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Reunion Celebrates Two Hundred Years of the Archer Family in Abaco

During the first week of August members of the Archer family made their way to Abaco to celebrate another family reunion. They had come from many places; most of them from New Providence and Grand Bahama but some had traveled from Florida and Georgia. They met at The Bae Restaurant …

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Drowning Victim Impacted Millions of Lives with Charity

 By Jonnalee McIntosh An American homeowner in Green Turtle Cay drowned after getting caught in a rip current in the waters of Gilliam Bay beach in Green Turtle Cay on July 17. Molly Greene, 72, was swimming with her two grandchildren that afternoon when the incident happened. Greene and her …

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Local Diver Continues his Exploration of Abaco’s Amazing Underwater World

By Mirella Santillo When he first moved to Andros in 1988-his first time in The Bahamas- former Navy Seal Diver, Brian Kakuk explored the Blue Holes of that island. Subsequently on Abaco to teach fishermen safe diving practices, his visit corresponded to the discovery of fossils at Saw Mill Sink. …

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Cooper’s Town Resident Takes Initiative

By Lauralee McIntosh “A little to give back to the community.” These are the words that Onassis McIntosh posted on his web page on 29th July. The “little” referred to the circular convex mirror that he purchased. The aim of the object was to help the ease of traffic as …

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Abaco Officers Honoured in Ceremony

Over 70 officers in the Northern Bahamas district of the Royal Bahama Police Force, including seven from Abaco, were recognized during a commendation ceremony in Grand Bahama on April 10. Police Commissioner Anthony Ferguson commended officers who were selected from Grand Bahama, Bimini and Abaco for their courage and dedication …

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Eric Sawyer Memorial Dinner Raises Over $3000 for ECC

Submitted by Frank Durant The second annual Eric Sawyer Memorial Dinner and Fundraiser was a complete success. Held at Sundowners in Green Turtle Cay on world Down Syndrome Awareness Day, March 21, a bit of wind and rain did not stop the overwhelming show of support from the both locals …

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Abaco Student Returns with Gold Medals from Abu Dhabi Special Olympics

Latonya Moss returned to Abaco from the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi with two gold medals in bocce ball, one for single competition and one for mixed participation. Needless to say, her welcome back to the island on Saturday, March 23 was overwhelming. From the representative of the local Office …

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Heartfelt Memorial Service Held for Local Junkanoo Hero

During a formal memorial service held on Oct. 22 at Patrick J. Bethel High School, Mr. Colon Curry a longtime staff member of the school was recognized by officials of the Department of Education and by the school’s faculty. As the entire student body sat assembled on the school grounds …

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Woman Honoured for Exemplary Service to Little Abaco Communities

The communities of Little Abaco came together to celebrate one of their own at a service held at Zion Baptist Church in Fox Town on Oct. 21. Joycelyn McIntosh learned just how much she is respected and appreciated after receiving a plaque and monetary gifts for her dedicated, unwavering service …

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Local Sailor Inducted into National Family Island Regatta Hall of Fame

For Jeff Gale of Hope Town, 2018 has been a pinnacle year of moments that will last a lifetime all afforded to him through his passion for the sport of sailing. He was born in Fort Lauderdale to Dave and Phoebe Gale who were originally from Pelham Manor, New York …

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