“Everything was wiped out,” “destroyed,” “totally damaged” — these were the words of just some of the people whose businesses were struck by last week’s ferocious thunderstorm.

Business Briefs (Aug. 17, 2017)

Internet forum Government Information Services invited interested people to register for the 13th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum scheduled to take place in Road Town from Aug. 21-23.
When Khephra Sylvester finished singing Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during the talent segment of the Miss British Virgin Islands Pageant on Aug. 6, cheers filled the Multi-purpose Sports ...

Island Happenings (Aug. 17, 2017)

Today Golf: Captain Mulligan’s offers miniature golf daily from 11 a.m. Kids under 12 play for $7 on weekdays and $8 on weekends. Ages 12 and up play for $8 on weekdays and $10 on weekends. Call...
On Sunday, the BVI Football Association’s under-15 boys national team kicked off the CONCACAF Championship tournament with a win over Anguilla, 4-0.

Sports Briefs (Aug. 17, 2017)

Swimming For two consecutive weekends at the end of July, a mixture of young children and adults spent 16 hours in the swimming pool and in the sea learning to swim and honing their swimming...