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VITEMA Launches Its 2015 Hurricane Ready Campaign

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is launching its Hurricane Ready Campaign during the month of May to…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Carnival Mile Is Highlight of Last Day of Celebrations

Saturday’s Carnival Mile resulted in a field of enthusiastic runners and walkers, and it produced very good times in all seven age groups. The race saw the return of young and old regulars as well as breakthroughs by runners whose development has been witnessed in race results over recent years.

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2015-05-04 00:32:03
Virtue of the Week: Commitment

Commitment is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. You give your all to friendship, a task, or something you believe in. You finish what you start. You keep your promises.

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2015-05-03 21:24:58
The Bookworm: 'Buster the Little Garbage Truck'

With colorful illustrations by Kevin Zimmer and a sweet saves-the-day story by author Marcia Berneger, “Buster the Little Garbage Truck” will make it easy to choose a book for story time or bedtime.

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2015-04-30 23:03:28
Deaths — St. Thomas
Preston Antonia Francis Dies at 32

Preston Antonia Francis, better known as “Pop” or “Lollipop,” of Estate Contant No. 12-3, died on Dec. 22, at age 32, at his residence. He was the son of Leean Rabsatt Francis of Tortola and Denzil “Frank” DeFreitas of St. Kitts, both deceased, and the grandson of Maria Lettsome Rabsatt and Evermond Rabsatt of Tortola, also deceased. He is survived by his son, Shackhoy Delano Francis; daughter Shackira Dalicia Francis; sisters: Alma Francis Heyliger, Monique Francis, Charisma Defreitas and Maxine Ojeda; and brothers: Khalid, Rashieme, Donte, Akeem and Denzil Defreitas; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 7:30-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a second viewing held at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 30, at Church of God Prophecy, Gamble Gade, Savan. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 2.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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