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.
The Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) will soon begin its fourth season of youth flag football and new President Rich Roberts is looking forward to some great things as growth is expected to continue. In 2013 AYFA began building a youth mentorship league with just over 120 youth in three …
It was definitely a weekend to remember with non-stop softball action at the Murphy Town Ballfield during the Abaco Softball Association’s (ASA) 4th Annual Abaco Fast-Pitch Tournament. Adding to the widespread excitement on the island were the Nassau teams in attendance – the Lady Stingers, Truckers and Chances’ Mighty Mitts. …
Murphy Town Residents Weigh BEC Benefits and Safety Concerns of Sun Oil’s Plans to Quadruple Tank Capacity
On April 2, two representatives of Sun Oil, Alcindor Bonamy and Clinton Rolle, addressed residents of Murphy Town during a Town Meeting. They communicated their company’s intention to increase the present tank capacity that holds 150,000 gallons of fuel to 600,000. The tank is located in an area of Murphy Town called Parker's Landing. The tank site’s initial construction was controversial when it was proposed several years ago.
When the smoke cleared and the drums and cowbells faded away into the early morning hours it was clear the All Abaco Junkanoo Committee had a tough decision ahead in selecting the winners of the Senior Love Rush Junkanoo Competition for 2016.
A large group of people gathered at Coconut Tree Bay in Murphy Town during the morning of September 18 to participate in a major cleanup. Friends of the Environment coordinated the effort to rid the area of a vast amount of trash that had accumulated over the last couple of years.
With the view to ensure Abaco and other family islands are equipped with the necessary facilities to prepare their athletes for the soon to be revitalized Bahama Games, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Dr. Daniel Johnson said that work will commence right away on the promised sporting complex in Central Abaco.
The atmosphere at the Murphy Town Ball Field was one of celebration and unabated enthusiasm as the time wound down for the women and men’s teams that would be declared Abaco’s champions.
As of July 2014, Mr. Gilbert Davis, head of the recently elected Murphy Town Committee, has been trying to clean up and revitalize the settlement of Murphy Town.
Despite the rain that delayed the planned distribution of many boxes of school supplies, MP for North Abaco, Renardo Curry, kept his appointment with the children of the community. The supplies had been donated by many generous sponsors.