A winter weather advisory is in effect until 7am on Saturday for Beaufort, Mainland Hyde, Martin, Outer Banks Dare, Tyrrell, Washington and western Dare County. The threats are black ice and slick roadways.
Former textile employees will be hired to work at their old plant in Tarboro under a contract with a new firm. Glenoit IIG has contracted with Tarboro Textiles to run Glenoit's former plant that was closed last year. Tarboro Textiles is a new production company run by former Glenoit employee Jerry Howard. The announcement says 62 people will be hired initially, a total of 140 by March.