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Banking Board Meets to Review Proposed Closure of FirstBank Branch

The Virgin Islands Banking Board met on Wednesday, Oct. 29, to consider several items including FirstBank’s proposal to close the…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
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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