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.
Less than two years after construction started, the Randy Parton Theater at Carolina Crossroads is finished. The 40,000 square foot theater is in Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County along Interstate 95. The theater is part of a 1,000 acre complex that is billed as the East coasts newest destination for music, fun and entertainment. The theater is set to open this summer.
A $16-million Hilton Hotel is also being built at Carolina Crossroads.