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.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of a man found Thursday morning. The body of 21-year-old Earl Grimes Junior was discovered in the Bonnerton Road area of Edward. Initial reports indicate that Grimes suffered a gunshot wound to the head. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Beaufort County Sheriff's office or crimestoppers.