No one was hurt and Chief Chuck Hasty said an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.
The robbery occurred around 1 a.m. when staff reported a man entered the store with a gun and demanded money from the cashier.
The clerk complied and the man fled the store.
The suspect wore a black hooded jacket or sweatshirt and a black bandana covered his face.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Investigator G.L. Williams at 252-533- 2821 or Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.