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August 17th, 2017
Judith Vanterpool named new VP of HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the One Mart Supermarket, Chief Executive Officer of the BizComEd Consultant Inc., and workforce specialist Mrs Judith Vanterpool has been named Vice President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

August 17th, 2017
'Flood damaged goods on shelves will be pulled'- Yolanda Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the recent flood, retailers have been selling items that were damaged as a result of the impact of the flood. However, the Department of Environmental Health Division announced yesterday August 16, 2017 that they will be conducting spot checks on supermarkets and restaurants to ensure food safety.

August 17th, 2017
Gov’t blasted after family loses home & business in Baughers Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr Z. Marcus Butler says he is a victim of failed promised of present and past governments whose negligence almost cost him the lives of his children but did claim the property he once called home and a business that brought him money for sustenance.

August 17th, 2017
3 vehicles involved in early morning accident on Hope Hill

HOPE HILL, Tortola, VI- With inclement weather already making it an overcast morning, the day probably got gloomier for persons involved in an accident on Hope Hill, on the main island of Tortola, today, August 17, 2017.

August 16th, 2017
UPDATE: Federation championship game postponed due to weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from officials of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) is that the one game scheduled for this evening August 16, 2017 between Virgin Gorda’s Mystics and Tortola’s Legs at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex has been postponed.

August 16th, 2017
Auditor General Phil Sharman reports for duty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Auditor General of the Virgin Islands, Mr Phil Sharman, reported to work on Monday, August 14, 2017.

August 16th, 2017
‘Saying we can’t go independent is weakness’ – Radio show caller’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – On the heels of a senior pastor in the Virgin Islands describing the VI as a grown child that wouldn’t leave his mother’s home, a caller to a recent local radio show said the notion that the territory can’t go independent is a sign of “weakness.”

August 16th, 2017
More bad weather expected today into the weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Based on the forecasts from the Antigua and Barbuda Meteorological Services, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) announced that there is the strong possibility that the Virgin Islands will experience rainfall and thunderstorms, beginning form today Wednesday August 16, 2017, extending into the weekend.

August 16th, 2017
‘Tumbleweed is good at disguising itself’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Where there is the absence of worthy leadership, unworthy persons will lead. Where there is the absence of worthy leadership, unworthy leadership will arise.”

August 16th, 2017
‘Where is the emancipation in VI Festival?’ - Bishop John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The saying "A people that forgets its past is destined to repeat it" is one that Bishop John I. Cline fears will be the reality for the next generation of people because the territory continues to fail in education or bring to memory the story of our forefathers and mothers.



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