BEAUFORT — The N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort and the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras will be closed Monday, Jan. 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Blasts of winter weather should arrive right on schedule this year in the Banner Elk community in the North Carolina mountains. The first four weeks of winter are expected to feature colder than normal temperatures and snow.

SMYRNA — Smyrna Pentecostal Holiness Church, under the leadership of Pastor William O’Neal, hosted a live Nativity drive-thru Dec. 18-19. Titled, “What is Truth,” the production was under the direction of the children’s ministry, discipleship ministry and pastoral team.