• One Arrest After Recent Spate of Boat Thefts

    One Arrest After Recent Spate of Boat Thefts

    [caption id="attachment_11030" align="aligncenter" width="216"] There was another rash of boat thefts the evening of August 3. Two boats were stolen and a third was attempted to be stolen. All were recovered, although one was sunk (left - photo by Marquis Knowles) and one was missing an engine. A suspect was ...

  • Murphy Town Athlete Competing in Olympics

    Murphy Town Athlete Competing in Olympics

    [caption id="attachment_11006" align="aligncenter" width="358"]  Above: Steven Gardiner (far left) with teammates.[/caption]   Murphy Town’s Steven Gardiner arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last week to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 20-year-old track and field sprinter holds the nation...

  • Barefoot Bandit Set for Early Release

    Barefoot Bandit Set for Early Release

    [caption id="attachment_10994" align="aligncenter" width="254"] Colton Harris-Moore in Bahamian custody back in 2010.[/caption] After serving a six year sentence in a state prison, attorney John Henry Browne anticipates an early release for his client, Colton Harris-Moore, better known as the “Barefoot B...

  • Division I Basketball Dream in Reach for Abaco Native

    Division I Basketball Dream in Reach for Abaco Native

    [caption id="attachment_10998" align="aligncenter" width="264"] D’Andre Vilmar in purple[/caption] Now in his final year of High School, and after yet another successful season of Basketball under his belt, Abaco’s D’Andre Vilmar is starting to see the major Division I offers that were predicted woul...

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  • Gambling and Social Fiber

    Dear Editor, To those who know me, or read me, know I am strongly opposed to web shops (gambling), not so much from a Christian point of view as from social perspective. And so I was not surpr...

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  • Animal Abuse is Sickening

    Dear Editor, Dead dogs were found on the road just below Leisure Lee heading towards Treasure Cay. On Friday, about 1pm while on a family outing we came across two dogs tied together slung over ...

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  • Boat Thefts Breaking Our Heart and Keeping Us Away

    Dear Editor, Regarding the theft issue in The Abacos…It’s been becoming quite a topic of conversation in South Florida, and because of it I decided this summer that I would take my boat elsewhe...

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  • Recycling Needs to be a Priority

    Dear Editor, Our family has been visiting the Bahamas from the USA for several years. We love the quiet pace and natural beauty of the smaller islands. Green Turtle Cay is our favorite! The Bahamas...

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  • From the Editor's Desk: Bare Bones

    How did we get to the middle of August so quickly? Just last week we were working on the January 1 issue of The Abaconian – and now we’re half way to Christmas. And speaking of Christmas we, th...

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