Grocery stores slowly reopening, deliveries on the way

SOUTHEASTERN NC (WWAY) — Customers frustrated with bare grocery store shelves will soon get some relief, as delivery trucks are making their way to southeastern North Carolina.

All Harris Teeter stores are open. A company spokeswoman says trucks had been trying to get to Wilmington and finally made it last night and today. Shelves are now being restocked.

Lowes Foods has trucks and food vendors arriving on Wednesday. A Lowes Foods representative says they will be well stocked with bread today.

Not all Lowes Foods are open, though. The stores in Murraysville and Southport are still closed. The Leland location opened at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Other Lowe’s will be open with limited hours.

  • Pine Grove: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Monkey Junction: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • South College Road: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Ocean Isle Beach (limited staff): 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Oak Island (limited staff): 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Hampstead: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lowes will provide updates here.

Walmart stores in Leland, Southport, Whiteville, Burgaw and Hampstead remain closed. The company did not have a time frame on when supplies will arrive.

Open Aldi stores:

9410 Ploof Road, Leland, NC 28540 (Brunswick County) – Modified store hours, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Closure due to local curfew

Food Lion have not yet responded.

Publix has reopened their stores at Ogden Market Place, Pine Valley, and Surf City.

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