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.
The Pitt County School District says it has met it's goal of reducing the drop out rate faster than expected.
The drop out rate at Pitt County Schools has decreased over 50 percent in the past three years according to a data report released to the State Board of Education Thursday.
The drop out rate decreased over 20 percent this past year. The school system met their goal of reducing the dropout rate by 50% in just four school years.