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UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St. Croix campus, the school announced Wednesday.

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2014-07-24 01:52:51
Hadiya Hazel Named Junior Tourism Commissioner

Charlotte Amalie High School junior Hadiya Hazel was recently named the 2014 junior tourism commissioner, the Tourism Department announced Wednesday in a press release.

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2014-07-24 01:33:15
V.I. Major Little League Team Clinches First Place in Pool A

The Virgin Islands Major Little League team finished pool play with a 15-12 victory over Bonaire on Wednesday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

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2014-07-24 01:13:02
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UVI Names Sachs Interim Dean of Medical School

The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Benjamin Sachs interim dean for the medical school it is developing, according to a statement released Monday from UVI.

Read entire articleJul 1 2014 - 2:15am
Human Services, Collective Bargaining Present Budgets

Mental health care continues to be "greatly underfunded," the Human Services commissioner told senators during budget hearings. The Office of Collective Bargaining also presented its FY15 budget.

Read entire articleJul 1 2014 - 2:04am
Military, Overseas Ballots ‘In the Mail’

All of the territory’s military and overseas voter primary ballots were in the mail as of June 30, late but on the way, according to V.I. Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes.

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Julius Jackson Rounds Out Training with Gennady Golovkin

For the second consecutive summer, local boxing champion Julius Jackson is heading to Big Bear, Calif., for a month of sparring with undefeated Gennady Golovkin.

Read entire articleJul 1 2014 - 1:54am
Deshorn Lake Might Soon Be in Yankees Stripes

Former CAHS pitcher, Deshorn Lake, is expected to sign with the New York Yankees, according to several mainland news reports.

Read entire articleJul 1 2014 - 1:50am
St. Croix’s Robles, Smith Set Course Records at 2014 Olympic Day Run/Walk

In spite of heavily overcast skies interspersed with brief downpours, the St. Thomas edition of the 2014 Olympic Day Run/Walk was able to champion the Olympic spirit with a focus on honest effort, finishing time and camaraderie.

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GERS Conducts Member Assistance Outreach Online

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) will conduct a member outreach in order to assist active and retired members with registering for GERS’s new line of business. This feature, known as member self-service (MSS), will give members online access to their GERS accounts.

Read entire articleJul 1 2014 - 1:30am
V.I. Archery Team Has Success at International Competition

At Bayamón, Puerto Rico on June 23-27, over 100 athletes from six countries, including the United States and Mexico, converged in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, to compete in the XI Copa Juan Enrique Barrios World Ranking tournament. This competition marked the first time the Virgin Islands has fielded an archery team with multiple athletes

Read entire articleJun 30 2014 - 4:55pm
TIBBAR Energy Supports Agriculture Training for V.I. Students

The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (DOA) in partnership with Kentucky State University (KSU), the Virgin Islands FFA Association (formerly the Future Farmers of America), and Tibbar Energy USVI, LLC recently launched a summer initiative for four Virgin Islands students to pursue summer training in the field of agriculture at KSU.

Read entire articleJun 30 2014 - 4:49pm
Health Beat: Women’s Imaging Suite Marks Anniversary

Women are not getting a baseline mammogram as early as they should, according to statistics compiled from the first year of services performed at the Women’s Imaging Suite at Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital.

Read entire articleJun 30 2014 - 12:58am