A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Lawmen in Hyde County arrested and charged six individuals on felony drug charges. Andre Shelton, Jarrett Spencer and Santana McRoy were arrested at the same residence and charged with cocaine and marijuana possession. Richard Gibbs, Katherine Simmons and Kathy Weston were arrested at a separate location in Hyde County and face drug related charges as well.