Obituaries

A Review, The Untold Story Of Two Toms, pt. 1

December 05, 2012

Noted sports figure Martin Lundy recently forwarded me a document entitled "The Untold Story of the Two Toms", and I felt compelled, for the purpose of history, to do a detailed review. Let it be emphasized that Lundy is well qualified to present a view of the two legends who departed this life recently.

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Government Members View Body Of Late Thomas A Robinson

December 04, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas -- His Excellency Sir Arthur Foulkes, Governor General, Prime Minister Perry Christie, and Cabinet Ministers came out to view the body and photos  of the late Tommy Robinson at the Tommy Robinson Stadium, Monday, December 3.

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Tributes Paid To Tommy Robinson
Tributes Paid To Tommy Robinson

December 04, 2012

Prime Minister Perry Christie was among the officials, dignitaries, friends and family who paid tribute to Thomas A Robinson yesterday.

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Funeral Tribuntes For 'The Bird'

December 03, 2012

Final respects were paid to one of the Bahamas' greatest sporting legends over the weekend as scores turned out to honor the memory of "The Bird."

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Dame Marguerite In Hospital

November 29, 2012

Dame Marguerite Pindling, the wife of the late Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling, is in hospital, Dr Duane Sands confirmed last night.

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Mother 'Has Had Enough' Of Scandal Surrounding 'Emperor's' Death

November 28, 2012

The mother of murder accused Kenton Dion "Emperor" Knowles, whose son Dario was also recently murdered, said last night she hopes her son and grandson will rest in peace. Beverley Knowles said she has had enough of the scandal surrounding her son's life and death.

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'Emperor' Knowles' Son Murdered

November 27, 2012

Nearly a year-and-a-half after Kenton Dion 'Emperor' Knowles was gunned down on the streets of New Providence, his 25-year-old son met the same fate Sunday night.

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Tommy A. Robinson - Legendary Athlete And Sportsman
Tommy A. Robinson - Legendary Athlete And Sportsman

November 27, 2012

Bahamian national hero Thomas Augustus Robinson was one of the premier Bahamian athletes of the 20th century. On Sunday morning, November 25, 2012, the great Bahamian died after an illness of stomach cancer.

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Robinson Was A 'Sporting Hero Of Truly Legendary Status'
Robinson Was A 'Sporting Hero Of Truly Legendary Status'

November 26, 2012

National sporting icon Thomas Augustus Robinson left so many fond memories of his exploits as an international sprinter before he died Sunday after a long illness at the age of 74.

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Sports Icon Thomas A. Robinson Dies
Sports Icon Thomas A. Robinson Dies

November 26, 2012

Sports legend Thomas A. Robinson, who was hailed yesterday by Prime Minister Perry Christie as a "great Bahamas hero", died early Sunday morning after a long battle with cancer.

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Statement By The PM On The Passing Of Thomas A Robinson
Statement By The PM On The Passing Of Thomas A Robinson

November 26, 2012

Statement by Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie
on the passing of Thomas Augustus Robinson November 25th, 2012 
I am very deeply saddened by the passing of Thomas Augustus Robinson.

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Thomas Augustus Robinson Reaches Life's Finish Line At 74
Thomas Augustus Robinson Reaches Life's Finish Line At 74

November 26, 2012

It has become commonplace for me. Within the last two weeks, I have used this space to pay tribute to three iconic sporting friends. First, there was Roy Bowe, then Tom 'The Bird' Grant, followed by Charlie Saunders. Today, I salute the life and times of Thomas Augustus Robinson. He passed away around 6:50 a.m. on Sunday morning at the age of 74.

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The Legendary Thomas Augustus Robinson Passes

November 25, 2012

Bahamian National Hero Thomas Augustus Robinson was one of the premier Bahamian athletes of the twentieth century. On Sunday morning, November 25th, 2012 the great Bahamian died after an illness of stomach cancer.

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Family Still Waiting For DNA Results To Confirm Murder Victim's Identity
Family Still Waiting For DNA Results To Confirm Murder Victim's Identity

November 23, 2012

Delano Carey just wants to lay his father to rest, something he hopes will finally bring closure to the family seven months after his father was killed and left in bushes in western New Providence.

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Man Dies In Motorbike Accident

November 20, 2012

A young man was killed early yesterday morning when he lost control of the motorbike he was riding and slammed into a utility pole on Shirley Street near Lovers Lane, according to police.

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Biker Killed As He Hits Pole

November 20, 2012

A 23-year-old man became the country's latest traffic fatality when he lost control of his motorcycle and slammed into a utility pole.

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Three Die After Head-on Collision On Abaco
Three Die After Head-on Collision On Abaco

November 19, 2012

Two young women and a man are dead after the car they were driving was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle in Cooper's Town, North Abaco late Saturday night.

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Man, 69, Dies In Fire On Great Harbour Cay

November 14, 2012

An elderly man perished in a house fire in Great Harbour Cay yesterday morning, police reported.

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Man Drowns At Potter's Cay
Man Drowns At Potter's Cay

November 13, 2012

Police have yet to officially identify the cause of death of a man who is believed to have drowned at the Potter's Cay Dock yesterday morning.

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Golfing Mentor Roy Bowe Remembered
Golfing Mentor Roy Bowe Remembered

November 13, 2012

Recently in this space, I saluted the late Roy Bowe. His contributions to nation building through sports and business were many. Without a doubt though, the impression he made on Bahamian golf will probably be sustained longer than anything else.

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