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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.

Power Outages Continue with No Clear Answers

After a “fault” resulted in an island wide power outage Abaconians were left in the dark for over 12 hours as they looked for answers and updates throughout the night.

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HTDC Bids Farewell to Long-Serving Member; Discusses Plate Allotment and Approves Community Works

In the final meeting of the 2014 – 2017 term for local government on June 10, the Hope Town District Council conducted their regular monthly business while bidding a fond farewell to their longest serving member.

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2017 Abaco Local Government Nominees

With local government election days away, we have sought to provide a complete listing of all nominees. Up to press time we were missing Cooper Town and Moors Island and we will seek to update the list online and via Facebook with all names as soon as possible.

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What is Local Government

As voters go to the polls on June 22 to elect persons from their community to serve through local Committees and Councils it would be good to review what local-government is.

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Illegal Home Demolished; Concern That the Area is a Health and Fire Hazard

The Administrator’s Office, in a joint effort with the Department of Immigration, The Royal Bahamas Defense Force and Royal Bahamas Police Force, enforced the demolition of an illegal structure in the shanty town community known as the Mudd on June 5, 2017.

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Marsh Harbour’s American Airlines Employees Earn Customer Cup

The American Airlines employees at Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Marsh Harbour celebrated a customer service victory as the airline announced that they are among the top five international airports to be recognized with the Customer Cup for delivering outstanding customer service during the first quarter of 2017.

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Sharks, Divas are 2017 Season Champions

The Sharks capped their undefeated season with a hard fought victory over 2016’s Champions, the Pirates. Meanwhile the top seed Dynamic Divas continued their dominant season by defeating the Black Rogues (formerly the Panthers).

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Chief Councillors Decry Bank Closings on Green Turtle, Man-O-War and Elbow Cay

Green Turtle Cay Chief Councillor, Matthew Lowe expressed disappointment over the recent announcement of the closing of the local bank branch and is concerned it could have a “devastating” effect on the Cay’s economy.

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Teams Aim for Playoff as Season Winds Down

Intense competition marked the seventh weekend games of the Abaco Flag Football League’s third season which is quickly winding down to a close with playoffs and championship games on the horizon.

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Chamber Hosts Candidate Question and Answer Panel

The Abaco Chamber of Commerce held a “Meet Your Candidate” event for both the North Abaco and Central and South Abaco constituencies where candidates answered a series of questions that were collected from residents.

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