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25 Years Ago

Wright Charged Again

Herald of Sept. 25, 1997

Jermaine S. Wright, 23 was charged for a second time in the murder of 16-year old Krista Ruggles, a former Cove teenager. He had been charged earlier, but police withdrew the charges because their case against him was not strong enough. Wright was awaiting trial in North Carolina for separate charges of statutory rape.

The Martinsburg Municipal Authority agreed to replace an aging sewage pump station at Hoover Drive. The Department of Environmental Protection identified a bypass at the current pump station as being illegal and told the authority to take immediate actio...


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