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.
Chocowinity Police Chief Todd Alligood officially put his name in the hat for Beaufort County sheriff in 2014.
Alligood announced his candidacy Monday. He'll run a s a democrat. He is a lifelong Beaufort County resident and has worked in law enforcement in the county for 23 years.
Current sheriff Alan Jordan announced in February he will not run again for sheriff.