Owner Of World Famous Skylight Inn, Pete Jones, Has Passed Away

Eastern Carolinians are remembering the man known as the "Barbeque King." Pete Jones, the former longtime owner and operator of the Skylight Inn in Ayden died Wednesday night. Jones was 77-years-old and worked in the BBQ business for 67 years. His son tells us his father loved running the Skylight Inn. His family has been in the barbecue business since 1880. The Skylight Inn will be closed on Saturday for the funeral.