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Pauline Louise Thomas Turns 100

On Oct. 3, surrounded by family and friends, Pauline Louise Thomas celebrated her 100th birthday at the Bethany Moravian Church on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Camile D. Davenport Dies

Camile Davenport’s life came to an untimely end on Oct. 11, while visiting the island of Culebrita, Puerto Rico.

Hall to Receive Thurgood Marshall Educational Leadership Award

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Educational Leadership Award. He will be presented with the award at a gala in Washington, D.C., in November.

Coral Bay Community Council Hires Executive Director

The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) has announced the hiring of its first full-time executive director, Lauren T. Hunter, Ph.D.

Azekah Jennings Dies in Connecticut

Azekah Jennings, who was born in the Virgin Islands, made a name for himself first as an assistant U.S. attorney, died Sunday in Connecticut after a short illness. He was 57.

Opinions Differ on Whether Sargassum Causes Health Issues

Although a BVI environmentalist warned recently that swallowing large doses of water where sargassum seaweed is present could be fatal, other experts don’t agree.

USVI BIR Director Elected to Head Tax Administration Association

Marvin L. Pickering, director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, has been elected to serve as the president of the All Islands Tax Administrators Association (AITAA) for a one-year term.

UVI President David Hall to Receive USVI-HTA Award of Excellence

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVI-HTA) Award of Excellence at the 14th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala on Nov. 14, at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Hotel.

Project Homeless Connect Seeking Volunteers

The 8th annual Project Homeless Connect, sponsored by the United Way of the Virgin Islands and the V.I. Department of Human Services, will be held in November and December this year.

Judge Julio Brady Dies at 73

Former lieutenant governor, Superior and Territorial Court judge, attorney general, and attorney, Julio Brady died Wednesday on St. Croix after a long illness. He was 73.

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