A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
A homeless man has been arrested and charged with raping a young girl back in April of this year. New Bern police located 20-year old Thomas Hurley and brought him in for questioning and then charged him with the crime. Hurley faces one count of statutory rape.