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.
Dispatchers say an armed man held up the woman working at the Wilco Hess on East Blvd. in Williamston Wednesday night.
The security company called law enforcement for a hold-up alarm at 8:48 p.m., according to dispatchers. There was a woman working at the convenience store, and she reported the armed man had long dread locks, while wearing a black hoodie and a red bandana over his face.
Williamston police responded to investigate. No injuries were reported.