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MaST Parents File Preliminary Injunction to Halt School’s Closure

The latest in the MaST saga includes a lawsuit filed by parents against the Board of Education. MaST is short for the...

Reels Brothers Case Featured in ‘The New Yorker’

The remarkable case of Melvin Davis and Licurtis Reels, two Carteret County brothers who were held in jail for eight years on...

Beaufort Man Arrested on Heroin-Related Charges

The Beaufort Police Department took an alleged heroin dealer into custody after executing a search warrant at 501 Pine St., Beaufort around...

Mentor Program Helps Inmates Find Their Light

Editor’s Note: The Sheriff’s Office requested we not publish the names of the inmates quoted in this story.

Mother, Boyfriend Facing Felony Child Abuse Charges

Two Beaufort residents, Christopher Faison and Alexis Turner, are facing felony child abuse charges after Turner's 2-year-old child was rushed to Vidant...

Three Charged in Kidnapping Investigation

Three county men, two of them from Beaufort, were arrested and charged in connection with a kidnapping and assault that took place...

Kistler Sworn in as Assistant District Attorney

The newest member to join the Carteret County District Attorney’s Office, Walter Evans Kistler, IV, was sworn in as an assistant district...

Godwin Sentenced to Death for Murder of Wendy Tamagne

The history-making capital murder case trial for David Isaiah Godwin of Morehead City ended early Tuesday afternoon when a Carteret County jury,...

Godwin Gets Death Penalty For Murder of Wendy Tamagne

Update: A Carteret County jury sentenced David Godwin to death for the 2016 murder of Wendy Tamagne. This...

Man Shot in Domestic Dispute, No Charges Filed Against Shooter

A man is in serious condition after his mother shot him twice during a domestic altercation last night at their home in...

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