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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 -...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Reels Brothers Reunite with Family After 8 Years in County Jail

Updated 3/1/19 Melvin Davis shares an emotional embrace with his son, Melvin Dunn, shortly after being released from an...

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.

Juror Released, Fined for Speaking to Witness in Godwin Trial

A juror in the capital murder trial of David Godwin in the Carteret County Superior Court was dismissed by Judge Joshua Willey...

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