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.
All it takes now is President Bush's signature. Soon, North Carolina is expected to own the Mattamuskeet Lodge in Hyde County. The U.S. Senate approved a bill Friday to transfer ownership of the lodge from the federal government to the state. The feds have been in control of the lodge because its on a national wildlife refuge. Local folks, as well as lawmakers pushed for a bill to give control to the state, since nothing was being done to restore the building. That's a multi million dollar project. The nearly 70 year old lodge sits on Lake Mattamuskeet, the largest natural lake in North Carolina.