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  • Foodmaker1 Foodmaker1 Nov 16, 1999 11:09 PM Flag

    Happy Birthday, Doc.

    It's hard to believe this past year has passed so swiftly. Seems like only yesterday my stock was flirting with $25.

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    • Convicted murderer escapes from private prison in

      Associated Press
      Copyright 1999. The Associated Press. All
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      RALEIGH (AP) - Authorities
      today sought a convicted murderer who
      during a visit to a New Bern doctor outside the
      prison where he was being held.

      Glenn E.
      Jacobs, 37, who is currently serving time for armed
      and being a habitual felon, escaped from the
      doctor's office about 3:15
      p.m. Tuesday, state
      Department of Correction officials said. He was
      the supervision of armed guards from Pamlico
      Facility when he escaped. The Bayboro prison is a
      unit run by Corrections Corp. of America.

      The escapee still was at large this morning, said
      Tracy Little, a
      Correction Department

      Jacobs was convicted of second-degree murder in
      1988 in Cumberland
      County and sentenced to 20
      years in prison. He escaped on Feb. 27,
      1992 and
      was recaptured April 3, 1992. He was paroled in

      Jacobs was first sent to prison in
      December 1983 after being convicted
      in Cumberland
      County of larceny and receiving stolen goods. He was

      sentenced to three years in prison and paroled in January

      Jacobs' latest escape came while he was serving a
      sentence of 119
      months to 152 months for a 1996
      conviction in Wake County.

      In September 1986,
      Jacobs, formerly of Hope Mills, shot and killed
      Kenneth Locklear Jr. inside a mobile home, Cumberland
      sheriff's deputies said.

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