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Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

Hope Town Police Vehicle Donation, Man-O-War Dock Repairs and School Air Condition Among HTDC’s Agenda

The Hope Town District Council met in Man-O-War on November 18 to conduct their regular business as part of the commitment to hold meeting in the different parts of their District. Among business discussed Self Drive (SD) Plates were discussed at length as persons who were awarded plates for golf …

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Bahamian Film Sets Premier Date in Abaco

The Gala Premiere of the Bahamian made film ‘Cargo’ – an action filled human drama inspired by true events – unveils in Abaco on December 6 at the Abaco Beach Resort and is open to the public. It tells the story of Kevin, a Bahamian fisherman with a gambling addiction …

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Regular Season Comes to Close for AYFFA

The regular season came to a close with some exciting games in Green Turtle Cay bringing the playoff picture some clarity as The Marsh Harbour WildHawgs and Murphy Town Tigers visited the Falcons. The WildHawgs completed a regular season sweep of all teams finishing with a six win and zero …

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Aim For More Autonomy in Local Government Announced

Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell, encouraged local government to think outside the box and aim for more autonomy while Central Government will seek to leave more revenue collected locally in the district. “Inadequate funding is the cry throughout the government services and it’s not unique to local …

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Minister Addresses Post Office Woes

During a visit to Abaco the Minister of Transportation and Local Government, Frankie Campbell addressed issues concerning the National and Local Postal Services which are seeing slow delivery times. He noted that the crux of the issue stems from issues at the main Post Office in New Providence. He said …

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Road Traffic Department Relief Early Next Year

With well over a year of public frustration due to lengthy waits for driver’s licenses among other issues that have plagued Abaco’s Road Traffic Department, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell indicated that some relief may come early next year. Mr. Campbell noted that “We are aware that …

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Minister Says North Abaco Port is 95% Complete

During his visit to Abaco, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Frankie Campbell toured the almost complete North Abaco Port to view the facility and hear possible concerns. Mr. Campbell said “What I see is fascinating and exciting. It holds great promise.” He said that “I have had the opportunity …

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Abaco’s Haitian Population Wary of Prime Minister’s Remarks

Recent comments from Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis regarding a deadline for illegal migrants to leave the country by December 31, 2017 as he warned that an aggressive pursuit and deportation will be the fate of anyone who does not comply, has left Bahamians of Haitian descent upset. Abaco has …

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Community Stunned by Loss of Young Mother in Apparent Murder

The discovery of the body of young woman on October 26, 2017 has left the communities of Abaco shaken as the search for answers continues. Lavardo Huyler, a resident of Dundas Town, was arraigned in magistrate’s court in Freeport, Grand Bahama and charged on Monday, October 30, with the murder …

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Following Completion of Work in Town, North End and Dune Roads Remain Worrisome

While recent roadworks have been completed within the historic part of Hope Town, patching a rough area that was seen to be hazardous, there is concern about other roads which have been long neglected by Central Government. Hope Town District Council member and resident, Don Cash said the joint effort …

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