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A History of The Reels Brothers Case: 1911-2011

Editor’s Note: The following story attempts to explain the history of the property dispute between Adams Creek Associates and The Reels Brothers...

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...

Beaufort Woman Faces Drug Trafficking Charges

Laquisha Shawntae Frazier, 29, faces several drug charges after a raid on her Beaufort home Friday, Aug. 9.

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...

Three Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges in Williston

Three people in Williston were arrested and charged with heroin trafficking and other drug crimes - including the manufacture of methamphetamine -...

Defense Blames Brutal Murder on Mental Illness, Childhood Trauma

The capital murder trial of a Newport man charged with killing a Morehead City woman in 2016 began Monday in Carteret County...

Testimony to Begin Monday in Godwin Murder Trial

Testimony will begin Monday in Carteret County Superior Court in Beaufort in the murder trial of David Isaiah Godwin, 28, of Newport.

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.

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,...

Defense Rests Case in Godwin Murder Trial

Update April 12, 2019: The state and defense rested their cases Wednesday in the David Godwin capital murder trial...

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