Gregory Nelson GREENWOOD, S.C. – When Gregory Nelson started dancing with F.I.Y.A. Dance University three years ago, he was quiet and kept to the back row. This December, he rose above his fellow dancers during the Greenwood Christmas Parade when he performed on 3-foot-tall
Bandleader Stanley Jacobs CHRISTIANSTED – The Smithsonian Institution is releasing a quelbe music album by Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights as part of its Black History Celebration in February. According to the online magazine Jazz News, the album called “Quelbe! Music of the U.S. Virgin Islands is scheduled to
Scott Duncan, Tim’s older brother SAN ANTONIO – Tim Duncan will team up with his older brother to produce a new series of TV commercials for a Texas automotive company. Gunn Automotive Group will soon debut a new campaign of television commercials featuring Spurs players. The Alamo City auto company
WAPA CEO Hugo V. Hodge Jr. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Executive Director of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority accused the owner of the territory’s most popular radio stations of being disingenuous for taking his stations off the air today in a dispute over bill
Rum festival organizer George Moore FREDERIKSTED – The first Annual St. Croix Rum Festival “Flavor of Rum” kicks off this spring with cooking competitions, fashion shows, rum tasting and sightseeing tours, organizers said. The festival, which celebrates the historical ties between rum-making and the Big Island, will be held at
Hannah Davis and Derek Jeter Newly engaged couple Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis are consistent with being private with their relationship, especially to the details of their wedding plans. The supercouple was photographed together in the Bahamas just after Christmas playing poker with basketball legend Michael Jordan. But because former
The Three Kings Day holiday (feist of the Epiphany for the more religious amongst us) traditionally marks the end of the Christmas season in the Virgin Islands. And especially in St. Croix, just as with Three Kings Day, there is a Spanish flare to what people drink at the holidays.
This is one tale these fishermen will likely never forget. Conor Cogan and his friends had been fishing off Port Stephens, Australia, on New Year’s Day when they got a little too close to a feisty striped marlin. As video captured by Cogan shows, the 200-pound fish leapt out of
St. Croix’s Digby Stridiron at work CHRISTIANSTED – Black Enterprise magazine says that chef Digby Stridiron is “making St. Croix the culinary destination of the Caribbean.” In a feature story posted today, Black Enterprise noted that Stridiron has served as the personal chef to celebrities like Vivica A.
The White Family on St. Croix KNOXVILLE – An American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Scripps Networks Interactive is premiering an episode of “Caribbean Life” that features St. Croix today. Home & Garden Television (HGTV) Season Four premiere will follow Bruce and