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Minister of Works promises more road work

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Renewal, Philip Brave Davis, met with engineers in Abaco and indicated that assessments are ongoing and road work will be “underway in short order.” Mr. Davis said that there are plans underway to pave the roads in Abaco with asphalt and engineers are looking at the logistics in early July and are ensuring that they procure asphalt locally at a reasonable price.

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Abaco Swim Club’s success at Nationals a group effort- A closer look

On Thursday June 20, the Abaco Swim Club swimmers along with their coaches, family and friends travelled to Nassau to participate in the 42nd RBC Bahamas National Swimming Championships. The team consisted of twenty-two excited and prepared young swimmers ranging in ages from 5 to 14 years old.

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Dive Abaco-Established in 1978

Often businesses open and soon close because of the wrong location, unsupportive economy or the destructive results of a hurricane, among other reasons. Quite a few businesses though, manage to ride the roller-coaster of the challenges thrown at them. Dive Abaco, a tourist oriented operation, has been in business for 35 years, and is still going stronger than ever, in spite of a sluggish economy.

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51 students graduated from Abaco Central High School

During a long, but exciting, ceremony held in front of a full audience, the graduates of Abaco Central High School, class of 2013, were recognized for their achievements during the school year.

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Team of Abaconians help crew 120 foot mega yacht

Offering a crewed luxury yacht charter aboard ‘Scott Free’, Nicholas and Kim Scott summon guests to a luxurious and elegant vacation on the high seas. The 120-foot luxury mega yacht is piloted by two Bahamians – Captain Perry L. Thomas and First Mate Anwar Moss, who are from Marsh Harbour and Green Turtle Cay, respectively.

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Island Waves founder receives donation, plans for summer camp

As founder of the Island Waves Cultural Centre, Garnell Limperes Dawkins believes in hard work and giving back to the community. On July 2, she was rewarded for her efforts.

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Seniors honoured at Older Persons Banquet

An Older Persons Banquet was held on June 14 at Friendship Tabernacle Church for elderly persons living in the Dundas and Murphy Town communities.

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June 8, 2013 Fund Raiser in Cherokee

Although rain had been coming down for two weeks prior to the big day, the sun came out and it was a near perfect outing for the third major fundraiser held for the work being done on Epworth Chapel in Cherokee Sound on Saturday, June 8. Like most local events, the people came out to support this most worthy community project.

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Crossing Beach restored

In May 2013, Friends of the Environment partnered with FRIENDS board member Mike Lightbourn, his wife Jennifer Lightbourn and the crew of Lightbourn Family Farms, to undertake a small scale restoration of Crossing Beach. Crossing Beach is the only public access beach in Marsh Harbour, located across from the Albury’s Ferry dock.

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ECC graduates 13 with visit from Prime Minister

In the presence of the Right Hon. Perry Christie and accompanying dignitaries, thirteen students graduated from Every Child Counts. The Commencement Exercise took place in the morning of June 10 at St Francis de Sales Catholic Church.

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