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Grand Bahama Naturalist Relocates Practice to Abaco

Born Rupert DeGregory Moss now subsequently known as Dr. Roopi Moss Selah See I, the family doctor, naturalist and herbalist has introduced a novel technique research using stem cell treatments to treat his patients. Formerly stationed in Grand Bahama at the ABC Holistic Healthy World, Dr. Roopi now offers his …

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Cherokee Fundraiser a Rousing Success

There is an old Bahamian song that Michael Bethel paraphrased to describe the success of the Medical Fund Raiser for Ms. Vashti Albury held on March 31 in Cherokee Sound: “Say What You Like, Do What You Like, but you can’t beat the folks in Cherokee when it comes to …

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Community Supports Fundraiser for Woman’s Cochlear Implant

A Cochlear Implant Fundraiser, Cook-Out and Family Fun Day was held for LaSasha Williams on March 16 at BAIC Park. Scores of people joined the food line in support of the Abaco native while children enjoyed the bouncing castle and games and got their faces painted. For $12, there was …

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District Superintendent Retires

Having contributed 46 years to the field of Education in The Bahamas, Dr. Lenora Black retired as District Superintendent of the Abaco district this month. Dr. Black became District Superintendent in 2007. A private Farewell/Pre-Retirement Luncheon was held on Jan. 5 for Dr. Black, and she was joined by her …

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Special Ceremony Honours Teacher of the Year

The students and staff of Patrick J. Bethel High School cordially invited the community of Abaco to attend a Special Assembly in honour of Jamal McIntosh, Teacher of the Year for 2017-2019 on Nov. 30 on the school grounds. “Celebrating a Man of Excellence” was the theme of the special …

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Friends of the Environment Executive Director Details Goals

In early October, Cha Boyce took over from Kristin Williams as Executive Director at Friends of the Environment (FRIENDS). Boyce shared her immediate goals for the non-profit environmental agency, including keeping focused on educational programs and continuing to build on what was already planned. “My first goal,” explained Boyce “is …

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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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