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Timothy Roberts

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.

Winding Bay Now Owned Entirely by Southworth

The Abaco Club on Winding Bay is now 100 percent owned by Southworth Development, a Boston-based company, which plans to immediately invest a further $10 million into the property, according to a press release issued by the company. The release said that work has already begun at the property, described …

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Immigration Deadline Passed

A few days before Christmas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis again urged undocumented immigrants to observe the impending deadline (now passed) to leave the country or apply for legal status. The Prime Minister stated that “too many” illegal immigrants are “taking” jobs from Bahamians during an interview with a ZNS …

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HTDC Sets Dates for Town Meetings

The Hope Town District Council met for the last time for 2017 on December 14 to discuss the regular business of the district. Chief Councillor, Jeremy Sweeting, noted that they finally received an answer from Local Government on which district council has responsibility for Matt Lowe’s Cay. The Council was …

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Christmas Village Brings Holiday Magic to Hope Town

Residents and visitors alike came together to enjoy a special and unique event in Hope Town as they hosted their Third Annual Christmas Village featuring the Bahamas’ very own ice skating rink. Children were given the options of several fun games, including golf, where they could win prizes or they …

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ARSS Takes Two of Three Best-of-the-Best Crowns

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded December 10 in Montagu Bay in Nassau with three new champions crowned, two of which were the Abaco Rage Sailing Syndicate (ARSS). “It Ain’t Right” (C Class) and “Lonesome Dove” (B Class) Skippered by Jeff Gale along with …

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Traffic fatality and Shooting Incident Mar First Week of December

The first weekend of December turned into a deadly one as two residents succumbed to injuries sustained during an accident on Forest Drive on December 2. Police report that shortly before midnight, they were called to a traffic accident on Forest Drive, involving a black Nissan Silvia with three male …

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MP Focusing on Infrastructure

Central and South Abaco Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary in the office of the Prime Minister for Abaco, James Albury, noted his focus on infrastructural needs now and for the upcoming New Year. Over the months of November and December, Roadworks were completed for the Main and Southern Entrances …

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Hope Town Police Vehicle Donation, Man-O-War Dock Repairs and School Air Condition Among HTDC’s Agenda

The Hope Town District Council met in Man-O-War on November 18 to conduct their regular business as part of the commitment to hold meeting in the different parts of their District. Among business discussed Self Drive (SD) Plates were discussed at length as persons who were awarded plates for golf …

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Bahamian Film Sets Premier Date in Abaco

The Gala Premiere of the Bahamian made film ‘Cargo’ – an action filled human drama inspired by true events – unveils in Abaco on December 6 at the Abaco Beach Resort and is open to the public. It tells the story of Kevin, a Bahamian fisherman with a gambling addiction …

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Regular Season Comes to Close for AYFFA

The regular season came to a close with some exciting games in Green Turtle Cay bringing the playoff picture some clarity as The Marsh Harbour WildHawgs and Murphy Town Tigers visited the Falcons. The WildHawgs completed a regular season sweep of all teams finishing with a six win and zero …

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