A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of eastern Carolina except Carteret, Onslow, and Duplin counties from 6pm Thursday through 4am Friday. Light freezing rain and sleet will be possible.
A man is dead after hitting a guard rail in Lenoir County early Saturday morning.
Highway Patrol Troopers say that a male driver hit the guard rail on Highway 70 near the Neuse River Bridge at 5:16 Saturday morning. He died in the accident. No word on the cause of the wreck but officers will test to see if he was drinking in their investigation.