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Direct Deposit Glitch Delays V.I. Government Holiday Pay

Some V.I. government employees who get their checks by direct deposit will not get their pay before the holiday, as originally planned, according to Government House.

Mapp Grants Friday Leave to Nonessential Executive Branch Employees

In an announcement Wednesday from Government House, Gov. Kenneth Mapp granted administrative leave on Friday "to all nonessential employees of the executive branch of government.”

BCB Downs Antilles for Flag Football Championship; Lack of Players Cancels Turkey Bowl

What was slated for three exciting games to culminate the football season was knocked down to two Wednesday night after the cancellation of the traditional All-Star Turkey Bowl due to a lack of players.

The Bookworm: Spice Up Your Holiday

So you like a little spice with your Christmas nog? Or maybe some extra pepper in your peppermints? Then “Naughtier than Nice” will make you very jolly.

South Carolina Wins Men’s Paradise Jam Title

It’s taken 12 years for South Carolina to start its basketball season with five straight wins. This year, the team’s 5-0 start comes after winning the V.I. Paradise Jam men’s championship Monday night.

Tulsa, South Carolina Set for Paradise Jam Title Game

The Tulsa Golden Hurricanes and the South Carolina Gamecocks face off at 10 p.m. Monday for the men's Paradise Jame Championship.

Virtue of the Week: Respect

We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.

Hofstra Upsets Florida State, 82-77, in Paradise Jam Opening Day

The 2015 Paradise Jam kicked off Friday at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center with Ohio and Tulsa facing off first in a true game of two halves.

Stop the Leakage, Support Full Autonomy for IG

Once again the Legislature is considering giving the V.I. Inspector General’s office much greater autonomy. This is a good thing, and honorable.

The Bookworm: Couch Surfing for a Year

At first blush, it appears that “My Couch is Your Couch” is more of a travel book. But I saw this lavishly illustrated treat in a different way: it’s a book that will make you thankful.

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