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July, 2018

  • 11 July

    Two Abaconians Secure Bahamian Icon Awards

    Founded in 2013, The Bahamian Icon Awards set forth on a mission to celebrate the exemplary achievements of men and women who have excelled in their respective industries and have therefore contributed to the overall development of The Bahamas. Accordingly, The Bahamian Icon Awards is a celebration of greatness. Among …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Culture, Youth and Sports are Focus of Stakeholder Meeting

    Approximately twenty Government Officials, among them the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Philip “Brave” Davis, who is also the Minister of Works, and the Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture, the Hon. Daniel Johnson, arrived on Abaco from Nassau the morning of September 16.

  • 2 September

    Local Government Partners with Community to Develop New Sporting Facility

    In the latter part of July, a partnership to benefit the future athletes of Abaco was forged particularly for those of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS). A long time coming, the Dundas Town Local Government Committee along with the administration, staff, students, parents, the PTA Board of CAPS and a …

February, 2016

  • 25 February

    From the Editor’s Desk: Details

    It is easy to get caught up in the big-time politics of our country. To weigh the failures or praise the wins, to condemn the arrogant missteps or embrace the benefit of the doubt, to be swept up in your party’s rhetoric or prognosticate the future (grim or rose-coloured). There is certainly both time and place to contend with big politics – there has certainly been enough ink spilled in this column detailing those issues.

  • 11 February

    Government Set to Spend $5 million in Moore’s Island

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, Philip Davis, and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Dr. Daniel Johnson, led a town meeting at Greater Bethel Native Baptist Church on January 25 outlining the government’s plans for comprehensive infrastructure upgrades on Moore’s Island.

October, 2015

  • 15 October

    Flag Football Action Continues

    The Abaco Youth Football Association (AYFA) youth football action continued on October 10 after games were cancelled the previous weekend due to the Hurricane Warning Abaco was under from Hurricane Joaquin, as Green Turtle Cay hosted Cooper’s Town and Hope Town. In the opening game of the day the Cooper’s …

November, 2014

  • 26 November

    Next Phenom to Launch Sports Social Media Network for Amateur Athletes

    Marques Williams recently announced that the soft launch for the Next Phenom sports social media network will be held next week on Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 27.

October, 2014

  • 30 October

    Sports Complex Project to Commence

    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.

March, 2014

  • 28 March

    Sporting Complex breaking ground in May

    Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture (MYSC) the Hon. Daniel Johnson met with various stakeholders to “put the final touches on the Abaco sports facilities project” for both Murphy Town and Moors Island, announcing that ground will be broken in May 2014.

May, 2013

  • 30 May

    Overtime needed to determine Knockout Cup winner

    Abacom United won the Knockout Cup 5-3 against the Treasure Cay Heat after a tight game that ended in overtime and penalty kicks. The final of the Knockout Cup took place Sunday, May 19 at the Murphy Town Park. It was a tight game between the Treasure Cay Heat and Abacom United. No one knew how the match would conclude until the very end of the game as the final minutes ticked away. In principle Abacom United was the favorite, but Heat defended their position. They were playing to win.