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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.

Mini-Hospital Status Unknown

On some future day we will know more than we do now, that is, eventually the story will be told, at least in part and maybe, just maybe we will understand.

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License Printer Out of Order Since February, Temporary Fix in Place

Since February of this year the printer at the Road Traffic Department in Marsh Harbour has been out of order and persons wanting driver’s licenses have had to settle for handwritten copies.

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Eight Medals for Abaco Judo Club

On July 18-19, 2015 a team comprised of fourteen Judoka (practitioner of Judo) represented The Bahamas at the United States Junior Judo Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Hope Town Lighthouse Vandalized, Culprits to Pay for Damages

Family of teens that vandalized the Elbow Reef Lighthouse apologized and assured the Preservation Society that repair expenses will be taken care of.

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Forty Years for Regatta Time in Abaco

Right on the heels of the first day of summer in Abaco and spread between the American and Bahamian Independence Days came the 40th Annual Regatta Time in Abaco (RTIA) bringing together about 50 boats from The Bahamas and around the world to compete in a series of races starting in Green Turtle Cay and ending at Hope Town.

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MP Notes Abaco’s Growth During Budget Debate

During the budget debate in June, North Abaco Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary Renardo Curry said that Abaco “continues to experience aggressive advancements”, noting that over 190 new businesses have been licensed between January and May of this year.

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Mixed Views Over Ambulance Use for Prom

The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) condemned the improper use of one of its registered ambulances in Abaco which was used as a prop for a prom entrance on June 13 and has launched an internal investigation as one of the personnel has reportedly been suspended.

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SpaceX Wreckage Found by Surfer Off Elbow Cay

Local surfer, Tim Albury, found something unexpected while surfing offshore at Elbow Cay on May 30; space debris from a rocket that crashed in the Atlantic Ocean just miles north of Elbow Cay.

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Town Committee Breaks Ground for New Library

After hearing from parents in the community about the lack of a place for their children to do research and assist in their studies, the Marsh Harbour Spring City Town Committee, led by Chairman Carl Archer, made good on the promise to build libraries in both Marsh Harbour and Spring City with a ground breaking ceremony next to the old Marsh Harbour library on June 8.

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Dragons and Panthers Win Inaugural Abaco Flag Football Championship

The fledgling Abaco Flag Football League (AFFL) capped a successful inaugural season with a three day single-elimination playoff race for the Abaco Cup Championship games from June 5-7 and when the dust settled the Dragons and Panthers emerged victorious.

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