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Governor Set to Give State of the Territory Address on Monday

Gov. Kenneth Mapp will deliver his inaugural state of the territory address at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26.

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish and concentrate on your goal. Do one thing at a time, without scattering your energies.

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2015-01-25 12:59:10
Diase-Coffelt: Mapp Was Treating DOJ as 'Own Private Law Firm’

Fighting the “war against corruption” being waged within the V.I. Department of Justice takes the right “weapons and tools” but former V.I. Attorney General designee Soraya Diase-Coffelt said at a news conference Friday that directives and staffing appointments coming from Government House took away her ability to lead.

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2015-01-23 22:08:08
Attorney Douglas Sprotte Responds

Senior prosecutor Douglas Sprotte responds to rumors relative to his resignation.

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2015-01-22 16:12:34
Deaths — St. Thomas
Eleanor Farrington Turnbull Died June 6

June 15, 2004 - Eleanor Farrington Turnbull died on June 6, 2004. She is survived by: son, Roy A. Turnbull Jr.; daughter, Michelle D, Turnbull; brothers, Landis, Lionel, Roland and Liston Farrington; sister, Leona Farrington Turnbull; mother-in-law, Ethlyn Turnbull Hodge; Sisters-in-law, Cornelia, Ceciline and Dale Turnbull, Gwendolyn, Cheryl and Lynette Farrington and Evelyn Hodge; brothers-in-law Charles and Leonard Turnbull and Vincent Turnbull Sr.; Daughter-in-law, Annette Bryan; special friend, Nanton Moses; grandchild, Quashan; And many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Viewing is Tuesday June 15, 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. The second viewing is Wednesday June 16 from 8 to 9 a.m. Christchurch Methodist, Market Square with services at the same time and place. Interment will be at the Western Cemetery No.1.

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