Cherry Point to open at noon Friday; FRC East to be closed

Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 01:18 PM.

At one point, Saldana joined Jeremy Wears, Tamara Gibson and Zach Crone in helping get other drivers free from the ice by pushing their vehicles.

One of them was Yvette Clarke.

“We were trying to turn in here, and as we were turning, his tail end started going right and it went over to the edge and he was stuck,” Clarke said.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper R.J. Onofrio said only local residents would be allowed to venture into the closed area.

Onofrio said that the N.C. Department of Transportation was going to work to improve the conditions on the road.

The weather prompted business and government closings, and postponements.

The Havelock Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee postponed its Family of the Quarter event until 6 p.m. Tuesday, and the chamber’s business before hours event scheduled for Tuesday at Gurganus Elementary School was rescheduled for Feb. 25.

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