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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery to Launch Series of Regularly Scheduled Films

On Thursday, Dec.8, the gallery will host the world premiere of Wider Angle Productions’ “It Ain’t Easy Being Green.” Complementary champagne and popcorn will be served. Filmed on St. John, film is a half-hour documentary about the island’s dramatic increase in green iguanas over the last few decades.

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Gri Gri Project at Bajo El Sol Gallery to Launch Series of Regularly Scheduled Films

“The Stuart Hall Project” is John Akomfrah’s documentary and visual poem about the work of Jamaican-born cultural theorist Stuart Hall, whose engagement with issues of hybridity and the complexity of identity profoundly shaped British cultural studies in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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2016-12-07 15:50:58
Deaths — St. Thomas
Alexis Williams Dies at 72

 

Alexis Williams
Alexis Williams

Alexis Williams, better known as Lex, died on Nov. 4 at Coki Point Beach. He was 72 years old.
He leaves to cherish his memories six children: Letitia Williams-Sharry in Florida, Mackella Brown,Terrance Brown, Kevin Brownall on St. Kitts, Alexis Williams Jr. on St. Thomas and Rodney Williams in Florida; six sisters: Sarah Williams in London, Shirley Williams, Gwenneth Williams-Dore and Claudette Williams, all in St. Thomas, Althea Charles and Cuthlyn Dickenson in New York.
He is also survived by 12 grandchildren: Rashaun Sharry, Shuquana Sharry, Janaie Brown, Nazdravi Brown, Terrance Johnson, Terrencia Johnson, Tesron Johnson, Neilson Alexis Williams III, Aquaisha Williams, Aneiqua Williams, Nahshon Williams and Jahlion Williams; one great-grandchild, Zariah Gumbs; one aunt, Mary Pinney in London; many nieces and nephews, at home and abroad; many friends, including: Maisie Brown (Phylis), Phoebean Williams and Fitzroy Cannonier; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Davis Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, at First Church of God, Bolongo. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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