The Central Abaco District Council, along with the related Town Committees from Dundas Town, Murphy Town and Marsh Harbour, were sworn in on July 3 at the Government Complex, and completed at a second meeting on July 5.
Many young men from Central Abaco gathered at the Ocean View Park in Dundas Town in the afternoon of August 22 to attend a two-hour mini basketball camp. The coaches were two former residents of Abaco, Leslie Jeanville, “Coach Muggsy,” who grew up on the Treasure Cay Farm and his …
The Church League Association Basketball Program has been providing young men with regular evening activities every Friday and Saturday, since the first week of May. This year, the games took place at the beautiful Ocean View Park in Dundas Town. An original enrollment number of eleven teams in three …
As the Dundas Town Local Government Committee continues its training and recruitment initiatives on Abaco, the team headed by Chairman Faron Newbold has embarked on another project to create employment opportunities for the residents of Dundas Town and Central Pines areas.
Candidates for Central Abaco’s three townships, Marsh Harbour and Spring City, Dundas Town and Murphy Town, took the oath of office in Magistrate’s Court Two on June 30. Senior Island Administrator Preston Cunningham presided and led the members of the three town committees through the closed process of electing their chairman, deputy chairman and members to represent their towns on the Central Abaco District Council. Those chosen to serve on the Council then met briefly to elect their Chief Councillor and Deputy Chief Councillor. Town Committee Chairmen are automatically assigned a Council seat.
Cleola Sawyer has lived all of her 82 years on Mainland Abaco. Seventy one of those years she has spent in Dundas Town but the first eleven she spent in Old Place and South Side. This was a small settlement located north west of Marsh Harbour on the south west coast between Fire Road and Blackwood along with the settlements of Blackwood and Grape Tree. Born in 1931, Mrs. Sawyer was the last of three boys and three girls born to Nathaniel and Delrone Smith.
The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, while visiting their Dundas Town Lodge, left a donation for Heal our Land on Saturday, March 1 at the Dundas Town Burial Society building.
The Parliamentary Secretary and Minister of Parliament for North Abaco, Renardo Curry, presented Dundas Town Committee Chairman, Faron Newbold, with financial assistance in completing the project of a Cultural Center that the local government group is building.
The contract for the Central Abaco Landfill has expired as the Central Abaco District Council awaits a decision from Central Government on who will be responsible for overseeing the management of the site going forward. During the Council’s meeting on November 6, Chief Councillor George Cornish told the council that he had negotiated a month to month schedule of payment for the maintenance of the landfill until a decision is made, which Administrator Cunningham suggested could happen as early as this month.