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.
On Monday afternoons, Jose Manuel Martinez discusses medical
information and local resources on WCOM radio. Martinez, a native of Mexico, says he hopes those listening in the Latino community will learn more about illnesses and symptoms and consult a doctor. Each week, Martinez also invites a guest to discuss various health issues. U-N-C Hospitals cardiologist Mauricio Cohen was a recent guest on the program. Cohen says it's important for Latinos to get health information, especially on conditions such as diabetes and obesity that they have higher risks for.