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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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Paul Knowles Honoured as Teacher of the Year during Special Assembly

Under the theme: “A Teacher of Excellence: Rewarding Service Beyond Self,” Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) Teacher Paul G. Knowles received twofold honour as Teacher of the Year during a special assembly on May 31.

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Spartans Junkanoo Group Pursues Community Service

Approximately twenty people, including the Vice-Chairman Binoy Bernan, met early afternoon with the intention to split into two groups: one leaving from the Traffic Light, and one leaving from Murphy Town, aiming to join together at Brown’s Bay in Dundas Town.

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High School Renamed After “Trail Blazing Giant”

During a formal ceremony that took place on its grounds on April 6, 2017, Abaco Central High School was renamed as the Patrick J Bethel High School in honour of long time educator, Patrick J Bethel.

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Island Roots Heritage Festival Wins Coveted Cacique Award

Abaco once again brings home a well-earned Cacique Duho in the category of Special Events at the Ministry of Tourism and the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2017 Cacique Awards held at Baha Mar on April 8.

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Ex-Gang Member Offers Life Lessons to Abaco Students

Reformed gang member turned motivational speaker and author – Drexel Deal – visited several schools on Abaco with his wife on March 20-24. In 2014, Deal released a book called, “The Fight Of My Life Is Wrapped Up In My Father.”

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Studies in China Open a World of Culture for Abaco Student

"It was a wonderful experience for me and I have great memories and many friendships that I have made. It was harder for me to come back home as I found the culture shock much greater coming home than it was to going to China. Abaco is such a big contrast."

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Abaconian Crowned as First Ever Miss University of The Bahamas

In addition to becoming a 2013 Abaco Pathfinders Scholarship recipient, Nyisha acquired an acceptance letter and scholarship from Barry University, where she is expected to continue her studies after completing her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of The Bahamas.

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