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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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Local Captain Completes Prestigious Course

Cruise Abaco has announced that Captain Raymond Lowe successfully completed the American Sailing Association’s Instructor Certification Programme.

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Registered Physical Therapist Joins Staff at Auskell Medical Centre

Axle Pajarito-Joseph has been a registered physical therapist at Auskell Medical Centre since April 2016. A native of the Philippines, Axle first became a physical therapist in February of 2009.

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CAPS’ “Mr. Thompson Day” Celebrates Teaching Career of Retired Educator

Grade 6 Teacher of the Year – Paul G. Knowles – was the moderator for ‘Mr. Thompson Day,’ which was held at Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Dec. 2.

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Olympic Medalist Returns Home

The domestic lounge of Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Abaco was a hub of activity on September 3, as officials of several government agencies joined friends and family members to welcome home the island hero, Olympian Bronze Medalist Stephen Gardiner, as he came home from Switzerland where he just participated in two Track & Field events.

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Camp Abaco Cafeteria Renamed to Honour Brown

On September 3, the family of the late Deacon Larry James Brown, MP for North Abaco Renardo Curry, and local members of the Assembly of God, gathered at Camp Abaco for the naming of the camp’s cafeteria to “Larry Brown Cafeteria.”

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SeaHunter Donates to ERLS

The Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society (ERLS) is thanking Eddie Leon and the SeaHunter group for approaching the ERLS with a kind donation and for further trying to turn a negative into a positive. The teenagers who damaged the lighthouse last July were guests on one of the SeaHunter boats, not …

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