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Thursday, August 26, 2004

Update on hotel standoff...

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit Wayne County Sheriff Winders said, "Information received by the federal government indicated at least one of the suspects was wanted in Mexico for a number of murders. ... Five persons were taken into custody and transported to...

Standoff at Best Western

News-Argus/Kaye Nesbit An FBI agent subdues a man as others, with guns at the ready, prepare to enter a room at the Best Western Motel this morning. For more information see Five arrested after FBI standoff at motel....

Five arrested after FBI standoff at motel

With guns raised and shields in front of their bodies, federal agents apprehended five people this morning in two rooms at a Goldsboro hotel. Five people are in custody today after they were called out of two rooms at...

Dad delivers baby on side of road on way to hospital

"Baby Bledsoe" is his name, and waiting to get to the hospital is not his game. His name will change, but the story he is going to tell his grandchildren will not. His parents, Ray and Carlette Bledsoe of...

Schools get training to spot meth abuse

As the methamphetamine problem grows, Wayne County school officials are being taught how to recognize the signs in children who may have been exposed to the illegal drug. School social workers and counselors from across the county received training this...

Magistrate moves against home owner

A Wayne County magistrate ruled Wednesday that Quality Homes and Sherwood Daly were not responsible for the sagging floor in James Potter's mobile home. Potter appealed the ruling Wednesday afternoon, and the issue will now go before a District...

State Education officials work to narrow gaps

State and Wayne County educators will meet next month to talk about an array of topics concerning the federal No Child Left Behind law. As part of Wayne County public schools' plan, "Building Capacity for Student Success," consultants with the...

DuPont employees face pay cut

DuPont employees to face pay cut KINSTON -- Employees of the former DuPont plant will face a 20 percent pay cut once the company is acquired by Unifi in September, according to an article in the Kinston Free Press. Koch...

Public records

Information sought on woman's death The Goldsboro Police Department is seeking information on the shooting death of Latasha Sutton in the Jefferson Court apartments. Ms. Sutton's body was found Aug. 26, 2003, by police in Apartment 50 at 1100 N....

Briefly

Jones named nicest U.S. Rep. Walter Jones appears in the September issue of The Washingtonian as the nation's nicest member of the House of Representatives. Jones came in second the last time the survey was taken in 2002. The Washingtonian,...