A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
A former Currituck County sheriff's deputy faces rape charges. According to county officials, Monday a grand jury handed down two indictments for 26-year-old Shane Michael Maize.
The former Corolla patrolman faces a second-degree rape charge and second-degree sex offense, stemming from a reported incident on August 24 and 25 of this year. The State Bureau of Investigations is conducting the investigation.