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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.

Abaco Swim Club Does Well at Barracuda Swim Meet

Abaco Swim Club took a team of fifteen swimmers to Nassau for the Leno Corporate Services Barracuda Invitational Swim meet on May 22-23 where they had an impressive showing.

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Judo Club Earns Medals

On May 2, ten members of The Abaco Judo Club competed in Nassau in The Bahamas Open Martial Arts Competition (BOMAC). After an afternoon of strong competition, the team was able to win five silver and five bronze medals.

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AFFL Weekend Wrap-up

The past weekend saw a heavy-weight match between two of the only undefeated teams in the Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL) as the Sharks, playing at home in Man-O-War, took on the Dragons in a tight game on Saturday May 9.

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Man-O-War Fishing Tournament Braves Weather

Despite strong winds and less than ideal weather, nine boats competed in the Twelfth Annual Man-O-War Fishing Tournament seeking to bring home the largest tuna, dolphin or wahoo for the prize on April 30 to May 1, 2015.

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Prime Minister Visits Guana Resort to Discuss Jobs

During a visit to Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club on April 23, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the Club would soon be creating over 250 jobs for Bahamians both in Abaco, and across the country.

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Police Chief Responds to Increase in Boat Thefts

In response to the concerns that boat owners and residents expressed about the noticeable rise in boat thefts occurring this year in the area of Abaco and the Northern Bahamas in general, Kevin Mortimer, Officer in Charge of the Abaco District, noted some increased measures to track down and reduce the number of thefts taking place.

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League Games Continue

The Abaco Flag Football League has completed its third weekend of some exciting competition and there are some changes in the league standings.

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Local Man Applies Advanced Science to Abaco Business

Born and raised in Dundas Town, Trevor Newbold, son of Delgarno Newbold, took advantage of opportunities and is now pioneering a new venture in his native home in bio based polyols.

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Forest Fires Plague Central Abaco

The Marsh Harbour Volunteer Fire and Rescue (MHVFR) service has been busy protecting properties over the last few weeks from several forest fires that have threatened homes, farms and utility poles among other things.

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Abaco’s CARIFTA Swimmer Returns from Successful Competition

It was an emotional return for thirteen-year-old Jewel Pinder as she was greeted at the Leonard Thompson International Airport by dozens of friends and family cheering the success she and the Bahamas Swim Team enjoyed in winning the second CARIFTA Swimming Championship in as many years.

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