A winter storm warning is in effect today for Beaufort, Dare, mainland Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell and Washington counties. A winter storm advisory is in effect today for the rest of Eastern Carolina. The threats are snow, sleet and freezing rain.
The Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce has named a new president.
Laurette Leagon, the current the President and CEO of the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce in Elkin, North Carolina, has been named to the post.
Leagon is scheduled to assume her responsibilities on February 25th.
Leagon replaces Mona Padrick who retired in September of last year after 16-years with the chamber, including 11 as president.