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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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A New Generation, A New Bahamian Explorer

When most Bahamian high school students sign up for their obligated two-week work experience programs, students often search out positions as doctors’ office assistants, helping with family businesses, or some sort of work within the tourism industry. But one Forest Heights Academy Student had other ideas.

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From The Mudd to the Court: A Young Man’s Success

For young McDonald Jean-Louis faith in action has taken him to a place that he once thought was not possible and he has yet more dreams and goals to fulfill as he seeks to inspire others to achieve their own.

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Local Woman Laments Vandalism of Memorial Garden

A memorial garden is in the making adjacent to the Abaco Community Health Facility also known as the mini hospital on the S.C. Bootle Highway.

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Bahamas Remembers Former Abaco MP and Activist

Errington “Bumpy” Watkins, a former police officer who was elected to the House of Assembly and led early, unsuccessful efforts by Abaconians to secede from The Bahamas ahead of Independence, passed away on December 26 at age 90.

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