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.
A teacher's aide at a Nash County middle school is accused of sexually abusing a student. Sharpsburg Police say 38-year-old Hattley Deans molested a 14-year-old boy from Southern Nash Middle School. Police say the incident happened a week ago at Deans' house. Deans faces three felony charges, including statutory rape. He was locked up under a $100,000 bond. His next court appearance is Friday.