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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.

ARSS Continues to Compete Nationally

The Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (A.R.S.S.) has been busy lately participating in the traditional Bahaman Sloop Sailing races in George Town, Exuma and Salt pond, Long Island. Traditional sailing sloops are wooden sailing vessels, made in the Bahamas and sailed by Bahamians. Sails are mostly canvas, no electronics or winches …

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Marsh Harbour and Spring City Town Committee Holds Town Hall Meeting

The Marsh Harbour and Spring City Town Committee held a town meeting at the Anglican Hall on June 18 to discuss matters and concerns with the public. Town Committee Chairman, Roscoe Thompson III welcomed everyone and gave regrets over the late cancellation of the Shanty Town Task Force which was …

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Judo Club Competes in Nationals and CARIFTA

The Abaco Judo Club traveled to Nassau to compete in CARIFTA Judo and the Bahamas Open National Tournament on June 22 and 23 and once again they represented Abaco well. CARIFTA started Friday night and Abaco was well represented with four Judoka fighting for Team Bahamas. Desmond Bootle Jr. captured …

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FHA Grads Reflect Before Final Leap

Forest Heights Academy held their graduation ceremony on June 13 at 7pm at New Vision Ministries sending off twenty-four young adults to seek their future under the theme “A look back before we leap.” After an opening prayer by Grace Swing, Brianna Sweeting handled opening remarks noting how rough the …

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MP Addresses Infrastructural Needs

During his contribution during the Budget Debate in the House of Assembly, Central and South Abaco MP James Albury noted that infrastructure remains the top need for his constituency. “Abaco has fallen behind infrastructurally without a doubt,” he said noting that throughout the “length and breadth of my constituency, you …

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Junkanoo Committee Presents Cheques to Participants

The Abaco Junkanoo Committee presented cheques to all participants of the 2018 Love Rush Junkanoo Parades which were held on February 23 and 24 in both the Junior and Adult categories. Committee head, William ‘Tony’ Davis, said that as next year approaches it will mark 20 years of his chairmanship, …

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Legendary Walker’s Cay Resort Poised to Resume Operation

Abaco’s once famous sport fishing destination, Walker’s Cay has been sold to Texas businessman and philanthropist Carl Allen who plans to redevelop the northernmost island in The Bahamas to its former glory. Mr. Allen – a long-time visitor to The Bahamas – finalized the purchase of the island with the …

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Prime Minister and Officials Inspect Abaco for Affordable Homes Project

In accordance with his party’s promise to provide access to affordable housing for Bahamians, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis, visited several sites on Abaco on Friday, May 25, 2018. It was the first Family Island the Prime Minister visited following the passing of the Access to …

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Deadline Looms for Shanty Town Demolitions

As the deadline for residents of shanty towns in the country to move draws near the Bahamas Government seeks to assist those who will be left homeless. Labour Minister and head of the Shanty Town Action Task Force, Dion Foulkes said the government has conducted a study on affordable housing …

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Former PM Pays Courtesy Call During HTDC Guana Cay Meeting

During the regular monthly meeting of the Hope Town District Council in Great Guana Cay on May 24, the former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham, paid a courtesy call and was given a Key to the District. At the start of the meeting the Council took time to …

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