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December 8th, 2014
VG rapper ‘Da Realest Baby’ releases mixtape

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Despite the odds, young rap and hip hop artist out of Virgin Gorda Avery F. Felicien is determined to make it big on the regional and international stage and is working on his own to make this dream a reality.

December 2nd, 2014
'I am running for the 9th district again' - Dr. Hubert O'Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dr Hubert O’Neal who ran four times (1999, 2003, 2007, 2011) and lost to represent the people of the 9th district which include Virgin Gorda and Anegada told Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview on December 1, 2014 that he will be running again.

November 26th, 2014
Rock Café re-opens tonight with top rated local chef

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - "It give us a sense of pride to have one of our own bring class and executive chef experience to our Tree House facility here in Virgin Gorda especially at this time," said Sasha D. A. Flax senior manager of the Rock Café string of entertainment spots at one address, speaking to Virgin Islands News Online.

November 7th, 2014
Heavy rains, flood watch force closure of Govt offices, schools

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.

October 31st, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Keri M. C. Octave

By Nikolai J. Earle

This week our Young Professional is the charming, ambitious and outgoing Keri M.C. Octave, a resident of Virgin Gorda, and someone who embodies the face of the hospitality sector even as she seeks to advance therein through further studies.

October 14th, 2014
UPDATE: VI Govt. gives ‘all clear’ on Hurricane Gonzalo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As Gonzalo veers north avoiding the Virgin Islands, the hurricane warning for the Territory has been discontinued and a tropical storm warning is now in effect, say personnel from the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), who also confirmed that normal services are resuming throughout the Territory.

September 22nd, 2014
‘Get rid of derelict vehicles on VG!’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the ‘Speak Out BVI’ radio talk show last week Tuesday September 16, 2014 called in to place on record his concern about the many derelict vehicles on the sides of the roads and in people’s compounds in Virgin Gorda (VG) and their potential to harbour mosquitos thereby spreading diseases.

August 25th, 2014
‘Drunk & Driving?’ – Sistah Joyce among Passengers hurt in VG crash

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – It was just a case of hitching a ride to get home last Saturday night August 23, 2014 that landed Ms Joyce Searles aka Sistah Joyce and some other people including children in a near death experience along a main road in Valley, Virgin Gorda.

July 25th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Tonya S. Vanterpool

By Nikolai J. Earle

Meet our Young Professional for this week – the bright, ambitious yet humble Tonya S. Vanterpool whose goal is to become a certified accountant and work at the highest tier possible and who also hopes to make a difference in her community by volunteering her time and energy to ensure young people are prepared for life academically and professionally.

July 19th, 2014
CIL celebrates 2 years since opening VG branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – After opening its doors on Virgin Gorda two years ago, Caribbean Insurers Limited (CIL) yesterday marked the occasion with a customer appreciation event featuring music and food at its Watts Building office, Valley, Virgin Gorda.

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