Welcome from SC. This is a great site with lots of really good folks who are always eager to share their ideas and tips. All you have to do is ask and keep reading.
I'm not familiar with your cooker, but if you have some specific questions, there will be lots of folks who can answer. Also, if you use the search bar, it will guide you to the smoker section for your type.
What part of eastern NC are you in? Good luck and keep smokin', Joe