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.
Seventeen year old David Russell Thomas is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill after authorities say Thomas shot his mother, Helen Pierce in the back while they were arguing in their Windsor home Monday afternoon. Bertie County lawmen say Thomas used a shotgun and fired one bullet into his mother's back. Pierce was transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.