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Toilet paper limits, empty shelves are back as virus surges

A surge of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. is sending people back to stores to stockpile again, leaving shelves bare and forcing retailers to put limits on purchases.

Sales surge at Lowe’s as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe’s sales surged in the third quarter as the home improvement retailer capitalized on people looking to spruce up their homes as they spend more time there during the pandemic.

Ulta is opening up mini shops inside Target stores

Ulta Beauty is opening up mini cosmetics shops inside of Target stores starting next year to try to sell makeup and skincare to more shoppers.

Lidl to open second Wilmington store next week

Another food market is set to open in Wilmington. Lidl will hold its grand opening on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Vaccine news sparks new momentum in stock market

Stock prices soared on Monday in response to the potential COVID-19 vaccine development.

Stocks burst higher, S&P 500 at record on vaccine hopes

Stocks are surging Monday, catapulting Wall Street back to record heights, on a burst of hope following encouraging data about a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

Pender County launches campaign to support small businesses

The holidays are right around the corner and many of you are already scouring sites and stores for gifts.

Another restaurant chain, Friendly’s, stumbles in pandemic

Friendly’s Restaurants, an East Coast dining chain known for its sundaes, is filing for bankruptcy protection.

Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections a threat

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March but a figure that remains historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is still forcing many employers to cut jobs.

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Deputy in hospital after being struck by SUV on Carolina Beach Road

The vehicle is described as a dark in color 2004 Chevy SUV with a missing front headlight and side mirror.

UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.