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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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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Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

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2016-09-29 17:25:10
Matthew Becomes Hurricane; NWS Warns of Rip Currents

Matthew became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season Thursday afternoon and though the storm has already passed south of the U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Weather Service continued to warn residents of the territory of the risk of rip currents. 

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2016-09-29 17:11:05
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Military News of Virgin Islanders for April

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleApr 4 2014 - 11:24am
Certified Insurance Counselors Honor Corlette Morris and Brenda Sells

The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) recently recognized Corlette Morris and Brenda Sells of Theodore Tunick & Company on St. Thomas for their dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry.

Read entire articleMar 17 2014 - 10:07pm
American Red Cross Volunteer Honored for 30 Years of Service

The American Red Cross US Virgin Islands Chapter acknowledged Jacquelyn E. Fredericks for her 30 years of service to the organization at the Charlotte Amalie High School Class of 1974 recognition breakfast event.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 1:41pm
VITEMA Director Named Vice Chair of National Agency

Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) Director Elton Lewis was named vice chair of the National Emergency Management Agency ((NEMA) Pacific and Territorial Caucus at the NEMA 2014 Mid-Year Policy and Leadership Forum.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 9:10am
Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleMar 8 2014 - 6:13am
Army Officer Bernard Warrington Jr. Promoted to Full Colonel

U.S. Army active duty officer Bernard Warrington Jr., a native Crucian, son of Martha J. Mills and 1988 alum of St. Croix Central High School, was recently promoted to full colonel by MG Stephen Lyons, CG, 8th TSC, Ft. Shafter, Hawaii.

Read entire articleMar 4 2014 - 8:45pm
Virgin Islander Appointed Judge in Maryland

Gov. O’Malley made five appointments to the District Court for Baltimore City including Diana A.E. Smith.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2014 - 11:39pm
Sen. Malone Serves on Council of State Governments National Board

Senate President Shawn-Michael Malone was recently asked to serve on the Executive Board of the Council of State Legislatures.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2014 - 4:24pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for February

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleFeb 15 2014 - 12:08am
UVI SGA President Named National HBCU All-Star

University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association (SGA) President Kevin Dixon was named a 2014 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) All-Star in February. The All-Star selection is part of a White House Initiative that recognizes 75 undergraduate, graduate and professional students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.

Read entire articleFeb 14 2014 - 3:14pm