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The Lascaux cave drawings in France are an early example of humanity's urge to create.

COVID Creativity Shines a Light in the Darkness

Inspired by friends and associates near and far, the Source decided to create an entire section in all three publications to highlight the art, poetry, literature and creations defying categorization of our readers and friends.
St. Thomas GERS building (Source photo by Don Buchanan)

V.I. Government Challenges Order to Pay GERS Overdue Funds

The dispute over unpaid funds owed by the U.S. Virgin Islands government to the Government Employees Retirement System is bound for federal appellate court.

Roach Orders USVI Banks to Implement Coronavirus Mortgage Relief

Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach has ordered all banks and loan servicers in the territory to provide financial relief for individuals, families and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas is peppered by questions from the Senate Finance Committee Friday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

WAPA Board Calls for More Belt Tightening at the Utility

V.I. Water and Power Authority Board Chairman Anthony Thomas asked WAPA’s management to develop a long-term sustainable financial plan for the utility at the board’s Monday meeting, according to a statement from the utility.
An unusual number of boats are moored in Brewers Bay. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Additional Coastline Opened to Accommodate Incoming Vessels

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has increased capacity to make room for new arrivals by allowing additional anchoring in Magens Bay, Brewers Bay and Lindbergh Bay beaches around St. Thomas.
Michael Anton (Submitted photo)

Short Documentary “Good Morning, Good Morning” Highlights V.I. Greeting of Respect

When filmmaker Michael Anton visited his father on St. Thomas after Hurricane Irma hit, he decided to make a film – “not a story about politics or hurricanes,” but rather “a story about culture and love.”

Prayer Resounds Across Territory Despite Empty Churches

As church after church closes its doors in response to the executive order to limit large gatherings, they are finding new ways to reach the faithful.

AG: People Who Violate Epidemic Restrictions Could Face Charges

Those who willfully violate emergency executive orders and directives of Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion during the declared state of emergency could face criminal consequences.

Governor Orders Public Beaches Closed

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced that all public beaches in the territory were closed effective immediately in an effort to keep gatherings down and residents off the streets.
Tim Duncan capped his 19-year career with the San Antonio Spurs on Satirday with election to the Basketball Hall of Fame. (Photo from youtube)

Tim Duncan Part of Elite 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

St. Croix native Tim Duncan was announced as a member of a star-studded 2020 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a nine-member group also includes Kevin Garnett and the late Kobe Bryant.

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