Sports Briefs (Sept. 29, 2011)

Cycling BSAFE is offering a Learn to Ride clinic to children of all ages, on Saturday.

Delays plague cocaine case

A flurry of dramatic language flowed freely in Magistrates’ Court Tuesday

UK seeks input from OT residents

Got an idea of how to improve the relationship between the Virgin Islands and the British government? Now’s your chance.

Premier hospitalised briefly

Premier Ralph O’Neal was taken to Peebles Hospital last Thursday after a “brief episode of discomfort,” according to Government Information Services.

Andre Penn appeal set for Friday

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal is set to hear an appeal tomorrow on behalf of Andre Penn,

Cleanup nets more trash than in ’10

Volunteers collected a record number of plastic bottles from the territory’s shoreline during this year’s International Coastal Cleanup activities, according to the Conservation and Fisheries Department.

Premier: Election Day is Nov. 7

Virgin Islands voters will go to the polls Nov. 7, Premier Ralph O’Neal announced Friday evening in Cane Garden Bay during the launch of Second District candidate Alvin Christopher.

Public servants’ elections guidelines issued

“This is not a witch hunt,” Deputy Governor Inez Archibald told about 40 government employees today during an “HR Talk” about how public employees should behave at election time.

Man found shot near RT museum

A Horsepath man was found Thursday with a single gunshot wound in an abandoned vehicle near the Old Sugar Works Museum on Station Avenue in Road Town, police said.

Sargassum hits VI shores

Sargassum, the brown algae commonly found in the Sargasso Sea region of the mid-Atlantic, has inundated shorelines in the Virgin Islands and around the region in recent weeks.