A winter storm warning goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory goes into effect at 7 a.m. Friday for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
Today is "Cyber Monday," the electronic equivalent to "Black Friday," which retailers use to kick off their holiday sales.
To get you to shop online retailers are using creative promotions and
alternative ways to pay. About 400 retailers have joined forces on a one-stop site called www.cybermonday.com and internet stores are accepting your money from sites like Paypal and Billmelater, which allow payment into a secure account.
It's important to protect your financial identity online and to get what you pay for. Click here for important tips from the Federal Trade Commission.