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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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Unofficial Results Show Mapp is New Governor

Elections System officials posted by 10 p.m. that unofficial results showed gubernatorial candidate Kenneth Mapp had won the runoff with 15,268 votes to opponent Donna Christensen's 8,573.

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UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Submission

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Monday approved materials to be submitted for accreditation of the proposed UVI School of Medicine.

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Appeal Filed Against CZM’s Summers End Marina Decision

An appeal was filed Friday challenging the CZM permit approved in October to allow a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, St. John, claiming the potential damage to the tourism economy is frightening.

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2014-11-17 23:47:55
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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