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July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Murphy Town Home Coming Weekend Features Coconut Barking, Fishing, Music and More

    The Murphy Town Home Coming was a three day affair with activities going on all through the weekend. The highlight of Friday morning was a Fishing Tournament that took the fishermen along the shore from Doris Bay to Coconut Tree Bay. The grounds around the community center building are very …

June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Murphy Town Local Gov’t Discusses Sun Oil Expansion, Town Cleanup and Independence Celebrations

    Seven members of the Murphy Town Committee met on the evening of June 11. The meeting was overseen by Administrator Maxine Duncombe, the minutes recorded by Ramona Bethel. On the agenda were the revising of the minutes of March 26 which had not been approved as yet. Nothing of importance …

  • 27 June

    Town Meeting Regarding Sun Oil Fuel Container Expansion Invokes Strong Reactions from Residents

    During a townhall meeting held the evening of Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the residents of Murphy Town discussed and reacted to the proposed addition of more fuel storage tanks by Sun Oil at the Shell location near Parker’s Landing. A panel of Sun Oil delegates, including the General Manager, Mr. …

  • 22 June

    Murphy Town Community Center Officially Opened During Homecoming Ceremony

    The Murphy Town Community Center, located on Forest Drive, was finally dedicated after several years of construction during a formal ceremony patronized by two local officials, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, and Maxine Duncombe, Senior Island Administrator. The Community Center …

May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Southern Comfort Offering Bahamian Food with a Gourmet Twist in Murphy Town

    Located at the corner of Forest Drive and Ben Curry Lane, the small building that is the venue of Southern Comfort Restaurant could be easily passed-by. But look for it, as the menu consisting of traditional Bahamian food with a few international recipes, might be one that keeps you coming …

July, 2017

  • 13 July

    Central Abaco District Council and Related Committees Sworn In

    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.

July, 2016

  • 14 July

    AYFA to Start New Season

    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 …

  • 14 July

    Nassau Teams Challenge at Abaco Softball Fast-Pitch Tournament

    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. …

May, 2016

  • 12 May

    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.

April, 2016

  • 14 April

    Superstars Beat the Goatskin and Their Competition

    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.