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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.

Big Hill Boxcart Derby

Beautiful weather greeted the participants and audience of the 18th Annual Big Hill Boxcart Derby on November 26, as the spectators were witnesses of an historic day with the first ever all female final for the Adult Downhill and the first ever female overall champion.

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DNA Ratifies North Abaco Candidate

The Democratic National Alliance (DNA) ratified their candidate for the constituency of North Abaco on October 31, announcing Claire Basden as their representative for the seat.

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PLP Ratifies South Abaco Candidate

The Progressive Liberal Party ratified community leader, Eva Bain, to run in next year’s election for Central and South Abaco.

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Some Hope Town District Council Positions Remain Vacant

The Hope Town District Council noted that were upset with delays in appointing members to the council when met to discuss matters and review applications at their regular monthly meeting on November 15.

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Abaconians Join #WeMarch Movement as Need for Transparency Grows

While thousands of frustrated residents marched on several island throughout The Bahamas on November 25, Abaco residents joined in the protest calling for better performance from the government of the country.

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BTVI Grants Scholarships

The newly opened vocational school awarded seven scholarships to persons taking up sewing classes at Bahamas Technical Vocational Institute (BTVI) on October 28. North Abaco Member of Parliament, Renardo Curry, was on hand for the brief ceremony as he noted that one of his main desires was to see BTVI …

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Davis and Qinguo Tour North Abaco Port and Discuss Little Abaco Bridge Project

Minister of Works and Urban Renewal, Philip Brave Davis, along with Chinese Ambassador Huang Qinguo, Ambassadress Zhen Chuncao and various dignitaries and department officials toured the North Abaco Port project and discussed challenges on November 3, 2016. Mr. Davis said “It was my fourth inspection of the North Abaco Port …

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Council Seeks Return of Landfill

Central Abaco District Councillor, George Cornish, said that while the landfill may never have been run exactly as it ought to have been, since the Department of Health and Environment took responsibility for the maintenance and upkeep in 2013 conditions have worsened.

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District Council Celebrates 20 Years of Local Government

The Hope Town District Council held a banquet celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Local Government in The Bahamas on October 22 at the Hope Town Harbour Lodge.

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Judo Gives to Interact’s Hurricane Fund

The Abaco Judo Club made a donation to Forest Heights Academy’s Interact Club to assist in relief efforts for persons affected by Hurricane Matthew which impacted the Bahamas in early October.

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