlete, Model & Actor: Abaco Native Seeks to Share “McSpiration”

Photos of McDonald Jean-Louis were featured in the pages of ‘Essence Magazine’ last month as the magazine’s top pick for its “Man Crush Monday” (MCM). Founded in 1968, ‘Essence’ prizes itself in being first in news, entertainment and motivation for black women. Its pages also feature some of the most …

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Appreciation Night for BPS Firefighters Includes Darts and Pot Luck

On Saturday, June 10, 2017 the High Banks Fire House was the venue for a Darts Night to honour and show appreciation to the hardy volunteer firefighters who in recent weeks had worked hard overcoming the terrible fires which had plagued South Abaco.

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Miss World Abaco 2017 Advocates for Child Protection

Abaco beauty Sharonique Russell, 20, is competing as Miss World Abaco 2017.

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From the Coopers Town Ballfield to the MLB

Shameko said “I grew on the softball field in Cooper’s Town with coach Niqel; he got me into baseball.” He said he would later move to Freeport where he was able to play every week.

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