Category : News

3 months ago

Richardson to Temporarily Suspend Recycling

Beginning Thursday, April 9 recycling services in the city will be suspended and trash collection will be temporarily reduced from twice to once-per-week due to staffing shortages in the City’s Public Services Department. The once-per-week trash serv...

3 months ago

Fisk’s Summerville Named to All Conference Team

& Fisk University’s Marcus Summerville (File photo) Senior guard’s hard work drive and determination drives him to conference honor. NASHVILLE- His handle on Twitter is “LIL_Savage”. Marcus Summerville of Fisk University used a savage ment...

3 months ago

In Memoriam: Denise Michelle Chapman Montgomery, 1959-2020

Denise Montgomery, the founding dean of the College of Health Sciences at Alabama State University, died late last month. She was 60 years old. A native of Chicago, Dr. Montgomery grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa. She earned a bachelor’s degree...

3 months ago

DeSoto ISD Launches April Town Hall Series

DeSoto ISD invites the community to engage with the upcoming Town Hall Tuesdays at Noon series, a new weekly, mid-day virtual dialogue set to take place every Tuesday in April via the Zoom virtual meeting platform. Once concluded, all meetings will p...

3 months ago

In Memoriam: Richard L. Marquess-Barry, 1940-2020

Richard L. Marquess-Barry, an Episcopal priest and educator, died in Miami Florida, late last month after a long illness. He was 79 years old. Rev. Marquess-Barry, the son of immigrants from the Bahamas, was born and raised in Miami. While a student...

3 months ago

Anxious Shoppers Besiege Massy Supermarket In Castries

Anxious shoppers besieged Massy Stores Waterfront Supermarket Tuesday morning, forcing the outlet to slow down operations to manage the crowd, reports say. Video recordings of agitated supermarket customers were posted on social media. Similar scenes...

3 months ago

WhatsApp To Limit Message Forwarding To Tackle Misinformation

Sky News:– WhatsApp is introducing a new limit on message forwarding to tackle the spread of misinformation, its parent company Facebook has announced. The limitations follow a “significant increase” in forwarding during the COVID-1...

3 months ago

PM Urges Saint Lucians To Wear Masks In Public

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has urged Saint Lucians to wear masks in public as part of measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. He also says they should practise social distancing in and outside of shops, buy at the nearest community shop and obse...