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106: Terror in Sellerstown, North Carolina

106: Terror in Sellerstown, North Carolina

Update: 2020-08-0316
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A new pastor came to Sellerstown, North Carolina in 1969 with his wife to lead a small congregation and lay down roots for his family. From 1972 to 1976, the pastor, his wife and their two small children were terrorized with bombings and shootings. A powerful man named Horry Watts acted as the small town kingpin of Sellerstown. And he was out for vengeance when Reverend Nicols pushed him out of his church’s affairs. His campaign of terror would culminate with the murder of one member of the Nicols family. But the enduring legacy of the pastor and his wife is forgiveness.


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Comments (7)

Vic Underwood

great episode and well told

Aug 24th
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Aubs

I'm a Tennessean, and this is hands down one of the best true crime podcasts focusing on crimes in the south. Well researched and of course I love her accent!

Aug 12th
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Maurin Phillips

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Jocelyn Allan

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106: Terror in Sellerstown, North Carolina

106: Terror in Sellerstown, North Carolina

Erica Kelley