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V.I. Legislature to Celebrate African Liberation Day on May 26

Red, black and green will fly from the grounds of the Legislature’s Capitol Building on St. Thomas during a ceremony…

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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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Memorial Day: Brooklyn Woman Seeks Family of Fallen V.I. Soldier

It's been more than a decade since St. Croix native son Pfc. Jason N. Lynch died in combat in Iraq – June 18, 2004. But his sacrifice has continued to be felt, and not just on the tropical island where he grew up.

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2015-05-24 23:05:38
Beach Advisory for May 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, advises the public that these beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing.
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2015-05-23 04:10:37
Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen to skirt 20 out of the 21 pending charges of tax evasion, according to the attorney general.

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2015-05-22 01:05:24
Religion — St. Thomas
Church of God of Prophecy's Farewell to Bishop Carty

Sept. 16, 2005 - The Church of God of Prophecy on St. Thomas will hold an appreciation and farewell service for Bishop Amos W. Carty Sr., who is relocating from St. Thomas to Albany, N.Y. According to the church's press release, the special service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., at The Regional Tabernacle, C-5 Estate Hoffman, across from the Donoe Intersection.
"We are all aware of Bishop Carty's ministerial service as a servant of the Lord in the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean for over 40 years," said Ernest Knight, who serves as the chairman of the church's ministerial aid committee. "This special service presents us with the opportunity to express our love and appreciation for him and to recognize his many years of service in the Kingdom of God and in the Church of God."
The Rev. Dr. Ruby M. Jones, who is the pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy in Albany, will be the special guest speaker for this service. The public is invited to attend and say farewell to the bishop.
For information, contact Joyce Comissiong at 776-5748.

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