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.
Jack Laughery, the former CEO and chairman of Hardee's restaurants has died of pneumonia at age 71. He was battling lung cancer. Laughery was the chief executive officer of Rocky Mount based Hardee's from 1975 to 1990 and was chairman of the firm for the next four years. Services are being held in both Rocky Mount and in Wyoming.