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Archive for September, 2009

Prosecutor satisfied with deal in child porn case

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

By Veronica GonzalezVeronica.Gonzalez@StarNewsOnline.com

A local prosecutor is pleased with a plea agreement that will result in a lengthy prison term for the owner of a private police force. Joseph Guarascio pleaded guilty to producing child pornography because he made a sex tape with his 17-year-old girlfriend.

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Update – Holden Beach man gets up to 103 years for child sex offenses

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

By Shelby SebensShelby.Sebens@StarNewsOnline.com

A man was found guilty Tuesday in Brunswick County Superior Court on 16 counts of sex offense against a child under 13 years old.

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Hoggard, Laney get money for girls’ locker room projects

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

By Rachel GeorgeRachel.George@StarNewsOnline.com

The changes are part of the improvements detailed in the district’s narrative statement to the Office for Civil Rights, due Wednesday.

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Funeral scheduled in Maryland for UNCW freshman who died at Wrightsville Beach

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

John Edward Sackett, 18, of Annapolis died after lightning struck the water where he was swimming with friends.

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Funeral arrangements made for UNCW freshman

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009



Funeral arrangements have been finalized by the family of the UNCW student who passed away last week.

John Edward Sackett III, known to friends as JT, was killed when lightning hit near the Oceanic Pier while he was swimming.

Visitation will be Wednesday and funeral services will be Thursday. Both will be held in Sackett’s hometown of Annapolis, Maryland.

Sackett’s friends are planning a local memorial service at a later date, but those details are still being finalized.

All donations will be put toward a scholarship fund that has been created in JT’s name.

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Funeral arrangements have been finalized by the family of the UNCW student who passed away last week.

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