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.
Wayne County Sheriff Carey Winders says heroin is again becoming popular. It's the reason 38-year-old Daryl Pittman is behind bars, according to Carey's department. Pittman is charged with trafficking heroin. Lawmen say the arrest stemmed from a routine traffic stop in the Hood Swamp area of Wayne County Wednesday. Pittman is under a $500,000 bond.