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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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DOH to Host Zika Public Forums

In response to the rise in Zika cases in the territory and the recent discovery that Zika can be sexually transmitted by both men and women, the V.I. Department of Health (VIDOH) is sponsoring two Zika public forums, one in each district.

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2016-07-23 07:19:16
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round. 

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2016-07-23 00:46:43
Beach Advisory for July 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-07-22 23:08:05
Deaths — St. Thomas
Anthony Olive Dies in Atlanta

Anthony Olive
Anthony Olive

 He is survived by his wife, Cecilia Danet Olive; daughter, Stephanie Olive Mason; son, Stephen Anthony Olive; daughter-in-law, Annette Luyando Olive; son-in-law, Timothy Lee Mason; grandchildren: Brandon, Patrick and Kelsey Mason, Stephanie-Ann and Joanne Olive; sister, Margarita Magras; brothers: John Marcel Olive and Dennis Olive; sisters-in-law: Sandra Olive, Maria Olive, Patricia Danet, Uranie Blanchard, Alicia Vante and Olivia Danet; brothers-in-law: Julien P. Magras, Edward Blanchard, Edward Danet, Louis Ralph Danet Sr. and James Vante; aunts: Cecilia Greaux and Olivia Trout; nieces: Michelle Roberts, Monique Johnson, Suzanne Blanchard, Lorraine Camacho, Jacqueline, Lisa and Charmaine Vante, Irene Maple, Charlene Bryan and Geraldine Quetel; nephews: Andy, Adam and Alex Olive, Michael and David Olive, Edward Roberts, Julien E. Magras, Louis R. Danet Jr., Edwin Danet, Christopher Danet, Jean-Louis Blanchard and Gerard Danet; special family friends: Ana Luyando and family, Launa Offerdahl Watts, Sylvia Olive, Judith Raimer, Gertrude Bryan, Lindsey Davies, Luz Moron, Marjorie Roberts, Monica Stevens and Florence Kalloo, Annette Zachman, Uranie Turbe, and Class of 1960 Sts. Peter & Paul High School; as well as many other relatives and friends.
There will be a viewing held from 8-9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. at St. Anne’s Chapel. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Anne’s Chapel, P.O. Box 306810, St. Thomas, VI 00802.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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