Emogen “Blakness” Creese is the singer fairgoers were listening to on Sunday and Monday afternoons under the big tent at the 48th annual Agriculture Fair. Creese has been singing from age 3 and professionally since she was 12 years old. 'Like so many black singers, I got my start in the church,' she said.
Two top international basketball teams will visit the U.S. Virgin Islands this week to face off against the Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team in games that will help determine qualifiers for the FIBA World Cup.
There is reason to think a hotel would be good for the Yacht Haven Grande area. And if it really is a viable project, lenders should be up for lending $10 million secured by the hotel's future tax revenues. Plus, changes made to the Tax Increment Financing law last year make it easier for a developer to use the program.
Antonino Cucchiara and David Morris would be happy to be able to guide and transport students from their desks at the territory’s elementary, middle and high schools to the physics program at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, will return to St. Croix Tuesday when Carnival Glory docks at Frederiksted, and that's a "huge deal" for the island, according to Tourism Commissioner designee Joseph Boschulte.
For those fortunate enough to not be disabled, going to the beach is idiomatically a walk in the park. Not so for Virgin Islands resident Julien Henley, who has been wheelchair-dependent for the last 10 years. Watching Henley get from his car to the Magens Bay Authority Board meeting in shed four on Friday illuminated the challenge of such a simple activity.