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Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

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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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V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Vietnam War” is a compilation of 25 interviews conducted with the intention of preserving the history of the territory and honor the military service of those who served during the conflict.

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Mapp Approves One, Denies Two EDA Tax Benefit Applications

Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the application of Spectrum Engineering Inc., a St. Croix-based engineering and construction firm, for Economic Development Authority benefits this week.

2015-11-25 22:41:45
Christmas Carnival Starts Early at Grigg Home Saturday

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities start Saturday with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged with a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan and more.

2015-11-25 22:37:09
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
The Bookworm: 'The Man from Essence'

You’ve been around long enough to know the road to success can be paved with spikes and nothing ever happens smoothly. In this book you’ll see that that phenomenon crosses all industries.

Read entire articleJul 5 2014 - 1:21am
The Bookworm: 'The Prodigal Son' - You Can Do Better

Though it can stand alone as a passable diversion, this book is part of a series and, if you’ve read the others, you’ll want “The Prodigal Son.” For most readers, though, I think you can do better.

Read entire articleJun 26 2014 - 12:52am
The Bookworm: I can’t sleep!

So how’d you sleep last night? The author of “The Secret Life of Sleep” says she used to wonder why her elders asked such a strange question. The research she shares explains that and a lot more.

Read entire articleJun 19 2014 - 12:23am
The Bookworm: Be Prepared with a Tissue for 'The Promise'

With a real historical event as her background, the author spins a story of two women who are more alike than they’d ever admit. Just be prepared with a tissue; because “The Promise” isn’t all that can be broken.

Read entire articleJun 12 2014 - 1:19am
The Bookworm: 'Success Secrets of Black Millionaires'

Tired of nothing but dust in your wallet? Sick of paying with pennies? Then crack open 'The Wealth Choice' just about anywhere and get ready for real change.

Read entire articleJun 5 2014 - 12:16am
The Bookworm: 'Sugar' Goes Beyond the Dates and Facts of History

Your children have already learned something about the Civil War, but what do they know about what happened afterward? “Sugar” is a story that goes beyond the dates and facts of history.

Read entire articleMay 29 2014 - 12:41am
The Bookworm: '1954' and the Baseball Generation

In the lightning-fast manner of a sportscaster, author Bill Madden tells a story that goes beyond Jackie Robinson’s history-making 1947 debut, but readers will learn why 1954 was so important to the game.

Read entire articleMay 22 2014 - 12:39am
Essays by Some Winners of the Laws of Life Contest

Virgin Islands public high school students offered words of wisdom learned from their life experiences when the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands hosted the 14th Laws of Life Essay Contest awards. Here are some of the essays that won.

Read entire articleMay 21 2014 - 12:28am
The Bookworm: A Daring Side of Walter Mosley

Debbie Dare is no Easy Rawlins and she’s not. There are hints of both of Mosley’s most famous characters, but this book is much more explicit than his past few novels.

Read entire articleMay 15 2014 - 12:00am
Superior Court Rising Stars Steel Orchestra Wins at Music Fest

The St. Croix Superior Court Rising Stars Steel Orchestra recently participated in the 12th Annual Panorama Caribbean Music Fest Virginia Arts Festival.

Read entire articleMay 14 2014 - 4:13am