ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The GRATE BVI Music Alliance is making leaps and bounds with their valiant efforts as an independent body to uplift the status of local artists and part of this process will see Jamaican culture reggae artist Luciano performing at three events being staged here in the Virgin Islands (VI).
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Virgin Gorda Basketball League which should have gotten started in August this year is left without a start date and it is unclear whether it would even happen this year as the facility where the games are scheduled to the played is still under construction and its completion date is unsure at this time.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) said that mistakes in design caused the Ministry to restart the Capoon’s Bay drainage project and that it will be completed before the next hurricane season.
NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Ms Maria V. George died on Friday November 7, 2014, her son Mr Aubrey George has confirmed.
SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – In a horrible mishap, a horse has met its demise on the infield of Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay (SCB) after it fell into an open well and died some days ago and as a result the neighbourhood is contaminated with the fumes of the animal’s decomposing carcass.
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Come November 16, 2014 when students of the Adagio Dance School perform at their first Dance Recital, they will be doing their best as the pay tribute to the late Demiah O. O’Neal, one of the first to have attended the school when it opened its doors.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “He (Kareem-Nelson Hull) had such a charisma and kept the crowd going and I said Craig why not have this guy come down for our December showcase and be a guest host and let us bring him up to the BET offices and build a relationship with him and see how it goes from there...” said BET’s Kelly Griffin aka Kelly G.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Territory continues to be affected by heavy rainfall, Government today November 7, 2014 sent home non-essential staff early, closing off Government offices and schools earlier than usual as the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) issued a flash flood watch.
WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI – “We need to look harder at our clubs, be honest with ourselves about the obstacles to membership, and be open to change — so that we can make Rotary not only an attractive choice, but a viable choice, for people of all ages. We need to satisfy members’ needs and wants.”
PIRATE’S BIGHT, Norman Island, VI – For the Rotary Club of Road Town was Ms Gloria A. Fahie, Rotary Tortola Ms Judith Charles and Rotary Sunrise was Ms Lorna Dawson; three women of the Virgin Islands community who got standing ovations as they were awarded for their championing causes in the community over time.