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.
Two people are behind bars after sheriffs deputies found heroin in their vehicle during a traffic stop in Washington.
The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office drug unit pulled over Gary Clark and Christine Woolard on Highway 264 last Tuesday near VOA Road in Washington. Deputies say they found 19 doses of heroin and other drugs.
Both Washington residents were arrested and placed in jail under a $20,000 bond.