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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.

Heritage Festival Explores Abaco’s Pirate Roots

“Adventure, Enterprise and Infamy” was the theme of the Twelfth Annual Island Roots Heritage Festival (IRHF) in Green Turtle Cay on May 6 through 8, with much of the look and feel of the festival centered on piracy.

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Abaco Sailing Club Fares Well at Regatta

The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS) fared well at the George Town, Exuma 63rd Annual National Family Island Regatta May 36 through 30 with third place in two classes, including a win in one of the B Class races.

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Hope Town District Council Approves Record Value of Building Plan Applications

The Hope Town District Council met April 16 and oversaw the largest recorded value for building plan applications approved by the Council, with the total value at about $31.1 million.

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Abaco Set to Compete in Exuma Regatta

The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS) is set to compete in one of the Bahamas’ oldest Regattas in George Town, Exuma starting April 26 through 30, and will compete in three classes.

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Homeowner’s Peace Disturbed by Hunters

A resident of Lubber’s Quarters expressed serious concerns after confronting local hunters who were discharging their shotguns near his island home in the month of April.

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Local Resort Acquired by International Lodging Company

Choice Hotels International’s Ascend Collection of independent properties has added the 25-room Hope Town Harbour Lodge in Abaco to its portfolio.

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Superstars Beat the Goatskin and Their Competition

When the smoke cleared and the drums and cowbells faded away into the early morning hours it was clear the All Abaco Junkanoo Committee had a tough decision ahead in selecting the winners of the Senior Love Rush Junkanoo Competition for 2016.

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AOPA Flies-In to Treasure Cay

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker, along with his executive team and business partners, visited the Bahamas March 31- April 4.

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Prime Minister Acknowledges Need to Reduce Red Tape

While addressing the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s (BFSB) International Business & Finance (IBFS) summit in Abaco on March 19, Prime Minister Perry Christie acknowledged that the Bahamas must fix “broken systems that no longer serve our needs” in order to remain competitive in financial services and other international industries.

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International Business and Finance Summit Held in Abaco

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) held their annual financial services conclave at the Pavilion at Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour on March 11 through 12 where senior officers of financial institutions discussed strategies to make the industry more competitive.

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