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Evangelist Rex Major Launches Book, Holds Reunion

Evangelist Rex Major was on Abaco last month for the launch of his new book: “March on to Glory and To God: Bahamian prophet speaks to his young nation.”

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Young Art Prodigy Surprised with Recognition Ceremony at Workplace

On May 2, 2016 Eric Sands received a major surprise at his workplace. At 2pm, a crowd of family, friends, old Abaco Central High schoolmates and representatives of the Ministry of Education stunned him as they came into Abaco Groceries in Marsh Harbour.

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Farewell Extravaganza Held for Asst. Director of Social Services

A 34-year veteran of the Department of Social Services, Charlamae Fernander has served as the officer in charge of the Abaco District since 1997, and as an Assistant Director of Social Services.

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Abaco Detective Promoted to Inspector

In the recent round of promotions by officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Det. Sgt. 2377 Christopher Farquharson of Abaco's Central Detective Unit, was promoted to the rank of inspector.

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Celebrating an Abaco Centenarian; One Hundred Years of a Beautiful Life

“My life has been beautiful”… These are the simple words that describe the long and full life of a very special woman who on Dec. 14th will turn 100 years old.

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Pink Rose Ball Committee Makes Donations

The Pink Rose Ball Committee, after the successful Pink Rose Ball in October, made several donations earlier this month from the proceeds.

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Barefoot Bandit’s Story Heading to the Big Screen

Colton Harris-Moore, the infamous “Barefoot Bandit” who briefly hid out on Abaco during his crime spree in 2010 before being captured later that year in Harbour Island, has had his court-ordered restitution settled by a Hollywood studio in exchange for the rights to his personal story. The studio paid over $1 million.

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Diamente Dental Adds New Hygienist to Staff

Originally from New Providence, Raquel Skippings is Diamente Dental’s newest staff member and hygienist. Raquel began working at Diamente Dental in September, but her passion for becoming a dentist was fostered back in junior high school. Her mom encouraged her to work for their family dentist, Dr. Michelle Major of …

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Local Boy Organizes Neighbourhood Merchandise Collections for Abaco Cancer Society

Brayden Dam, a ten year old student at Agape Christian School, was looking for a community service to participate in. So he contacted neighbours and friends, asking them for donations for the Abaco Cancer Society.

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After Decades of Service, Man-O-War Principal Departs School

The community of Man-O-War came together on July 3 for a bittersweet Bon Voyage Party for Kelly Janes, teacher and principal at the Man-O-War Primary school. Starting out as a volunteer, then moving to full time teacher, and eventually taking on the role as principal, Kelly Janes has been a part of the Man-O-War school for over 25 years.

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